Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Matinee

Some links to start your morning off.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

The Morning After: Duchene, Predators Rebound in Fashion | On the Forecheck
If you missed Bobby's review, here you go.

Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour rips officiating -- 'It's not right' | ESPN
You would certainly not expect a team that's spent as much time trailing and also getting run around the rink as the Preds have to have drawn quite a few more penalties than they took. I don't know.

Other News & Notes

Toronto Maple Leafs star John Tavares to be sidelined at least two weeks after Game 1 collision | ESPN
I'm really glad it wasn't worse.

Stanley Cup Playoffs takeaways: Lightning's Cooper calls out officials |
The all-Florida series is getting messy, and lots of coaches remain unhappy with NHL officiating.

Colorado Avalanche's Nazem Kadri suspended eight games for illegal check | ESPN
I'm honestly kind of surprised. Eight playoff games? Impressive by NHL standards.

J.T. Miller will not ask for trade, has no intention of leaving Canucks |

Defending champion Finland beats U.S. at world hockey championship | ESPN
The US and Canada, both of whom lost their initial games, face off at the men's world championships today.

A breakdown of Team USA’s selection camp roster | The Ice Garden
Meanwhile, the women's worlds are gearing up.

Fleury posts shutout as Golden Knights push Wild to brink of elimination |
Whichever team wins this series some group of people are going to point proudly to it, whether the people who pointed out that Vegas was just the better team or the people who pointed out that Minnesota has had their number since they came into the league. I, personally, would joke that I’m rooting for the asteroid but I did that in 2019 and we all saw how 2020 went, so maybe not.