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Nashville Predators News & Notes

Preds Official Podcast: Getting Things Right Down The Stretch | Nashville Predators
Tom Willis and Brooks Bratten interview everyone’s favorite defender, Matt Irwin (this is sarcasm, kids), and discuss his path to the NHL.

Preds Prospect Report: February | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: Eric Dunay gives you the skinny on all the Preds prospects as many of them enter postseason play.

[Ed: And some of them exited it just as quickly—Rem Pitlick, discussed in this article, had his team eliminated after Tucker submitted the D&C.]

Donovan Finds What He Was Looking For In Milwaukee, Nashville | Nashville Predators
The Oklahoman is making the most out of a new opportunity back in North America.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Brannstrom Era arrives for Senators. Let the Karlsson comparisons begin | TheHockeyNews
Erik Brannstrom made his NHL debut on Thursday, and he didn’t disappoint. The Hype Train has officially left the station.

A putrid power play might doom Canadiens’ playoff dreams | ProHockeyTalk
Montreal is 3 for its last 41 power play opportunities, despite Shea Weber spamming his cannon of a shot (Webs has twice as many shots on goal during the slump than the next highest total, posted by Drouin). Perhaps the solution is actually fewer shots from Shea Weber?

Unbelievable scoring drought highlights Sabres’ shortcomings in yet another lost season | TheHockeyNews
Soooo...Housley’s going to get canned, yes?

Man, This Is Some Racist S**t To Do In An Amateur Hockey Game | Deadspin
A Western New York amateur hockey playoff game scheduled for this weekend has been canceled, after video from a previous game between the two teams this season showed one side taunting the other team’s black player with monkey noises. ... Some people are just the worst.

Parker to make Bruins history as first woman PA announcer |
I‘m honestly kind of surprised that it’s taken this long.

Blues activate David Perron from injured reserve | Sportsnet
David Perron is set to make his return for the St. Louis Blues after missing the team’s last 24 games due to an upper-body injury. Perron has tallied 17 goals and 18 assists in 45 games this season.

After Kucherov and McDavid, who else can hit the 100-point mark? | TheHockeyNews
The NHL is on pace to have the most 100-point scorers since 2006-07. This article points out 8 players that can still hit 100 before the end of the season.