Sunday’s Dump & Chase: On the Road Again

The Predators will look to rebound from a rough end to their homestand on the road against...the Detroit Red Wings, oh dear.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Nashville Predators’ Winter Classic Jersey Leaks Early, Available Now | On the Forecheck
There was a little mishap with a banner. What do you think of the jersey?

Nashville Predators 1, New York Rangers 2 Game Recap: Sleepy Saturday | On the Forecheck
The Saturday home curse struck again. I don't even know what to say at this point, but if you missed the game Shaun has your recap.

Other News & Notes

Senators forward Scott Sabourin stretchered off ice vs. Bruins |
This was terrifying. Hopefully he's all right.

Milan Lucic delivers another questionable ‘sucker punch’ | ProHockeyTalk
Just a suggestion, but maybe Milan Lucic should, y’know, face some actual consequences for doing Milan Lucic things. The maximum fine of $10K is pocket change to people with an annual salary in the millions, or indeed anyone making NHL money at all.

Boston College freshman Hannah Bilka is on fire | The Ice Garden
Bilka has ten goals in the first six games of the season, which is ridiculous.

Jets, Dustin Byfuglien saga likely going to arbitration |
Everyone reading out there: report your workplace injuries to your supervisor. Do it right away. Do it if you have any doubt whatsoever that you're fine.

'Miracle on Ice' player Pavelich found incompetent to stand trial |
And yet, the NHL continues to insist that concussions aren't real.

Smith, Draisaitl steal one for Oilers against Penguins: 3 takeaways | ProHockeyTalk
Our friends at Copper and Blue expressed some concern about McDavid and Draisaitl having been out-attempted 25-3 in 5v5 play, and were told by some of their readers that it wasn't a big deal. For the record, it's uhhhhhh not great.

Parade to the box: The Lightning have an early season penalty problem | Raw Charge
The Preds aren't the only one with some problems on the penalty kill--and in fact it could be a lot worse.

NWHL: Recapping the League's First Month of Season 5 | The Hockey Writers
The Boston Pride are back to destroying everything in their path, and the Riveters get a bye month.

NHL’s Seattle franchise to announce team name before all-star game |
I know it's not going to be the Kraken, but I'm still holding out hope. More importantly, this article contains the sentence "When Seattle previously won the Stanley Cup — back in 1917 as part of the Pacific Coast League — they were known as the Metropolitans" and folks, I am not ready to be how-many-cups'd by Seattle fans like we already occasionally are by Jets fans.

5 cities the Dream Gap Tour should stop in | The Ice Garden
I vote "somewhere where I'll be able to attend a game" but it looks like the staff at The Ice Garden does not agree with me. :(