Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Outdoor Shenanigans

It was a beautiful, messy occasion in the NHL yesterday; today’s game looks to do the same without the second qualifier.

Talkin’ Preds

Nashville Predators 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 2: Järnkrok scores twice in win - On the Forecheck
Nashville finally snapped a streak of listless games with an authoritative victory.

Preds, Bridgestone, NHL Combine to Form Youth Hockey Diversity Program
The Preds finally decided to address the elephant in the room concerning their community programs, something that brightened my day more than a little bit.

In the Minors

Wolves start fast, stack 10 goals
Chicago remains undefeated on the season and is scoring at a bonkers clip. Not a bad environment for prospect development.

Around the League

NHL pushes back start time of Flyers, Bruins outdoor Lake Tahoe game - Broad Street Hockey
A later start should hopefully avoid a repeat of the ice conditions today.

Doc-umentary to showcase life and career of Mike Emrick - ABC News
A documentary about the life and career of Mike “Doc” Emrick will air on NBC today at four o’clock central time before the NHL outdoor game at Lake Tahoe later tonight

Vitek Vanecek is Holding Serve - Japers' Rink
How is the Caps’ prospect holding up with an outsized workload?

Why the Minnesota Wild should seriously consider acquiring Jack Eichel - Hockey Wilderness
Should Jack swap chicken wings for a Jucy Lucy?

Hockey Goalies Are Too Big Now - The Atlantic
Hall-of-Fame goalie Ken Dryden has an interesting perspective on how the evolution of the goalie has changed the game for the worse.

Avalanche beat Golden Knights in unforgettable Lake Tahoe outdoor game
The Avalanche beat the Golden Knights 3-2 in a Lake Tahoe outdoor NHL game that won't be soon forgotten. Nathan MacKinnon shined with three points.