Sunday's Dump & Chase: Proper Preparation

Specifically, food preparation. Please make sure all your raw meats are heated to their recommended temperatures, and don't eat the lukewarm stuff I imagine gets served in the bowels of Joe Lewis Arena. Both your taste buds and the rest of you will thank you.

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Predators dealing with bout of food poisoning | The Tennessean
The moral of the story is Detroit sucks.

NHL: What's wrong with the Chicago Blackhawks? | Fansided
Their record isn't anything to panic about, but the reason they're losing is.

Jacques Demers admitted to hospital after suffering stroke -
Not good news.

NHL players set aside 15.5% of salary in early escrow - TSN
Well, the other option is to have a flat cap and stop artificially inflating it via escrow every summer.

Clutterbuck says Barclays Center ice was ‘unplayable’ (again) on Friday – ProHockeyTalk
Barclay's just gets worse and worse.

Five reasons goal scoring is up in the NHL | USA Today
I'm not sure goalie's save percentages being down is anything more than an inverse of the thing they're trying to explain, but there have been an awful lot of goals.

How the Los Angeles Kings helped bring the NHL to Las Vegas | ESPN
There's a lot more to making a successful franchise than plopping a team down and expecting fans to come.

Watch man sing national anthem while painting canvas during hockey game | FOX Sports
That's certainly unique.

Teemu Selanne scores game-winner at Heritage Classic | The Hockey News
They were developing actual strategies during practice. That's weird.

Comeback hockey is losing hockey - Raw Charge
Getting points is better than not getting points, but winning from behind runs out eventually.