Sunday's Dump & Chase: Seeking Inspiration

So the gold helmets are only mostly cursed, and the booing doesn't actually give that dude magical game-winning powers. That doesn't mean we need to keep them, or we can't come up with new and more creative ways of keeping ourselves entertained through games versus whatever a Wild is. In

Nashville News & Notes

Preds' Prospects: Should They Stay or Should They Go? | Today's Slap Shot
They should stay, and other forwards should get the hook. Unfortunately, seniority, contract status, and Milwaukee running on the fumes of the Cincinnati Cyclones means we don't get what we want.

Boner Awards 2015 | Nashville Scene
Well, that's certainly one theory on last season's stumble down the stretch.

Walking in a Winter Wonderland: Happy Holidays 2015 Video | Nashville Predators
Preds and media serenade us all with a christmas carol.

Preds Stay Positive, Hold Trust in Leadership Group; Coach Rinne? | Nashville Predators
Rinne: the sniper we've been hoping for?

Around Hockey

Rumblings: Steven Stamkos situation highlights issue with no-movement clauses | ESPN
Maybe GMs should be better at their jobs? Just a thought.

Evander Kane living up to Buffalo’s ‘good neighbor’ spirit | Buffalo News
From the photographs, he doesn't appear to be wearing a tracksuit.

Seven NHL goalies who could be traded this season |
Calling most of these "NHL goalies" is a stretch.

Loonie hasn’t hit bottom with latest plunge: economist | Toronto Star
Fewer Canadians are going to Florida, which really puts a damper on the secondary market for Panthers ticket sales.

Ryan Johansen back in lineup, but Jackets open to trade | Puck Daddy
At this point they should trade him just to get it over with.

NHL Rookie Power Rankings: Panarin on top, Flyers' Gostisbehere cracks list | CBSSports
Voting for the Calder is still a long ways off from the vote that will undoubtedly be another example of recency bias, but this year's crop is very exciting.

Kieffer Bellows, Tyler Parsons, Casey Fitzgerald cut from U.S. World Junior Classic roster | NHL
One week until Team USA opens play against our neighbors to the north.

Penguins send Daniel Sprong back to junior | NBC Sports
What idiotic thing will the Penguins do next? Stay tuned to find out!

Refocused Corey Crawford continues to shut down opposition | CSN Chicago
Corey Crawford, enigma. Or can we not call Canadians that?

Women’s Hockey Grows Bigger, Faster and Dire | NYTimes
Concussions are a serious issue, and even more so amongst women's hockey.