Sunday's Dump & Chase: Stranger Things

Thanks to whatever's going on in goal in St Louis, our local beloved hockey team is somehow back in a divisional playoff spot. Hockey, eh?

Around Hockey

What do you Shea? Nashville GM David Poile talks Weber for Subban trade | The Province
Today we learn which general managers sit by which.

Predators' P.K. Subban slowly approaching return from injury | The Tennessean
I'm not sure how much to ascribe the Predator's possession numbers to Subban's absence or the unexpectedly high number of Milwaukeeans in Nashville.

16 Best Concepts of 2016 — icethetics
The Preds concept is really stripey.

Expected Primary Points are a better predictor of future scoring than Shots, Points | Hockey Graphs
There are a lot of numbers and graphs here, but it's interesting data.

Some NHL stars are packing less punch this season; why? | USA Today
Some of these guys are injured, some of them are unlucky, some of them are aging, and some of them are tired. Just to figure out which excuse matches up to which player.

Singing the Blues: St. Louis continues recent skid | ProHockeyTalk
Pheonix Copley got his first NHL start versus the Jets and it did not go well.

Laine to return to full practice Sunday -- TSN
Very good news. Some tweets from Finnish media on Saturday implied it was a scarier scene than even what we saw on the ice.

Milan Lucic wakes from slumber to further Bruinization of Oilers -
It turns out all he needed was someone willing to fight him.

The 15 Most Successful Waiver Claims In NHL History - - TheGhinchoo

Blackhawks trade Cameron Schilling to Kings for Michael Latta - Second City Hockey
What's the likelihood he comes back to haunt Nashville in the playoffs?