Sunday's Dump & Chase: Welcome Back

Your beloved hockey team will be playing live games in Nashville this week. And that's excellent news, seeing how we all were just beginning to really miss them.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators' Ryan Ellis day-to-day after puck to knee |
It looked rough, but it could've been a lot worse. But it is Ellis, and day-to-day for him last year was a couple of months.

Examining Mike Ribeiro's Slow Start - TSS
Slow start so far... but he did well to set Smith up for his goal last night.

Nashville Predators’ wives, girlfriends makeover girl’s bedroom | WKRN News 2
AWESOME!!!! Best wishes to Jessica.

Coach's Corner: Max Domi playing like rookie of the year -
From any other person, this would be treason. How dare he put another false idol before McJesus.

Nicklas Backstrom’s return adds to Carolina Hurricanes’ woes | ProHockeyTalk
That whole Ovi/Backstrom/Oshie line is a swell idea.

Slava Voynov has been unable to play in the KHL -
Eh, this will be sorted before too long (sadly).

Crosby's pointless stretch matches career worst, but Penguins edge Maple Leafs | theScore
Including a frustrated quote from Kessel.

Team North America selects Todd McLellan as World Cup coach | ESPN
Good. There will be Oilers there too.

The Blue Jackets are still winless so one of them destroyed his stick -
Oooooooooooooooooo HE MAD.

Alex Burrows leaps into Blues’ bench for safety, because sure he does (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
That's Apex Alex Burrows.

With Max Domi and Anthony Duclair the Coyotes are worth watching -
Full agreement here; that's a fun team that's worth pulling for.

Colorado Avalanche's Tyson Barrie suspended three games for charging, interference - Department of Player Safety News
Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie has been suspended for three games for charging and interference against Anaheim Ducks' Simon Despres.

Games From Last Night

Penguins vs. Maple Leafs recap; Malkin and Fleury boost Pens to a win - PensBurgh
Crosby and Kessel WERE NO HELP AT ALL I TELL YA.

[Final] New York Islanders 6 (EN), San Jose Sharks 3: Depthapolooza as Frans hits 100 - Lighthouse Hockey
And Kyle Okposo cares about Corsi? Nice. Well, kinda.

Canadiens vs Red Wings recap: Still Perfect - Eyes On The Prize
The Turtleneck Gangster has himself a good night. Petr Mrazek did not.

Game 6: Bolts escape with 2-1 win over Sabres - Raw Charge
Tampa Bay is having the same issue that Nashville has. They were outshot last night by the Sabres.

McBattle of Hallberta - The Copper & Blue
"The Oilers took their presumably assless chaps, rode south into Calgary and beat the brakes off of a completely outclassed Flames team."

Game 6 Recap: Ohandsicks - The Cannon
Pronounced: "0 and 6".

Tyler Seguin's Four Points Power Dallas Stars' Comeback Victory over Florida Panthers - Defending Big D
This time, the Stars were on the right side of a lost-two goal lead.

But Al Montoya had the first laugh.

Boston Bruins @ Arizona Coyotes: Instant Recap - Five For Howling
"All American Hero Joe Vitale plays to win, gets concussed and Coyotes lose"

Capitals vs. Hurricanes Recap: Backstrom is Boffo as Caps Conquer Canes, 4-1 - Japers' Rink
It's amazing what a top-tier center can do for your team.

Not Hockey

Furious Michigan fan flips off refs before ESPN cameras can look away -
And this was before that thing happened.

Memphis beat Ole Miss, and the AAC should get legit College Football Playoff consideration -
We live in a world where the best football team in the state of Tennessee resides in Memphis.