Thursday's Dump & Chase: Mass Hysteria

The Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals in the ALCS. The New York Mets and Chicago Cubs could possibly meet in the NLCS. Now the Penguins and Kings are 0-3 while the Ducks are 0-2-1 after getting lit up by the Coyotes. This is truly what Dr. Venkman meant by "cats and dogs living together.

Nashville Predators News

Predators' penalty kill nearly perfect | The Tennessean
"Not much is getting through the Predators' penalty kill so far. In 19:18 of shorthanded ice time this season, Nashville has allowed 12 shots on goal. According to, not many of those shots have been significantly threatening as the Predators have given up just two scoring chances."

2015-16 Goaltending Masks | Admirals Roundtable
Man I like the Admirals colors.

Rinne Sits Atop Preds Goaltending History | Nashville Predators

Other Hockey Team News

Flyers outplay and outscore Blackhawks | Broad Street Hockey
For the second time this season, the Philadelphia Flyers went toe-to-toe with a Stanley Cup favorite and played at their level, this time coming away with a well-deserved 3-0 victory.

What do the Wild Need in 2015? | Hockey Wilderness
What do the Minnesota Wild need most in order to live up to their potential?

Coyotes' Duclair scores three goals as Ducks continue to head south | The Orange County Register
The Ducks are a mess right now.

Duclair's Hat Trick Powers Coyotes 4-0 Win Over Ducks | Anaheim Calling
Anthony Duclair (REMEMBER THAT GUY THEY GOT FOR KEITH YANDLE LOL) scored his first NHL hat trick as Arizona jumped out to a 3-0 lead early in the first period, riding it to a 4-0 win over the Ducks.

Bruins Beat Avalanche To A Pulp | Mile High Hockey
The Avalanche have no answer defensively for a previously winless Bruins team, lose in spectacular fashion.

Lance Bouma suffers broken fibula, out for three months | Matchsticks and Gasoline
When you're as tough a player as Bouma is, you try to play through anything. You can't exactly play with a broken leg, though.

Senators Punish Blue Jackets Defence In High-Scoring Affair | Silver Seven
After trailing 1-0, 2-1, and 3-2, the Senators were able to score five straight goals en route to a highly entertaining 7-3 win against the Blue Jackets.

Senior NHL lawyer advised league to ‘leave dementia issues up to the NFL’ | TSN
If you aren't convinced the NHL isn't taking the concussion issues seriously, read this.

The Sun Is Rising in Buffalo | Grantland
Great piece on the building blocks in Buffalo.

Is it time to blow up Edmonton Oilers? That’s what Craig Button suggests | Edmonton Journal
This probably should be the season to make those hard decisions if nothing changes, sans McDavid, but maybe closer to the trade deadline or offseason.

Boyle not shocked by healthy scratch: ‘I haven’t played well’ | ProHockeyTalk
Veteran Rangers d-man sat out Tuesday's loss to Winnipeg.

C’Mon Ref: The first controversial coach’s challenge | TSN
I don't know if it's a controversy. The Sharks definitely got a little lucky but as Kerry Fraser said, "The successful challenge initiated by San Jose coach Peter DeBoer is about as close to edge of being a violation of Rule 69 (Interference on the Goalkeeper) as we will find."

Statistically Speaking: Jets' Ehlers a high-flying rookie | TSN
Statistics to keep an eye on throughout the league.

NHL GMs whining ‘bloody murder’ over Mike Richards contract settlement | Puck Daddy
The Mike Richards-LAK Kings settlement is causing a mild panic amongst the league's GMs and agents.