Thursday's Dump & Chase: And the Road Goes On

The Predators continue their northern journey tonight in Calgary.

Nashville Predators News

Preds Practice Ponderings: January 18 |
In case you wanted to catch up with some new faces on the roster.

Around Hockey

Mitchel Mielnik Scholarship - Greater Nashville Area Scholastic Hockey
A great scholarship opportunity for local high school hockey players.

30 Thoughts: Could a Canadian team land Kevin Shattenkirk? -
I'm pretty sure nobody here would have a problem with this.

Watch: Jets' Pavelec allows goal on 1st shot faced this season |

But how about this one later???? What. A. Save.

HERO CHARTS - Forwards - Own The Puck HERO Charts
For those fancy folk who like the fanciest of fancy stats, you can get your fancy HERO stats for 2017 now.

The secret weapon behind Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews' skating prowess is a Ukrainian instructor who moved from Mexico - ESPN
Skating is the most important skill at any level.

Insurer: NHL player’s seizures from 'partying, binge drinking' - Article - TSN
That would be plausible, if it wasn't already fairly well documented that a lot of drug use and alcohol addictions have originated from trying to numb the pain of concussions. I don't buy their argument.

Islanders hoping to find consistency under Doug Weight - Yahoo! Sports
Well one can easily argue that they had consistency under Capuano.

Far from home, Artemi Panarin finds family in Chicago | Chicago Sun-Times

Rookie star Laine skates with Jets for first time since suffering concussion - The Montreal Gazette

YAY. Sure, it helps the Jets, but if you truly love hockey, you have to love this kid's talent.