Thursday's Dump & Chase: Down to Dallas

The good guys in gold are down in the Lone Star State tonight for a Central Division showdown. Let's hope the Predators wind up with the two points in this battle of teams that are supposed to be better than their record.

Nashville Predators News

Basketball: Subban vs. Ribeiro |
After trying wheelchair basketball, P.K. Subban and Mike Ribeiro square off in some one-on-one.

Around Hockey

Five Goals, Four Kids, One Hell of a Good Time | The Players' Tribune
A John Scott farewell article with further reflections from last year's All-Star Game here in Nashville.

"A Guy Like Me" - Book by John Scott, Brian Cazeneuve | Simon & Schuster
John Scott is releasing an autobiography soon, and boy oh boy am I ready for it.

Is Patrik Laine's 40-goal pace sustainable? -
Not with that 20% shooting percentage, but gah I hope so. As long as he's not playing us, he can score as much as he wants. Some players like him and Vladmir Tarasenko are just such a treat to watch.

Alexander Radulov shows maturity in resurgence with Canadiens - Yahoo! Sports
I have him on my fantasy team, but picking him came with a certain amount of self-loathing. At least someone picked Ryan Suter early.

Jonathan Toews gives $1M to Dakota Community Centre - Manitoba - CBC News
Well he does have a lot of free time on his hands right now...

Hall doesn't regret hit on Larsen but feels 'terrible' about result |
Did you guys think Hall's skates left the ice before the hit? I can't tell. If they didn't, then I wouldn't regret the hit either.

'He's ridiculous': Rookie defenceman Zach Werenski is turning heads this season - Yahoo Sports Canada
Were it not for Patrik Laine, this kid would easily be leading Calder voting. And, just as a subtle reminder, only one of your lovely writers here picked Laine to win the Calder (SPOILER: me).

AHL player Craig Cunningham on the road to recovery after collapsing on ice | FOX Sports
The 26-year-old suddenly collapsed just prior to a game in November. It's good seeing him begin his comeback.

Vegas "Golden Knights" Rejected by Patent and Trademark Office - USPTO TSDR Case Viewer
Ahahahahahahahahahhahahahahahahahaha. Hah. Ha. Ha. Oh, my sides.