Thursday's Dump & Chase: Finding Your Better Half

The second half of the season begins today. The first half was pretty forgettable, let's hope the next half is better.

Nashville Predators News

Predators Half Season Report | Nashville Predators
Arvidsson more than earns the Half Season MVP and Top Goal awards while Irwin is dubbed the Biggest Surprise. Honestly I'd go with Arvy for all three of those awards.

Predators below average through season's first half - The Tennesean
Adam Vingan breaks down the Predators first half in a video.

Around Hockey

Capitals vs. Penguins Recap: Caps Down Penguins and for Alex Ovechkin His Story is History - Japers' Rink
Ovi scored twice to break the 1,000 point mark last night. Richard was still better though.

Sidney Crosby having best season of NHL -
And Bobby's fantasy team is loving it.

Ben Bishop is ready to return; Can he salvage his (and Lightning’s) season? | ProHockeyTalk
Huzzah! More good fantasy hockey news for Bobby!

The 2017 NHL All-Star Game jerseys are better than last year and actually contain colors -
Nope they're hideous.

KHL All-Star jerseys are ridiculously cool, created by Bauer (Photos) - Yahoo! Sports
Well the KHL is having trouble paying their players, but at least their all-stars get cooler uniforms? That's worth it, right?

Boudreau: Toews shouldn’t be judged solely on his points - Video - TSN
Jonathan Toews is the greatest captain of my lifetime. Sorry Mark Messier, I remember your tenure in Vancouver.

How the Hall-Larsson swap has impacted the NHL trade market -
A really refreshing look at how one trade can completely alter the trade market only seven months later.

Five teams that should try and trade for Matt Duchene - Rollin' In the Rye
OTF commentators rejoice, Nashville is on the list.

Marc Staal had a concussion, and his return is unknown | New York Post
Whelp, wishing the best for Marc.