Thursday's Dump & Chase: Go win another hockey game

There's a lot to like about Tuesday's performance. But it's exactly that: Tuesday's. Tonight is a new game, and we'll see the desperation cranked up another notch. This is one Nashville has to have, simply put.

Nashville Predators / San Jose Sharks News & Notes

Sharks vs. Predators, Game 3: The penalty box blues - Fear The Fin
"San Jose needs to stay out of the penalty box to stay on top of this series."

Predators' Shea Weber a finalist for Mark Messier Award | Tennessean
It will look great on his mantle, next to the 2012 Norris he should have won.

Weber Nominated for Messier Leadership Award - Nashville Predators - Features
Children everywhere grow up wanting to be Shea Weber. Except there is only one Shea Weber, and you cannot be Shea Weber while Shea Weber is being Shea Weber.

Case for and against Mike Ribeiro in Predators' lineup | Tennessean
Including a cool video with Glennon and Vingan.

Other NHL Stuff

Connor McDavid truthers hijack Calder Trophy debate | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I'm still partial to Ghost-Bear for the Calder.

Coach's Corner: Hartley's Flames pulled a Colorado -
That headline is perfect. And 22 seconds into the video, Cherry blames Ron for getting Kris Letang suspended.

Off-Season Game Plan: Columbus Blue Jackets - Article - TSN
How much do you think Jones gets on his next deal?

Hartley surprised there were differences in philosophy with Flames - Article - TSN

Reimer on Sharks, Toronto 'circus' and being back in playoffs -
Everyone seems so happy to leave Toronto. It's a running gag at this point.

NHL coach carousel: Bruce Boudreau now top free agent |
Anywhere but Minnesota, please.

No hearings scheduled for Boyle on Hickey hit, or Hickey on Drouin hit – ProHockeyTalk
Safe to say that tonight's game in Brooklyn might be "spirited".

Source: John Chayka, 26, to be next Arizona Coyotes GM | AZCentral
26 years old. It brings a tear to your eye.

Sidney Crosby looks hurt (and furious) after Alex Ovechkin slash | NBCSports
Sid flipped the hell out after this. Expect to see this clip in .gif's everywhere for years.

Pens/Caps Game 4 Recap: Hornqvist OT goal gives Pittsburgh 3-1 series lead - PensBurgh
Not only does Hornqvist get the GWG, but Matt Cullen is still a good hockey player.

Not Hockey

Top 25 of unfulfilled potential -- When reality falls spectacularly short of expectations
No hockey guys on this list. Perhaps they don't know who Patrik Stefan was?