Thursday's Dump & Chase: Hittin' the Road

It's ok to drive like this, right? I guess the highway patrols of whatever states are between here and Columbus will have to be the judge. That's right, folks, OTF is on the road to the All-Star Game! More info to come a little later...on to the links!

Nashville Predators News

Barbara Mandrell, Preds help Nashville youth hockey grow-The Tennessean

A name you may not have heard in a while.

All-Star Preds: A Look Back and Ahead - Nashville Predators

A very short history, unfortunately. Hopefully that can be corrected going forward.

Predators well-positioned to enjoy All-Star break | Nashville Post

Wish Chicago woulda lost last night, though.

Martel Mailbag: Wilson, Hellberg, Jones and more | FOX Sports

I'm sorry, but I just can't stand alliteration.

Eight Straight; Ads Tie Franchise Winning Streak | Admirals Roundtable

Shootout goal for Kevin Fiala!

Game Within the Game: Nashville rehabilitates Ribeiro | Montreal Gazette

Love the rage after a loss, love the points, love the bedhead, love Mike Ribeiro. LOVE.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Parents furious over NHL All-Star Game ticket policy change | Puck Daddy

I don't know about you, but I'm pretty sick of these infants getting over all the time. They fly for free, go to games for free...where does it end? The NHL got this one right, folks.

Video: Bob McKenzie discusses the NHL’s plans for outdoor games in 2015-16 | ProHockeyTalk

The Blackhawks are contractually obligated to play in an outdoor game every year, you guys. Check the rules before popping off. #America'sTeam

Roenick rips into Maple Leafs, Phaneuf, Kessel -

Don Cherry may retire someday soon, but Roenick is a young man. We'll be enjoying his piping hot takes for decades.

Sharks moving top farm team to San Jose - San Jose Mercury News

That's about as close as they could get 'em. Feel free to check my math.

Hockey is defining passion for Latvians who voted Girgensons into all-star game - The Globe and Mail

They love hockey AND creating hacks to get Latvians voted into exhibition hockey games.

After 22 seasons, Ray Whitney officially announces retirement | The Hockey News

That's a lot of seasons.

Report: Penguins' Malkin won't participate in All-Star weekend | theScore

#PrinceFilip is eligible to take his place...just saying. #Scoresberg

NHL All Star Game: Big Food for the Big Event - The Cannon

I'm accepting donations to help me eat the "Hat Trick Sausage". Seriously.