Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Leave No Doubt

In which our heroes attempt to rebound after Tuesday night’s circus, Carey Price gets a standing ovation and the Flames front office looks for answers.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Broadcaster Blog: A Look Back at Nashville's First Postseason | Nashville Predators
As the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs loom, Pete Weber recalls how we got here.

Carrie Underwood is seriously pissed at the NHL | New York Post
Good lord, even the New York Post picked this up.

Yes, the NHL blew it and cost the Preds, but the NHL isn't against the Preds | Tennessean

... thanks for clarifying, Rexrode, but I don’t think any of us thought that.

Breakdown: Predators sign Niclas Westerholm to three-year, entry-level contract | On the Forecheck
Eric Dunay breaks down the Preds' latest signing.

Other Hockey News & Notes

The Norris Contenders: Which 10 defensemen are in the hunt for the award? | The Hockey News
The Norris Trophy race is as close, if not closer, than the Hart Trophy race, but there are 10 top contenders who appear to be set to battle it out in balloting come the end of the campaign.

Statistically Speaking: Power play helps Hall's case for Hart | TSN
Fun Fact: Taylor Hall is 3rd in power play points, behind Phil Kessel and Blake Wheeler. All three men were traded by Peter Chiarelli.

NHL experts predict: Stealth Cup contenders, which coach will be fired, Erik Karlsson's next team | ESPN
Emily Kaplan, Greg Wyshynski and Chris Peters predict Stanley Cup dark-horses, which coaches will get the boot and where Erik Karlsson will land.

The NHL is stripping Gordie Howe off the Stanley Cup to make room for more names |
Howe, Hull and Richard are being stripped off the Stanley Cup this spring to create room for a new layer of names. I'm sure people are taking it well.

Who are next veterans to be locks for Hockey Hall of Fame? | USA Today
SPOILER ALERT: The USA Today thinks everybody should get in besides poor Patrick Marleau.

Flames GM filled with disappointment, anger after team's collapse | Sportsnet
"Emotionally drained following the most shocking face plant of the NHL’s stretch run, Brad Treliving knows he’s facing a summer of significant change."

Carey Price's tribute the only moment worth savouring in Canadiens loss | Sportsnet
Montreal's season as been so overwhelmingly sad.

Who stays and who goes: A look at coaches on the chopping block this off-season | The Hockey News
Oh please fire Quenneville, Chicago. It’s TOTALLY his fault.