Thursday's Dump & Chase: Let's Make December Even Better

As the Predators turn the page on a good November, it's time to start a new month of games. The schedule has some tougher teams lined up than who the Predators faced last month, so there's no time to make up ground like now.

Nashville Predators News

Five Things: Preds at the First Quarter Mark
After playing every other night for the past two weeks, the Nashville Predators at last have a bit of a breather before this weekend's back-to-back home games.

Predators sign defenseman Adam Pardy, place Anthony Bitetto on IR - The Tennessean
Had Matt Carle not retired, I don't think that Adam Pardy would have a job today. Nevertheless, let's wish him the best and hope he helps us get through some of these injuries.

Around Hockey

Brian Burke: An "Idiot" GM started Dougie Hamilton rumour -
If the GM is an idiot, my money is on it being either McPhee or Jim Benning.

Sens' Bobby Ryan aggravates hand injury, Anderson takes leave of absence - CBC Sports
Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan is sidelined indefinitely after re-injuring his right hand in Tuesday night's 5-4 loss to visiting Buffalo, while netminder Craig Anderson has taken a leave of absence to be with his wife as she begins cancer treatment.

Habs hold top spot in NHL Power Rankings - Article - TSN
Hey guys, they're giving us some love!

Rangers remain NHL’s most valuable team, according to Forbes | NBC Sports
Still surprised it's not the Blackhawks, but New York is New York. Unless you're the Islanders of course.

Bad Penalties Could Hold Blues Back This Season - Fanrag Sports
One can only hope.

Philadelphia 76ers, Sacramento Kings game delayed due to condensation on floor - ESPN
I would feel bad, but I think the NBA is a joke anyways, so who cares (shrug).