Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Once more with feeling

The Preds have won 10 of their last 12 games. Can they keep the momentum rolling with another game against Detroit tonight?

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Milwaukee Admirals Musings: Cooley is Cool (and back to Florida) | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: The Chicago Wolves continue their winning ways, with back-to-back victories over Grand Rapids and Rockford. Tanner Jeannot just keeps on scoring, and Luke Evangelista notched his first professional point.

Nashville Predators One Thing Wednesday: Meatloaf Edition | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: What wouldn’t you do to get the Preds a Cup?

Kasimir Kaskisuo - Day In the Life: Taxi Squad Gameday

I absolutely love that we have a bonafide Youtuber on our taxi squad.

Other Hockey News And Notes

Former NHL defenseman Alexei Emelin to have liver transplant | TSN
Send your well wishes and positive vibes to former Pred Alexei Emelin. The hard-hitting defender was diagnosed with acute liver failure on Tuesday, and is said to be in serious condition.

Bo Horvat’s experience reminder of human side of Canucks’ COVID-19 crisis | Sportsnet
There is a pile of hockey-related issues to be navigated. But listen to Bo Horvat’s parents, Tim and Cindy, for a minute and you quickly realize the true impact of this crisis is a human one, not a hockey one. Each player is a son, and many of them are also fathers and spouses.

Jeremy Swayman wins NHL debut in style, as short-handed Boston Bruins defeat Philadelphia Flyers | ESPN
Swayman (aaaaAAAAAAaaaaa), fighter of the Nightman (aaaaaAAAAAAaaaa).

Stars’ Rick Bowness cleared to re-join team after false positive test | Sportsnet
After being pulled from a game after two periods last week, Dallas Stars head coach Rick Bowness has been cleared to re-join the team.

NHL Power Rankings - 1-31 poll, plus the biggest trade deadline sticking point for every team | ESPN
Despite winning 10 out of their last 12 games, the Preds have inexplicably fallen two spots to #18 in ESPN’s Power Rankings.

Jesse Puljujarvi is quietly working out very well for Oilers | NBC Sports
The pool party has finally started in Edmonton!

The Top Trade Destinations for Rickard Rakell | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Is the Rickard Rakell era over in Anaheim?

Sportsnet’s 2021 NHL Draft Prospect Rankings: April Edition | Sportsnet
Even in this unusual season, most of the top prospects in the 2021 NHL Draft are playing somewhere this season, so rankings are beginning to settle with the U18 event on the horizon.

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