Thursday’s Dump & Chase: The Juuse needs to be worth the squeeze

The boys in gold play the reigning Stanley Cup champions tonight in Denver. Here’s to hoping that the man between the pipes is more up to the task than he has shown so far this season.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Juuse Saros’ issues compound larger problems with Nashville Predators | A to Z Sports Nashville
The Nashville Predators have so many problems, it might be easy to overlook one of their biggest: Juuse Saros is struggling. Hard.

Five AHL Players Who Deserve an Extended NHL Audition | The Hockey News
Guess who’s the first player they mention in this article?

Call him up, Poile. This is silly.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Victim of Mitchell Miller’s racist bullying speaks out | TSN

Team USA Dominates As World U-17 Round-Robin Intensifies | The Hockey News
Carol Schram gives the rundown of the World U-17 Hockey Challenge as teams battle for who can face the United States in Saturday’s final.

Revisiting Jack Eichel trade, Devils’ hot start and other rumblings around the NHL | ESPN
Don’t look now, but the Devils are a wagon. They are currently riding a 7-game win streak.

Evander Kane ‘stable’ after opponent accidentally skates over his wrist | CNN
I’ve never kept my distaste for Evander Kane a secret, but I’m glad to see he’s going to be okay after a big scare on Tuesday night.

Inside Mason Marchment’s hockey journey | ESPN
From undrafted free agent, through multiple minor leagues, and finally a breakout 2021-22 season and big free-agent deal, the 27-year-old was certainly no overnight success.

Jim Rutherford Hints At Bigger Changes For The Vancouver Canucks | The Hockey News
Canucks GM Jim Rutherford said the players must be more accountable. Could that mean firing the coach or trading some big contracts?

Canadiens rookie Slafkovsky to have hearing for boarding Red Wings’ Luff | Sportsnet
Leave Matt Luff alone!