Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Clowns

The Capitals are back in this thing. Plus, a clown tries to explain himself.

Nashville Predators News

The Shift: How 83 Seconds Helped the Preds Win Game Three
I love how much this shift involved guys you wouldn't expect. Guys like Sissons, Watson, Harry Z. They've all been excellent this postseason, mostly because they've been involved in plays similar to this one.

NBC’s Mike Milbury explains P.K. Subban-clown comment
First of all, great interview from Joe here. Excellent questions, very fair, but also very honest.

But Milbury still just doesn't seem to get it. Comparing hockey player warmups to beat writers working on a story? Also, simply saying "I wish I had said something different" definitely does not mean "I wish I felt something different" which is very telling. This guy is both an idiot and a prude, it would appear.

Predators Sell Out Game Four vs. Blues
What else is new? It's the "it" ticket of the "it city."

Predators slowly molding Nashville into hockey town
Aside from getting the year wrong on Lavy's arrival (2014 not 2016) this is a welcomed feel-good piece about the Preds & Nashville.

Other Hockey News

Washington Capitals 3, Pittsburgh Penguins 2 (OT) | NHL.com
The Capitals stay alive in their series against the Penguins, despite blowing a two goal lead late in the game. Former Blues defender Kevin Shattenkirk scored the game winner. Also, something happened to Sidney Crosby.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau to send gift to Senators fan after hat toss

Hart Trophy finalists unveiled
Are we a bit surprised with Bob's inclusion here? I mean, not that it matters--it's McDavid's for sure. But I wouldn't have been shocked to see someone like Marchand or Kucherov or (shudders) Kane get that 3rd spot.

Should Matt Niskanen be suspended for hit on Crosby? - Sportsnet.ca
Watching it live, I don't think so. I think the call was merited, but no on the suspension.

Five of Brad Treliving's best moves as Flames GM - Sportsnet.ca
This list is very average. Though I guess when you are looking through David Poile colored lenses, the whole world looks downright boring.