Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Ten More
A 3-1 win combined with a Kings loss to the Oilers led to a solid Monday night for the Predators. But everything can change on a single result, so get ready for 10 more games of "must wins" and out of town scoreboard watching.
Nashville Predators News
Ellis, Smith Lead Preds to Win Over Coyotes
Also, Viktor Arvidsson scored his 27th goal of the season. Did you ever in your wildest dreams imagine that Arvy would be a 30 goal scorer?
Predators defeat Coyotes, move into third in Central | NHL.com
And so the playoff seesaw swings yet again. The Preds will need several more performances like last night before being third in the Central feels comfortable.
Arizona Coyotes slump in 1-3 loss against Nashville Predators - Five For Howling
Last night's game from the Coyote fan perspective...
Other Hockey News
Cam Talbot, Oilers shut out Kings | NHL.com
Yooooge. Kings are in "must win" territory and got shut out by the Oilers. Awesome.
Maple Leafs close gap on Bruins | NHL.com
The Leafs making the playoffs? No wayyyyy
Kari Lehtonen, Stars shut out Sharks | NHL.com
Kari Lehtonen with a 30 save shut out. You know, I think this goalie tandem they have down in Dallas might just work!
Sabres beat Red Wings on power-play goals - Article - TSN
The Sabres will miss the playoffs after another disappointing season... and the Red Wings are five points behind them in the standings. This is all so new to me.
Matthew Tkachuk suspended two games
Seems appropriate. Not the most egregious foul I've ever seen, but worth two games.
Maple Leafs trying to embrace golden opportunity of post-season run - Sportsnet.ca
Prepare for the volcanic eruption of Maple Leafs post-season coverage. It's gonna be epic.
Fantasy hockey - Top 250 rankings for the rest of the 2016-17 season - NHL
Two things. One, Filip Forsberg is listed as a center--the 12th best center in the league. Two, he is ranked behind Corey Perry. Look, I know it's fantasy hockey, but surely having more goals and points than another player matters in fantasy hockey, right?