Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Bonjour!
We welcome the royalty of hockey into Music City tonight: the Montreal Canadiens. The Habs have slowly risen to the top of their division surpassing Tampa Bay and Detroit, and could battle with the Rangers over the rights to play Ottawa in the first round. BUT PRINCE FILIP BOWS TO NO MAN, ESPECIALLY
Forsberg when asked if it can be mentally tough or if you can think too much going against Price: "No. We practice against Pekka every day."— Robby Stanley (@RStanley247) March 23, 2015
Boom. Now, your links.
Nashville Predators News
Colin Wilson returns as Predators prepare for Canadiens - Tennessean
Assuming that tonight's game with be harder than Saturday's, this is good news.
Preds Practice Ponderings: March 23 - Nashville Predators
Don't worry, the #SvenskaWunderLinje is still together for now (until the third shift of the game).
Filip Forsberg for Calder Trophy - NHL VideoCenter - Nashville Predators
Please, make this work.
The Other Boston Guy - College Hockey News
This is a couple days old, but it's a nice piece on the play of Jimmy Vesey this year. Again, a third round pick.
Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey
Hamburglar story crossing borders - Ottawa Sun
People in Ottawa have no chill on this guy, but if we can sneak some Ryan Reynolds and his damn handsome hair into the links, we do it.
Sharks improve lottery odds with third period collapse in Ottawa - Fear The Fin
Also in Ottawa. And we find some breaking news on Tomas Hertl.
Wild edge Maple Leafs for ninth straight road win - NHL.com
9. Nine. I want to think they'll cool off, but we do want them to win some games against other teams we hate. This is awkward.
Max Pacioretty & McDonald's troll Bruins fans with his new burger - Eyes On The Prize
First Tampa Bay lands a haymaker on their video board, now this.
Sean Monahan leading Calgary Flames' push to end playoff drought - NHL.com - NHL Insider
If only he was on the board during the 2013 Draft.
Rumor Roundup: Niemi among options for Oilers in off-season | The Hockey News
That'll fit like a glove. A team with bad defense in front of a goaltender who needs rebounds cleared. Awesome.
Coyotes grant Burke permission to interview for management gigs - ProHockeyTalk
Speaking of, here's a guy who SHOULD be pursued by Edmonton. Heh.
Report: Kovalchuk eyeing NHL return - TSN
In a related note, I'm also eyeing a return to Firehouse later today. And unlike Ilya, no NHL GMs will object to this move preventing it from happening.
We Asked Florida Man for a Guide to Spring Break: The Q: GQ
NSFW. But I can tell you from second hand experience that the Bay County part on there is very real.