Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Elimination Rounds Are Underway

The Loser Leaves Town matches are underway, and Austria is the First Loser (congrats!). Norway is currently down 2-0 to the Soviets, so it looks like they're next. Later today, our good friends Roman and Simon take on Latvia, with the winner moving on to play Canada tomorrow. The Czechs play Slo

Nashville Predators News

Three Questions: Josi and Moser Face Latvia-Predlines

We can root for them for a maximum of two more games. Enjoy it while you can.

By The Numbers: The Admirals Offense | Admirals Roundtable

They're coming up a touch short…sound familiar?

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Phil and Amanda Kessel are the new faces of U.S. ice hockey - SI.com

They're America's Sweethearts. Both of them.

America! Canada! It’s Time to Prepare for the Great Frenemies Battle of 2014! -Grantland

Seems a bit one-sided to me.

NHL doesn’t expect ‘T.J. Oshie rule’ for shootouts would get GM approval | Puck Daddy

Well, that's no fun. At all.

IIHF president: Women's hockey will 'never' leave Olympics-TSN

Fantastic! Can we change the whole tournament to a USA-Canada best-of-seven though?

Putin forgives referees, thought Russia would beat U.S. ‘by a big margin’ | ProHockeyTalk

I think they mean Putin pardoned the referees.

The bizarre dysfunction of the Czech hockey team - The Globe and Mail

Yeah…shouldn't they be better than this?

US speed skater on mission to meet all 10 Blackhawks Olympians - CBSSports.com

Take a moment to meet the only Blackhawks fan who isn't a total disaster. The exception that proves the rule, I guess.

Potential Rule Changes for the NHL Draft-The Hockey Writers

People don't really talk about leap year in the context of the draft very much.

USA Hockey Wears British Throwback Jerseys - SportsPickle

About as retro as it gets.