Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Go win a hockey game

That's all that matters tonight. Win today, and see where you are tomorrow. That's how it works in hockey and in life. And tonight it's no different, winning a game tonight is paramount. It's our suggestion that the team should consider winning tonight.

Nashville Predators / San Jose Sharks News & Notes

Rexrode: Predators need their claws | Tennessean
Rex is right in a big area: the top line.

Airport Availability: Laviolette | PredsTV
Lavy dropping some quotes from BNA. It's nice to know the panic button hasn't been hit just yet.

Predators vs. Sharks, Game 3: 3 things to watch | Tennessean
How about this: Nashville can't abandon their game plan. They put a lot of shots on the net, and plenty from a close range. If anything... double down.

Other NHL Stuff

Dallas Stars: He said it: Stars coach Lindy Ruff talks goaltending for Game 3, playing in St. Louis and more | SportsDay
Everything but a detailed Tyler Seguin update.

Coach's Corner: Alex Ovechkin is doing nothing - Sportsnet.ca
Fire up the dragon.

Trotz implies Pens received preferential treatment with Orpik ban - Article - TSN
Bold strategy, but this was before last night's game.

Pens/Caps Game 3 Recap: Murray, Pens hold on for a 3-2 win - PensBurgh
The MAF injury may end up being a blessing in disguise. Imagine what the Pens could do with more cap room.

Should Kris Letang face suspension for hit on Marcus Johansson? - Sportsnet.ca

Is Matthews a lock to be drafted by the Maple Leafs? | TSN
Shouldn't be. Laine may be a better fit for next year's Leafs, and short-sidedness is something NHL teams specialize in.

Calder Trophy 2016: Artemi Panarin, Shayne Gostisbehere and Connor McDavid named finalists - SBNation.com
Personally? Ghost-Bear gets my vote.

Brooks Orpik of Washington Capitals calls his ban 'fair,' regrets 'bad hit' | ESPN
I thought only Zac Rinaldo was allowed to be this honest.

Not Hockey

Lionel Messi Takes On Giant Inflatable Demon Robot Keeper | Deadspin
Sweet dreams, everyone.