Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Relax for now

The Preds played the top team in the Central, the top team in the Atlantic, and the defending Eastern Conference champs. They have 4 points to show for it. And that's okay. If you want to panic, that's your right. But picking up points is a good thing. 1-0-2 doesn't sound as good as 2-1,

Nashville Predators News & Notes

WATCH: Predators, Stars fight two times in one minute - CBSSports.com
Gaustad is a rage monster. And notice he took the helmet off? That's what you're supposed to do with a visor. And Weber? Nightmare fuel.

Carrie Underwood Trolls Nashville Predators Forward | Taste of Country
Two days in a row? Sure, because this is good for us and the team.

Prednecknation Radio 2-15-16
Charlie and I talked a bit about how Rinne hasn't had someone to push him in a while, and that Calle Jarnkrok has sent 3 vets out of town by his damn self.

Other Hockey Stuff

#MondayMustRead: A look at every team’s needs, wants and wishes - Article - TSN
Eh, they hit on more than they missed.

NHL Rumours: Latest on Tavares, Burrows, Russell, Stamkos - Sportsnet.ca
It's typical Sportsnet, so be warned. But I do think that Tavares is more likely to join the Leafs than Stamkos- especially since Toronto is 3 years away from winning anything.

Jaromir Jagr set to join rare club as he celebrates 44th birthday - CBSSports.com
That cake was amazing.

Florida Panthers hold off Penguins 2-1 in shootout | Miami Herald
"Following two weekend losses that coach Gerard Gallant called ‘pathetic,’ the Panthers rebounded with a shootout win Monday against Pittsburgh."

Lightning announce they will not trade Stamkos this season | TBO.com and The Tampa Tribune
Banners fly forever.

Leipsic's Big Night A Preview Of What's To Come - TSS
*kicks dirt*

Jets' Mark Stuart out with broken right hand | Winnipeg Sun
Whelp, they're done. Stuart isn't great, but that's depth on a team that's light on depth.

Linden insists Canucks management and ownership are ‘completely aligned’ – ProHockeyTalk
Sure. Why else would you say that? Just out of the kindness of your heart?

Red Wings postgame: Jimmy Howard allows at least three goals for eighth straight game | MLive.com
We know that feeling, don't we?

Players suing the league over concussions looking for answers | ESPN
"The cold, legal side of a lawsuit doesn't show the real-world effects for the former NHL players who are fighting bottled anger, splitting headaches and hard depression in their everyday lives."

Coyote Oliver Ekman-Larsson is NHL’s best bargain | SI.com
He's only 24? Safe to say better days are coming very soon to Arizona.

See How The NHL Prepares TCF Bank Stadium For Outdoor Hockey " WCCO | CBS Minnesota
Luckily, it'll be a balmy 40 degrees for this one.

NHL - 2016 World Cup of Hockey - Russia roster projections | ESPN
OMG THOSE FORWARD LINES.... but that defense?

Hockey Game Ends Early After Linesman Ruins Ice | Deadspin
No other sport would have this problem, right?

Not Hockey


MMBM: Did Bill Belichick email the Peyton Manning story to Shaun King? - SBNation.com
"HOWEVER, based on the evidence at hand it is more probable then not that Peyton Manning did not have Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia assassinated."