Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Road Trippin’

The boys are off on a four game Canadian road trip. We need these points.

Smashville News:

Predators still searching for a spark to save underachieving season | Tennessean
Wow. This piece is the longest on the Nashville Predators I've seen from the Tennessean in a while. It is also the harshest and most critical of the players that I have ever seen from the hometown paper.

The disappearing act of an important Nashville Predators forward | A to Z Sports
Alex with some insight into Viktor Arvidsson's play and the recent improvements in goaltending.

PK Subban on Lindsey Vonn, Nashville Predators, New Jersey Devils | Tennessean
"PK Subban is gone from Nashville, but Nashville is not forgotten in the former Predators mind." We (well at least I) miss you too PK. Hope things turn around for you in New Jersey.

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Central Division News:

Report: Jets, Byfuglien working toward contract termination | Yahoo Sports
What do you think? Is Dustin Byfuglien done or will some team pick him up?

Blackhawks’ season has evolved from monotonous to fascinating in a blink | Chicago Sun-Times
Maybe someone will be able to write a piece like this on the Nashville Predators in a week or so. One can hope.

Big deal or no sweat? Stars, fans see game through different lens | NHL.com
Ah...controversy solved. The most amazing thing to me is that I can NOT remember that Joe Pavelski plays for the Dallas Stars. My mind just won't retain it.

Other Hockey News:

NHL's best and worst this week - 10 spicy storylines to watch the rest of the season | ESPN
"From the Capitals' goalie situation, to the Battle of Alberta, to a wild MVP race, and oh yeah, the trade deadline. Here's what we're watching." Grab your popcorn. The next eight weeks are going to be must-see TV.

Canucks to retire Daniel and Henrik Sedin's numbers against Blackhawks | Sportsnet.ca
Hey! Nashville will be a part of "Sedin Week” in Vancouver! Their number retirements are going to be given a week-long celebration. Cool!

Montreal Canadiens recall G Cayden Primeau on emergency basis; Carey Price has flu | TSN.ca
Another flu victim in Montreal. Don't they do flu shots in Canada?

Lehner among goalies intrigued by new NHL statistics | NHL.com

Color of Hockey: Paris first black coach to win pro hockey title | NHL
Nice piece. The more you know.

Flyers mascot Gritty cleared of any wrongdoing in alleged assault | ESPN
Rats. Oh, I guess I mean "Whew!".