Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Safe Travels

The team prepares for its trip to California. The rest of us prepare for some late night hockey viewing.

Nashville Predators News

Preds Practice Ponderings: October 24
NHL veterans Mike Fisher and Pekka Rinne reflect on what they say was one of the "craziest" few days they've been a part of on a team. Also the team called up Matt Irwin for the trip to the West Coast.

Hockey News

Flames win seven-round shootout against Blackhawks | NHL.com
Brian Elliott was sensational in this one. He made 18 saves in the 3rd period and OT alone, and then he stopped all seven shootout attempts.

Canadiens extend win streak to four games | NHL.com
Try to ignore how good of a season Alex Radulov is having. Instead, focus on how the Montreal fans are warming up to Shea Weber, which is cool.

Goalies taking a beating in early season scoring splurge - Article - TSN
All of this should even out in the long run, but it is interesting that goal scoring is up so much over the first two weeks of the season.

Thomas Vanek gamble paying dividends early for Red Wings
Gotta admit, I didn't see this offseason acquisition going anywhere. Good pickup for the Wings so far.

The Provies: Henrik’s brilliance, that Baertschi thing and the Revenge of the Miller Truthers | The Province
More from the best column north of the border. This week he breaks down some Henrik Sedin beaver tailing, a Markus Granlund broken stick goal, and the search for the truth about Ryan Miller.

The optimist and pessimist take on the Leafs’ early season - Pension Plan Puppets
I love this. I think we all have the same bicameral discussion re: the Preds after every game.

Let’s Look at Examples of How the New Jersey Devils Move the Puck Forward - All About The Jersey
The Predators execute a lot of the "Long passes that don't work" and the "give and go that works... to a point."

Tarasenko wins Sports Personality award - St. Louis Game Time
At least someone in that town has some personality.