Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Hair of the Dog

If you're not ready for the party of Game 3 and 4 to be over I hear there's a festival of country music in town to help bridge the gap until Game 5.

Stanley Cup News & Notes

Predators’ ‘dog-on-a-bone mentality’ has carried them during playoff run | ProHockeyTalk
The "junk-yard dog approach" has gotten the Predators within two wins of the Stanley Cup. Two wins away. Just let that sink in for a moment.

Praise Rains Down on Preds Fans Following Game Four |
Even Pittsburgh fans have given their kudus to Nashville. Small doses of course, but that speaks volumes about what Nashville is doing.

Corey Hirsch column: My Conn Smythe vote goes to the city of Nashville | The Score
7th Man for Conn Smythe! Hey, the crowd has swayed the momentum in the Preds favor at pivotal moments during the playoffs.

My Hot Take: Even if Pittsburgh wins, Preds fans are more deserving than Crosby. Don't @ me Burgh fans!

Smashedville: Behind Predators fans’ insane 93 Coors Light, $1,127 playoff bar tab | Yahoo Sports
Someone out there is looking at this and thinking about how they can run up a bigger tab at Rippy's for Game 5.

7 surprising things about the Stanley Cup Final so far | FOX Sports
Forsberg is not someone you want to see on this list. Game 4 looked like a mixture of trying too hard with some slight hesitation. Shake if off Fil, you got this!

Predators' Frederick Gaudreau crafting Stanley Cup Final legend | The Tennessean
Gaudreau has more goals than Sidney Crosby in the Stanley Cup Final and all everyone wants to talk about is a folding chair. Welcome to the NHL Freddy, you've made it.

For Predators, expansion draft makes for interesting questions | The Tennessean
By the time the Cup Final is over we'll only be a few short weeks away from the expansion. After this run, losing anyone to Vegas is going to be emotional.

Podcast: Former Wisconsin standout Craig Smith talks Stanley Cup Final with Nashville Predators | Bucky's 5th Quarter
Fun fact Smitty used to be roommates with Justin Schultz. I imagine they won't be getting together for that off-season round of golf this year.

Pittsburgh Fans Are The Whiniest Bunch Of Babies I’ve Ever Seen | Barstool Sports
Well at least it's not just us! Nashville has been berated by every fanbase this post season, and I never thought the worst of it would come from Pittsburgh. Tread comment sections lightly, it only gets worse from here fam.

Cancer patient becomes Preds fan, moves to Nashville | WSMV Channel 4
[Video] In-case hockey hasn't gotten you all in your emotions today, here you go.

And get to know Freddy over your morning coffee...