Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Home Sweet Home

The Preds didn't let their fans down Tuesday night, and their fans returned the favor by being loud, like really loud. If you were there your ears are probably still ringing.

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Predators regain West finals lead, stay unbeaten at home -
The Preds have yet to lose a game at home. I'm not convinced they can be beat at Bridgestone after what we witnessed last night.

WATCH: Keith Urban Sings National Anthem At Nashville Predators Game with Nicole Kidman in the Stands -
And the list of talent singing the National Anthem just gets longer and longer. Keith Urban didn't just sing the anthem, he hung out with the Tennessee Titans and their catfish all night too. Way to go full Smashville Keith.

Predators anthem singer miffed at being upstaged by A-list artists - NHL on CBC Sports
While fans are super stoked about all the celebrities singing the Anthem, there is one person who would just like his job back. You can't fault Morgan for his feelings, but I imagine after all the negative attention this has gotten it doesn't secure his job moving forward. Hopefully the Preds and Morgan can make up and move forward next season, but at the moment I'd say they both need to take some time to let the tension die down before they make any decisions.

Carlyle on Predators crashing Ducks’ net, big shots difference in Game 3 - NBC Sports
The Head Coach of the Anaheim Duck's doesn't trust the shot counter. Of all the minor things to be concerned about after losing an intense Western Conference Final game, that definitely shouldn't be one of them.

NHL GM of the Year finalists Announced -
Hands down David Poile wins this. What he's done with this team, especially in the last year is enough to make him the front-runner.

Golden Knights, Chicago Wolves Enter Into AHL Affiliation Agreement -
The Las Vegas hockey extension just took the next step in becoming a real life hockey team. Next step - putting an actual team together.

Pittsburgh Penguins defense holding together vs. Senators somehow | ProHockeyTalk
Meanwhile in the East...things are tied up 1-1 and getting chippy. So yeah, not much different than what's going on over here in the West.

Tampa Bay Lightning reportedly hosting 2018 NHL All-Star Game - Raw Charge
It's been a long wait for the NHL to announce where the next All-Star Game would take place, and now it might finally be locked down.

Mask Off: Meet the Artist Behind the NHL's Best Goalie Masks | Bleacher Report
Goalie masks are probably one of the coolest parts of the game. It's a chance for goalies to show a little bit of their personality and it gives them something that sticks out from everyone else on the team and throughout the league.