Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Crawling

Crawling toward hockey, it seems.

Nashville Predators News

Why the Preds Should Want: Marat Khusnutdinov | On the Forecheck
As Eamon says, this kid can freaking play.

Double Dip: Grimaldi Looks Back on Playing Two Games in Single Day
This is a pretty cool story about our favorite fun-sized forward.

Around the League

Coyotes training camp preview
Here's a peek at the Preds’  play-in series rival, the Arizona Coyotes.

Rantanen skates with Avalanche for first time in Phase 2
The Avalanche are my pick to win the whole dang thing. They're dangerous.

O'Reilly back with Blues, ready for 'unique' challenge
Can the Blues defend their title? Let's hope not.

Hurricanes may face tough decisions for Qualifiers at goalie, defenseman
This is probably the best way to decide on a roster. You should go with the best players as they appear at training camp...not who was on your roster in March.

Olympic participation part of NHL/NHLPA CBA negotiations |
The Winter Olympics without NHLers is a travesty. They should absolutely include Olympic competition in the CBA negotiations.

NHL, NHLPA finalizing plan to resume season amid new COVID-19 cases |
I just want to see if hockey is actually played.

Reaction Rankings: Looking at 16 teams in Second Phase lottery spotlight |
Keep your eyes peeled for a Nashville-specific look at which team we'd HATE to see draft Alexis Lafreniere.

NHL Power Rankings: Ordering the top 24 Stanley Cup contenders |
Based on their status in March, the Preds rightfully deserve this "meh" ranking.

Joe Pavelski found exactly what he was looking for in Dallas | TheHockeyNews
Let's just hope Pavelski doesn't find his Cup in Dallas.

CHL Import Draft: major junior teams take some big swings for talent | TheHockeyNews
It'll be exciting to see if any of these import players make a big difference with their clubs.

Insider Trading: Could both hub cities be in Canada? - Video | TSN
This wouldn't be the worst thing.

Raising questions about the NHL’s ongoing CBA negotiation |
Safety should remain the top priority.

Toronto Maple Leafs G Frederik Andersen admits lingering concerns over potential NHL return |
Freddie Andersen can't be the only player with these concerns and doubts.