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Tonight the Lightning will try to keep putting puck behind Lundqvist

Nashville Predators News

Admirals Continue to Adjust On-ice System to Mirror Predators | Nashville Predators
An informative and pretty good article about the Preds and Admirals on-ice systems.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Rangers Vs. Lightning: Their Own Worst Enemy | Blueshirt Banter
Notes from the Rangers Game 2 loss to the Lightning.

How Tyler Johnson’s Killer Trifecta Sank the Rangers | Grantland
Another great Katie Baker article on Grantland.

Rangers stars pulling disappearing act | Toronto Star
While Tampa’s Tyler Johnson has risen to the occasion, New York’s Rick Nash and Martin St. Louis have not.

Ryan Kesler vs. Jonathan Toews makes everyone happier (Trending Topics) | Puck Daddy
And so does Quenneville v. Boudreau.

Boring Hockey and the Minnesota Wild | Hockey Wilderness
"It's been a long known stigma that the Wild play a boring brand of hockey."

Johnson, Gaudreau prove there's no height requirement to star in NHL playoffs | Yahoo Sports Canada
Apparently they're small.

Todd McLellan dreams of Connor McDavid, leaves Sharks behind | Puck Daddy
It took a startling amount of time for Connor McDavid to become a conversation topic during Todd McLellan’s introductory press conference with the Edmonton Oilers, like having a holiday party without acknowledging the presents under the tree.

McLellan Named Oilers New Head Coach | The Copper & Blue
And from the perspective of an Oilers fan.

Source: Babcock in contract talks with Sabres |
A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press that Mike Babcock is in contract talks with the Buffalo Sabres to potentially become their next head coach.

Flames sign standout Czech d-man Nakladal | ProHockeyTalk
Their defense needs depth.