Wednesday’s Dump and Chase: Healing
Some Preds injuries...not great news before a big stretch of important games.
Ryan Ellis has been placed on IR with an upper-body injury and is out 4-6 weeks; Luke Kunin has been placed on IR with a lower-body injury and is out 2-4 weeks; Ryan Johansen has been placed on the NHL’s COVID protocol list. https://t.co/1eLcssCKLQ— Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) March 2, 2021
Nashville Predators News and Notes
Recap: Nashville Predators 2, Carolina Hurricanes 4: The Comeback That Wasn’t - On the Forecheck
Shaun has your recap from Tuesday's subpar effort.
Chicago Wolves experience first loss of season, but bounce back big - Canes Country
Our friend Sarah at Canes Country recaps the Wolves’ two games last week. OTF will have Milwaukee (Chicago) Musings out today.
Predators defenceman Ryan Ellis out 4-6 weeks with upper-body injury
This is *checks notes* ...not great.
Around the League
NHL On Tap: Blue Jackets return home looking to rebound against Red Wings
I mean...anyone can rebound against the Red Wings.
Chara returns to Boston focused on Capitals, not past with Bruins
It's wild to see Zdeno Chara in another jersey.
Rookie Watch: Devils, Blackhawks, Kings relying on youth
The Blackhawks and Devils always seem to have some solid youth. The Hawks certainly should be excited about the emergence of Kevin Lankinen.
Hart, Jarry have Lamborghini loan at stake in Flyers-Penguins rivalry
Wow, this is pretty awesome.
Team Carter Hart.
31 Thoughts: Why NHL is exploring the NBA Top Shot trend
This week's 31 Thoughts has some additional trade thoughts. Are we going to see movement soon? With the Canada border quarantine rules, I figure some teams might want to get things started sooner than later.
NHL's four most surprising teams of 2021 and what makes them tick
The answer: good drafting, a solid veteran presence, and good goaltending.
Sabres debacle is 'embarrassing' but it could get worse
When does Jack Eichel say "screw it, I want out" and ask to be traded?
Presenting the Lineups for the (Non-Existent) 2021 All-Star Game - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Who do you vote for from Nashville? Roman Josi?
I'd send Eeli Tolvanen to this year's nonexistent game.
Ryan Reaves Continues Stand Against Racial Injustice - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Ryan Reaves continues to stand for what he believes in. The rest of the League should listen and act.
Who Gets Fired Next: Ralph Krueger or John Tortorella? - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Ralph Krueger = my vote
How salary-cap unicorns Thornton, Spezza have revitalized Leafs' depth
It's hysterical to refer to Jason Spezza and Joe Thornton as "unicorns," but they're doing incredible work for the Maple Leafs.
Trade Bait: David Savard among defencemen dominating first board of the season - TSN.ca
But what about Mattias Ekholm?
Drake Batherson closes on Ottawa Senators goals streak record: 'I couldn't tell you what's going on' - TSN.ca
He's about the only good thing going for Ottawa.