Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Flames make things interesting

After being dominated the first two games the Flames responded dramatically with a comeback win (again) pushing the series to 2-1.

Nashville Predators News

The Predcast Ep. 28 | The Predatorial
The Preds might be on vacation but The Predcast isn't nor will it ever be.

Steve Moses Tells Us Why He Chose The Predators | Predlines
He loves Hot Chicken.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Kane, Crawford lead team in Game 3 win over Wild | Second City Hockey
The Blackhawks have pushed the Minnesota Wild to the brink, with Patrick Kane and Corey Crawford leading the way in the Game 3 win.

Analysing The Minnesota Wild's 5v5 Woes | Hockey Wilderness
After a slow start to their 2nd round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Wild are facing a pivotal Game 3 and to win it they will need to be better at 5v5.

Wild's top forwards playing in the shadow of Blackhawks' stars |
"I'm not going to start piling on any one player right now..." Yeah Mike. Better wait until you get swept in the series.

Flames pull off dramatic comeback for OT win |
Johnny Gaudreau tied the game on a power play with just under 20 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, and Mikael Backlund scored the game-winning goal as the Calgary Flames rallied for a 4-3 win against the Anaheim Ducks in front of a home crowd.

Ducks' defense thriving with balanced diet of ice time | LA Times
They had some difficulty last night.

Ducks present problems for Monahan line | TSN
Great breakdown of some of Calgary's issues with the Ducks.

Brandon Prust of Montreal Canadiens apologizes for comments about ref | ESPN
Of course he did.

What, you thought Steven Stamkos would just stop scoring? | Puck Daddy
"When watching all the criticism of Steven Stamkos in the first round of the playoffs, and into the second, it was difficult not to be reminded of the tongue-clucking over Tyler Seguin a few years ago."

General Fanager Fills Strong NHL Need | Today's Slapshot
General Fanager, created in the aftermath of CapGeek ceasing operations, provides financial information necessary for a cap-compliant professional sport.

Link to General Fanager

Andrew Hammond, Ottawa Senators have begun contract talks | The Hockey News
I would be hoping for a reactionary overpayment but this is the Sens.

Dallas Stars Season Grades: Alex Goligoski | Defending Big D
A team like the Dallas Stars needs all the depth at D they can get. Goligoski had a good season for the Stars and their fans should hope he continues that type of play. But to expect more from him in the future would be a mistake.