Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Late Night Letdown

You probably slept in after last night's crushing 3OT loss. If you were able to sleep in on a Wednesday, get a job.

Nashville Predator News

Predators Ponderings: 5 takeaways from Predators' Game 4 loss to Blackhawks-The Tennessean

Longest game in franchise history.

The Predcast Ep. 27 | The Predatorial
Join your hosts Kristopher Martel, Dan Bradley, and Chris Link as they break down the midway point of Nashville’s first round series with Chicago, every other series and the always favorite "Five Tough Questions".

The 2014-15 Milwaukee Admirals Season in Pictures | Admirals Roundtable
This season has provided some outstanding photos. The Milwaukee Admirals photography team this season has consisted of Scott Paulus and Jeff Hanisch. In addition, there have been some nice contributions from the opposition side as well.

Blackhawks changes shut down Neal | TSN
Good breakdown of Chicago's efforts against Neal in Game Three.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

No further discipline for Byfuglien after Perry hit | ProHockeyTalk
Shot delivered moments after the Anaheim forward scored.

Dustin Byfuglien avoids discipline, channels Marshawn Lynch with media (Video) | Puck Daddy
His teammates then cut up his clothing and threw it in a shower.

Roar of the Jets Fans: Playoff Hockey Returns to Winnipeg | Grantland
Down Goes Brown's piece on the first playoff hockey game in Winnipeg in 19 years.

The Pressure is on the Blues' Core | St. Louis Game Time
With the Blues teetering on the brink of another early playoff exit, it's time for the eight longest-tenured Blues to play like they have in the regular season.

Blues need more -- much more -- from Backes, Stastny and Oshie | ProHockeyTalk
Score and win the series to avoid becoming the St. Louis Sharks.

Dallas Stars 2014-15 Season Grades: John Klingberg | Defending Big D
Klingberg had a great year for Dallas and he's a name every Preds fan should know for next season.

Matt Dumba Wants You to #LaughAtOtt!!! | Hockey Wilderness
Interesting approach the Wild's fanbase is taking to messing with Ott. Let's see if it works tonight.

Capitals vs. Islanders: Backstrom's OT Winner Ties the Series at Two | Japers' Rink
First period goals from Alex Ovechkin and Casey Cizikas had the score knotted at one after the first period. Fifty one minutes of scoreless hockey would follow, until Nicklas Backstrom tallied at the eleven minute mark of overtime to tie the series.

Boychuk fulfilling daunting task of stopping Ovechkin | ESPN
Johnny Boychuk's experience, ability and leadership has been key for the young Islanders all season.

NHL Player Safety Just Keeps Getting it Wrong | FlamesNation
Great article about the overall problem with the Player Safety Department. The article comes off a little one sided but I don't believe that was the intention.

The majority of Habs shot-attempts come off of controlled entries | Habs Eyes On The Prize
An important next step in analytics involves the study of how shot attempts are produced; more specifically what puck-possession events directly lead up to any attempted shot.

Todd McLellan has unique skill-set to fill any NHL coaching vacancy | Yahoo Sports Canada
The Sharks loss is another team's gain.

Former KHL coach dies in car accident after attending another KHL coach’s funeral | The Hockey News
Extremely bizarre and tragic.

Tommy Wiseau, star of 'The Room', presents his Stanley Cup Playoff bracket | Puck Daddy
Of course he's a Sharks fan.