Wednesday's Dump & Chase: NHL and MLBAM announce partnership to create a Videodrome

Today the NHL and MLBAM announced a new partnership to create the world's first sports Videodrome. The signal broadcasted by the sports Videodrome (Presented by GEICO) will create a new outgrowth of the human brain and how it views hockey.

Nashville Predators News

Looking Ahead at Predators' 2016 Offseason | The Hockey Writers
The present offseason is so boring. Let's jump in our time machine and look at the next offseason instead.

Nashville Predators Third and Fourth Lines | Predlines
The 2015-2016 Preds could have the most skilled bottom-six in franchise history... On paper.

Looking Back and Moving Forward: #33 Colin Wilson | The Predatorial
"The team has a distinct top six, so a falter in Wilson’s play could cause the team to desperately find a stop gap that may not be readily available."

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

National Hockey League, Major League Baseball Advanced Media form transformative digital-rights partnership |
A six-year digital media-rights partnership between the NHL and Major League Baseball Advanced Media is expected to transform fan viewing experience.

NHL, MLB Advanced Media to partner, bring big changes to how the Internet watches hockey | Broad Street Hockey
If you were as confused as I was about what the new deal between the NHL and MLBAM means for us, the unstable fans who demand instant gratification, this is a great article.

Key details from today's NHL/MLB partnership agreement | Down Goes Brown
A post on the old DGB website.

Net Gains: Opening The Gate To More Goals | Arctic Ice Hockey
Scoring in the NHL is down from where it was 30, even 20 years ago. The rule book has been tweaked several times in the past decade, but is it perhaps time for more than a mere tweak? Great article!

The Blues And Stability: Too Much Of A Good Thing? | St. Louis Game Time
Tom Stillman wants to stay the path. Is that feasible?

Canucks sign Brandon Sutter to 5-year, $21.875 million contract extension | CanucksArmy
Canucks fans don't really like Sutter.

John Weisbrod Tapped As New Assistant GM | Nucks Misconduct
Canucks fans don't really like their own team.

Will Hilary Knight Sign With the Riveters or Pride | TSS
Who will sign the American star power forward?

The fallacy of a multi-year tank, as it relates to the Leafs | Pension Plan Puppets
Top picks don't always mean the team can become a contender. The Leafs have to show they can draft well beyond the first round too.

Elite Snipers 101: Part 2 | The Players' Tribune
Jonathan Quick's second assesment of great NHL shooters.

Matthew Tkachuk and the boys of summer | The Hockey News
A list of stand out prospects from the WJC prep teams and the Ivan Hlinka tryouts.

Stories about the horrors of nature

Free Diver Natalia Molchanova Descends for Fun, Then Vanishes | The New York Times
On Sunday, Molchanova, regarded as the greatest free diver in history, attempted a recreational dive to a depth that was modest for her. She never resurfaced.

Prison/Baseball stories

In praise of Mike Hessman, the dinger-blasting hero who just broke the minor league home run record |
Tigers farmhand Mike Hessman just broke the 80-year-old minor league home run record. And he'll keep blasting dingers as long as his body allows him, and for that we salute him. Dingers!

Drone drops drugs in Ohio prison yard, spurring inmate fight | Yahoo News
When it comes to smuggling drugs into prison you need to stick to the proven methods.