Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Thanks For Everything, Denver

We joke that if Vegas ever had an NHL team, they would have the best home record in the league. But because of recent changes in the city of Denver, you can understand why someone with lots of money would love to visit and not be able to perform very well athletically after spending time in the Mile

Nashville Predators News

The Predcast Ep. 25 | The Predatorial
Join your hosts Kristopher Martel, Dan Bradley, and Chris Link as they break down the week that was, a resurgent Predators team, possible playoff opponents and the always favorite "Five Tough Questions".

Predators want to avoid 'lulls' as playoffs approach | The Tennessean
Didn't avoid 'lols' last night...

Spencer Abbott and IceHogs Storm Admirals; lose 5-3 | Admirals Roundtable
"It was the Spencer Abbott show as he continued to be a dominant force for the IceHogs since he was traded from the Toronto Marlies for T.J. Brennan."

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Dubnyk backstops Wild to victory over Blackhawks to clinch playoff spot | ProHockeyTalk
Quite a turnaround in Minnesota's season.

Minnesota Wild Slip 'n Slide | Hockey Wilderness
Dominant on the road, average at home. Should there be concern about the Wild's slow starts and overall performance at home?

Blackhawks' Patrick Kane moves closer to return as playoffs near | Chicago Sun Times
The Hawks need him.

‘Hawks rule out Richards (upper body) for rest of regular season | ProHockeyTalk
Veteran center should be ready to return for the playoffs, however.

Winnipeg Jets win big one in St. Louis | Arctic Ice Hockey
Ondrej Pavelec has two consecutive shutouts in big games and- wait WHAT did I just type?

Rangers clinch Presidents' Trophy with win over Devils | theScore
Congrats to them, I guess.

Idle Canucks clinch playoff spot due to Kings' regulation loss | theScore
Didn't make the dance last year and were swept by San Jose in the first round the year before.

Why the Washington Capitals are a nightmare playoff matchup | The Hockey News
I wouldn't say 'nightmare' but they do look better than past Caps teams.

Sinking feeling in San Jose as Sharks' playoff streak comes to end | Yahoo Sports Canada
Your annual "what went wrong with the Sharks?" piece has come about two weeks early this year.

Max Pacioretty out at least one game after Sunday collision with boards | Puck Daddy
"Montreal forward Max Pacioretty is still out, and there is no reason to think he will be back, at very least until he sees a doctor in Montreal."

Senators' amazing run about more than the result -
Sure it would be foolish to underestimate what they've done the last 30 games or so but let's not pretend like we will still care about this run in two months.

Kings' playoff hopes take huge hit with loss to Oilers- Kings | Orange County Register
''We definitely have to get our urgency up and our emotional level up," Said Jake Muzzin. Uh, I don't know if the Kings know this but they aren't in a playoff spot. If your urgency and emotion isn't up at game 80, something is wrong.