Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Are The Preds In For A Bad Week?

With games against three of the top four teams in the East through Monday, it's certainly possible. Although I have to say, if we're going to end up around .500 at the end of the season, I'd rather do it winning and losing 4-5 at a time. It's much more interesting.

Nashville Predators News

Hutton looks to shake award curse | Predators Insider

If it's a curse, I don't think he can shake it without some kind of outside intervention. Like kissing a frog that's really a prince. Something like that.

Smashville 24/7 - Preds fall to NHL’s best team

And let's not forget the best fans!

Predators lose special teams war against Chicago - The Predatorial

We've already determined the Preds are best when they have a 2 man advantage. Not the other way around.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

John Tortorella puts boot to Canucks in Week 11 Power Rankings -

The Preds rise from 27 to 25 after a 3-0-0 week. Probably accurate, unfortunately.

30 Thoughts: Conference switch weighs heavy on Jets | CBC Sports

I bet.

Quick Enough: Jones, Scrivens more than picking up slack for surging Kings | Puck Drunk Love

I haven't checked the standings, but I guess I sort of assumed after Quick went down, they just sunk to last place.

The 10 Worst Mistakes of 2013 (Puck Daddy Year In Review) | Puck Daddy

All very strong choices.

Why NHL GMs are giving big contracts to starting goaltenders - Raw Charge

In some cases, they don't really have a choice.

2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic Web Cam Video - NHL VideoCenter

It looks very, very cold.

Mike Smith really sells it -

I'm certain he was called for embellishment here…right?

If Sports Skills Are Life Skills, These People Are Screwed-Buzzfeed

If you love to watch people fall off skateboards and whatnot, this one's for you.

James Bond at risk of early death from alcohol, study says -

This would be very sad to hear if James Bond were real.