Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Festive and Stuff

I am not feeling very festive, but these links might help?

Predators News and Notes

2022 World Junior Championship Preview, Part I - On the Forecheck
Eric has the first of two World Junior previews from OTF here.

Around the League

Devils need more consistency, leadership from veteran players, GM says
The Devils seem to always start well, but a train wreck quickly happens.

NHL Buzz: Spurgeon on injured reserve for Wild with lower-body injury
This is a big loss for the Wild.

2022 World Junior Championship schedule
OTF will have additional World Juniors coverage - it's my favorite time of the year!

Zegras assist duplicated by Red Wings prospect playing in WHL
Consider "The Zegras" assist officially imitated and duplicated.

Rookie Watch: Lundell, Sillinger among best at face-offs
These rookies are exceptionally good with faceoffs, and being a young center in this league is not easy.

Teddy Bear Toss back, better than ever around minor league arenas
I LOVE TEDDY BEAR TOSSES. I wish they were popular at the NHL level.

As COVID-19 permeates all corners of life, Stars shine a light on human side of hockey
The Stars are humans too...I think.

LA Kings Make Roster Moves - Quinton Byfield, Alex Edler -
Young Byfield will get a shot in L.A.

Hurricanes top power ranking, Leafs still lead Canadian teams -
NUMBER EIGHT!!!! Will they be able to keep this momentum after the Christmas pause?

Taking Stock of the NHL's Atlantic Division - The Hockey News
How are things in the Atlantic?

Coyotes Complete Payment, Won't Be Locked Out of Arena - The Hockey News
It's so awkward in Arizona.

Top 5 NHL Trade Candidates to Watch in 2022 – Atlantic Division - The Hockey News
Could any of these players be on Nashville's radar?

Fischler Report: Hey, Goalies! Time to Wise Up and Ditch the Butterfly - The Hockey News
I doubt we see any changes to the butterfly - although it is used far less frequently than it was 5-7 seasons ago.