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It’s the first day of 2020 and the Nashville Predators have a Winter Classic to play.

Hockey News & Rants

Road to the 2020 Winter Classic Episode 1: Hot Rods and Shut Downs | On The Forecheck
If you’re like me and still need to catch up on all things Winter Classic before the puck drops today, Shaun has you covered in a two part recap.

Road to the 2020 Winter Classic Episode 2: Tornadoes and Refugees | On The Forecheck
And here’s part two of Shaun’s recap of the Road to The Winter Classic. Alright Preds, make us proud.

It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over: Is Pekka Rinne’s time contributing to the Preds past? | On The Forecheck
I’ve said it season after season that Pekka isn’t done yet. I still believe he has a lot of good hockey left to play, I just don’t think we’re seeing it right now. It’s been a rough stretch for the Preds and a lot of it has been questionable goaltending but that’s just one of the many problems this team is facing. If the team steps up so will the goaltending. For whatever reason that’s just how this team operates.

How the NHL and the Dallas Stars will narrowly avoid a meltdown in the Winter Classic | Fort Worth Star-Telegram
To be fair, I’m not sure there are many parts of the country that have snow. It’s unfortunate, but that’s the risk you take hosting an outdoor game in a state that runs hot the majority of the year.

2020 NHL Winter Classic: Schedule, jerseys, matchups and predictions | ESPN
A list and schedule of all things Winter Classic.

The Kyle Turris situation has been resolved.

He plays for the Nashville Predators. That’s it. That’s the resolution.