Wednesday's Dump & Chase: James 5.11-12

"Behold, we call them blessed who endured. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the Lord in the outcome, and how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy. But above all things, my brothers, don't swear, neither by heaven, nor by the earth, nor by any other oath; but let your

Same Old Stuff

2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game projected rosters | 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend
No Klingberg or Josi in the Central? C'mon, man.

Inside the NHL: All-Star voting, mess in Tampa and trading a Predator - ESPN Video
I'll be honest, I didn't even watch this before clipping it. But the old NHL2Nite music is still awesome.

What's The Ceiling For Preds Prospect Kamenev - TSS
Low-end: Martin Hanzal. Extreme High-end: Eric Staal. Let's not forget that this guy was called "The Next Malkin" by some really smart Russian hockey folks. I doubt he'll become what Geno is, but he's done no wrong since arriving in North America.

Only a handful of NHL teams can afford to trade for Jonathan Drouin -
This has happened before.

Central and Pacific Division players deserving NHL All-Star nods - NHL -
This is much better. I'd support Klingberg getting in over Suter, but Minny needs a representative and they'll be able to see for themselves that Josi is better and more handsome. Chances are that Josi doesn't drive a tractor around and empty farm either.

Wild 4, Blue Jackets 2 | 'Boring' Wild makes it tough on Jackets | BlueJackets Xtra
"They just play boring. They wait for you to make mistakes and then they jump on you. You have to play fast against a team like that. You wait a second, sticks are in the lane, bodies are in the lane and everyone’s tied up, and you’ve got nothing." Cody, imagine if you had a puck-moving defenseman to help you break out of your own zone.

Finland downs Russia in OT to win World Juniors - Article - TSN
Vladislav Kamenev drew first blood, but the home team took the gold in an awesome game. And hey look, it's Teemu!

Nashville Sign Frédérick Gaudreau to NHL Contract | Admirals Roundtable
"One of this season's truly great stories just got even better." It's a shame the Ads followed this news with a 4-0 shutout loss to Lake Erie.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Bruins D Adam McQuaid injured in 2nd period against Capitals | USAToday
Checked headfirst into the plexiglass, and down for a while. Get well, Adam.

30 Thoughts: Good luck intimidating Yzerman -
In this week's 30 Thoughts: Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman has a lot on his plate as he deals with Steven Stamkos and now Jonathan Drouin.

Wild captain Koivu hospitalized after crashing into boards | ProHockeyTalk
Scary incident in Columbus. Get well, Mikko.

'We really totally embarrassed ourselves' in loss that saw Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin get benched | SportsDay
Who saw this coming? Benn and Seguin were benched for the last half of the third.

There's something special about these Florida Panthers -
Been trying to tell you.

Pens fall to Hawks, but entertain in the process | Penguins/NHL |
3 on 3 looks great with teams that appear to practice it.

Kuzma: Markstrom may have a tough act to follow, but he’s handling it his way | TheProvince
Better late than never. Jacob Markstrom is finally becoming the goaltender he was picked to be a while ago.

Hockey In A Nightclub? Well, That’s Vegas Alright |
Wanna get away?