Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Long Days Off

Well, it's only two days, which is not that long. But when you're waiting to see how the Preds respond after snapping a six-game losing streak, an extra day feels like an eternity.

Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators Good and Bad | Predlines
If you find yourself in a constant state of conflict, this slideshow is just for you.

Predators hope to build on slump-busting win-The Tennessean

A noble goal.

Neal emerges as Predators' best overtime option | Nashville Post

He needs one more to break the Preds' single-season record.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Could Teuvo Teravainen save the Hawks sinking power play? | Second City Hockey
And fix EVERYTHING else while you're at it, Teuvo!

Wild get possessed and beat the Devils 6-2 | Hockey Wilderness
When the hell did the Minnesota Wild and the New Jersey Devils shed the "trap" moniker?

Looking Ahead: A Wild Stretch to the Playoffs | Hockey Wilderness
The road ahead for the Minnesota Wild is not friendly. The NHL schedule makers have left the toughest part of the Wild's schedule for last.

Rich Peverley trying to stay in the game | Puck Daddy
It’s been a year since Peverley collapsed on the Dallas Stars bench in a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Blues win wild one against Jets | St. Louis Game Time

Blues Sign Parayko to Entry Level Deal | St Louis Blues
He's a big kid.

Dallas Stars Get Gritty Win Over Philadelphia | Defending Big D
Rookie defensmen did alright tonight, but the biggest story line tonight isn't the two points the Dallas Stars earned but the injury to John Klingberg.

Flames refusing to fade in push for post-season |
A few days ago, it was daisies. Now Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley says his team is as fresh as roses.

Special teams a prime concern for Lightning | TSN
The Lightning can be scary at times, but their special teams need some work.

Senators' surge result of more than just Hammond |
Andrew Hammond's play in goal is big reason why the surging Senators are within reach of the playoffs, but the team's young core of skaters have been equally vital.

Leafs newcomers were on losing end of deadline deals | Alberni Valley Times
This article is unintentionally hilarious because no one wants to be on the Leafs.

Duclair healthy scratched by Quebec junior team | ProHockeyTalk
I bet General Manager Don Maloney is a happy man.

Flyers' R.J. Umberger on poor season: 'I feel like I've let [Ron] Hextall down' | Puck Daddy
What the reporters didn't write about was Ed Snider holding a Xfinity gun next to Umberger's head.

San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi is playing better this season | San Jose Mercury News
Niemi was great the other night against the Pens.