Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Looking Up

Christmas came early as the Predators won back to back road games.

Tis the season, thanks Nashville for giving us the gift we've be waiting for...road wins!

Our hands are up! #Preds beat the #Devils 5-1! #NSHvsNJD

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Same Nealer, same.

Hockey News & Notes

Neal, Saros help Predators steamroll Devils - The Tennessean
When the Preds are on, they're on.

Neal scores 2, Predators beat Devils 5-1 | Pro Hockey |
Scoring first and frequently will notch the win...who would have thought?

Neal, Saros Help Preds to Strong Start, Solid Win - Nashville Predators
The perfect road trip for the fathers' trip was just icing on the cake.

Columbus Blue Jackets, owners of a franchise-record nine-game winning streak, are the NHL's hottest team - LA Times
The Columbus Blue Jackets are one of the hottest teams in the NHL...what a time to be alive.

Top 10 biggest busts of 2016 (Puck Daddy Year in Hockey) - Yahoo Sports
It's been an interesting year.

Jaromir Jagr joins Mark Messier for 2nd on NHL's career scoring list - NHL on CBC Sports
Is there anything Jagr won't accomplish during his career?

NHL Christmas wish list: 30 things that teams need most - USA Today
Calling out Pekka Rinne seems a little lazy. The Preds would be in worse shape without him.

NHL Year in Review: The most disappointing players of 2016 -
You hate to see a guy like Steven Stamkos on this list, but the rest make sense.

Gotta Hear It: Rene Rancourt sings Christmas carols at Bruins game -
Meanwhile in Boston...