Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Movie Magic

The Predators knack for causing edge of your seat hysteria and nail biting till the last second has returned.

Hockey News and Notes

Predators' OT win ends six-game home losing streak - The Tennessean
The Predators definitely deserved this win, and be honest, you missed the drama.

Calle Jarnkrok lifts Predators past Canucks in OT -
Despite having two goals waived off, letting the Canucks tie the game with less than a minute left in the game, and taking a dumb penalty in overtime, the Predators really dug deep and pulled this one out. Now if they could dig this deep all the time...

NHL -- Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen on the 'incredible passion' of hockey fans in Tennessee - ESPN
Thinking about the Predators before Johansen seems like a lifetime ago. Also - Ryan Johansen has enough personality for 10 teams.

NHL announces rosters, coaches for All-Star Game -
Meh, maybe I was drinking the Nashville All-Star weekend Kool-Aid but this seems really lack-luster this year.

The 2017 NHL All-Star snubs could beat most of the real rosters -
The fan vote has really destroyed the central, and Blackhawks fans totally dropped the ball snubbing Artemi Panarin. That's just shameful!

Hawks' Toews on the wrong side of NHL all-star selection drama - Hockey - CBC
Toews agrees with my previous statement...shameful.

The Blackhawks, no-movement clauses, and why Niklas Hjalmarsson could be traded this summer - Second City Hockey
Stan Bowman is like that stage parent that doesn't want to pick his favorites until he has to pick his favorites to make cap space.

30 Thoughts: Avalanche, Coyotes setting high prices in trade talks -
This weeks thoughts from around the league. Colorado and Arizona are still headlining the new year trade talks.

Canadian NHL teams poised for playoff return - NHL on CBC Sports
Considering all the off-season moves Toronto and Montreal made, it's about time!