Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Snow (Hey Oh)

Stay warm and safe, folks.

Nashville Predators News

31 Thoughts: Tavares, Gagner blazing a trail in minor hockey involvement
“The math isn’t good for Nashville, seventh in the Central.”

Erik Haula, Nick Cousins, Mikael Granlund, and even Matt Duchene and Ryan Johansen are mentioned here.

Preds coach John Hynes was set up to fail, but his excuses are running out | On the Forecheck
Our very own Eamon looks at HC John Hynes and explores whether Hynes bears sole responsibility for the state of the Predators.

Hurricanes prospect Seth Jarvis shines as Chicago Wolves remain undefeated | Canes Country
Sarah takes a look at the PredaCanes in Chicago.

Around the League

NHL Buzz: Miller, Panarin out for Rangers against Devils
It's weird seeing names for the Minnesota Wild but not playing them this season.

Rookie Watch: Lankinen, Vanecek among goalies making impact
One of my friends (he's a Blackhawks fan but I still love him) has been singing the praises of Kevin Lankinen for over a year now. Lankinen is proving his worth in the Chicago net this season.

Galchenyuk traded to Maple Leafs by Hurricanes
This is a lot of shuffling for Galchenyuk. He doesn't seem to be able to find a fit anywhere.

Pionk flies under radar with Jets, but 'amazing' play drawing attention
I love that name... Pionk!!!!!!!!!

First-Quarter Report: Top 10 NHL Players By Position | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
No Nashville players are on these lists. Sigh.

Salim Valji: Calgary Flames reach quarter mark dogged by familiar concerns |
Is it gloom and doom for the Flames?

Yost: It’s been boom and bust for Vancouver Canucks D Quinn Hughes this season |
The Canucks have had a rough go of it...but Hughes remains a bright spot.

Amid Worst Winter Storm In Texas In Decades, Dallas Mayor Gets Stars To Postpone Game Versus Predators | Defending Big D
Our friends at Defending Big D give a little additional information regarding Monday and Tuesday's game cancellations.

Lake Tahoe outdoor games present unique challenge for NHL
I wonder if the teams originally scheduled for these games will be able to play.

Columbus Blue Jackets activate D Zach Werenski off injured reserve
The Blue Jackets have activated defender Zach Werenski off injured reserve, but placed goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks on IR, retroactive to Feb. 6.