Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Struggling

The Preds beat Chicago, but it was closer than it should have been.

Well, while the Predators stink up Chicago, here’s some links:

Around the League

Leafs aim to create more scoring at even strength |

And here I am wishing the Predators could score on the power play for about the 5th season in a row.

Ice Chips: Mikko Koivu to make Columbus Blue Jackets debut vs. Florida Panthers |

Truth be told...I’d forgotten Koivu signed with the Jackets. He hasn’t hit the ice yet.

NHL Buzz: Campbell out weeks for Maple Leafs with leg injury
This is not good for the Leafs or for Frederik Andersen.

Kraken name Forslund first television play-by-play broadcaster
Hey, hey, what do you say?

Hurricanes prepare to resume season Thursday after COVID-19 outbreak
Again, we wish health for the Hurricanes.

Pietrangelo ready to face Blues for first time with Golden Knights
Possibly awkward? We’ll have to wait and see.

2021 NHL Draft top 32 prospects include Power, Edvinsson, Clarke
The Predators should aim to draft more Lukes.

Top U.S.-born player in Scotia North Division debated by
Y'all know I love goalies. My vote is for Connor Hellebuyck.

31 Thoughts: How the Dubois-Laine trade finally came together
Who’s glad that Patrik Laine is out of the “normal” Central?

Golden Knights isolate coaching staff, Kelly McCrimmon steps behind bench
Yikes. Stay safe, Golden Knights.

Maple Leafs’ goaltending depth evaporates quickly with Campbell injury
I bet the Maple Leafs wished they had a certain Finn named Kasimir Kaskisuo right about now. Too bad...he’s ours now.

Canadiens' hot start credit to coach Julien's preparation, patience
The Canadiens seem to have turned a corner overnight with young stars like Nick Suzuki and Jesperi Kotkaniemi.

NWHL Notebook: Emily Fluke's revenge, Whitecaps defence comes up big |
Here’s some NWHL updates from the Lake Placid Bubble.

Have a great Wednesday, folks!