Wednesday's Dump & Chase: WE HAVE FOUND THE WORST HEADLINE IDEA EVER (maybe)
My friends, today is the day you may read the worst headline ever written for a hockey article. And that's saying a lot, given our local coverage over the years.
Nashville Predators News & Notes
Predators to Play Six-Game 2016 Preseason Slate Starting Sept. 27 - Nashville Predators - News
The usual suspects: Florida, Tampa Bay, and Columbus.
Predators announce 2016-17 preseason schedule | Tennessean
Also, some quotes regarding Hutton and Nystrom from Poile.
Other NHL Stuff
Penguins' Jim Rutherford looking like the NHL's smartest GM - Sportsnet.ca
For all you kids out there, if you have the chance to choose which NHL team hires you to be their GM, pick one with 2 generational talents at center.
UFA of the Day: Cam Ward – ProHockeyTalk
I feel better about my Alex Tanguay preview going up later today.
Penguins dominating Sharks in every key performance metric - Article - TSN
Styles make fights, as they say.
Down Goes Brown: The definitive Stanley Cup handoff rankings - Sportsnet.ca
Tim Taylor was a fine hockey player, thank you.
Wild hire Scott Stevens as assistant coach - Article - TSN
That'll make for an interesting training camp.
NHL - 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs - Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, Phil Kessel and Matt Murray among top Conn Smythe candidates | ESPN
Phil has 21 points in 22 playoff games.
NHL expansion: Las Vegas, Quebec City, both or neither? | ESPN
Both guys make some solid points. Are you sold either way?
A critical day for NHL expansion: What you need to know - Sportsnet.ca
I would like to see the NHL in a market where they can succeed, but Mark Davis and the Raiders may raise the eyebrows of the one league that the NHL should fear the most: the NBA. If the NFL isn't afraid to go to Vegas, the NBA shouldn't be either. And Vegas is a strong basketball market already. That's the only reason why I'm not "all-in" with the Vegas expansion.
With Cup in sight, Penguins maintaining focus, eliminating 'noise' | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Meanwhile, Matt Murray had a street named after him yesterday (for a day).
THE AFOREMENTIONED BAD HEADLINE
Take heed Sharks: Penguins have a choking history - San Jose Mercury News
REALLY. This is hilarious. That's the ultimate glass house comment.
The USMNT Is Getting Hot At Exactly The Right Time | Screamer | Deadspin
4-0 is a good score. And Michael Bradley looked much better.