Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Being Professionals

It would be real easy to mail it in, not do links, and stay at home and play Civ 5 all day today. But nope, we gotta soldier through this. Last night sucked. Heck, even the Blues guys I did the Blues podcast with also said it sucked. They smiled afterwards, but whatever. Let's get through to Thu

Nashville Predators News & Notes

‘I took my friend Justin to this game. We’re not friends anymore, I don’t think.’: The Oral History Of The Worst Game In Conference III History (So Far) | III Communication
A classic.

NHL Odds: Capitals still Stanley Cup favorites; P. Kane favored for Hart -
33/1 to win the cup, and neither Josi or Weber are in the picture to win the Norris. Surprised?

The Home Stretch | Predneck Nation
Greg says what you're thinking. The Preds are playing around the net much much better than before. looks at the Central's second half |
Beware of the regression.

Other Hockey Stuff

Bold predictions for the second half of the 2015-16 NHL season |
CTRL + F "Nashville", no results found.

Huberdeau leads Panthers past Caps 5-2 for 4th straight win | Miami Herald
World beaters.

Metropolitan Division - Pressing issues at trade deadline | ESPN
"The trade deadline is four weeks away, and it's not an exaggeration to suggest the landscape will change on an almost nightly basis. The Metro is no exception."

Could Byfuglien be perfect fit in LA? - Article - TSN
That's scary, and it makes a lot of sense since the Kings are going for it this year.

Toronto Maple Leafs unveil new logo for 2016-17 season -
Only so much you can do with a leaf.

Video: John Scott on his All-Star dream run (and NHL future) – ProHockeyTalk
On his performance, his relationship with the NHL and more.

Connor McDavid is back from an injury and already scoring incredible goals -
Gahh.... this is slick. And poor Jack Johnson.

Flyers vs Canadiens recap: Overcoming brutal reffing, Flyers trump Habs 4-2 - Broad Street Hockey

Pass or Fail: Toronto Maple Leafs' new logo to get behind | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

Report: Dennis Wideman Will Tell NHL He Was "Woozy" When He Checked Linesman | Deadspin
Try this in traffic court. I dare you.

What’s Happening To High School Hockey? Declining Numbers Prompt Hard Questions " WCCO | CBS Minnesota
"State-wide, participation in boys hockey is down 12 percent from where it was 10 years ago. Girls hockey is down 7 percent. Over that same period of time, total participation in Minnesota high sports is up. That means the kids aren't leaving sports. They're just leaving hockey."

Not Hockey

Amazon is reportedly planning to open hundreds of bookstores. Here's why. - Vox
"It's the world domination, stupid."