Here are the top five stories from Bloggers’ Row and beyond for April 2.
1. On Saturday night, Nashville pulled off an epic 4-goal comeback against Chicago, only to be thwarted in the end when Brent Seabrook scored a little over a minute later. The Blackhawks clinched a playoff spot, while the Predators fell to fifth. All of Bloggers’ Row had game stories, including Amanda DiPaolo at Inside Smashville, Jeremy Gover at Section303.com, Buddy Oakes at Preds On The Glass, Ryan Porth at Smashville 24/7, and Robby Stanley of Hockey Night in Nashville.
3. On Saturday night, David Legwand recorded his 500th career point. Amanda DiPaolo has the story with reaction from several of Legwand’s teammates.
4. As the NHL heads into the last week of the regular season, the race for the final “home-ice” advantage spot in the Western Conference is in full swing. Both Ryan Porth and Robby Stanley have updates on the “Race to Fourth” for Monday.
5. Yesterday, the Predators’ AHL affiliate Milwaukee Admirals had a knock-down, drag-out, bench-clearing brawl with the Rockford IceHogs. Ryan Miller at Admirals Roundtable has the breakdown of the penalties, reaction from head coach Ian Herbers and Jeremy Smith…and he’s dug up some fan video of the incident off of social media.