Originally written on PredsOnTheGlass  |  Last updated 1/3/12

  1. Things have been disastrous for Team USA at the World Junior Championships but in the game against Latvia that is currently underway, Preds' prospect Austin Watson had a natural hat trick in the first period. Go here for the live blog.
  2. Kevin Klein lost significant weight during his recent bout with what was labeled the flu that caused him to miss six games.
  3. The Predators have their look at the Predators upcoming week. Dirk Hoag has a similar post at On The Forecheck.
  4. Jas Faulkner has a look at the growth of girls playing hockey in Smashville and elsewhere.
  5. Paul McCann has a Tuesday roundup of thoughts in Pred Nation.
  6. Nashville based Bridgestone has huge investments in Hockey in naming rights and sponsorships.
  7. If you are in Milwaukee, on-ice passes for the Dropkick Murphy's concert go on sale on Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Local TV news is usually a station's biggest moneymaker but it is also the place where anything and everything can go wrong. Check out this compilation of best bloopers from 2011.

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