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Thursday's Dump & Chase: Just The Facts


We like to have a good time here at OTF, especially during the summer when nothing much is happening. But we don't just want to be known as a bunch of goofballs...we do real news and analysis, too.

Somethin' Bad


I want to be clear...I LOVE Carrie Underwood. We're just having a little fun here. Carrie, if you're reading this...if you'd just send a lock of Mike's hair as I've politely requested, the letters...

Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Last Day to Vote For OTF!


This is it! This is your last chance to vote for OTF in the Toast of Music City Reader's Choice Awards! We've finished 3rd the last couple of years, so improving on that would be awesome.

Monday's Dump & Chase:Punch This Week in the Face!


I have to say, I'm "coming in hot" on this week already. Time to bring a little truculence to my game and bash this Monday into submission. Wish me luck!

Saturday's Dump and Chase:60 Days Until Camp Opens


Veterans report for physicals September 17th, sixty short days from today. Those Not Veteran Enough come in on the 11th, with a rookie tournament at the end of that're so close to hockey...

Thursday's Dump and Chase: Back To Summer


We've had a pretty exciting week, but I think you're clear to resume your regular summer activities. The Preds are certainly done, right? Right?

At It Again: Preds sign Derek Roy


The Predators are at it again, signing Derek Roy to a 1-year, $1 million contract.

Preds sign Ribeiro


The Predators have signed Mike Ribeiro to a 1-year, $1.05 million contract.

Tuesday's Dump and Chase: Happy Birthday, Barry!


Don't focus on the 33 points in 300 games as a player, the -119 career +/-, or the sort of hit-and-miss record as a head coach. The only thing that matters here is the hair...and it's fantastic.

Monday's Dump & Chase: Only 71 Days To Go!


The first preseason game against Tampa is September 23rd, which by my very rough and possibly inaccurate count is only 71 days away. Can you feel the excitement!


Saturday's Dump & Chase: Talkin' About Practice


What are we talking about? We're talking about practice. Not a game, not a game. Practice, man. Practice. Come on down and check out the scrimmage at 3:30 this afternoon...should be fun! Even if...

Friday's Dump and Chase:Back to Work For Prospects


After a day away from the ice yesterday, the guys are back at it this morning. The public session begins at 9a and goes until 12:15p. What are you waiting for...head on down!

Thursday's Dump and Chase: Toews, Kane Re-Sign


In case you missed it, our least favorite team in the whole wide world locked up their two best players to twin 8-year, $84 million contracts yesterday. I was hoping they'd hold out for $20 million...

Mattias Ekholm Signs! 2 Years, $2.075 Million


Congrats to Nashville's newest millionaire! The "D" is feeling more than solid for the next couple of seasons. Now back to work on the offense...

Wednesday's Dump and Chase: Happy Birthday Jack!


What does this have to do with hockey? Basically nothing that I can tell, but he's *from* Nashville, and let's face it, it's kind of a slow news period right now.

Tuesday's Dump and Chase: Prospects Begin Workouts


"On-ice testing" is underway right now at Bridgestone Arena. Sounds like skating and stuff, which is a key component of actual hockey. Getting closer! (Have you voted for OTF in the Toast of Music...

Mike Fisher Out 4-6 Months :(


This is the absolute worst. Mike Fisher was 4th in scoring for the Preds a season ago, and his leadership, experience, and let's face it, his handsomeness will be very difficult to replace.

Preds Sign Anton Volchenkov


Who said the Preds have been inactive in free-agency so far? Ok, just about everybody. But this is something, right? Right?

Monday's Dump and Chase: Let's Go Camping!


Happy Monday, everybody! In case you weren't aware, THERE ARE ACTUAL ON-ICE HOCKEY EVENTS THIS WEEK! There's a bunch of stuff open to the public, including a game on Saturday...will you be there?

Sunday's Dump and Chase: Olli Olli Oxen Free


The newest member of the Predators spoke to the media yesterday evening.

Everything You Need to Know About Development Camp


Planning on attending this week's development camp? Here's all the info you need, including the schedule and roster.

Friday's Dump and Chase: Happy 4th of July!


Crank up the grill, wave your flags, and find your favorite spot to watch the night's festivities. From all of us at OTF, have a safe and happy Independence Day!

Thursday's Dump & Chase: Waiting Game Continues


Feel free to have the Jeopardy! theme stuck in your head until the end of the summer.

Preds Ink Jokinen


The Predators have signed Olli Jokinen to a 1 year, $2.5 million deal.

Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Free Agent Fizzle


Perhaps today will bring us more news of players not wanting to play in Nashville.

Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Happy Free Agency Day!


We know what the Preds need, now we just have to hang out and see if they get it.

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