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Just keep on trudging, and we'll get through these hazy, humid August days together, and before you know it, training camp will be right around the corner. Heck, if you want to join up with the OtF crew, try your hand at a FanPost and let us know you're interested! That'll keep you busy for a while.

Follow after the jump this morning for a retrospective on some fleeting Predators of days gone by, and a look at how some of the forwards Nashville drafted in 2009 compare to the rest of the class...

Predators News

Brandon Felder - Adding Accountability To The Top
Brandon tosses out an interesting idea for the Predators' leadership, but I really don't see it as a practical one. By noting the lack of hockey background among the ownership group, however, I think he's scratching the right itch.

30 Goals In 30 Days: #7 vs. COB, 12/14 - PredsBlog
Sam's latest catches Patric Hornqvist coming off the bench for a quick score.

Nashville Predators one hit wonders - Nashville Predators Examiner
If you blinked, you may have missed their Nashville careers, but Jim Diamond brings back some memories for you.

2009 Draft - Forwards and NHLE - The Copper & Blue
Taylor Beck and Michael Latta show up pretty highly on this list of forward prospects.

Karma Chameleon - Predlines
Nathan digs up the wonderful "Karma" video in which a fan razzes Steve Sullivan, only to receive some poetic justice.

Milwaukee Admirals Jersey Signed by Blake Geoffrion - eBay
The Ads are auctioning off the first of their new black jerseys, which was introduced by Blake Geoffrion last week at the Wisconsin State Fair. The bidding is getting way up there...

Nashville Predators – 10 Can’t Miss Games | Pro Sports Blogging
Dave runs down some key dates on the 2010-11 calendar for Preds fans.

Around the NHL

Several NHLers have milestones on the mind -
Steve Sullivan has a good shot at hitting the 700-point mark this season.

Mount Puckmore: The four faces of the Columbus Blue Jackets - Puck Daddy
Honestly, I feel sad for Columbus fans after reading this. Rick Nash is great, don't get me wrong - but after that... yikes.

Lowetide: RE 10-11: Gilbert Brule- Edmonton Oilers
What's the outlook for the former Columbus prospect?

Player Profile: Adam Burish - The Dallas Morning News
What can the former Blackhawks grinder do for the Dallas Stars?

Interview with Hockey Legend Marcel Dionne Hall of Fame | Hockey Independent
When one of the game's all-time great scorers talks, you should listen!

Nabokov talks about coming home to KHL, why league isn't 'step back' - Puck Daddy
With guys like Evgeni Nabokov, Maxim Afinogenov, and Denis Grebeshkov heading overseas, I think we can put away the "you can't expand the NHL because there's not enough talent" argument.

Blueshirts by the Numbers: The Collection of Number 10's - Blueshirt Banter
I remember Ron Duguay from his time spent in Detroit - one of the finest heads of hair to ever grace NHL ice!

And lastly, via Puck Daddy from yesterday, check out this incredible Inception-themed video of the Boston Bruins' 2009-10 season. Jaw-dropping stuff:

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