Today's another big day at training camp, with Team Silver practicing from 9:45-11:15, and a Blue/White scrimmage from noon-1:30 (rosters here). For the best coverage of proceedings, follow our very own Seth Lake on Twitter (@SLakePreds). Even if you're not on Twitter, just head over to Twitter.com/SLakePreds to get his updates. He brings a coach's eye to the workouts, and identifies the detailed elements you won't see discussed anywhere else.
After the jump, we've got a tremendous amount of hockey news for you, leading off with breaking news from the gang at Section 303 about the Nashville Predators' new radio partner this season...
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102.9 The Buzz to become Preds flagship station in 2010-11… | Section 303
Jeremy does a great job here, and gets the scoop on the Predators' radio plans for the upcoming season. Is it bad to leave an all-sports station, or good to move to a station which had about 50% higher ratings in the latest Arbitron survey? This could be a great way to reach a new audience and create new hockey fans. In a way, this is like the old Versus/ESPN debate, put in terms of local radio.
Tuesday AJenda: CampSights " Pull My (Fang)Finger
AJ really likes what he's seen out of Taylor Beck, but not so much with Sergei Kostitsyn.
Preds On The Glass: POTG Podcast with Rob Higgins, Predators' Camp Round-Up, and Tuesday Tidbits
Buddy's on the beat, recapping last night's podcast and getting ready to co-host another one today.
Training Camp Storylines: Who’s Ready To Make The Jump To The NHL? - Predlines
There are a few young players expected to make an impact this season.
Today’s Predators Training Camp Missive Is Brought to You By the Letter ‘H’ | The Hockey Writers
You've gotta have heart...
Experience Predators Training Camp | Hockey Independent
David points you to all sorts of resources for coverage of the Preds during camp.
Three Minutes With: Preds tough guy Wade Belak… | Section 303
No, these three minutes didn't take place in a boxing ring.
Two Predators' newcomers actually have come back - Nashville City Paper
David Boclair profiles to once-and-future Preds, Ryan Parent and Jonas Andersson.
Joel Ward looks to rebound in 2010-11 - Nashville Predators Examiner
Injuries hobbled Wardo at time last season, and he's much healthier heading into this campaign.
Tom Callahan's Preds Prowl - NashvillePredators .com
The radio play-by-play man shares his thoughts on standout performers in camp so far.
Paul McCann - Monday Notes
Paul touches on a number of items from the last few days.
Brandon Felder - The Future For Felder
Brandon will take a step back from daily coverage of the Preds this season as real life matters like work & marriage take proper priority, but he'll still be around to comment on what's going on.
Red Light District: Backup race heating up in Nashville
Mark Dekanich has the inside track, but Anders Lindback is making a strong case.
What The Puck: TRAINING CAMP!!
Rachel gets back to hockey blogging by discussing how important these preseason games will be for many of the players in camp.
Around the NHL
Down Goes Brown: Signs you're getting cut this week
I dig this one: "You're so woefully and indisputably terrible at hockey that Glen Sather only gave you a three-year multimillion dollar free agent deal, instead of the four years you were asking for."
Central Division Shakedown - Predlines
Amanda's division review includes word of a Kris Draper injury in Detroit.
On Frozen Blog › Market Demand Response
An interesting comment here from a veteran plugger looking to catch on with the Caps. Read this, and reflect on the Florida goon who took a head shot on Linus Klasen last week.
Five More Years In Pittsburgh For Ray Shero - PensBurgh
The former Predators assistant GM has done pretty well for himself with the Penguins.
Mike Smith injured during training camp on Monday - Raw Charge
It looks like Dan Ellis may have to carry the load for a while in Tampa.
Hobbit Wizard on Quest for a Job With the Rangers - NYTimes.com
Yes, this is actually a story about hockey (although I am a huge J.R.R. Tolkien fan).
Tomas Vokoun and Confounding Factors - Behind The Net
The problem in Florida? It sure ain't Tomas Vokoun.
KHL Coach Fired After Just Five Games - SBNation.com
Those KHL owners are tough... one coach gets the ax very early this season (and no, his name is not Denis Savardski).
Penn State Hockey And NCAA Expansion - From The Rink
Derek outlines several apocalyptic scenarios around the creation of a Big Ten hockey conference. The bottom line is that there's an opportunity to significantly expand the game at the college level right now, and a Big Ten affiliation could give that effort a major push.
The Arrival of Penn State in Division One Hockey - Why Everyone, Including Michigan Hockey Fans, Are Freaking Out - Maize n Brew
Actually, this doesn't get into why Michigan fans should freak out. Small schools may be threatened by a Big Ten Hockey Conference, but Michigan should thrive.
ItB Season Previews: Class of 2010-2011 – Central Division | Intent to Blow
An attempt to use high school yearbook lingo to portray the teams around Ye Olde Norris.
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