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It remains eerily quiet on the home front, and I'm sure that GM David Poile is going to give me an anxiety attack before this is all said and done.

Same, Arvy. Same.
Same, Arvy. Same.
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Nashville Predators News & Notes

Still waiting.

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Other Hockey News and Notes

Oilers sign forward Jussi Jokinen to one-year contract - Sportsnet.ca
At that price, this could've been a steal for the Preds.

Avalanche Summer Social Media Series: Matt Duchene - Mile High Hockey
A fun piece on Matt Duchene by the folks over at Mile High Hockey. Did you know that Duchene has an exclusive hat line?

Which teams have gotten better and worse during the off-season so far? | The Hockey News
SPOILER ALERT: The Washington Capitals have had a very bad off-season.

Top 17 unsigned RFAs: Tricky contracts galore - Sportsnet.ca
Naturally, Joey and Arvy have made this list. Unsurprisingly, Austin Watson did not.

Falloon: What's in store for the new Golden Knights draft picks | The Hockey News
Former San Jose Shark, Pat Falloon, gives insight on what it's like being drafted by a brand new expansion team.

NHL - Where Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl rank among league's top duos | ESPN
ESPN (yes, they still write about hockey) ranks the top duos in the NHL, and give the Four Horsemen some serious love. If you feel like killing some of your brain cells, just read the comments.

Where does McDavid's deal fit in with other major sports? - Sportsnet.ca
Just incase any of you forgot that hockey players are criminally underpaid when compared to other major sports. Want to get angry? McDavid's $12.5 Million AAV is basically half of what one-dimensional role-player J.J. Redick is going to get next year from the Philadelphia 76ers ($23 million).

Year-by-year breakdown of Connor McDavid’s contract - Sportsnet.ca
Underpaid or not... that's still a lot of zeroes and commas.

NHL - Expansion put a damper on free agency | ESPN
The free-agency period is usually hockey's Christmas in July, but this year some fans, teams and free agents found lumps of coal in their stockings -- while other players, like highly coveted Kevin Shattenkirk, chose competitiveness over compensation.