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Sunday’s Dump & Chase: You know, this team may be good

Rinne, are you okay? So, Rinne are you okay? Are you okay, Rinne?

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NHL: Nashville Predators at Calgary Flames Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators goalie Pekka Rinne placed on injured reserve, Svoboda called up | Tennessean
At least 3 games without Pekka Rinne? Not ideal. Not ideal at all.

Rinaldo gets winner as Predators top Flames | TSN
I know we’re only 8 games into the regular season, but Zac Rinaldo has proved quite a few people wrong so far (myself definitely included). Keep your nose clean, Zac.

Tootoo, first Inuk player, retires from NHL | TSN

Other Hockey News & Notes

Alex Tuch, Vegas Golden Knights forward, signs 7-year contract extension | ESPN
$4.75 million AAV.... This seems like a lot for a guy who only scored 37 points last year, but what do I know?

Flames’ James Neal’s growing pains continue in loss to Predators | Sportsnet
The Heel James Neal is still trying to find his place in Calgary’s lineup.

Coyotes’ Christian Dvorak out indefinitely after surgery | ESPN
Ouch. That’s a tough break for a team that’s kind of struggled to score goals out of the gate.

‘I’ve won three Cups, five Presidents’ Trophies. I don’t look over my shoulder.’ 10 minutes with Ken Holland | TheHockeyNews
Sick humble-brag, Ken.

Analyzing the early returns of the Flames-Hurricanes blockbuster trade | Sportsnet
Pretty liberal use of the word “Blockbuster”, eh?