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Sunday’s Dump & Chase: A New Deal

In which our heroes continue their winning ways, our favorite Finn gets a new contract, and Carolina pursues William Nylander.

NHL: Boston Bruins at Nashville Predators Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators Sign Pekka Rinne to 2-Year, $10 Million Contract | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: The new deal for the Finnish reindeer means he stays with Nashville until 2020-2021.

Nashville Predators 1, Boston Bruins 0: A birthday shutout for Rinne | On the Forecheck
The Preds are currently en fuego.

Preds Official Podcast: The Man, Myth, Legend - Pekka Rinne | Nashville Predators
This week Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten talk to Pekka Rinne About His Twin Sister, Hockey Fights Cancer Night and “Raising” Juuse Saros.

Early NHL awards race update - Hart, Norris, Selke, Vezina, Calder, Adams | ESPN
Greg Wyshynski gives his early awards predictions. P.K. Subban and Peter Laviolette both get some love.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Canucks get glimpse of future as Sedin-like Pettersson, Boeser dominate | Sportsnet
The Canucks are still a long way from contender status, but Elias Pettersson (pronounced however you’d like) and Brock Boeser has Vancouver’s rebuild way ahead of schedule.

Hurricanes are all-in on a William Nylander pursuit | Sportsnet
As the Dec. 1 deadline for the Toronto Maple Leafs to sign William Nylander inches closer, the uncertainty of Nylander’s future in Toronto grows.

Eichel money? Maybe not, but Sebastian Aho has big bucks comparable for next deal | TheHockeyNews
Sebastian Aho (the one in Carolina) is about to get PAID.

Patrik Laine Came Home And Scored A Hat Trick | Deadspin
Apparently all it takes to get Laine going is forcing him to play in front of his own countrymen.

Boston Bruins assign Ryan Donato to AHL Providence | ESPN
While Ryan Donato showed tons of potential last year, he has really struggled with the physicality of the NHL game this season.

Marner: ‘Whole forward group’ effort needed to ignite Leafs | TSN
Hmmm... the “whole forward group”, huh?

Evander Kane Denies Owing Woman $3 Million for Aborting His Baby | TMZ
“We firmly believe that this lawsuit is baseless both factually and legally. We will aggressively defend this claim in court on Evander’s behalf and assert all applicable counterclaims.”

Jesus... Evander Kane is just a magnet these types of stories.

Truth By Numbers: Is Erik Karlsson really struggling in San Jose? | Sportsnet
SPOILER ALERT: No. He isn’t.