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Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Manic Wednesday

With the NHL Awards, release of the home opener schedule, and announcement that P.K. Subban will grace the cover of NHL 19 all occurring yesterday, the NHL doesn’t sleep for long.

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Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban lands on the cover of 'NHL 19' |
More good news for the organization and fans after the upsetting revelation about Austin Watson earlier in the day.

Predators schedule: Nashville opens season at home Oct. 9 vs. Flames | The Tennesseean
The Preds will first travel to the Big Apple for visits to the Rangers on October 4th and Islanders on the 6th.

NHL Awards 2018: Predators' Pekka Rinne wins Vezina Trophy | The Tennesseean
People can gripe that Andrei Vasilevskiy was more deserving, but Pekka's win last night was very much anticipated. Regardless, congrats to everyone's favorite large Finnish goalie! It was about time.

Defenseman P.K. Subban wants to remain with Nashville Predators |
I'm fairly confident that PK has been told by Poile and Lavy that all the noise about trades is just that: noise.

Central Division Roundup

St. Louis Blues Need To Land The Bread Man This Time | Bleedin' Blue
It seems like everyone thinks or hopes they have a shot at Artemi Panarin.

Stars Could Be Quiet During Trade & Free Agency This Year | Defending Big D
That's what they want you to think.

Blackhawks emergency goaltender Scott Foster saves the show at 2018 NHL Awards | Second City Hockey
He saved the show but couldn't save their season. :(

Around the Hockeyverse

Seattle process for NHL expansion team remains on track |
Hopes remain high that the new club will begin play in 2020-21. Also, changes to the goalie equipment and a desire to use e-sports to connect young fans with the game of hockey.

Humboldt, Parkland teams 'true inspiration' at NHL Awards
"It's not all about you. It's not all about winning awards. It's about enjoying life and doing what you love", said Devils forward and Hart Trophy winner Taylor Hall. Our thoughts continue to be with the families of those who lost their lives and with the survivors as they continue to grieve but try to move forward.

NHL salary cap expected to be near $80 million next season |
*David Poile crosses himself and points up at the sky*