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Sunday’s Dump & Chase: “Unlikely”

In which Dante Fabbro claims it’s “unlikely” he’ll become a free agent, Yber donates to the Nashville Humane Association, and William Karlsson re-signs a one-year deal with Vegas.

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Nashville Predators’ News & Notes

Fabbro still hopes to play for Predators, unlikely to become free agent | NHL
"I've always said that I want to play in Nashville and I want to be a Predator," Dante Fabbro said during Predators development camp in June. "I honestly don't think it'll come to that, but a lot of things can happen. My sisters went to school here. I have some roots here. My favorite player growing up was Shea Weber, and obviously Nashville was my favorite team. So I have no reason to want to go somewhere else."

Quit playing games with my heart, Dante.

My Story: Season One | Nashville Predators
Preds Assistant Coach Dan Muse reflects on his first season in the NHL, and his new home in Smashville.

Weber, Preds Make Donation to Nashville Humane Association | Nashville Predators
"The Nashville Humane Association is doing such wonderful work in this space, and we invite the community to join us in making an impact," Yannick Weber said. "We believe that animals deserve a good life, and we want to be the voice for them and get them the help that they need."

You're a good man, Yber.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Golden Knights sign William Karlsson before arbitration hearing | Sportsnet
A one-year deal worth $5.25 million for Wild Bill Karlsson. If his production is anything like it was last year, that's quite the bargain for Vegas.

EA Sports chirps Hurricanes for Jeff Skinner trade | Sportsnet
EA Sports had to do it to 'em.

Ducks re-sign goaltender John Gibson to eight-year extension | Sportsnet
The new deal has an average annual value of $6.4 million.

Flames buy out Brouwer after clearing waivers | TSN
Remember when Blues fans thought they won the Brouwer/Oshie trade? Ah, good times.

Olczyk, cancer-free since March, has much to celebrate | NHL
"I meant what I said when I announced I was cancer-free, I do believe we did it," said Olczyk. "There's no way, flat-out, full disclosure, no way I could've done that by myself. I do believe in prayer, I do believe in a cause and for some reason, there were so many people who were pulling for me and helping me get through this. This city, the places I laid my hat 16 years in the NHL, I just had so, so much support. I felt it was a team effort."

Report: Blue Jackets' Panarin would consider return to Blackhawks | Sportsnet
Just swap him back for Saad again and be done with it.

Jarome Iginla: a pugilistic appreciation | TheHockeyNews
Jarome Iginla was certainly no stranger to throwing hands. In his 22 year career, Iginla complied over 80 fighting majors.