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Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Kachin-Yah!

Featuring notes on Preds camp, retro logos, drones on ice, and exploding melons.

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Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators Training Camp Opens Sept. 22 | Nashville Predators
The gist is: players report Wednesday, first practice is Friday, first preseason game is Sunday. Who's ready for hockey, y'all?

Other Hockey Happenings

Kachina’s Back! Coyotes Announce Full-Time Return of Classic Logo, New White Uniform | SportsLogos.Net News

Long long LONG overdue! The Kachina look was one of the most unique, badass looks in all of sports.

Travis Zajac Signed for 1 Day, Announces Retirement as a New Jersey Devil | All About The Jersey
Zajac's injuries later in his career, and the fact that he JUST missed playing the Devils' best era, somewhat dims his legend in New Jersey. But he should be remembered as one of the best defensive centers of his era.

Wild ready to ‘move ahead’ without Kaprizov | Hockey Wilderness
I'm still not convinced this is going to be one of those situations that drags all the way to December, but I wouldn't be surprised if this is still unresolved when camp ends.

Drouin stepped away from Canadiens with anxiety issues | NHL.com
No matter who you are, your health... mental and physical... is more important than your job.

Question marks still surround Eichel's future in Buffalo | TSN
I'm sure Eichel's injury situation is what's making teams a little hesitant on a trade right now, but the longer this drags on, the uglier the situation becomes.

Panarin does not want to be Rangers captain | NHL.com
Being captain is no easy task, and Panarin is far from the first person to either decline or step down from that role.

Side note, Chris Kreider HAS to be the Rangers’ guy, right?

ESPN, Turner will bring distinct approach to NHL coverage | NHL.com

I'm particularly excited to see what Turner does with their NHL coverage. They knock it out of the park with the NBA. Also, that drone shot looks dope.

One for the Ages: Guy Lafleur’s 1989-90 NHL Season | The Hockey Writers
At age 38, Guy Lafleur joined the Quebec Nordiques to finish his NHL career in his home province. In 1989-90, he still had some magic left.

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And last but not least, Tim Stultze’s out here going full Gallagher with a hockey puck...

Today’s Song To Get You HYPED

Just this once, in honor of their A+ jersey decision, we’ll give the ‘Yotes a little soundtrack shout-out.