Sunday's Dump & Chase: Servers

Like many people, I've spent the past several days playing the new Pokemon game and the servers have been less than robust. It's been a glitchy, painful roll out, but all things considered, I still have way more complaints about the MLBAM's new NHL streaming service. At least Pokemon Go

Around Hockey

P.K. Subban takes a shot at comedy in Just For Laughs gala Aug. 1 | Montreal Gazette
If P.K. Subban manages to get Shea Weber to make a public comedy appearance, he deserves his own category of NHL award.

Crosby parades Stanley Cup through hometown Cole Harbour -
That is really, really Canadian.

Stars F Jamie Benn's World Cup status in question after undergoing surgery -
I wonder how many star players are going to come down with various sports hernias in dire need of surgery between now and September.

Extension talks between Bruins, Marchand have begun – ProHockeyTalk
The Bruins should definitely extend him now directly following a year in which he scored a completely sustainable 37 goals.

Councillor wants to ice Hamilton street hockey ban | Toronto Sun
I'm still completely flummoxed at street hockey being banned in any city in Canada.

Rebuild Grades: Leafs, Flames, Oilers, Canes, Coyotes | Sports Illustrated
No one got worse than a B, which seems wrong.

Eight teams to compete at 2016 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge -
This is a "major international event for Hockey Canada", evidenced by the fact that they bring three teams.

Jeff Vinik's real estate company buys parking lot in downtown Tampa |
The riverfront in Tampa is beautiful, but there's a lot of potential for improvement around the arena.

Cult of Hockey: A sorry tale of three college d-men, four Oilers’ GMs, and one unhappy ending after another | Edmonton Journal
It's Shakespearean levels of tragedy.

Less could mean more for Canadian minor hockey players | Eh Game - Yahoo Sports Canada
Sports parents need to chill.

Developing hockey | IIHF
An underrated hurdle is a lack of officials in country such as Mexico.

Resilience | Stories Numbers Tell
This article doesn't attempt to quantify resilience, but it does make a very good case for giving it more credence and studying the so-called "intangibles" further.

Warren Buffett on Brandon Sutter –
Brandon Sutter is not the player I anticipated kicking off a stats war.