Friday's Dump and Chase: Happy Birthday Craig Smith! I Love You.

Today Craig Smith turns 25 and I'm happy to announce he is now legal to rent a car. It's my personal belief he will challenge Neal for the scoring lead on the Preds this year. Craig and Neal also look similar and are very handsome. In fact, this might be the most handsome team in the league,

Nashville Predators News

Predators Give Fans Chance to Make New Memories | Nashville Predators
I'm a sucker for this sort of thing. That family got great Preds and Stars tickets.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Will Mike Babcock enter free agency? | ESPN
Here is my take: no.

Steve Moore on Bertuzzi settlement | theScore
A black eye on the history of the NHL may finally fade away. Now about the whole concussion issue...

Bertuzzi/Moore timeline | CBC
Relive all the classics like "How Much the Canucks Were Fined by The NHL", "Marc Crawford Throws Todd Under The Bus (and deservedly so)", and who could forget "Todd's Hairstyle At His Criminal Hearing." Call Time Life now for your copy!

Seinfeld-themed jerseys to be worn by Oilers affiliate | CBC
The ECHL team with the best game day promotions on the planet are at it again.

Hextall doesn’t think Flyers are elite, but ‘that doesn’t mean we can’t win’ | ProHockeyTalk
All this logic and sense around Philly is disturbing. Hextall's eyes then glazed over, he sparked a lighter and put his hand above the flame and began chanting, "Shea Weber" over and over.

Best right wings in NHL for 2014-15 season |
Ovechkin will be #2 on the best left wing article. Neal is listed at #8.

Canucks Owner has adjusted expectations | Puck Daddy
Smart thing to say considering what happened last year.

Lucic has visor at informal practice |
The most Boston thing to ever Bostoned.

Avalanche, Tyson Barrie agree on 2-year contract | theScore
Another young and promising dman in the Central Division.

Which Sports Subreddits Curse The Most?-Deadspin

Boston Sports Fan, classy as ever.

Admire Craig Smith's handsomeness while someone you can't hear asks questions.