Friday's Dump & Chase: The Silly Season

It's not called that just because twitter leaps at every ridiculous rumor like Matt Duchene is going to be 3C in Pittsburgh. General Managers across the league are about to spend stupid money.

Nashville News & Notes

Already Home Away from Home, Fabbro Wants Permanent Nashville Address | Nashville Predators
Fabbro states multiple times his goal is to come to Nashville and play.

NHL’s Ryan Ellis holds 2nd annual charity golf tournament in Hamilton |
The Clarence Campbell Bowl was even in attendance at the event yesterday.

Report: Maple Leafs, Predators have reached out to Thornton |
With as much attention as Joe Thornton has been receiving, he is probably going to be even more expensive than predicted.

Revisiting the Subban-Weber trade -- TSN
There are a lot of graphs here.

Around Hockey

Canadiens name Carriere GM of AHL Laval Rocket, keep Lefebvre on as coach - Daily Courier: National Sports
We in Nashville rarely think about him, but I'm pretty grateful for having Dean Evason as Milwaukee's coach.

Capitals prospect showing fellow countrymen the ropes | Washngton Capitals
TL;DR: Nashville needs some more Swiss prospects because we're falling behind.

NHL free agency: Five players to be wary of | USA Today
These are the headliners, but there are quite a few that deserve honorable mention.

Getting McDavid and Draisaitl signed to big money, long-term deals is a no brainer for Oilers | The Hockey News
Let's have a prayer circle for the cap right now.

Moving on: Williams leaving Capitals, Penguins lose Daley | ProHockeyTalk
I am pro-Trevor Daley going back to a terrible team.

NHL Free Agency Buzz: Rumblings from around the league -
"The Rangers are determined to be modest" is not a sentence I ever thought I would read.

Columbus Blue Jackets buy out forward Scott Hartnell’s contract -
I know what you're thinking. Stop that right now.