Friday's Dump and Chase: Dog days of free agency

The big free agents are all signed (with a few exceptions) and now it's time to eat hot dogs and wait for training camp.

Nashville Predators News

For Jackman, Nashville is Perfect Fit On and Off Ice | Nashville Predators
Good upgrade over Volchenkov and should play a similar role.

Predators sign defenseman Conor Allen | Admirals Roundtable
Joe Piskula's replacement in Milwaukee.

Predators Sign Bourque to a One-Year Contract | Nashville Predators
Gabbo is coming.

Summer Months Bring Extensive Upgrades to Bridgestone Arena | Nashville Predators
(Late Addition) Glow in the dark paint is coming.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Blues Sign Forward Kyle Brodziak | St. Louis Game Time
The former Wild will be centering the fourth line.

T.J. Oshie traded to Capitals as Troy Brouwer gets the Blues | Puck Daddy
The Oshie American pandering has already reached an absurd level.

A push from a coach and a son got former King Justin Williams to Capitals | LA Times
"He even said a month ago, 'Daddy, if we don't go back to L.A., I think you should go play with [Alex] Ovechkin because he's the best.'"

Martin St. Louis retires from NHL | CBC Sports
Star forward Martin St. Louis has retired from the NHL. The 16-year veteran was a seven-time all-star and helped the Tampa Bay Lightning win the Stanley Cup in 2004.

Big money goalies are big time gambles in free agency | ESPN
Insider paywall but, if you have it, this is a good read.

Discuss: Where’s the best fit for Alex Semin? | ProHockeyTalk
Pittsburgh? Florida? New Jersey? KHL?

Bakersfield Condors unveil AHL jerseys, awesome secondary logo | The Hockey News
I know most hate the orange but the Oilers orange looks awesome.