Friday’s Dump & Chase: Cooler Weather

With cooler weather on the way, I can’t help but think of the friendly confines of Bridgestone Arena.

Nashville Predators News

2019 Nashville Predators Prospect Rankings: #10 — #6 - On the Forecheck
Eric is unmatched when it comes to Predators prospect coverage and this feature on some of the best prospects in the system is just further evidence. For what it's worth, Egor Afanasyev makes an appearance here.

2018-2019 Nashville Predators Player Reviews: Ryan Hartman | On the Forecheck
My main homeboy Bryan Bastin brings that fire on this Ryan Hartman report card. As someone who was a big Hartman supporter when he was here, I appreciate the in-depth and insightful analysis.

Around Hockey

Markov will play in NHL this season, agent says
Andrei Markov has decided to test the waters to see what the market looks like for a 40-year-old defender.

Gritty 'anti-runners' 5K to feature prizes for costumes, post-race bash
Gritty's out here living his best life; we're all just watching.

Will ‘Vegas flu’ continue for Golden Knights’ opponents? | ProHockeyTalk
Like cliches? If so, click this link. I think people seem to forget that the Las Vegas Golden Knights were given very favorable draft conditions and as a result started their franchise with a very good team. I'm guessing most professional hockey players have been to Las Vegas before and aren't as enraptured as people think.

Nexstar and AT&T Statement on New Distribution Agreement
As someone who only knows the delights of Xfinity, I'm not following this too closely, but I think this means Fox Sports South will be back in time for hockey season for all you U-Verse folks.

Ben Lovejoy announces retirement after 11 NHL seasons |
Well, it appears Ben Lovejoy will no longer be around to do...uh, all those things that Ben Lovejoy can do.

Vegas Golden Knights Announce New Additions To Broadcast Lineup
And now they hire a former goalie to be an analyst...seriously?

Report: NHL expected to decline option to reopen CBA |
Looks like we'll have hockey for awhile.

Dream Gap Tour aims to close gap between what girls can dream, what women can do - The Ice Garden
As the father of a daughter, I think things like this need to happen more often. I wish there was a stop closer to Nashville!