Friday’s Dump & Chase: Fancy Foot Work

Ryan Ellis scored a goal with his foot! And Nick Bonino almost scored one with his face!

Nashville Predators News

How Duchene, Predators looked in win against Wild | ProHockeyTalk
It's nice when NBC Sports has nice things to say about the Nashville Predators.

The OTF Staff Predicts The Nashville Predators’ Season | On the Forecheck
When I say check out "our" predictions, I will point out that I, personally, didn't make predictions on this. I'm not really sure what happened [Ed.: Neither am I!], I guess I was saving my predictions for the first game:

2019-2020 Florida Everblades Preview | On the Forecheck
Due to coverage like this, I can easily keep up with my favorite ECHL player, Tanner Jeannot. Seriously, where else can you get prospects coverage like this?

Nashville Predators 5, Minnesota Wild 2: Preds Open the Season with a Big Win at Home, 10/3/19 | On the Forecheck
The Predators opened the season with a big win over the Minnesota Wild and you want to read about it...right now.

Around Hockey

Hossa at peace with 'tough decision' to stop playing in NHL
I always thought the Marián Hossa retirement seemed out of character and really thought they were just trying to make some cap room, but reading this helps all the pieces fall into place.

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche top Flames in opener
Oooookay, so the Colorado Avalanche look a little dangerous so far.

Yes, Hurricanes brought the ‘Storm Surge’ back
I'm here for more Bunch of Jerk-iness.

Stars’ Roman Polak taken to hospital after scary fall
Not a replay you like to see, but the good news is he's moving his arms and legs. So, hopefully it isn't as bad as it looked.

NHL's new faceoff rules: 'Offensively, it's the best rule ever. Defensively, it sucks' | TheHockeyNews
I didn't catch how exactly this played out for the Predators last night, but it may be something to watch, especially with the skilled faceoff experts on the team.

DeBrincat agrees to three-year contract extension with Blackhawks
Alex DeBrincat signed a pretty big contract yesterday. What's your immediate reaction?