Friday's Dump & Chase: Fashion Decisions

While the ultimate goal is winning the Stanley Cup, players and franchises alike want to look snazzy while doing so. Teams endlessly retool their jerseys, and players can express themselves by the length of their beards. And the color of their skate laces, if they want to go crazy.

Nashville News & Notes

Kealty Outlines Preds Strategy for 2016 Draft - Nashville Predators
We have a first round pick. (!!!!!)

What does the addition of Jonas Gunnarsson mean to the Preds' goalie situation? - On the Forecheck
Dan drops some knowledge on the new goalie signing.

Around Hockey

How overlooked prospects became playoff stars for the Penguins -
Somewhere, Ray Shero is seething.

Stanley Cup Final: TV ratings are ugly, but whatever | NHL | Sporting News
These are my feelings about television ratings.

Down Goes Brown: The NHL's secret draft combine itinerary -
Down Goes Brown gives us unprecedented insight into the draft combine.

C’Mon Ref: Is Sidney Crosby cheating on draws? - TSN
Looking at his face off percentage, he should cheat harder.

Red Wings interested in signing Alexander Radulov for one year |
Since the Wings proved they could extend their streak without Mike Babcock, I'm perfectly okay with them sabotaging themselves.

Can the San Jose Sharks, down 0-2 to the Pittsburgh Penguins, rediscover their swagger? | ESPN
If we can get to seven determined by home ice, I'd be happy.

Islanders, Cizikas agree to terms on five-year contract extension – ProHockeyTalk
Okposo will be a UFA, so why not throw a FIVE YEAR CONTRACT at Casey Cizikas.

With Ducks, Flames in need of a coach, a look at the field | USA Today
When Randy Carlyle is your headliner, it's slim pickings.

Don't Hate P.K. Subban For Filing Eight Trademark Applications - Forbes
This will go over well.

2016 NHL Arena Experience Rankings - Stadium Journey
The Predators are a respectable 7th, possibly for the irony.

Florida Panthers Unveil New Logo and Uniforms - Florida Panthers
They're okay.