Friday's Dump and Chase: Make Your Last Weekend Count

It's the final weekend before the NHL season begins and it's time to get ready to adjust. Tell your kids you love them, say 'bye' to your "friends", and leave open bags of dry pet food for Sparky or Mittens to access whenever they are hungry.

Nashville Predators News

Jr. Predators bring Nashville new level of hockey | The Tennessean
Quick! Sign your kids up and force them to live out your dreams.

Predators New System: What to Watch for on the Ice | Nashville Predators
Breakdown of what to watch for in the new system.

September’s finest: Galimov, Belov, Shirokov & Kamenev | Kontinental Hockey League
Preds 2nd round pick, Vladislav Kamenev, might have a huge year in Russia.

Crosby and Malkin make studs out of duds |
The numbers say James Neal may be due for a drop in production, and considering the players he played with, that's probably a pretty safe bet.

For Argument's Sake: Who's Taking Home The Calder? | The Loser Point


Predators Players Active on Community Relations Day - Nashville Predators

Lots of good stuff here.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Theo Fleury helping others who have been abused | ESPN
Great article about Theo Fleury, his struggles, and how he's turning it into a positive now. If you read his book, this is a great addition to the story.

Senators name Erik Karlsson captain | theScore
Captain Swedish mustache.

2014-15 NHL Season Preview: Central Division -

SPOILER ALERT: It's gonna be tough.

Why Senators scored big with Ryan deal |
It's a win/win for the Sens and Robert Ryan.

BREAKING: BEST DAY EVER | Radek Bonk's Mullet
My favorite Sens blog recaps today's press conference announcing today as the Best Day Ever.

Lightning's Cooper won't rush Drouin |
I'm sure one of the other 6,000 young players Tampa has will fill in just fine.

Stars troll opponents with, uh, scoreboard memes | Sporting News
It's official - memes are now inescapable. Sean Gentille's suggestion at the end is pretty great, though.

NHL Eastern Conference preseason injury roundup | Sporting News
Informative AND funny.

How web improved Tomas Jurco's career | Detroit Free Press
Now time for the Red Wings to destroy it and send him back to the AHL.

10 NHL rookies to watch this season | USA Today
He's not on the list, but I am really excited to see Filip in action.

Kings and Sharks stadium series almost sold out |
It was 90-degrees at the event. 90.