Friday's Dump & Chase: Rabbit, Rabbit!

It's officially the worst part of the offseason. August always creeps by so slowly, and is made worse by the incessant blather of NFL training camp. Even baseball players are done with this month already. They either want their disappointing season to hurry up and end, or get to September when t

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Arbitration avoided: Pens re-sign Nick Spaling to 2 year deal - Pensburgh

A bit of an overpayment, but one Pittsburgh needs. Good luck, Spals.

James Neal, Patric Hornqvist and the Evgeni Malkin Effect - SB Nation

Neal won't be as good as he was with Malkin, but he'll still be pretty darn good.

Arbitration hearing set to begin for Subban, Canadiens - NHL

They might as well just give him all the loonies and toonies in Canada. There isn't really any way around that.

Stars GM Jim Nill big on using advanced statistics - CBS Sports

I hope we're only a few years away from these becoming just "statistics." Ain't nothin' fancy or advanced about shot attempts.

Finally, this is almost a week old but worth seeing again. Ann Frazier over at Fear the Fin put together a time-lapse of all the NHL logos of the years.