Friday’s Dump & Chase: Save to Draft

It’s Draft Day 2021 and we have links.

Nashville News & Notes

It’s Draft Day, so here are OTF’s prospect expert Eric’s draft boards all in one place.

Round One

Round Two

Round Three

Round Four

Round Five

Nashville Predators aren't rebuilding but trying to erase mistakes |
The Seattle Kraken could have done the Nashville Predators a huge favor by taking Matt Duchene or Ryan Johansen. They didn't do it.

There are a lot of opinions on the direction the Predators are headed.

Begin your game planning for the 2021-2022 season now.

Hockey News & Notes

NHL Draft order by round 2021: Complete list of all 224 picks for Rounds 1-7 | Sporting News
The 2021 NHL Draft is scheduled for July 23-24.

This should help you better time your nerves.

NHL Draft 2021: Why did the Coyotes have to forfeit their first-round pick? | Sporting News
There are 224 slots for the 2021 NHL Draft but only 223 names will be called. Here's everything you need to know as to why that is.

Quick review of why Round 1 will be one number off.

FTB: the Seattle Kraken might have overplayed their hand in Expansion Draft | Pension Plan Puppets
So what exactly happened yesterday?

The Kraken didn’t pick up the big contracts the NHL was throwing down.

Carey Price Seattle Kraken expansion draft |
"We talked about him. Just decided to go a different direction. He was tempting," Francis said.

Shea Weber injury Marc Bergevin Montreal Canadiens |
Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin told reporters Thursday that he is not expecting defenceman Shea Weber to play next season.

This is rough news on a number of levels.

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