Friday’s Dump & Chase: Sedate

We’re as chill as Matt Duchene on the bench pre-game.

Nashville News & Notes

If you are looking for an opportunity to serve our neighbors in Waverly after the tragic flood this past weekend, the Predators are collecting donations at both Ford Ice Centers through Sunday!

Could this be any more adorable? The answer is clearly NO. Go get ‘em, Beau!

Hockey News & Notes

Carolina Hurricanes Andrei Svechnikov eight-year extension |
The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Andrei Svechnikov to an eight-year, $62 million contract extension with an average annual value of $7.75 million.

Not surprising that the Canes were willing to pay Svech some serious cash.

Hilary Knight breaks all-time Worlds scoring record | The Ice Garden
Brianna Decker also broke a record on the same play.

Five NHL Coaches on the Hotseat - and Five Ready for Work | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Which bench bosses are feeling the heat? And which currently unemployed head coaches are keeping their eyes peeled, just waiting for the opportunity to jump back in hockey’s top league? Here are options for each.

Interesting look at coaches with extra pressure this season to keep their jobs, but definitely a few options I would NOT like to see behind a team bench again.

Tri-City Storm add renounced Coyotes draft pick Mitchell Miller to roster | sports
The 19-year-old, who was found delinquent on charges of assault in an Ohio juvenile court in 2016, will be returning to the Tri-City Storm of the USHL after not playing competitive hockey in 2020-21.

Can Miller prove to his critics that he has changed? Should he be able to move forward with his hockey career until he does? There is a lot to unpack when it comes to hockey organizations and second chances.

Instant Analysis: Flyers Sign Brassard |
On Wednesday, the Flyers announced the signing of 33-year-old center Derick Brassard to a one-year, $825,000 contract.

Brassard will be joining former Predator Ryan Ellis as an elder statesman for the Flyers this season.

Mood Music

Just until hockey season starts...