Monday’s Dump and Chase: Rainy Mondays

The middle Tennessee area is getting some much-needed rain. Can it feel like fall now?

Nashville Predators News and Notes

Milwaukee Admirals Drop Season Opener
The Admirals are pretty banged up. They continue their streak of poor luck against the Iowa Wild and dropped their season opener last night.

Future Watch: Five NHL prospects who will earn call-ups sooner rather than later | TheHockeyNews
Our very own Eeli Tolvanen makes an appearance on this list.

Around the League

Phillips to have No. 4 retired by Senators
Chris Phillips will have his No. 4 retired by the Ottawa Senators later this season.

Hurricanes rally again, top Lightning in OT
These new-look Hurricanes are looking solid in their first few games.

Capitals' service dog trainee introduced on red carpet in Ovechkin's arms

Just look at his belly!!!!!

Girls' Hockey Weekend events helping increase participation, Skarupa says
I love these stories. Hockey is for everyone!

NWHL Preview: Meet 36-year-old rookie Nichelle Simon, the NWHL’s most interesting woman |TheHockeyNews
Here's your required reading for today.

Fun on and off the ice, Ilya Mikheyev is the Maple Leafs' new secret weapon - TheHockeyNews
I don't think the Leafs need any more weapons...but here’s Mikheyev.

Brayden Schenn contract a reminder that winning the Cup comes at a (literal) price | TheHockeyNews
With Brayden Schenn locked up, the focus can now turn to re-signing Alex Pietrangelo.

Beyond Headlines: Jets not rushing Byfuglien into decision on future |
I feel like "Big Buff" is seriously contemplating retirement.

Jets' Josh Morrissey injured during warm-ups, misses game vs. Islanders |
The already-depleted Winnipeg blue line continues to take hits.

Flames' Rittich proving summer of sacrifice was worth the effort |
Is this going to be a big year for Calgary's David Rittich? We will have to wait and see.

Have a great Monday, folks!