Monday’s Dump and Chase: Summer Snipes

Is it October yet?

Happy Monday, folks!

The top five RFAs ready for a big breakout in 2019-20 - TheHockeyNews
Which Predator are you looking to "break out" this season? Dante Fabbro? Eeli Tolvanen?

Panthers, Devils, Avalanche, Rangers offseasons debated by |
The Avalanche have become, in my book, the team to contend with in the Central Division...possibly the entire Western Conference.

Neal expects to rebound with Oilers following tough season with Flames
James Neal could get back to his old heel self playing alongside Connor McDavid and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.

Jacob Trouba signs with New York Rangers, who have cap work to do - TheHockeyNews
What are the Rangers going to do? Continue to rebuild or attempt to contend? It's a bit more complicated than one or the other.

Gritty gets 'Stranger Things' hot lifeguard treatment
Gritty is the most popular NHL mascot, but is he too famous for Philly?

Francis ready for Seattle comparisons after success of Vegas
The problem for Ron Francis is that 31 other GMs won't let themselves be bamboozled in the 2020 Expansion Draft. Tough luck, Ron.

Johnson learned lessons from NHL dad, hopes to make impact with Sabres
This kid has a pretty bright future. Can he be part of the change in Buffalo in a few years? I love feel-good stories like this.

Best remaining unrestricted free agents
I'm not sure how Jake Gardiner hasn't found a home on another NHL squad. He's injury prone, but he's a good option for a team looking to shore up their defense.

Oilers' James Neal on Flames struggles, training with McDavid, new teammates -
James Neal: A New Hope

Stanley Cup gets ovation at 'Footloose' musical in St. Louis
Lord Stanley got a bit footloose.

I know the correct words, but maybe someone should re-write the lyrics for hockey.

Marner's contract talks with Maple Leafs a roller-coaster of anticipation -
A roller coaster of Mitch.

Someone offer sheet this guy!!!!

Ville Husso re-signs with Blues on one-year, two-way deal -
Ville Husso finds himself a bit father down on the depth chart in St. Louis than he was last season, but he's inked another deal.

Have a great week, folks!