Monday's Dump & Chase: Only 71 Days Until The Preseason Opener!

The first preseason game against Tampa is September 23rd, which by my very rough and possibly inaccurate count is only 71 days away. Can you feel the excitement! (Since we're just killing time until the start of the season, could you take a moment and vote for OTF in the Toast of Music City Read

Nashville Predators News

Predators see Seth Jones, Jonathan Diaby as defensive future-The Tennessean

"Jones, while listed as 3 inches taller than Suter at 6-foot-4, is a slick skater and a crisp passer. The 6-foot-4, 225-pound Diaby is the more violent of the two."-Yes, that would be an accurate assessment.

From Gary Glitter to The Black Keys, a goal song evolution – Section 303

I took the change at development camp to mean "hey, maybe we shouldn't be yelling 'you suck' at OUR OWN PROSPECTS", instead of some bigger switch for the season. Besides, this is a "settled issue", so I don't even think we're supposed to be talking about it.

Prospect Viktor Arvidsson: "My Plan Is To Play In Nashville Next Year"-The Hockey Writers

Well, he's got the shootout moves further development needed there.

Summer Ramblings, Vol. 8 | Admirals Roundtable

A nice development camp roundup.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Martin Brodeur willing to sign with a team during the season | Puck Drunk Love

Translation: He doesn't really have any offers right now.

NHL free-agent winners, losers: Who got their money's worth? - Sporting News

The Caps are listed as the #1 loser.

Top 5 meltdowns of the 2013-14 hockey season, from Phil Kessel to the San Jose Sharks | Post-to-Post

I'd almost forgotten about the women's Olympic gold medal game:(

Caps Equipment Sale Treasures: The Misspelled Mikhail Grabovsky [sic] Name Plate- Russian Machine Never Breaks


Kopitar + adorable dog = best day with the Stanley Cup? | ProHockeyTalk

Would you rather have Kopitar or the dog? A tough call.

Man Failing To Heed Harsh Lessons Of Past Orders Sonic Bacon Cheeseburger Toaster | The Onion

Oh, man, do I know that feeling.