Saturday's Dump & Chase: Day One is Done

The first round of the NHL draft has come and gone, the trade smoke of today is settling just in time for more tomorrow. And good golly... the Sabres might just be scary good soon.

Nashville Predators News

Ribeiro rejects contract offer from Predators | The Tennessean

I can't see him having a lot of leverage right now.

The top 5 players remaining after Round 1 of the 2015 NHL Draft | theScore


Predators have mined gems later in draft | The Tennessean

Fingers crossed.

New Seats Going In At Bridgestone Arena -
It's about time the Predators and Bridgestone Arena embrace the 21st century ways of cupholders. Also, maybe we'll get some cool pattern that involves gold in the seating bowl, to troll the heck out of award shows and concerts.

NHL Draft News

Live blog of 2015 NHL draft's first round with pick tracker |

Live reactions to each pick.

Flames make big move acquiring Dougie Hamilton | Calgary Herald

Just what they needed.

Griffin Reinhart traded by New York Islanders to Edmonton Oilers for first- and second-round picks | - News

Garth Snow is really really good at his job.

Sabres get their new face of the franchise in Eichel | BN Hockey

Unless he stays in school another year.

Buffalo Sabres trade for Ryan O'Reilly and Jamie McGinn, send Zadorov, Grigorenko, Compher, #31 to Colorado | Die By The Blade

If that was all it took, I am a little upset.

Caps select Samsonov — a first-round goalie pick! | ProHockeyTalk

But they don't really need him...

Eichel, O’Reilly and Legwand greasing skids for Hodgson buyout in Buffalo? | The Hockey News

Probably so.

2015 NHL Draft: Winners and losers from the first round |

What was Boston doing?

3 takeaways from the 2015 NHL Draft's 1st round | theScore

Again, what was Boston doing?

Taylor Hall welcomes Connor McDavid with hilarious self-trolling of Oilers | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

Love it!

Senators draft pick hilariously snubs Gary Bettman's handshake attempt (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

Good one.

Other News

Why all of Carey Price’s trophies feel hollow | New York Post

They're still really shiny.

Pavel Datsyuk undergoes ankle surgery | Detroit News

Should be fine.

Kings feel they have a bigger shot after getting forward Milan Lucic | LA Times

Good move I guess, not sure if it fixes their problems.