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How will the Nashville Predators fit in the new/old Central? | On the Forecheck
Rachel looks at the season coming up--soon.

Sabres re-engage interested teams after meeting with Eichel's representatives |
I do wonder how much of the holdup is the Sabres' fault, how much of the holdup is the fault of other teams not wanting to risk picking up a player with Eichel's injury (unfair, but understandable from a business perspective), and how much is the fault of other teams not wanting to pick up a player with Eichel's reputation (I wouldn't).

Paul Holmgren, Peter McNab, Stan Fischler elected to U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame | ESPN
The US Hockey Hall of Fame added a new class this week.

A conversation with PHF, formerly NWHL, commissioner Ty Tumminia | The Ice Garden
Tumminia talks about the rebrand and the league's direction.

Veteran forward Zach Parise signs with Islanders, reunites with Lamoriello |
They must be burning him in effigy in Newark right now. Not that you'd be able to tell, with the air quality in Newark. (If we have any readers from New Jersey, sorry about that!)

Flames ink Gudbranson, Stone to one-year deals | ESPN
I had a very surreal moment of thinking the Calgary Flames had somehow gotten Mark Stone without me noticing, but no, it's his brother Michael, a defender. I am...not sure what's up with the Gudbranson contract. That's a choice.

Q&A: Oilers' Tippett on Keith, Hyman, turning hard lessons into playoff wins |
Now, I might be wrong, but I'm also not sure 80-year-old Duncan Keith is the missing link the Edmonton Oilers need.