Saturday's Dump & Chase: Bottom of the Barrel

Well guys and gals, after a day of excitement we once again have no news. It's like the hockey world said "well, that was enough for one week. Time to take a break."

Bottom of the Barrel News

Max Pacioretty eager to play with Shea Weber |
Well, this one's at least interesting. It's nice they welcomed Weber so wholeheartedly.

2016-17 Late Bloomers: The NHL's Overlooked Prospects | The Hockey Writers
Many great NHL players can be considered late bloomers, players who were overlooked throughout their younger years but emerged as NHL stars later on. I'd love to see Trevor Murphy or Rem Pitlick be one of those players for the Predators.

Alex Ovechkin's first NHL jersey sold for thousands | Sports Illustrated
$14,340 is a lot of money but it's nothing compared to some of the money thrown at other hockey memorabilia.

Hotstove: Top-5 Wingers In The NHL Age 21 & Under? | Hockeybuzz Hotstove
I don't care that one of these guys ranked Valeri Nichushkin ahead of Jonathan Drouin. As long as they got number one right!

Leon Draisaitl: The Edmonton Oilers 2016-17 Wild Card | The Hockey Writers
#ProjectRescueLeon is no more...

Prospect promises no repeat of Vesey drama | Nashville Post
What a relief... I was beginning to worry the Predators would lose out on another "prized" prospect.

Jeremy Roenick offers hockey help to Justin Bieber | Mercury News
Once again... Bottom of the barrel.

Willy Daunic joins Darren McFarland, Derrick Mason on new radio show | The Tennessean
Willy Daunic, Darren McFarland and Derrick Mason will launch "3-D" on Monday.

Chicago's Artemi Panarin has set a high standard to live up to | Hockey Wilderness
You know it's bad when one SB Nation site writes about another team's player. Nice article, though.

Predators Social Media of the Week

It's really nice to see these two newcomers really embracing their new home.

Feeling right at home, thank you @predsnhl #letsgo #firedup

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⛽️ @jasontrott

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