Saturday's Dump & Chase: Pending

We wait.

Predators Practice Report: What We’ve Seen So Far | On the Forecheck
I am so excited about this third-pairing news.

Nashville Predators Prospects Report: December | On the Forecheck
Catch up on what the Preds' prospects are doing, thanks to Eric's hard work.

Getting to know the new Central: Carolina Hurricanes | Canes Country
I have to say, sharing an AHL team with a division rival in a season so unusually focused on divisional play definitely does have the potential for great storylines. This and more as you get to know the Carolina Hurricanes.

2021 NHL Central Division Preview: Chicago Blackhawks | Second City Hockey
There's not a lot of optimism at SCH, but, as Dave says, the season likely won't be boring.

Getting to know the New Central: Columbus Blue Jackets | The Cannon
Welcome back to the Central, guys!

Stars Cancel Practice Amid Reports Of COVID-19 As The Reason | Defending Big D
Not good!

Six Dallas Stars test positive for COVID; Blue Jackets practice disrupted | ProHockeyTalk
Really not good!

Why the league has confirmed the issue with the Blue Jackets, but not to the extent that they’ve made an announcement about the Stars, I don’t know.

Oilers' Puljujarvi finds mentor in new linemate Kyle Turris |
Turris talks about his own NHL start. Also, did you remember that the Predators are currently paying him more than the Oilers are? Because I did not remember that.

Corey Crawford takes 'indefinite leave of absence' from Devils | ProHockeyTalk
Good luck to him.

What storylines to expect in Lake Placid | The Ice Garden
The short (very short) NWHL season is just weeks away.

All four NHL divisions will be sponsored for 2020-21 season | ProHockeyTalk
This is way weirder than helmet ads, to me. Is anyone actually going to call the divisions by their full sponsored names?

Ottawa Senators season preview: Can new faces help them exceed expectations? |
I mean...what, exactly, are expectations? Because I think at this point it's hard not to exceed them. The good news is, that means I'm actually optimistic the Sens will improve this season. The bad news is...well.

Henrik Lundqvist announces his open-heart surgery ‘went really well’ | RMNB
This is excellent to hear.

NHL Dogs: Dog days of summer kept NHL pups busy away from rink | ProHockeyTalk
This is the vital reporting we have all been waiting for this offseason.