Saturday’s Dump & Chase: Russian Winter

After the free agent exodus, several prospects playing in the KHL give us a look at the future

Nashville Predators News

On The Forecheck Podcast Episode 7: Free Agent Aftermath, Poile’s Plan and Halloween - On the Forecheck
Check out Episode 7 of the @ForecheckPod.  A full discussion of the free agents coming and going out, Poile's press conference and what Nashville could do next.  Listen above and subscribe!

Fun Friday: The Jalen Ramsey Odyssey (NHL18) - On the Forecheck
I don't want to say too much about this and give anything away, but do yourself a favor and read it.  You'll enjoy it

Breakdown: Nashville Predators’ 2020 Draft Class, Part II - On the Forecheck
Eric's draft and prospect review continues with a deeper look at the top of the draft.  The reviews are somewhat... mixed.

2019-20 Nashville Predators Player Report Cards: Ryan Johansen - On the Forecheck
Sarah took a look at a seemingly pedestrian season by the top-line center in her end of season report card.

Predators prospect Luke Reid talks about the NHL Draft - UNH Athletics

Around the NHL

Thornton signs one-year, $700,000 contract with Maple Leafs |
It's weird to see, and I can't see him doing too much in the Leafs bottom 6, but hey, why not?

Fleury expects to be Golden Knights backup goalie behind Lehner: report |
Marc-Andre Fleury will play for Vegas next season, despite being relegated to the backup role.

Most improved team in offseason debated
Marc-Andre Fleury said he understands he likely will be the backup goalie behind Robin Lehner this season but is happy to remain with the Vegas Golden Knights, according to a report.

Byfield signs entry-level contract with Kings |
What an awesome thing to see for the number two overall pick.  I'm excited to watch him play.

NHL Free Agent Tracker |
This is a handy tool - take a look, even if Nashville fans are probably only window shopping.

Patrick accepts one-year, $874,125 qualifying offer from Flyers |
It's too bad a young player like Patrick ends his ELC with a qualifying offer, and I hope he bounces back next season.  Migraines are awful.

Tweet of the Day

It’s usually something cool or funny I post here, but instead I want to highlight something that’s very much the opposite of those two things.  I really hope the NHL fixes this issue soon and says something about it.

Video of the Day

I’m forgoing a music video this time around, and instead want to remind everyone of a genuinely nice moment from the NHL Draft that deserves to be seen again.