Saturday's Dump & Chase: Scrimmage Day!

Today marks the last time some form of Nashville Predators hockey will be played until September. It should be a fun day with the equipment sale and the scrimmage.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators Sign Yannick Weber to a One-Year Contract | Nashville Predators
He reminds me of the other Weber except he's not as big, doesn't have the best slap shot in the league, and is not a Norris caliber defenseman.

Predators Add Irwin Via a One-Year Contract | Nashville Predators
This is a nice depth signing for the Predators.

Around the World of Hockey

NHL free agency grades 2016: Handing out grades for every big free agent deal | SBNation
The first day of free agency was very costly. Some signings can be justified and some will be bought out in a couple of seasons after the players don't live up to them.

Five surprises from the start of NHL free agency | USA Today
There are still a few decent names out there to sign and Anaheim's Cam Fowler is still on the trading block.

Las Vegas NHL expansion team holds staff meeting — in Montana | Las Vegas Review Journal
For the next few days, the future of the Las Vegas NHL expansion team will be decided on a ranch in Montana. The poor executives...

Maple Leafs sign Matt Martin to four-year, $10M contract | Yahoo Sports
A bad signing by the Leafs. As long as they don't get Jimmy Vesey I will continue to be happy...

Canadiens hope Radulov pays dividends in NHL return | CBC Sports
I know it's been asked a million times already but how can Bergevin justify in his head the Radulov signing after trading Suban for being a "locker room cancer?"

NHL Free Agency Winners And Losers From Expensive Day 1 Of Contracts | NESN
Poile has it right. There aren't a whole lot of winners on July 1.

Defenseman Brian Campbell back 'where my heart is' with Blackhawks | Chicago Tribune
Blackhawks had a need for a top-four defensman at a bargain price and Brian Campbell had a strong desire to return to Chicago. I hate things just keep working out for Chicago...

2016 NHL Free Agency: Dallas Stars Sign Defenseman Dan Hamhuis | Defending Big D
Word on the street was Dan Hamhuis wanted to go somewhere he could prove he was still a top 4 player. He will have that opportunity on Dallas' meh defense.