Sunday's Dump & Chase: Anticipation

Just a couple more hours to see if Jarnkrok is truly protected...and then three days to see who Vegas takes. The suspense is killing me.

2016-2017 Season Breakdown: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Nashville Predators - Raw Charge
Some nice memories for Preds fans, not so much for Lightning fans.

Flames acquire goaltender Mike Smith from Coyotes -
I don't see how this is supposed to help.

Canadiens send D Beaulieu to Sabres for third-round pick - - TSN
Beaulieu has had his struggles, but the pipeline of young defense for the Habs is looking mighty thin.

Report: Capitals expose Nate Schmidt in expansion draft | ProHockeyTalk
The lists will officially be released in a few hours, but it only took a couple after the deadline for the Caps to come out.

Housley wants Sabres’ defense to attack like Predators did | Puck Daddy
...Good luck with that.

Sports hernias putting strain on hockey players | Record Online
Specialization in young athletes contributes to the rising occurrence of these injuries.

From father-son to coach-athlete | Montreal Canadians
Not mentioned in this article is how Milan Lucic was a client of the elder Gallagher and begged the Bruins to draft him.

NHL should lop 10 games off the season | Peterborough Examiner
I agree. I'd like players to be less broken by the Stanley Cup Final.

NHL, NHLPA have ‘conceptual agreement’ on Despres buyout | ProHockeyTalk
Teams can't just decide a player is too injured to play and then buy them out.