Sunday's Dump & Chase: Let's Go Fishing

Just waiting on you Mike. ...Mike? Mike? Are you there?

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Why Fisher should strongly consider returning to the Predators next season | The Hockey News
I think, at the right price and term, we all want Mike Fisher back next season, and THN's Jared Clinton makes a strong case for why Fisher should return next season.

Johansen Inks Eight-Year Deal: "This Is Where I Belong"
I can't stop smiling.

Ryan Johansen’s blockbuster deal could set up Predators dynasty | Puck Daddy
Whoa, whoa, whoa.... We're very excited too, but rein it in a bit there, Greg.

Girls hockey heats up ice in Nashville with U.S. Olympians as role models | Tennessean
But Nashville isn't a hockey town....

Other Hockey News & Notes

How do the Stars Stack Up Against the 2017-2018 Central Division - Defending Big D
"Nashville may not look like contenders. They just are. If the hockey balance of power has truly shifted toward the Eastern Conference, then Nashville is turning into the loyal opposition."

Managing after Markov: What is Marc Bergevin’s end game? - Eyes On The Prize
It's easy for us to take a competent GM like David Poile for granted. We could easily be stuck with a goof like Marc Bergevin and his chaos theory management style.

Which new coach has the best chance of succeeding in his next gig? | ESPN
With seven teams having brand new bench bosses, which coach will have the most success with their new team? I'm sure we're all rooting for Phil Housley, and Jack Eichel is a generational talent, but it's hard to deny that Ken Hitchcock has inherited the best situation.

Patrick Marleau's family is all decked out in Maple Leafs gear -
Well the Marleaus certainly seem happy to be in Canada.

The late July NHL free agent all-star team | The Hockey News
In which Cody Franson is finally an All-Star.

Adidas to sell CCM to Toronto-based firm for $110 million -
German sportswear manufacturer Adidas has announced an agreement to sell its CCM hockey-equipment subsidiary to a Canadian firm for $110 million.