Sunday's Dump & Chase: A Very Important Tournament
Camps for the World Cup of Hockey open in a couple of days, and RSVPs have been coming in. It's starting to look a lot more like one of my birthday parties than Bettman's Olympic Replacement Extravaganza.
World Cup of Hockey News
World Cup of Hockey breathes life into sleepy September | Chicago Sun-Times
"It's something": the rallying cry of fans of the World Cup of Hockey.
Sharks' Tomas Hertl: Will miss World Cup of Hockey with knee injury - CBSSports.com
…Assuming any players bother to show up, that is.
Calgary Flames: Sean Monahan Withdraws From World Cup Due To Injury | Hockey Buzz
I for one am not counting on it.
Report: Henrik Lundqvist did not suffer a golf-related injury – ProHockeyTalk
Wait, here's one!
World Cup of Hockey 2016: How each team could win the tournament — and why they might not medal at all | National Post
But since they've still got to play the games anyway, might as well speculate on the results.
Raffi Torres says he can change the way he plays – ProHockeyTalk
Stop me if you've heard this before.
McDavid could don 'C' for Oilers, Team North America | theScore.com
If only there were other qualified candidates for the captaincy on the U24 team…
Rise of snapshot cues slapshot’s decline in NHL | Toronto Star
Possibly because first, you have to hit the net. (CC: Shea Weber.)
Still no sign of an NHL team for Quebec’s Centre Vidéotron - The Globe and Mail
They'll have to content themselves with the Remparts.
Recapping the Predators' active offseason | The Tennessean
In case you forgot about anything, like I did. Matt Carle is not particularly memorable.