Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Preparing for Takeoff

With the preseason home opener under the team’s belts, we’ve got links for the morning.

A breakdown of last night’s game will be going up shortly! Until then, please enjoy these additional links:

ESPN+ adds KHL to hockey lineup that already includes over 1,000 out-of-market NHL games | RMNB
Exciting news on the international hockey front.

Puljujarvi scores twice, Nugent-Hopkins gets winner as Oilers down Jets |
The possibility that the Edmonton Oilers might not have screwed up the development of a prospect is definitely exciting news.

Vegas Golden Knights' Robin Lehner accuses NHL teams of medical malpractice | ESPN
Robin Lehner has done some impressive advocacy work the last few years, and it sounds like he's not done yet.

Canucks forward Brock Boeser ruled out for at least one week |
Another thing going wrong for the Vancouver Canucks and their fans, as well as for Boeser himself. Rough millennium to be a Canucks fan.

2021-22 NCAA Women’s Hockey Preview | The Ice Garden
I tried to pick a single story from this stream to link, but eventually decided the most useful thing to do would be to link the whole stream. If you're interested, check it out--the staff at the Ice Garden has done their usual great and thorough work.

Nicklas Backstrom unsure if he’ll play Opening Night, remains week-to-week | RMNB
Unfortunate news for both Backstrom and, presumably, for Alex Ovechkin's quest to break Gretzky's record.