Sunday's Dump & Chase: Sign Everybody!

Or all the first-round draft picks, at least. I had an embarrassing moment of panic when I forgot our own first rounder is entering college this fall. Hopefully he develops quickly enough that we'll see him before graduation.

Around Hockey

Yannick Weber Rejoins Childhood Friend on Preds - Nashville Predators
Fortunately, Yannick is familiar with name confusion.

Kevin Fiala Versus Viktor Arvidsson | The Hockey Writers
Fiala is still very young, but I hope he can blow these comparisons out of the water sooner than later.

What to say in an NHL interview 101 - YouTube
[VIDEO] Letterkenny did it better, Sportsnet.

Jonathan Bernier squandered golden opportunity in Toronto -
Instead of talking about Bernier's on-ice disappointments, I'd like to talk about his terrible hair.

Ekblad isn’t flustered by Panthers’ great expectations – ProHockeyTalk
The south Florida media market is nothing like Toronto, so I'm sure he'll be fine.

Nylander steals the show with breakaways at Development scrimmage - BN Hockey
Alex isn't as good as his older brother, but it would be hilarious if he turned out to be.

Arizona Coyotes and Tucson Roadrunners to help U of A Wildcats Club Hockey program - Arizona Desert Swarm
I don't think I've praised the new Arizona AHL affiliate's logo before. It's great.

Chris Martenet Changing Family Sport From Hoops To Hockey - TSS
Having a diverse sports background is very helpful in getting young athletes to succeed.

Matthews seeing red after first White and Blue game | Toronto Sun
This title is worse than an headline, but the takeaway is that Matthews is awesome and suffered a minor injury. Also, I hope his agent just keeps laughing at Lamoriello and hanging up the phone.

Sports Column: Is the CHL really a money-maker? -
Some of the teams in the CHL make a lot of money, but most of them don't.

Jets debunk 'cheapskate' tag - Winnipeg Free Press
They're still kinda cheapskates.

Penguins' Kessel undergoes hand surgery | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Phil Kessel and his uncoachable, lazy ironman streak.