Sunday's Dump & Chase: The Countdown Continues

32 days until camp opens, 44 days until the preseason opener, 58 days until the regular season. Hang in there is coming.

Nashville Predators News

Would it make sense for Nashville to trade Weber? | ProHockeyTalk

The writer of the 10,000th trade Weber article must get some sort of prize package.

Nashville Predators' five questions focus on offense -

#4 worries me a bit. The competition for Most Handsome Predator would be thrown wide open, though.

Healthy Pekka Rinne should make huge difference for Nashville Predators -

"If the Predators had a healthy Rinne and if he played anywhere close to his career norms, Nashville would have been a playoff team last season."-I wish everybody would just stop with this. A healthy, effective Pekka would've lost a TON of games 1-0 or 2-1. In case you missed it, the Preds were shutout or scored 1 goal something like 24 times. A healthy, effective Pekka PLUS a competent offense is what we're looking for.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

NHL breakout players in 2014-15: West -

For a record 40th season, Colin Wilson is on a "breakout player" list.

The All-Squeeze Team: NHL players who signed for less cash in 2014-15 | Post-to-Post

Preds are well-represented here.

Should You Really Be Booing Gary Bettman?-The Hockey Writers

NO! He's quite likely the best commissioner in pro sports. With David Stern out and Bud Selig soon to follow, the competition is opening up a bit, though.

Wasting money, NHL-style: Six players on the slide - Sporting News

Shootout specialist Matt Hendricks is on the list.

Apparent Stanley Cup ring discovered by 7-year-old at Tide Head - CBC News

Going out to buy a metal detector...BRB.