Sunday's Dump & Chase: The End (of Preseason) is Nigh!

The last two games of preseason are upon us today, which means real hockey is almost upon us. It's been a long summer, but we made it. Good job, everybody.

Around Hockey

Edmonton Oilers' moves about needs, eyeing a playoff spot -
Chiarelli has upgraded the team's needs, but his asset management is poor.

Report: NHL reviewing ‘shoulder to the head’ Gudas hit on Bruins’ Czarnik – ProHockeyTalk
I assume DoPS just has some sort of feed of all of his hits automatically sent to them.

Penguins' balanced scoring among several lines the envy of NHL teams | TribLIVE
Balanced scoring, or being able to split two number one centers and an elite winger between three lines? You be the judge.

Vancouver Canucks predicted to be dead last in NHL standings | The Province
The Canucks are going to be bad, but that seems a little much.

We can’t see it, but process of building NHL franchise has begun | Las Vegas Review-Journal
Has anyone considered the last time Poile dealt with McPhee when panicking over the expansion draft?

Five goalie situations to watch in 2016-17 NHL season | USA Today
The Predators are not on this list.

Avalanche’s Gabe Landeskog, once a teenaged captain, salutes Oilers’ Connor McDavid on his record-breaking "C" – The Denver Post
Everyone rest easy, Gabriel Landeskog is okay with McDavid breaking his record.

NHL off-season moves you may have forgot - CBC
To recap.

Speed Is The New Grit Of The NHL | Today's Slap Shot
Where's the hot take dragon?