Sunday's Dump & Chase: Write Them Checks

Seriously, pay the guys. We go through this every year.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Fiala Impresses at Development Camp, Eyes Future With Preds | Nashville Predators
Bring it, kiddo. We would love nothing more than for you to crack the lineup and force a roster altering trade.

Report: Smith asking for $4.75 million ahead of arbitration date with Predators | ProHockeyTalk
We live in a world where Brandon Saad is being paid $6 Million for the foreseeable future. If Poile can get lock up Smith for under $5 million for 4 to 7 years, he should jump on it.

Success Spurs Attendance for Nashville Predators | Memphis Daily News
I think it has more to do with "care level being higher", but sure. They aren't giving away free Happy Meals anymore.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Cody Franson, Christian Ehrhoff top strong list of free agents still available -
Do these guys realize that the price typically goes down as the summer goes on?

Stars GM Jim Nill on Valeri Nichushkin: 'We're expecting big things from him' | Dallas Morning News
Remember him? Dallas may have a legit couple of lines next year.

Here's the Flyers salary cap situation after the Michael Del Zotto signing - Broad Street Hockey

Wayne Gretzky says Connor McDavid of Edmonton Oilers will have no problem transitioning from junior to NHL - - News
Thanks Wayne.

CWHL tickets and schedule released - Pension Plan Puppets
For your planning purposes.

Wickenheiser's impending arrival yet another boost to team on the rise - Matchsticks and Gasoline
She's aiming to be drafted by Calgary. Smart move; they have one of the best logos in all of sports.

Minnesota Wild goalie Darcy Kuemper gets vote of confidence from general manager Chuck Fletcher - - News
The last paragraph will make you all smile.

Steven Stamkos cheers for 'home' team at Jays game - CBC Sports - Baseball - MLB

Luke Bryan w/Florida Georgia Line at Vanderbilt Stadium, 7/11/15 | Slideshows | Nashville Scene
2015 will be known as the summer where people we don't like had a really good time.