Thursday's Dump & Chase: Git 'er Dun

Despite talk from some media outlets that this has been a busy off-season, NHL fans in Nashville as a whole are just trying to avoid falling asleep at the wheel/computer. Will we hear anything on the "re-signing Johansen and Arvidsson" fronts soon?

Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators: Predicting the Opening Day roster | Predlines
Predicting the opening day roster with our friends over at Predlines!

Survey finds Predators' popularity on the rise | Nashville Post
In other news, the sky is blue! Pleasantly surprised that "more Middle Tennessee residents say they're fans of the local hockey team than the football team", though.

Central Division Roundup

Imagining the best-case scenario for the 2017-18 Blackhawks | Second City Hockey
We all know the right answer is "making a graceful (or not) exit from the league and allowing us to never hear Chelsea Dagger again", but let's turn to the folks at SCH for their take.

Blues Smart to Stay Quiet In Free Agency | St. Louis Game Time
They're really gonna regret not replacing the #grit brought to the table by Ryan Reaves, however.

On the Wild: Russo's offseason primer and current depth chart |
Full disclosure: I chose to clip this because of a thumbnail of a guy who I thought was wearing a Matt Cullen jersey shirt.

The case for optimism with the Avalanche in 2017-18 | BSN Denver

There are certain things they can do in Colorado that most of the rest of the country can' SNOWBOARDING! Amirite?

Dallas Stars Need To Move A Center To Right Wing | Blackout Dallas

Wow. What a bad situation. I feel so thankful that we do not have to deal with such a conundrum as fans of the Predators of Nashville.

All Around the Hockeyverse

The three biggest losers of the NHL off-season so far |
Just a guess...1. Joel Quenneville 2. Nail Yakupov 3. Jaromir Jagr?

Russian players leaving NHL for KHL over decision to forgo 2018 Winter Olympics | The Washington Post
I don't know if I'm ready to call Alex Radulov one of the loyal ones, but...