Thursday's Dump & Chase: Gearing Up

There's 41 days until the regular season begins and the World Cup of Hockey is creeping up quickly. The dog days of summer are almost gone. Thank goodness; I can't stand anything above 85 degrees.

P.K. Subban News

Subban reassures kids at Children’s Hospital: I will not let you down | Montreal Gazette
P.K. Subban visited the Children's Hospital on Wednesday for a news conference about the $10 million he pledged to it last summer.

P.K. Subban Foundation raises $1.4M in first year of Montreal Children’s Hospital pledge - Montreal |
The pledge is coming along well!

Subban admits disappointment at being left off Canadian team at World Cup | Toronto Sun
Subban admits he's disappointed at not making the Canadian team for the World Cup of Hockey, but says he had no control over the decision to omit him.

Want to score a great Montreal home? How about Subban's? - The Province
I guess when you're a superstar, four articles in the Dump & Chase is a normal day on the job.

Subban’s personal magnetism and charm continue his legacy in Montreal - The Globe and Mail
Make it five.

More Hockey News

World Cup of Hockey summer check-in: Team Europe -
Complete with an interview of Roman Josi!

Jared Bednar finally gets chance in NHL -
Meet the newest coach of this year's central cellar-dwellers!

The Fleury-Murray watch in Pittsburgh is on – ProHockeyTalk
I'd imagine Murray is as good as gone after this season anyways. I would be very surprised if Vegas passed on him.

NCHC Says No to Expansion from Arizona State and Minnesota State - SB Nation College Hockey
I'm not sold on the idea of telling these guys no, although they both should be in the WCHA anyways.

Former Panthers great Olli Jokinen to run team's informal practices - Sun Sentinel
Between him and Jagr, the Panthers' mullet/60 stats should be through the roof this season.

NHL adds Meldonium to banned substances list -
The NHL has added meldonium, an endurance-enhancing drug, to its list of banned substances.

Jared Bednar finally gets chance in NHL -
Meet the newest coach of this year's central cellar-dwellers!


Zeitgeist: NHL Las Vegas team narrows name list down to 30-40 finalists - Lighthouse Hockey
Our writers from Long Island know how to do satire.

Preds On Social Media

Check out this awesome music video from Subban celebrating one year since he donated $10 million to the Montreal Children's Hospital: