Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Rated ‘R’ for RFA

So Brock Boeser, Matthew Tkachuk, Mitch Marner, Kyle Connor, and Patrik Laine walk into a bar...

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators make changes to ticketing procedures |
In hopes of reducing fraud, screenshots of tickets are no longer accepted. If you are wanting to transfer tickets to someone else, you will have to do so through the “My Smashville Tix” app or TicketMaster.

Preds Official Podcast: NHL Prospects Showcase | Nashville Predators
Dante Fabbro joins the show to discuss rookie camp.

2018-2019 Nashville Predators Player Reviews: Zac Rinaldo | On the Forecheck
Are you having a bad day? Just read this, and remember that Zac Rinaldo isn’t on the Preds anymore.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Leafs pushing for long-term with Marner, offered $11M AAV in June | TSN
Perhaps they should’ve traded Marner for Subban....

But I’m sure they’re not worried. Why would they be, right? Worrying is for suckers!

Jets ‘not worried yet’ about Laine, Connor deals but season closing in | Sportsnet
I mean, at what point to do you begin to worry, then? Day of the opening game?

Three biggest questions facing Flames entering training camp | Sportsnet
“When will Matthew Tkachuk be signed? Many believe the answer is, soon after Mitch Marner signs.”


NHL camps opening with list of unsigned free agents | ProHockeyTalk
Other notable players still without deals? Glad you asked!

  • Mikko Rantanen
  • Brayden Point
  • Ivan Provorov
  • Travis Konecny
  • Charlie McAvoy
  • Brandon Carlo/

Bruins reward Cassidy with multiyear extension | ESPN
Bruce Cassidy, who has a 117-74 record with the Bruins and coached them to the Stanley Cup Final last season, has received a multiyear contract extension.

Shocking, I know.

Sharks’ Hertl is ready for an encore after stepping into spotlight last season | TheHockeyNews
Tomas Hertl is a bonafide STUD. I only expect him to continue improving this year.

Report: Former Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli to work as consultant for Blues | Sportsnet
Peter Chiarelli appears to have somehow landed another gig in the NHL, and with the defending champions no less.


Chris Stewart hoping to resurrect NHL career with Flyers | Sportsnet