Thursday's Dump & Chase: Roman Returns

Yesterday Roman Josi finally hit the ice in Nashville, meaning that all players are now present and accounted for. Now we get to sit back and watch while Coach Laviolette has Subban, Ekholm, Ellis, and Josi perform in "The Bachelor: Defensive Pairings Version."

Nashville Predators News

Season Preview: Nashville Predators -
The NHL realized we exist! Huzzah!

2016-17 NHL season preview - Nashville Predators - ESPN
And ESPN knows we exist too! Double huzzah!

Former Canucks saviour Cody Hodgson retires | Daily Hive Vancouver
The former Predator be joining the Nashville Predators' youth hockey program at the age of 26. A reminder of how fragile of a dream that playing in the NHL is.

Around Hockey

Kids' coach suspended for forcing pushups after defeat | The Hockey News
Wide ranging numbers have the coach having his Pee-Wees doing anywhere between 150-500 push-ups after a 7-2 loss. So roughly 120-470 more than I can do.

Oilers name Connor McDavid captain | Edmonton Journal
There's a new youngest captain in NHL history. The question is, do we hope it works out for the Oilers more than it did for the Avalanche?

Ranking the top 20 left wingers in the NHL, by the numbers -
And checking in at #2 is...

Q & A With The First Iranian Female Ice Hockey Player – National Teams of Ice Hockey
Great to see more people falling in love with the greatest game on Earth!

Atlantic Division preview: Will Habs, Leafs or Sens climb up standings? - Video - TSN
With the start of the NHL season a little over a week away, That's Hockey prepares you with an in-depth look at each division starting with the Atlantic Division.

New-look Blues open final season for coach Ken Hitchcock - The Province
New look? I don't think they'll be that different.

Dan Boyle had a pretty spectacular career – ProHockeyTalk
His place in the "Hall of Very Good" is all but guaranteed.