Thursday’s Dump & Chase: TRON Legacy

In which our heroes continue to cautiously sit on a small mountain of cap space, and the Dallas Stars really get into the rave scene.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Movie Night, Trick-or-Treat Part of Preds Hockey Halloween Weekend | Nashville Predators
The Preds Halloween festivities begin tomorrow if any of you (*ahem* or your children) are interested.

Other Hockey News & Notes

First and foremost, get a look at these new Stars alternates.

Do these things glow in the dark? They really should, because if not the Stars owe all of us an apology for burning our retinas with these abhorrently loud sweaters.

I was trying to think of a better way to fully describe my disdain for these sweaters, but honestly Rachel nailed it.

7 NHL teams that could weaponize their cap space | Sportsnet
Hey, there we are! Weaponize, Poile! WEAPONIZE!

8 NHL RFAs who could be offer-sheet targets this off-season | Sportsnet
Perhaps Poile could WEAPONIZE our cap space with a well placed offer-sheet. I’ll take one Mathew Barzal, please.

Carolina Hurricanes, defenseman Haydn Fleury agree to two-year, $2.6M deal | TSN
The Carolina Hurricanes and defender Haydn Fleury have agreed to terms on a two-year, $2.6 million contract extension, narrowly avoiding salary arbitration.

Ottawa Senators close to signing UFA Alex Galchenyuk | TSN
Well, Ottawa just keeps wheelin’ and dealin’. According to LeBrun, the contract will be a one-year deal for $1.05 million.

COVID-19 will put a damper on Stanley Cup celebrations in 2020 | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
In normal years, each member of the winning team gets the Stanley Cup for a day to share with his family and friends, but we all know that 2020 has been anything but a normal year.

NHL prospect development in a pandemic - COVID-19 impact on 2021 draft, scouting and pipeline building | ESPN
Developing NHL prospects and scouting ahead of next year’s draft will undoubtedly be difficult. How are teams—and young players—preparing for the challenges this year presents?

Ryan and Akil’s Excellent Adventure | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Piggybacking on the previous link, The Hockey News takes a look a two Canadian prospects for Edmonton and Los Angeles getting game experience in Europe right now—and learning just how different food can be over there.