Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Two More Points, Please

In which our heroes prepare to build some momentum and get their second win of the season, the PHF signs a streaming deal with ESPN+, and are the Buffalo Sabres actually good?

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Milwaukee Musings: Admirals return home, dominate Griffins | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: Milwaukee holds nothing back in their season opener.

On The Backcheck: Reviewing NSH vs. LAK | On the Forecheck
Shaun was at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday night to see the Predators defeat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1. Here are his thoughts on the game.

Stadium Series-palooza

Other Hockey News & Notes

Mike Bossy Diagnosed with Lung Cancer | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Mike Bossy, one of the greatest goal scorers to ever lace up skates, announced that he will be taking time off from his job at TVA Sports after being diagnosed with lung cancer. We all wish Mike a smooth recovery.

Premier Hockey Federation games to air on ESPN+ in 2021-22 | ESPN
The Premier Hockey Federation will make ESPN+ its exclusive U.S. broadcasting partner for the 2021-22 season, making the network home to all 60 regular-season games, the Isobel Cup playoffs and other special events. The agreement with ESPN marks the first time the league will have all its games hosted on the same platform.

First look at the Seattle Kraken’s home, Climate Pledge Arena | ESPN
This place looks SLICK.

Concerning trends emerging for Jets ahead of home opener | Sportsnet

Hurricanes’ Jesperi Kotkaniemi Primed for Montreal Return | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
There’s no debate that Kotkaniemi failed to live up to expectations with the Canadiens. But now, paired with a hefty contract, he’s hoping to show Montreal they made a mistake letting him go this summer.

Ugly loss to Sharks sends Canadiens reeling, scrambling for solutions | Sportsnet
Speaking of the Habs... you know it was a terrible night for the Montreal Canadiens when the biggest positive they could take home was solace in not being booed by a full-capacity crowd. With more than 5,000 seats unsold, the Habs fell to 0-4 on the season with a 5-0 loss to the San Jose Sharks.

So, How About the Buffalo Sabres? | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
The Buffalo Sabres hold a perfect record after a week of play. The sample size is small, the teams they’ve beaten aren’t world beaters and things are about to get dicey, but the Sabres have definitely played better than expected at this point.