Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Waiting on Eeli

Hey, Preds... you can announce that new Eeli Tolvanen contract any time now. No need to keep us waiting.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Confident Tomasino Making Most of Time at Preds Development Camp | Nashville Predators
Young Philip feels ready to play in NHL after continuing development in AHL last season.

Predators focused on signing Ekholm, Forsberg to long-term contracts |
While this seems like a no-brainer of sorts, I really hope Poile doesn’t overpay Ekholm. He’s 31-years-old. Remember that please.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Wayne Gretzky Launces New NFT Collectibles | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
The Great One is the latest name in hockey getting into the digital marketplace space of NFTs. Do you know what a NFT is? Me neither, but hopefully people will shut up about them soon enough.

Connor McDavid leads MacKinnon, Matthews on 2022 Hart Trophy Odds | Sportsnet
Well, I don’t think anyone is surprised by that.

MLSE venues to require proof of vaccination or negative test in September | Sportsnet

Helping to Get Herb Carnegie in the Hall | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Herb Carnegie never got the chance to face the best. But a movement is afoot to open the door to the Hall of Fame, where many feel he belongs.

Anaheim Ducks look like a team still stuck in neutral | NBC Sports

Pastrnak passes Jagr with fifth straight Czech Player of the Year award |
I didn’t even know “Czech Player of the Year” was a thing, but congrats to Pasta I guess.

Are More Moves in Store for the Calgary Flames? | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Changes were expected for the Calgary Flames following their disappointing performances over the past two seasons. GM Brad Treliving acknowledged as much. Three months later, however, there have been few significant changes to their roster.

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