Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Finnishing Touches
With Eeli Tolvanen re-signed, all eyes turn to training camp
Nashville Predators News
Nashville Predators re-sign Eeli Tolvanen | On the Forecheck
Eeli Tolvanen has played with lofty expectations from fans and the organization alike. After a professional season tallying 11 goals and 22 points (over half a point per game), the Nashville Predators signed Tolvanen for a 3-year, $1.45 AAV deal. The final outstanding piece of the puzzle in this offseason is complete, so the team will begin looking forward to training camp.
Eeli Tolvanen— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) August 30, 2021
21-22: $1.45M base salary
Hockey is for Everyone
2021 World Championship: US beats Finland 3-0 advances to gold medal | The Ice Garden
Team USA rode a tough defense against Finland after establishing an early lead, and with insurance goals from Abbey Murphy and Kendall Coyne Schofield, they find themselves in the gold medal game against Team Canada.
2021 World Championships: Canada shuts down Switzerland, 4-0 | The Ice Garden
Mélodie Daoust scored two of Canada's four goals en route to a 4-0 semi-final win over Switzerland, securing a spot for Team Canada in the championship game.
Ehlers scores, Denmark qualifies for 2022 Olympics | NHL.com
Nikolaj Ehlers of the Winnipeg Jets scored the second and final goal for Denmark, marking the first time the country has qualified for the Olympics in history.
Top NHL restricted free agents: Pettersson could get offer sheet | NHL.com
The Predators still have a decent chunk of salary cap remaining, so if bringing in a free agent is what you're interested in, this post has you covered.
Tweet of the Day
Dom Luszczyszyn from the Athletic provided some pretty good insight into Eeli Tolvanen’s growth:
Eeli Tolvanen: pic.twitter.com/V0kMlfGmPl— dom at the athletic (@domluszczyszyn) August 30, 2021