Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Hello Hockey, My Old Friend

Hey, the Preds actually played hockey yesterday! TWICE!

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Poile Discusses Preds Personnel as Training Camp Continues
Poile gives his thoughts on Tolvanen’s NHL chances, dodges questions about Josi’s contract, and tries to figure out the puzzle that is Kyle Turris.

Hockey Returneth: Grading the Nashville Predators’ 2005 offseason | On The Forecheck
The one where Paul Kariya comes to town.

Preds Official Podcast: Back On The Ice | Nashville Predators
Roman Josi joins the show as Training Camp begins.

Other Hockey News & Notes

Canucks reach three-year extension with Brock Boeser | ESPN
$5.875 million AAV, which is just a fantastic deal for Vancouver.

Birth of son, Marner deal, love-in on The Rock cap Tavares’ unforgettable week | Sportsnet
John Tavares witnessed the birth of his son Jace last Wednesday, but there’s still no word on what kind of pajamas the young lad will wear.

Just keep the Naboo Starfighters away from that kid’s dome, John.

NHL Players Association declines to re-open collective bargaining agreement | TSN
Labor peace through 2022!

Flyers agree to six-year, $33M deal with RFA Travis Konecny | Sportsnet
$5.5 million AAV for Konecny, and that seems perfectly reasonable to me.

Previewing the 2019-20 Chicago Blackhawks. Can this group get back into the playoffs? | Pro Hockey Talk

No they can’t.

After surviving trial by fire, Horvat ‘ready’ for Canucks’ captaincy | Sportsnet
“Unable to crush Bo Horvat last season, the Vancouver Canucks should soon put him out of his misery and just name him captain.”

Now that is one hell of a lede.

Traverse City: Assessing the New York Rangers’ prospect system | The Hockey News
The Kaapo Kakko revolution is upon us.

Darren Ferris: Mitch Marner received two offer sheets before re-signing with Toronto Maple Leafs | TSN
Apparently Marner received two separate offer sheets over the summer, both of which he obviously declined.

There’s no concrete information on who provided the offer sheets, but speculation suggests Montreal and Columbus.

Young Bucks: Breaking down the remaining RFAs this summer | The Hockey News
Point, Laine, Connor, Rantanen, Tkachuk.... It’s September 17th and there’s still lots of talent out there without contracts.