Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Optimism

James Neal is optimistic. The fans are optimistic. Let's get things going.

Around The Hockey World

Neal Optimistic on Addition of Subban, Preds Potential - Nashville Predators

Some really interesting quotes not only about the addition of P.K. Subban, but also the possibility of being named team captain.

Season Preview: Three questions with Predators blog On The Forecheck - Silver Seven Sens

Our own Kris Martel answers a few questions about the Preds as our pals at Silver Seven Sens previews the upcoming season.

Night Hawks Is The Backup Plan, Different Name Selected - Sin Bin Vegas

Nobody, I mean nobody, liked the Night Hawks idea.

When Should We Get Nervous About Gaudreau's Contract - Flames Nation

Johnny Hockey has been an RFA for six weeks now. What is going on? The Flames have just over $8.5 million in cap space, by the way. Maybe he's taking a page out of Ryan Johansen's playbook.

Using shot assists to dig deeper into NHL trends - Today's Slapshot

This is new data based on Ryan Stimson's NHL passing project work and it's fascinating.

Fifteen with Harris Turer and Jon Greenberg - Admirals Roundtable

Hear from Milwaukee Admirals' owner/CEO Harris Turer and President Jon Greenberg.

Boudreau's toughest task will be finding consistency for the Wild - Hockey Wilderness

The Wild were really good in the first half of the season then bad from there on out. Maybe Boudreau can find a consistent, and not consistently boring, style of play.

Prust and BizNasty Will Attend NHL Training Camps On PTOs - Pro Hockey Talk

Brandon Prust has signed a PTO with the Leafs while Bissonette signed a PTO with the Kings. The Leafs are all about that toughness and fourth-line depth, eh?