Tuesday's Dump & Chase: Team Europe Is Good?

Didn't see that one coming.

Around The World Of Hockey

Team Europe continues to shock World Cup, minus the awe - Yahoo! Puck Daddy

Miracles do happen.

Val Nichushkin Signing With KHL's CSKA Moscow This Seaon - Defending Big D

It comes as no real surprise, but doesn't do anything but hurt the Stars. They certainly have forward depth, but Nichushkin is a valuable bottom-six player.

Patrick Kane marvels at Johnny Gaudreau's abilities - Calgary Sun

"There is another undersized guy in this league that may be as good as me (at least someday) ?" - Patrick Kane, probably.

T.J. Oshie responds to sharp criticism from former USA stars - CSN - Mid Atlantic

Hey, Jeremy Roenick, T.J. isn't going to just sit back and take your trash anymore. An American here, that Oshie kid.

At career crossroads, Vanek gets a chance with Team Europe

HAHAHA you thought I was going to actually link a Mike Harrington story.

Colorado Avalanche loses young star Mikko Rantanen 2-4 weeks - Denver Post

He's on crutches and in a boot, according to the article. No bueno.

Meet 'Big Ned': The international hockey legend you never knew - The Hockey News

Brilliant stuff here.

Hockey analytics movement continues to grow amid turbulent summer - The Comeback

You better get used to seeing numbers, and lots of them; some even complicated. Great article for those looking to understand fancy stats on the rise.