Tuesday's Dump & Chase: The Doldrums

It's terribly hot. I spent most of the weekend moving boxes into my new condo. And I sweated like Shaq at the foul line. By Sunday, I was convinced that I was part of a Gatorade commercial. So folks, be considerate of your pets and children. Just keep them inside all day until like 8pm. Don'

Nashville Predators News & Notes

2015 Development Camp Scrimmage Highlights (7/11/15) Video - NHL VideoCenter - Nashville Predators

Complete with the golden tones of Willie Daunic.

Predators add some punching power in trade with Toronto | Nashville Post

The chart is worth the click alone.

2015 Development Camp Wrap-Up: Kevin Fiala (7/13/15) Video - NHL VideoCenter - Nashville Predators


PREDCAST Season 4 Episode 1: A New Day - On the Forecheck

That's right, a self-link. Sorry for keeping you folks waiting.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Sabres’ O’Reilly facing DUI charge in Canada - BN Hockey

Not cool, ROR. No real excuse for this. I fully endorse R0.8R signs when Buffalo visits.

Police report: Bills OL coach Kromer punched boy in left eye - BN Blitz - The Buffalo News

Not even hockey related, but I do want to stress how Buffalo sports have been over the past 15 years.

Kuzma: No, Canucks fans — Higgins is not on the market | TheProvince.com


Gill: 'Big Bad Bruins' image tough to live up to - Sportsnet.ca

I honestly forgot he was a Bruin at one point.

Los Angeles Kings officially introduce left wing Milan Lucic to media - LA Times

Maybe he'll run the Twitter account during their series with Vancouver this year.

Michael Del Zotto, Flyers will go to arbitration on July 21 - Broad Street Hockey

Tough situation for the face of that franchise. I wonder if the words "adult film star" get uttered during the hearing.

Examining the Dallas Stars Defense Without Trevor Daley - Defending Big D

It's a brave new world in North Texas.

Brian Leetch loves new way NHL game is played | ESPN.com

He would've thrived in this era, that's for sure.

Former coach thinks Phil Kessel can score 40 goals with Penguins - CBSSports.com

If he can somehow match his career numbers he put up beside Tyler Bozak, he might become something in this league.

Bid by investment group for Pittsburgh Penguins to be submitted by next week, sources say - Pittsburgh Business Times

$800 million is the price, per the sources. One has to wonder if the new owners will keep treating Consol Energy Center like the home of an only child, or actually throw up some pictures of Letang, Jagr, Kevin Stevens, etc.

NHL's 'enhanced stats' on the table at arbitration hearings - Article - TSN

Sign Colin Wilson right now, David Poile.

And Finally...

Our friend Crazy Charlie of WNSR shares his opinion regarding Willie Daunic's promotion to the TV crew, and Pete Weber's move to radio.

First, here's an interview with Rinkside Report's Jim Diamond:

Then... Charlie opens up a can: