Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Tarasenko goes to the bank, waits in line

Vladamir Tarasenko gets a 8-year, $60-million dollar contract from the Blue's. He could probably buy his own KHL team right now. Maybe even the league!

Nashville Predators News

Predators' Kevin Fiala poised to challenge for roster spot | The Tennessean
I hope he makes the opening night roster.

Looking Back and Moving Forward: #19 Calle Jarnkrok | The Predatorial
From Monday.

Preds Development Camp Overview (07/07/15) Video | Nashville Predators
Thankfully we have someone to explain what's going on.

Around the Wide Wide World of Hockey

Vladimir Tarasenko signs 8-year deal, Blues get a superstar steal | Puck Daddy
Vladimir Tarasenko’s newly signed 8-year, $60-million contract basically gives him the keys to the St. Louis Blues’ franchise.

Beyond Checkerdome Quick Shot: Tarasenko Signs | St. Louis Game Time
Our friends from St. Louis seem much happier than last week.

Trevor van Riemsdyk signs 2-year, $1.65 million extension with Blackhawks | Second City Hockey
TVR will have a cap hit of $825,000 after next season. Offseason news rules!

Niemi's Third Year an Ominous Sign for Jack Campbell | Defending Big D
Have the Stars given up on Campbell? I can't image they have so quickly. Niemi's third year very well could be an insurance policy as I don't see Lehtonen staying with the Stars much longer.

Voracek’s agent begins extension talks | ProHockeyTalk
What kind of contract is he looking at?

Bucks’ threat to move to ‘Las Vegas or Seattle’ has an NHL angle | ProHockeyTalk
Milwaukee is trying to get a new arena built.

Leafs prospect Kapanen outdoes Kessel already | Toronto Sun
This is a real headline.

Botchford: Easy street is over for the Canucks | The Province
For a team that made the playoffs last year, Canucks folks are mighty gloomy.