Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Departure

Waiting, missing our former players, waiting some more...

Flyers add defenseman Ellis, forward Atkinson after missing playoffs |
Ryan Ellis (cries) and Cam Atkinson make the Flyers way more competitive.

Merzlikins welcomes baby boy with goalie pads, honors Kivlenieks
Rest easy, Matiss. Elvis named his newborn son after the late Kivlenieks.

Knight ready to learn from Bobrovsky during Panthers goalie competition
Hot take that's not so hot: Spencer Knight will be the starter by mid-season.

Sharks revamp goaltending with Hill, Reimer, seek return to playoffs
Our friend Nick Bonino is now a Shark. He's joined two teams that his Pittsburgh Penguins defeated in Stanley Cup Finals (2016 San Jose, 2017 Predators).

Lundqvist retirement has fellow goalies marveling at his NHL career
Hank is a Hall of Fame lock.

NHL to open 2021-22 pre-season with Canadiens vs. Maple Leafs on Sept. 25
LOL, the opening game of Toronto vs. Montreal will be EPIC.'s preseason.

Canada's offensive depth shines in dominant win over Russia -
Canada is just dominant.

Chicago Blackhawks Top 25 Under 25 2021: Honorable mentions Teply, Jones - Second City Hockey
Our SCH friends look at Chicago's Top 25 Under 25 honorable mentions.

The Thin End Of the Wedge™ - Arctic Ice Hockey
Processing the beginning of the ads on jerseys era - from our friends at Arctic Ice Hockey.

Colorado Avalanche Top 25 Under 25: No. 12 Justus Annunen - Mile High Hockey
The young Finn is looking more and more like he could be the goalie of the future in Denver. Our friends at MHH take a look at Annunen.

Owen Power Matty Beniers Kent Johnson NCAA Michigan Wolverines -
College hockey!

What Direction Are the Nashville Predators Going In? - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
I wonder about the Preds, too.

The Most Underpaid Goaltenders in the NHL - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Here's a neat article about goalies and their value.

Previewing the 2022 NHL UFA Class: Defense and Goalie Edition - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
I would add Mattias Ekholm to this list...hoping he gets a new contract secured soon. WITH NASHVILLE.

Previewing the 2022 NHL UFA Class: Under-30 Forwards Edition - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Man, I'd love some Johnny Gaudreau in Nashville.

Get Ready for the Aatu Raty Revenge Tour - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
I can't wait to see this kid tear things up and show folks what they missed out on with the 2021 Draft.