Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Reports of Hockey

The rumors are true. Hockey is being practiced here in the midstate. Multiple sources can confirm (multiple sources: Michael and Austin, providing us development camp coverage).

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Predators' Kevin Fiala: 'I have to respect the process' | Tennessean
Evil Handsome's third dev camp.

Preds prospect out four months with injury | Nashville Post
Crud. Pook Yak.

Here’s what Eric Staal is looking for in free agency – ProHockeyTalk
Top-six role, wants to play center. That's what he wants. Hmmm.... I'M JUST SAYING.

Closing the book on the Filip Forsberg trade once and for all -
The only thing left: the comforting thought that somehow Filip Forsberg is directly responsible for Brian MacLellan.

Other NHL Stuff

Rumblings: Lucic, Demers being wooed by Oilers - ESPN
"Milan Lucic and Jason Demers are the latest pending free agents to be flown to Edmonton to be recruited by the up-and-coming Oilers."

Vegas owner wants a ‘younger-oriented team’ – ProHockeyTalk
But hey, Ribeiro will be a free agent.

Why a Stamkos sign and trade is a real possibility -
Doubt it.

Lucic, Demers visit Edmonton, Habs talk to Weise - Article - TSN
Not a big surprise on either front. But if Lucic goes to the Oilers, their expansion draft scenario gets a bit sketchy.

Report: Wings have talked to Ducks about Fowler trade – ProHockeyTalk
Fowler cut his teeth playing in Windsor, so it does make sense in the typical midwestern way.

Shattenkirk expects Blues to trade him | St. Louis Blues |
Does it not make more sense to keep him for another year or deal him at the deadline?

Canucks fined $50K for Benning's comments - Article - TSN

Not Hockey

The Grand Tour Logo Looks So Perfectly Fresh For 1987 | Jalopnik
I miss these guys so much.