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Hockey News & Rants

Rocco Grimaldi's arbitration ends with 1-year, $1M deal with Nashville Predators | On the Forecheck
Rocco!!! Our newest favorite tiny human powerhouse inked a deal with the Preds and will be sticking around for another year.

Data Visualization: 2018-2019 Nashville Predators Even Strength Shot Map Tool | On the Forecheck
Bryan is back at it with the data visualizations. Check out his even strength shot map tool and get ready for October.

NHL schedule TV: NBC Sports' hockey slate shows new love for upstarts | USA Today
“The Nathan MacKinnon-led Avalanche” Really?

They couldn’t have just gone with... “The Colorado Avalanche will be on NBC 12 times this season”?

Who’s the best fit for Wild? Hextall, Chiarelli, Waddell leading GM candidates | Sporting News
It’s strange to me how the NHL just has a revolving door of GMs who keep getting fired and rehired. Maybe find someone who hasn’t been fired in the same month you just fired your other GM to call up to run the show, and see how that pans out?

NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Mitch Marner, Derick Brassard and Brendan Perlini | Bleacher Report
It’s like day 300 or something of “why hasn’t Mitch Marner received an offer sheet”.

Tom Wilson and Alex Ovechkin dominate NHL’s regular-season hit highlight reel | RMNB
Are any of us really surprised?

NBC Sports to air 109 NHL games during 2019-20 regular season | NHL
I really wish they wouldn’t put any games on NBC, but alas...we can’t always get what we want.

How hockey sticks will improve the Caloosahatchee’s water quality | NBC News 2
Hockey sticks are being placed in the river to create artificial reefs for oysters so they can help filter the water. This is incredible.

Did the hockey stick just become the Phillips-head screwdriver of sporting goods?

El Paso juniors hockey team donates $10,000 to help shooting victims | USA Today High School Sports
Hockey cares about everyone, because hockey is for everyone.