Wednesday's Dump & Chase: We Finally Made It

After what seemed like a long offseason, the NHL season finally begins tonight! Just like a lot of you, I am ready for all the speculation and hype to be over, and finally see what this season has in store for us. I mean just look at the kids in the picture above. They're ready too.

Nashville Predators News

Preds' Mike Ribeiro hopes to repeat last year's success |
Surely people won't figure out how to stop the Preds' first line, right?

Predators set opening-night roster |
No surprises here.

The Legacy Of David Poile - Along the Boards
GM David Poile has left quite the legacy in the NHL, especially in Nashville: but what exactly is the legacy he leaves?

Sharks can quickly move on from Torres distraction | CSN Bay Area
How is this guy still in the NHL? Anybody?'s 2015-16 preseason All-NHL Teams: first, second, third |
Look at Roman Josi doing big things!

2015-2016 Central Division Preview - St. Louis Game Time
If you were wondering what the division's rosters are going to look like, look no further.

Devils to honour Brodeur with statue, retired number - Article - TSN
Anyone else find it weird that St. Louis had a ceremony for Brodeur as well?

Blackhawks place D Rozsival on long-term IR - Article - TSN
And their already stretched defense is getting thinner.

Sean Avery arrested for drug possession; lawyer claims they're prescription | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Right, "prescriptions". Nudge, nudge, wink, wink.

Anze Kopitar still without contract extension on day before regular season | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Will someone pay this man already?! I will gladly have him here in Smashville if L.A. doesn't want to pay him.

Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin rivalry in NHL started 10 years ago - Sunday Long Read
Have people stopped calling him Sid "the kid" yet?

Non Hockey News

Here's why it will suck when your team loses in the postseason -
Losing in the playoffs sucks no matter what sport it is. Just ask all fans of all Tennessee sports teams ever.