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Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Special Delivery

Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Special Delivery

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via It’s a very special Wednesday for the OTF family Nashville Predators News CBA changes ease Shea Weber salary cap penalty fears for Preds—for now | On the ForecheckThe albatross laid around Nashville’s neck by the Flyers might get a little more manageable (but last much longer) Why We Love To Hate The Chicago Blackhawks | On the ForecheckOne of our newest contributors, Eamon has a way with words - especially when the topic is something so near and dear to our hearts Windsor #Spitfires @SpitsHockey forward Egor Afanasyev @AfanasyevE11...
Jul 7, 2020
CBA changes may ease Shea Weber salary cap penalty fears for Preds—for now

CBA changes may ease Shea Weber salary cap penalty fears for Preds—for now

Photo by Rocky W. Widner/NHL/ The albatross laid around Nashville’s neck by the Flyers might get a little more manageable (but last much longer) The NHL and NHL Players’ Association (NHLPA) have agreed in principle to a new, amended collected bargaining agreement which is now being sent to the respective parties—the NHL Board of Governors (BOG) and the players—for a final vote to ratify it. The biggest changes have been addressed several times already, but Michael Russo of the Athletic dropped another bit that, if true, has a big impact on the Predators: SOURCE: Cap recapture...
Jul 7, 2020
Why I Love To Hate The Chicago Blackhawks

Why I Love To Hate The Chicago Blackhawks

God, I hate this team. Must I count all the ways? It’s rivalry week here at SB Nation, and we’re getting the opportunity to talk about the teams we love to hate. I personally felt like this is a topic I'm well suited for, considering that rivalries are what got me into the sport in the first place. I hate many teams in the national hockey league with a startling fervor, but there are two that stand alone above the rest. The first, the Pittsburgh Penguins, aren’t really a rival of the Predators, so I’ll table that discussion for another time (if I ever start writing about the...
Jul 7, 2020
Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Hey There!

Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Hey There!

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via It’s slowed down to a crawl around here lately. It’s...a normal July! Before I start, don’t the three men above look like there is a Shea Weber slapshot incoming? Smashville News: Yesterday was a very sad day for the city of Nashville and country music. We are deeply saddened by the passing of Charlie Daniels. Charlie was a proud supporter of the Nashville Predators and we are so grateful for his love over the years. Our hearts are with his wife Hazel, his loved ones, and the country music community. pic.twitter.com/wCerMwRgkx— Nashville...