We’re entering the part of the offseason where hockey news is getting harder to come by
Nashville Predators News and Notes
Breakdown: Nashville Predators add Matt Luff, Matt Tennyson in free agency | On the Forecheck
Eric’s got the low-down on two of the Preds’ newer signers. Luff and Tennyson seem destined for Milwaukee, but both have a fair amount of NHL experience if the Preds need a call-up.
Nashville Predators’ Lack of Signings Will Help the Competitive Rebuild | The Hockey Writers
It’s going to be interesting to see how “competitive” this “competitive rebuild” will be.
Other Hockey Happenings
Fleury ‘really excited for the year to come’ with Blackhawks, GM says | NHL.com
I hate to say this, but this move has to make Chicago a realistic threat in the division.
Avalanche sign D Murray to one-year deal | TSN.ca
The former #2 pick hasn’t exactly lived up to “franchise defender” expectations, but Murray’s still a reliable bottom-pair guy who can be a big help to a team like Colorado.
NHL’s Top 10 UFAs remaining: Latest rumours, reports | Sportsnet
Of all the people on the list (Murray is one, FYI), Tomas Tatar is one guy I wouldn’t mind seeing the Preds target. He’s had a weird career path, but packs a powerful middle-six scoring touch when he’s healthy.
Today’s Song to Get You HYPED
This is the mood I have nowadays waiting for hockey’s return.