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In which Mike Fisher shoots things for a good cause, Jim Rutherford faces a tough decision, and we remember Michael Jordan’s time as an NHL owner (yes, this actually happened).

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Nashville Predators News & Notes

Former Preds Captain Fisher Still Making Impact in Nashville Community | Nashville Predators
With the help of the Predators Foundation, Mike Fisher uses celebrity clay shoot funds to donate to local organizations.

Other Hockey News & Notes

MLSE has ‘been in contact’ with Ontario about Toronto hosting NHL games | Sportsnet
Ontario Premier Doug Ford says the Toronto Maple Leafs’ parent company has been in contact with the province about the possibility of Canada’s biggest city serving as a so-called “hockey pod” for teams should the NHL resume its season.

Coronavirus testing key issue for possible restart of NHL season | NHL.com
Frequent testing would be an important part of any scenario the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association consider for resuming the season, though Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly has clarified that protocol has yet to be determined.

Inside stories of Michael Jordan’s time as an NHL owner | ESPN
From 2000 to 2001, Jordan was a part-owner of the Capitals.

I know, I forgot about it too.

Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on Goalies: ‘Very tough decisions ahead’ | TSN
Rutherford will have quite the decision to make as both Tristan Jarry and Matt Murray are scheduled for restricted free agency.

Devils donating 10,000 tickets for next season to health-care workers | Sportsnet
The Devils also promised to donate two extra tickets for every season ticket member and plan holder who use credits they earned this year for next year.

Grigori Denisenko’s arrival could start a dramatic ripple effect on the Panthers’ roster | The Hockey News
The feisty Russian winger is a threat to crack the NHL lineup in 2020-21, and it’s probably not a coincidence he’s signing just in time for two key Florida forwards to become UFAs.

Tucker’s Streaming Suggestion Of The Week - Eighth Grade

Where To Watch: Amazon Prime Video (free with Prime account)

Genre: Comedy/Drama

Starring: Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Emily Robinson

Directed By: Bo Burnham

Synopsis: Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school — the end of her thus far disastrous eighth-grade year.

Runtime: 94 minutes