Friday’s Dump & Chase: Don’t Cry

Still using Guns N Roses song titles until I can come up something better, but there’s plenty of action-packed links today.

Nashville Predators News

Bring STEM to Life Using Future Goals - Hockey Scholar
The NHL is making this program available for free to parents and teachers. The Future Goals program has two parts—one is a hockey-themed STEM curriculum and the other deals with making healthy choices. If you have hockey-obsessed youth at home, this might be a good resource!

Preds Players Team Up with Dunkin' to Thank Healthcare Workers
We all know America Runs On Dunkin', but as most of us remain socially distanced at home, it's those on the frontlines who need their pick-me-up more than ever.

Duchene Talks Family, Hockey, Life During Pause of NHL Season
Matt Duchene (and his son, Beau) had a video conference with the media. He discussed flattening the curve, what to do with all of his free time, and mourned the loss of Joe Diffie.

Preds to Simulate Stanley Cup Playoffs with NHL20
I highly recommend tuning in and watching this tonight. Graphics are realistic enough at this point that it's almost like watching a real hockey game. Who do you think will come out on top?

PredsNHL - NHL20: JOSI vs TONY - Twitch
I don't know if anyone is watching these, but my family is thoroughly enjoying them. And when I say enjoying them, I mean we are yelling at refs, wearing jerseys, and celebrating every goal. If you really want to watch replays, this is Josi's stream and on games 3 and 4 (this link) you can hear both Roman Josi and Anthony Bitetto, but if you want to watch games 1 and 2, I'd watch Bitetto's stream because you can hear both of them.

Josi Donation Makes Life-Saving Impact for Home Street Home Ministries
You know, this Roman Josi character is captain material.

Around Hockey

Insider Trading: Regular season remains top priority -
Some discussion about how things may play out. I'm the first to admit these discussions among the "insiders" can be a little tedious, but it's always good to stay on top of potential scenarios if/when things get going again.

Oilers' Cave remains in medically induced coma after emergency surgery -
This is such a horrible turn of events and we're all hoping for a miracle for Colby Cave.

What will the NHL do about conditional picks and rentals if the season is cancelled? - TheHockeyNews
There was a flurry of trades involving conditional picks and rentals at the trade deadline. So what happens in the season is cancelled and those conditions can't possibly be met?