Friday’s Dump & Chase: Flooded Bubble

I have seen the Predators play hockey and thus my Guns N Roses title streak comes to an end. One of the bubbles is flooding, along with a whole host of Predators news.

Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators Practice Report - After Day 3 | On the Forecheck
The Predators are back on the ice. While they will see scrimmage action today, check out what I saw when I visited the facility on Wednesday. Some storylines are developing, one of which is the goaltender situation. The scrimmage today may be the first look at goalies in game mode and I'll be there to keep you updated.

Nashville Predators fans still confident after rough season | On the Forecheck
It appears the pandemic-induced hiatus has only impacted fan confidence a little bit.

Breakdown: Nashville Predators sign forward Sean Malone | On the Forecheck
Along with Eric's outstanding prospect analysis comes the indication that Milwaukee will allowing some guys to become free agents.

Preds, FOX Sports Tennessee Providing Extended Training Camp Coverage
There will be several different opportunities to see what's going on inside Bridgestone Arena and this article has all of the information you need. I will be live-tweeting from inside Bridgestone today starting around noon. Give me a follow on twitter @SCSOTF

Safety, Sacrifice Top of Mind for Preds as Return To Play Nears
Safety and Sacrifice seem to be the themes of training camp. And with many players leaving their families in quarantine back home, they are certainly feeling the weight of making sure they aren't taking any unnecessary risks.

Around Hockey

Lady Byng Trophy finalists announced
Really scratching my head at the Auston Matthews nomination...

Masterton Trophy finalists announced
My bet is on Oskar Lindblom.

Gaudreau focused on Qualifiers, 'has never looked better' with Flames
Johnny Gaudreau was getting kicked around recently about his physical conditioning upon his return to play. GM Brad Treliving responded today by contradicting that sentiment.

Edmonton's Rogers Place suffers water damage during area storm |
File this under "What Else Can Go Wrong?"

Bruins' Pastrnak, Kase miss practice, ruled unfit to play |
"Unfit to Play" is the new "Upper-Body Injury".

Why is it so hard for a defenseman to win the Lady Byng? | TheHockeyNews
If you, like me, feel like Jaccob Slavin was overlooked for the Lady Byng, here's a good article about blue-liners and the award.