Friday’s Dump & Chase: Locomotive

I hope Yakov Trenin finds his way back to the Predators roster for the postseason.

Nashville Predators News

Breaking Down a Predators-Coyotes Playoff Series | On the Forecheck
If you like the Nashville Predators, the Arizona Coyotes, or Public Enemy references, then check out this preview of what will probably be the first-round matchup for the teams.

NHL20 Stanley Cup Final Expanding to TV, Broadcasters to Call Games
The Virtual Stanley Cup Final (between the Predators and the Philadelphia Flyers) will air on TV with all your favorite Predators media personalities calling the games. Get all the details here.

Around Hockey

Ovechkin, Pastrnak share Rocket Richard Trophy as NHL goals leaders
The end of the regular season means we already know who's going to win some of the NHL Awards. Alex Ovechkin and David Pastrnak will share the Rocket Richard Trophy. I'm sure they can work out some kind of schedule.

Draisaitl wins Art Ross Trophy as NHL scoring leader
It looks like Leon Draisaitl will win the Art Ross Trophy. This is his first win and the first win for a player named Leon. However, had Leon's name been Toe or Ace, it would not have been a first. Regardless, congratulations.

Bobrovsky has 'something to prove' for Panthers in Qualifying Round
Can Sergei Bobrovsky "return to play" at the top of his game? If Bob wants to lead his Florida Panthers past the New York Islanders, he'd better be close.

Jack Eichel is as frustrated as Sabres fans | ProHockeyTalk | NBC Sports
Jack Eichel, Rasmus Ristolainen, and probably most of the Buffalo Sabres' fanbase are frustrated. Is it any surprise they're vocal about it?

The Arizona Coyotes are getting a second chance this season - and they don't plan on wasting it | TheHockeyNews
This article reminds me that, among other things, a healthy Phil Kessel is a nasty addition to any team.

NHL tells players Phase 3 of return-to-play plan won't start before July 10 |
It looks like Phase 3 has a potential start date. Phase 3 is training camps. This will probably push things back pretty deep. Not really sure exactly how this impacts next season.

Insider Trading: Entry-level signing deadline moved to July 1 |
A lot of good questions regarding how the end of the regular season and the delay of the postseason get answered in this edition of Insider Trading.

I’m Not Brave at All | By Corey Hirsch
Asking for help doesn’t make you any less of a “man.” I hope Hirsch's message, backed up by his own personal struggles, finds the people who need it. I know this kind of positive portrayal of mental health treatment is quite a few decades behind where it needs to be, but I'm glad progress is being made.

Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark, Dark | By Corey Hirsch
If you're interested in the backstory behind the previous article, here it is.