Friday’s Dump & Chase: Paradise City

Between 9 and 12 teams are bidding to be hosts of isolation games (or something like that) if the season resumes in limited cities. Is Nashville in play?

Nashville Predators News

Move With Us May Challenge | Nashville Predators
The Nashville Predators would like you to do a lot of things With Them. The most recent is that they want you to Move With Us (them). They have some fun exercise-driven challenges as well as fundraising opportunities and contests with prizes. Check it out.

Around Hockey

NHL, NHLPA have not set timeline for return to play
But it seems like some things may be changed. Check out what Phase 2 may look like.

NHL pleased with talks about season restart scenarios, Commissioner says
Just don't ask them what they are.

Seattle, Islanders arena work on schedule for 2021-22 NHL season: report
I was in Seattle last summer and Key Arena still looked like the Supersonics were going to play that night. I would be willing to wager they'd made some significant progress over the past year, but Seattle is/was ground zero for COVID-19, so I'm sure there's been an impact in how work happens.

Max Potential: How Pacioretty revived his career | TheHockeyNews
Max Pacioretty powerlifts. Of course, there's more to it, but I'm going to say he revived his career by powerlifting.

Explained: Sweden's ongoing hockey federation scandal | TheHockeyNews
Sweden, ice hockey, scandal, murder-for-hire...what's not to like? (Okay, there's no murder for hire, but the other three ingredients still make a pretty delicious stew)

Why NHL coaches could be better prepared than ever if 2019-20 season resumes
I hope that what Bourne says about coaches being extra-prepared for opponents is true. Actually, I hope it's true for John Hynes only.

What NHL needs from teams bidding to host isolated games |
If you, like me, have been wondering how it would work to have the remainder of the season played in a few isolated arenas, there's a lot of interesting information here.

Canucks' Brock Boeser ready to salvage injury-ridden season if NHL resumes |
One of the big unpredictables in this whole situation is that all of the players that seemed to be done for the season due to injury could be back. How many will be back and how many of them could be huge difference makers for their respective teams?

Mark Scheifele's Official* NHL Awards | By Mark Scheifele
You'll never guess who he chose for the Vezina.