Friday’s Dump & Chase: Say That You Love Me.

Today’s links have love for sled hockey, Roman Josi, and Rod Brind’Amour...or at least two of those.

Nashville News & Notes

World Para Ice Hockey Championships 2021: Meet Team USA and the Nashville Connection | On the Forecheck
Prepare for Worlds with this introduction series.

Meet members of the US Men’s National Sled Hockey Team who just so happen to live and train right here in Middle Tennessee. Team USA opens play agaisnt Team Canada on Saturday morning at 8:00 AM Central and you 100% should watch on the Paralympic Channel on YouTube.

World Para Ice Hockey Championships 2021: The sport of sled hockey | On the Forecheck
What you need to know about the sport to get the most out of watching the World Championships.

Not sure what this “sled hockey” sport is all about? We got you. You’re gonna love it.

He’s not from Nashville, but Jen Lee is clearly eyeing a record deal.

Roman Josi Voted Second in NHLPA Best Defenseman Poll |
Players around the league have spoken and voted Predators Captain Roman Josi the second-best defenseman in the NHL.

I think he probably liked the Norris better.

Hockey News & Notes

Game 3 Recap: Islanders lose mirror match, drop 2-1 decision to Trotz-ian Tampa | Lighthouse Hockey
The Isles’ Game 3 loss at at Nassau Coliseum should have felt pretty familiar; the crowd was loud, the slot was clogged and the forechecking was ferocious. Oh, and the Islanders lost, which they have done in every Game 3 this post-season.

Fourth time is a charm, they say.

Mikyla Grant-Mentis re-signs with the Six | The Ice Garden
After last season, Mikyla Grant-Mentis is a player that you shouldn’t have to think twice about keeping on the roster.

An easy decision.

Carolina Hurricanes Rod Brind'Amour three-year extension |
The Carolina Hurricanes have reached a three-year contract extension with coach Rod Brind’Amour after three straight playoff appearances.

I suppose I can see why the Canes’ front office did this.

Brind'Amour of Hurricanes wins Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of year |
Rod Brind'Amour of the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday won the Jack Adams Award as NHL coach of the year, as voted by members of the NHL Broadcasters' Association.

Because getting a new contract was just what he did in the morning.

Mood Music

Thanks for the earworm, Jen Lee.