Friday’s Dump & Chase: Spring Classic

The Winter Classic has been postponed, Mark Borowiecki is an incredible human, and Rem Pitlick is Pit”locked” into a contract.

Nashville Predators News

Super 16: Top teams through start of free agency
I want to say that this type of article last year had the New Jersey Devils ranked fairly high, so I don't know how much I'd worry about it, but this looks to be about par for what's expected next season. If you look past the top 16, the Predators would have ranked around 19th.

Richardson Set to Bring Expert Penalty Killing, Veteran Presence to Preds
If you've always wondered whether or not Brad Richardson enjoys the delights of country music, you'll find the answer here.

Borowiecki, Morissette, and Doing the Right Thing - Silver Seven
If you haven't heard enough good things about Mark Borowiecki, then you need to check this out. If you think you HAVE heard enough good things about Mark Borowiecki, you NEED to check this out. Check this out.

Breakdown: Nashville Predators re-sign forward Rem Pitlick - On the Forecheck
Rem Pitlick is an exciting player to watch on the ice. I had the pleasure of watching him during Development Camp last season and then again at the Return to Play Training Camp. He had improved quite a bit between the two events and I fully expect to see him in gold at some point this season.

Around Hockey

Avalanche home renamed Ball Arena
You can laugh at the name for a variety of reasons, but the goal of the partnership (the closed-loop system) is actually pretty awesome.

Secret gives $1M to women's hockey players association
Secret gives $1M to women's hockey players association: The commitment is considered the largest for professional women’s hockey in North America.

Who's Hot in Europe Right Now? - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Some of the NHL's top prospects are getting into game action as the 2020-21 season has already commenced in several leagues.

The Major 2020 Off-Season Goalie Acquisitions, Ranked - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
The goalie carousel has been spinning during the off-season. Who got better and who got the best?

NHL postpones Winter Classic, All-Star Weekend for upcoming season
If outdoor hockey is being postponed....

Canadiens' Claude Julien details how Max Domi became 'expendable'
"more of a hockey move" has to make Max Domi feel better about himself.

Washington Capitals hire Kevin McCarthy as assistant, re-sign Jonas Siegenthaler -
Welp, looks like they're getting the band back together...but does anyone want to hear them play their greatest hits like “Shots from the Blue Line”, “PP Stands for Passing Practice” or “Benching Kyle (for no apparent reason)”?