Friday’s Dump & Chase: That Will Leave a Mark

After a rough night in Carolina, let’s work out those sore muscles with some links.

Nashville Predators News

Recap: Nashville Predators 1, Carolina Hurricanes 5: Spain, without the S | On the Forecheck
Giving up three goals early is suboptimal, I’ve heard.

They’re dropping like flies.

2021 NHL Free Agent Class: NCAA, Juniors, and Europe | On the Forecheck
Don’t expect Nashville to make a huge splash, but looking ahead is better than looking back. Especially after last night.

Enterprise Road Warriors: Preds Photo Blog
The off-ice sights may be better than the on-ice some days.

Around Hockey

Bettman, Daly reflect on challenging year, discuss future division alignment, plans for draft - Video | TSN
Gary Bettman and Bill Daly look back on a challenging year for the NHL in the midst of the pandemic, discuss how they plan to safely start having fans back in arenas, the biggest challenges in terms of returning to normalcy, division alignment for next season, plans for the 2021 draft as well as potential changes to the draft lottery, and much more.

Los Angeles Kings' Troy Grosenick wins in his first appearance since November 2014
The former Admiral made us proud.

Phantoms Game Suspended Due to Health and Safety Protocols | Lehigh Valley Phantoms
This game went 20 minutes past "yikes".

Melissa Samoskevich to join Whale for playoffs | The Ice Garden
Samoskevich will make her debut with the Whale on March 26.

NHL Power Rankings: Team in a Tweet Edition
Sometimes the best way to capture what's going on with a team in a moment or stretch of time is with 280 characters...or less.

World Para Ice Hockey opens bid process for 2022 Women's World Challenge | International Paralympic Committee
Hey, Nashville—let’s bring the Women’s World Challenge to Middle TN!

[$$] Sabres vs. Canucks: After 50 years and no Stanley Cups, whose fans have had it worse? | The Athletic
No two teams have experienced worse than the Vancouver Canucks and Buffalo Sabres. (Despite how it feels today in Smashville.)