Friday’s Dump & Chase: Tryptophan, Carbohydrates, & Tinordi

Whether you’re sleeping off a turkey hangover, a real hangover, or taking advantage of commerce, you’ll want to check out these links.

Nashville Predators News

Gold Friday | Nashville Predators
If you're planning on buying a Nashville-Predators-related gift for that special someone this holiday season, I suggest you take full advantage of the sales going on today. There's a sidewalk sale in person, but you can also take advantage of all the deals online as well. Check the link for a full breakdown of the potential savings.

Ice Back at Bridgestone

I know this has been posted before, but few sports require such an interesting process to create and prepare the playing surface.

The Predators as Thanksgiving Dishes

Yes, this is from Wednesday, but if you missed it, you need to check it out. This is, by far, the MOST comprehensive article you’ll find on Predators and Thanksgiving dishes.

Around Hockey

Time running short for NHL to start next season Jan. 1
Time running short for NHL to start next season Jan. 1: Realignment featuring an all-Canadian division and regional play in the U.S. appears likely.

Canada's World Junior Team Heads Into Quarantine - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
The teens will have 14 long days ahead of them, but Hockey Canada staffers are hoping they can make the best of a bad situation.

Media at the World Juniors, but No NHL Scouts? That's Crazy Talk - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
NHL scouts need to see the World Junior Championship games far more than reporters do. But they won't be allowed into Rogers Place when the puck drops Dec. 26.

Robertson chasing Leafs job means missing family’s ‘most important day'
This is a very interesting and informative article. These are the kinds of stories you don't really think about, but Nick Robertson certainly isn't the only American player that's made this decision. In the end, if it pays off, then it was worth it.

A year after his tweets changed hockey, Akim Aliu says NHL should do more on diversity and inclusion -
Aliu feels the NHL should be doing more to push for diversity and inclusion within the sport.

“I think the NHL is not quite there yet in realizing there’s a real issue, or they haven’t said it,” he said. “I think with their EIC announcement, to me and to our group, I think it’s still a lot of posturing and not enough actually getting the bootstraps on and doing the work.”

The NHL declined an opportunity to respond to Aliu’s comments.