Saturday’s Dump & Chase: Sadness Abounds

Yay for losing hockey and all the awful things that come with it.

Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators 0, Dallas Stars 7: Special teams sink Preds in first road game - On the Forecheck
The Preds laid an egg in Dallas for their second straight loss.

Poile’s Comments Give Clarity to Predators Taxi Squad Gameplan - On the Forecheck
Shaun gave a good overview of how David Poile plans to use the taxi squad in the foreseeable future.

Around The League

Winnipeg Jets star Patrik Laine placed on injured reserve -
The Finnish sniper is headed to the IR, but with reports swirling that the Jets might be dealing him after a contentious summer this is a story to follow.

All Things Must End: It’s Time For Pierre-Luc Dubois and John Tortorella to Go - The Cannon
A succinct breakdown of the issues at hand between John Tortorella and Pierre-Luc Dubois.

2020-21 AHL schedule unveiled | | The American Hockey League
Minor league hockey is finally coming back, and we've got a schedule.

General Sports

New York Mets GM Jared Porter acknowledges sending explicit images to female reporter when he worked for Chicago Cubs
It's insane that women have to deal with this kind of stuff frequently if they want to work in sports, and given the stuff we've seen over the internet recently concerning it, this issue is quite present in hockey as well. Worth a read for the awareness of the awful event itself, but it's also good to reflect on what's going on behind the scenes in our sport of choice as well.

Introducing Petrinos (PET), a new metric for coaching buyouts - Moon Crew
A good article for all of y'all who are Tennessee fans to read. War Eagle nerds.

Aaron, Hank | Baseball Hall of Fame
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali once called Hank Aaron “The only man I idolize more than myself. ” The baseball icon passed away yesterday, so go ahead and remember his greatness again.