Thursday’s Dump & Chase: ‘Dust yourself off, and try again’

Our heroes may have had a rough time in Tampa, but here’s to hoping Sunrise, FL is more of their kind of place.

Nashville Predators News & Notes

Preds Announce Single-Game Ticket Sales for February Home Games | Nashville Predators
I hope you are reading this before 10:00 AM. If not, the tickets are already on sale... and likely already gone.

2021 AHL Season Preview: Chicago Wolves (Milwaukee Admirals) | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: Eric and Rachel have your primer for the upcoming AHL season set to begin tomorrow.

Assessing John Hynes’ FIrst 41 Games with the Nashville Predators
John Hynes has been the coach of the Nashville Predators for 41 games. How have things panned out so far? Not well.

Other Hockey News & Notes

National Women’s Hockey League suspends Isobel Cup playoffs after new positive COVID-19 tests | ESPN
The NWHL has suspends its Isobel Cup playoffs due to new positive COVID-19 tests inside the league’s “bubble” in Lake Placid. The league is holding out hope that the tournament can be finished at a later date.

“Youth Will Be Served” on Canada’s Olympic Team | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Hockey Canada names Doug Armstrong as the men’s GM, and he’ll have a lot of support from both his brain trust and the nation’s roster depth.

Jets’ Paul Maurice ‘offended’ by criticism towards Blake Wheeler | Sportsnet
Paul Maurice is certainly no fan of advanced analytics, or at the very least Blake Wheeler’s advanced analytics.

“You’ll do your deep dives and your analytics and boy do they do a horses**** job of telling you what five guys do... I’m sensitive to it because I’ve been in awe of this guy since I got here,” Maurice said to reporters. “His work level, he’s unimpeachable in his character and how he runs that room and how he plays, he’s got 11 points and 10 games.”

In Midst of a Pandemic, Father and Son Find Joy and Healing on an ODR | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
It’s been a difficult year for everyone. And it’s been especially difficult for Jamie Henderson and his wife. But if you’re looking for something to feel good about, Jamie Henderson captured it in a 39-second video.

Hurricanes’ Petr Mrazek out indefinitely after thumb surgery | Sportsnet
Carolina Hurricanes goalie Petr Mrazek had surgery on his right thumb and a timeline for his return will be determined in the coming days.

Thursday’s Tunes

Every music video should have Jet Li in it.