Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Speed Round

It’s looking like we may not get a Game 7 in round two either. At this pace, the playoffs may be over next month.

Smashville News:

Hamhuis At Peace with Retirement Decision, Holds Fond Memories of Preds | NHL
Good luck in your retirement, Dan Hamhuis!

This Month in Preds Franchise History: August | NHL
"August is traditionally the quietest month in the hockey world, but the Predators have still had their share of notable milestones in the dog days of summer over the years."

Nashville Women in Sports Media: Lyndsay Rowley of the Nashville Predators | A to Z Sports Nashville
Who knew Lyndsay Rowley was a business person in Manhattan? Her road into broadcasting was unusual to say the least.

Best of 2019-20: Roman Josi | NHL.com
You're welcome.

We haven’t checked in with this guy for a while. Seems to be loving his life.

Central Division News:

Minnesota Wild announce additions to their coaching staff | Hockey Wilderness
Minnesota is all staffed up.

Blues face a tricky, and complicated, offseason | stltoday.com
Today's long read. The St. Louis Blues never really seemed like themselves in the playoffs.

Jets Mailbag: Maurice, Cheveldayoff on not-so-hot seats and UFA targets | Sportsnet.ca
Another fairly long piece, but an interesting look at the moves the Winnipeg Jets might and might not make.

Other Hockey News:

NHL announces no positive COVID-19 tests after fifth week of Phase 4 | Sportsnet.ca
Continued good job, NHL and players!

NHL Power Rankings: Heiskanen takes top spot in Conn Smythe Watch | NBC Sports
Your thoughts on this list? I think one Ondřej Palát is missing.

Albert, NBC voice, details life in bubble during playoffs for NHL.com | NHL
Another longish article, but it's interesting to hear a non-team experience in the bubble.

13 NHL teams will carry salary cap overages into next season | TSN.ca
Well, this is one list I am glad the Nashville Predators are not on.

El Paso is Hockeyville; will host NHL game, get $150K for Rhinos rink upgrade | KVIA
Congratulations to El Paso! Has anyplace in the Nashville area ever been submitted for this?

Get the Popcorn Ready for 'Odd Man Rush' | Sports Illustrated
Has anyone read this book? Is it good?

Marc-Andre Fleury reclaims mantle as Vegas nears West finals berth | ESPN
Marc-Andre Fleury did well on Sunday. I would like to see Peter DeBoer use a true tandem approach—not just use Flower as a really expensive backup goalie.