Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Tick Tock

Time has seemed to slow way down in the last week.

Smashville News:

Roman Josi Deserves to Win the Norris Trophy - Here's Why | NHL.com
I think everyone on the home team's press corps has weighed in by now. #Josi4Norris

A statistical look at the Nashville Predators vs. Arizona Coyotes play-in series | TSN.ca
They like us! They really like us!

NHL Features Nashville Predator Nick Bonino in Premiere Episode of New Cooking Show, 'Skates & Plates' | Sounds Like Nashville
"Nashville Predators player Nick Bonino got a cooking lesson from chef Ludo Lefebvre... and he accidentally set off the smoke detector." Really, what ambitious cook hasn't?

Nashville Predators vs Arizona Coyotes will feature inept power plays | A to Z Sports
So both teams agree—let's just play 5v5.

Colton Sissons, eloquent as always.

Sooooo...path of least resistance?

Central Division News:

Blackhawks’ Jeremy Colliton hopes to use time before Oilers series wisely | Chicago Sun-Times
Hopefully the Preds are spending comparable attention on the Arizona Coyotes.

Coronavirus and sports: What Nuggets and Avs fans can expect from their new "normal" | The Denver Post
Long but interesting examination of the challenges of bringing sports back.

Province eases restrictions on pro athletes but not much changes for Jets and Bombers  | Winnipeg Sun
This is a lot of words to say nothing much has really changed.

Other Hockey News:

The NHL's coronavirus pause - Camp timeline, hub city buzz and more | ESPN
Greg and Emily with another of their regular updates.

Kevin Bieksa on NHL return: Some players 'still very skeptical' | Sportsnet.ca
So is it that time has slowed down and I don't remember what day July 10 was agreed to, or is Patrick Kane saying as of Thursday that players haven't agreed to the dates the NHL is communicating?

Playing in empty arenas, it'll be up to NHL players to bring the noise | CBC Sports
I am so here for mic'd up players and coaches.

NHL Power Rankings: Off-season buyout candidates | NBC Sports
Well they went for the obvious Nashville Predators choice and then got the salary cap hit wrong. Le sigh.

Peter Laviolette a 'top candidate' for New Jersey Devils head coach | TSN.ca