Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Clean Ice

Fresh links, clean ice.

Nashville Predators News and Notes

Quinton Byfield, Jamie Drysdale highlight World Juniors summer development roster -
Our very own Philip Tomasino has been named to this roster. The youngster has been impressing all season long with the OHL and he has a real shot to make the World Juniors roster for this coming winter.

Around the League

NHL to be 'very strict' with virus protocols, Commissioner Bettman says
VERY STRICT IS VERY GOOD! (Caps for emphasis)

Botterill fired as Sabres general manager, replaced by Adams
As OTF’s Nick said yesterday.... "tuba noise."

Adams' top five issues to solve as new Sabres GM
1. Find a way to build a competitive team around Jack Eichel.

Reaves signs two-year, $3.5 million contract with Golden Knights
This is a pretty sweet deal for Ryan Reaves.

Trudeau says Canada still open to NHL hub despite extended border closure -
My money is on Toronto.

Despite unknowns, players onboard with NHL's early vision for hub cities -
I think there's a healthy mix of anticipation and excitement.

Former OHL player's explosive allegations now being investigated as a crime - TheHockeyNews
This is a pretty awful thing to hear about...especially in the Canadian junior leagues.

Will Jason Botterill's firing be enough to fix the Sabres? - TheHockeyNews
Answer: probably not.

How do you coach today's athletes effectively? - TheHockeyNews
This is an interesting look at how a coach finds ways to reach his players and get their best performance.

Kings rookie Lizotte overcame plenty of challenges to reach NHL - TheHockeyNews
Blake Lizotte and Nashville's Patrick Harper were compared the other day in an article in The Athletic about Nashville's top prospects.

Insider Trading: NHL Hub cities decision likely coming next week -
Vegas and....which city? Toronto? Your guess is as good as mine.

Zach Hyman says Phase 2 is helping players shake off the rust -
I can't freaking wait to see our Preds back on the ice.