Wednesday’s Dump and Chase: Nashville Strong

We are Nashville Strong.

The Predators and the Nashville community are reeling after yesterday morning’s devastation across Middle Tennessee. On The Forecheck has tried to provide you with some ways to help, but we know that some folks haven't been able to even catch their breath yet. We’re all here for you. We are Nashville Strong.

Nashville Predators News and Notes

Nashville: Our Home, Our Family | On the Forecheck
Bryan's editorial should remind you that we are all family. We are Nashville Strong.

Here’s How to Help in Wake of the Tennessee Tornado Devastation | On the Forecheck
We compiled a list that features ways to help after yesterday's devastation. Whether you can donate money, time, blood, or resources, this list can point you in the right direction.

Nashville Strong: How to Help in Aftermath of Tennessee Tornado
The Predators have also provided some ways for folks to help after the deadly tornadoes on Tuesday morning.

Predators open doors to Nashville residents impacted by tornado |
Sportsnet covered some of Nashville's relief efforts on Tuesday.

Prospect Need to Know: Alex Newhook leads the soaring Eagles of Boston College | TheHockeyNews
Nashville's noted prospect is Patrick Harper. His future with the Predators is a big question, but I'd love to see Harper make an impact with both the Admirals and with the Predators.

Around the League

Julien to return as Canadiens coach next season: report
Claude Julien will remain behind the bench for the Canadiens.

NHL general managers recommend change to how offside rule is applied
The 2017 Stanley Cup Final called... sigh.

Puck, Player Tracking in final testing stage before Stanley Cup Playoffs
Player and puck tracking will certainly expand our knowledge of our favorite game.

Stamkos has core muscle surgery, return to Lightning still 6-8 weeks away
Steven Stamkos has core muscle surgery and has begun the healing and rehabilitation process.

Bishop out for Stars against Oilers because of lower-body injury
The Predators face the Stars on Thursday evening. Jake Oettinger has been recalled from the Texas Stars.

Auston Matthews’ chase for 50 goals draws Maple Leaf moustache solidarity |
The jury is still out on Mustache March.

NHL GMs hope proposed offside rule change ‘promotes offence’ |
I guess that’s the goal of this season... to promote offense in the League.

Meet the women striving to become NHL’s first female officials |
The Predators had a female referee during rookie camp in September. It’s awesome to see these ladies working hard to become part of the NHL “norm” as referees and on-ice officials.

The Hart Trophy favorites are coming into focus, but these fringe MVPs contenders will impact voting | TheHockeyNews
Who is going to walk away with the Hart Trophy this summer?