Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Stuff and Things

Hockey? Some hockey.

Nashville Predators News

2019-20 Nashville Predators Player Report Cards: Nick Bonino - On the Forecheck
I get the feeling that Nick Bonino is going to be very sorely missed.

Ice Has Returned to Bridgestone Arena - On the Forecheck
Ice, ice baby.

No really.

Shaun has a great look at how ice is installed at Bridgestone. Raise your hand if you knew that most of the ice was hand-painted. I’ll wait.

Around the League

Fred Sasakamoose, Indigenous NHLer, dies at 86 after presumed COVID-19 case -
Sasakamoose was 86.

Eichel happy with 'great moves' by Sabres in offseason
Did Buffalo do enough in the offseason to get closer to the playoffs?

Chara, Bruins at 'status quo' regarding contract
Will Chara retire? I think he gives it one more go with Boston.

'Several' Columbus Blue Jackets test positive for COVID-19 -
The teams that are slowly gathering for skates and practice sessions will need to be extra vigilant in taking precautions against the virus.

With or without Patrik Laine, Winnipeg Jets have work to do on power play -
Here's a closer look at the Jets' power play. This begs a bigger question, however. Will the Jets trade Patrik Laine before the season starts?

Two Team Canada players test positive; Red and White game postponed -
The health of the players is of paramount importance.

Ward hired by Golden Knights as AHL assistant
While I'd have loved to see Joel Ward find a role in the Nashville organization, this is a great move by the Golden Knights organization. Ward will be an excellent coach.

NHL Prospect Watch: Sweden
Here's a check-in on various NHL prospects playing in Sweden.

Bruins sign forward Jake DeBrusk to two-year, $7.35-million deal
Boston has a solid they need another to round out this group?

Buffalo Beauts unveil new jerseys on NWHL Open Ice - The Ice Garden
I HAVE A NEED!!!!!!!!!

Canada's WJC Bubble Popped - Now What? - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
I'm worried for the safety of these players, staffers, and coaches. Here's hoping everyone stays well and healthy.

How to watch the 2020-21 college hockey season - The Ice Garden
Michelle at The Ice Garden has some ways to watch women's college hockey.

Chicago Makes Smart Hire in Kendall Coyne Schofield - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Here's hoping more NHL (and AHL) clubs bring in professional-level women's talent to help develop, train, and coach their players.

Avs Prospect Bowen Byram is a Step Ahead of His Peers - The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
The Avalanche seem to have an abundance of riches when it comes to prospects.

Have a great Wednesday and a great Thanksgiving week, folks. Stay well.