Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Skating in the Summer

Things seem to be creeping closer.

Tarasenko skates for Blues, says shoulder got stronger during pause
Vladimir Tarasenko said the extra time off has his surgically repaired left shoulder feeling stronger.

Phase 2 Buzz: Rask to start skating this week with Bruins
Some teams are still getting things started. Check this link for various team updates.

2021 World Championship dates announced
It's a shame to miss the 2020 Worlds and various other international tournaments. Focus on being healthy, not on hockey.

2020 Hockey Hall of Fame candidates debated
The candidates will be announced tonight.

Five Questions with Mike 'Doc' Emrick
It's going to be awesome to hear Doc call a game later this year.

Who will join Jarome Iginla in the 2020 Hall of Fame class? | TheHockeyNews
'Iggy' is a first-ballot lock. Who else gets a Hall call tonight?

Meet the other face of the CHL class action abuse lawsuit, Garrett Taylor | TheHockeyNews
***As a warning, some of this content is sensitive.

I hope actual change happens in the CHL as a result of these allegations.

Insider Trading: Hub cities narrowed down to six |
The slow "narrowing down" of hub sites is getting somewhat tedious. Just announce the hub cities, please.

Cup dream keeps Jason Spezza pushing forward during pandemic |
I know there's plenty of motivated guys on each qualifying team. The question is who triumphs in the fall.

Bob McKenzie's Final Ranking: Lafreniere the surest thing in most uncertain draft year |
I'd honestly rather have the draft than the playoffs right now. What kind of player do you think the Predators should target? In a draft like this, I feel like they take the best available.

How the NHL Draft Lottery has changed over the years |
This is an interesting look at how the Draft Lottery has evolved over the last few years.

Bruins’ Grzelcyk feels for Eichel: ‘He wants to win more than anything’ |
How long will Eichel remain in Buffalo?

5 players who could be elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2020 | The Ice Garden
Our pals at the Ice Garden take a look at the Hockey Hall of Fame nominations coming tonight.