Photo by Danny Murphy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images The Predators and Coyotes may have a start date for their play-in series If all goes according to plan, and that’s a big if, the Nashville Predators will be playing playoff hockey in less than a month.
This remains a fluid situation as the NHL and the Nashville Predators work to get back on the ice to eventually crown a 2019-20 Stanley Cup winner. Another step forward has likely been taken by the NHL and the NHLPA as they work to reach an agreement on the next phases of returning to play.
Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Hockey-starved Preds fans may find something to relate to with “Hamilton”. Not only is the July 4th holiday weekend quickly approaching, an exciting theatre event is happening today when Disney+ releases the filmed stage production of the Tony-Award-winning musical Hamilton.
If everything works out and the NHL’s Return To Play plan comes to fruition, we will be watching playoff hockey very soon. While this is exciting news, there is also the realization that there will be no Nashville Predators games to attend in person for quite a while.
Everyone is facing some sort of pressure heading into this quirky NHL postseason, but Juuse Saros has more to prove for the Nashville Predators. Pressure is sometimes an overused term thrown around in sports, but for some individual players it can be heightened more so than others.
Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images The lottery is (somewhat) set—what does this mean for Nashville? The very first step in the NHL’s Return to Play protocol is in the books, and with it, some answers for the future going forward.
liiga.fi Westerholm is the only signed goalie outside North America in the organization. Over the coming few months—as the NHL prepares for a return to play that may or may not be derailed before it starts—I will be taking some time to review the 2019-20 season for each prospect in the Nashville organization.