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  • Monday, June 29, 2020 05:50 PM
    Double Dip: Grimaldi Looks Back on Playing Two Games in Single Day - The Official Site of the Nashville Predators
    Rocco Grimaldi once participated in 10 games in one day when he was growing up playing roller hockey in California. Three contests in a morning tournament, another four in the afternoon and a final trio before bedtime - a total such as that wasn't unheard of for an active kid on the west coast.So, when Grimaldi was asked to skate in two professional games in one day - the first in the American Hockey League, the second in the NHL - he had the experience to handle it. Well, sort of.When Grimaldi woke up in San Antonio, Texas, on Nov. ...
  • Monday, June 29, 2020 02:00 PM
    Roundtable: Who Is the Nashville Predators’ Biggest Rival? - On The Forecheck
    We’re starting off SBNation’s Rivalry Fortnight with a staff roundtable about our least-favorite teams and the Predators[1]’ hottest rivalries—and the places those two overlap.RachelIt’s hard for me to pick a “rival” of Nashville that I detest. Back in the day, it was always Detroit. That’s before they reorganized the divisions, but Saturday nights in Nashville against Detroit were always absurdly rowdy, loud, and rough. Today, it’s probably a team Nashville faces on a semi-regular basis. You can’t really say they are rivals with Pittsburgh...even after the 2017 Cup Final. You can, however, make a case for a Nashville-Chicago rivalry or ...
  • Monday, June 29, 2020 12:00 PM
    What If the Nashville Predators Win The 2020 Draft Lottery? - On The Forecheck
    With the first pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Nashville Predators[1] are proud to select... Jake Sanderson, from the United States National Team Development Program! [“The Star Spangled Banner” plays as David Poile beams on stage with a very, very confused 17-year-old]In all seriousness, how wild is it that a team that could have made the postseason before everything went awry could get the first overall pick? Now we get the fun, kinda painful speculation on what would happen if the Predators get the first overall selection for the first time in franchise history. According to Dom Luszczyszyn, ...
  • Saturday, June 27, 2020 10:13 AM
    Nashville Predators Check In: Virtual Stanley Cup Champs - Predlines
    NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 27: Rocco Grimaldi #23 of the Nashville Predators skates against the Vegas Golden Knights at Bridgestone Arena on November 27, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images) We are starting to get more information about the NHL’s Return To Play plan. The Nashville Predators will be playing the Arizona Coyotes in the qualifying round.While we are counting down the days until the playoffs, we’re checking in on some of our favorite Nashville Predators[1] players and the team to see what they have been up to this week.There’s always a lot to see on the ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 04:52 PM
    NPEF, Peabody to host virtual conversation on dismantling inequities among Nashville youth June 30 - Vanderbilt University News
    Maury Nation (Vanderbilt University)The Nashville Public Education Foundation and Vanderbilt Peabody College will host a free webinar, “A City Where All Youth Thrive: A Conversation about Dismantling the Inequities of the Nashville Youth Experience,” on Tuesday, June 30, from 4 to 5 p.m. CT.Register here. >>[1]Maury Nation[2], associate professor of human and organizational development, will discuss his research addressing the problems of urban education and how Nashville’s housing and criminal justice systems are predictors for Metro Nashville Public Schools student outcomes.The presentation will be followed by a panel featuring Judge Sheila Calloway, Oasis Center President and CEO Tom Ward, MNPS Student Support ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 04:33 PM
    Preds Foundation Celebrates Pride Month with Donation to Oasis Center - The Official Site of the Nashville Predators
    The Nashville Predators Foundation empowered by SmileDirectClub is still hard at work making a difference in the community, and the Oasis Center has become the latest beneficiary of a donation to help change lives.Proceeds totaling $14,500 Fifth Annual Nashville Predators Pride Night have been donated to three non-profits in support of LGBTQ assistance programming, and on Friday, Oasis Center and its Just Us program received a check valued at $7,500 with the funds set to have a direct impact on those in the LGBTQ community who need it most.The Nashville-based Oasis Center provides nearly 20 programs and services, all of ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 04:19 PM
    College Credits: Students From HP Earn Degrees, Make Deans Lists - Highland Park, IL Patch
    HIGHLAND PARK, IL — Spring semester this year has been an unprecedented one for students and educators at all institutions of higher education. While many commencement ceremonies have been cancelled or moved online in recent weeks, local students have continued to earn academic distinctions and degrees. Highland Park Patch recognizes their accomplishments below. Talia Aloush, of Highland Park, who is majoring in social work, was named to the University of Iowa dean's list for the spring semester, which requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5. Alex Bansbach, of Highland Park, was named to the dean's list at Southeast Missouri ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 04:09 PM
    Can masks lower oxygen levels? Do masks make it hard to breath? Experts discuss myths - TODAY
    Research has found that wearing a mask is one of the most effective methods[1] Americans can take to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Yet health myths about masks flood social media — people worry that wearing masks will lower oxygen levels or cause carbon dioxide poisoning. Others fear they’ll develop bacterial infections from moist, sweaty masks or weaken their immune system’s ability to fight off colds.Health care professionals have attempted to clarify these misconceptions on social media. A doctor in South Carolina challenged the idea that “oxygen levels drop dramatically while wearing a mask.” Dr. Megan Hall tested her ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 01:31 PM
    More locals earn college, university honors and degrees - The San Diego Union-Tribune
    More colleges and universities have announced the names of students who earned degrees or academic honors at the conclusion of the spring term. Below are some of those announced thus far. Additional students will be recognized in the July 2 issue.* * * * *Several locals were among the approximately 4,050 undergraduate and graduate students awarded degrees by Georgia Institute of Technology. The students were honored during a virtual celebration on May 1. They will also be honored during in-person commencement ceremonies to be held on the Atlanta campus later this year.Among the graduates were:• Jacob Anderson of ZIP code ...
  • Friday, June 26, 2020 01:01 PM
    CHS selling biggest hospital - Nashville Post
    Community Health Systems Also: VUMC inks cancer care deal with Erlanger authors Geert De Lombaerde[1] Community Health Systems leaders have agreed to sell the single largest hospital in their network to a large Florida nonprofit group.Terms of CHS’ sale of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg to Orlando Health aren’t yet being disclosed. The St. Petersburg City Council still needs to approve the deal, which will have Orlando Health take over CHS’ long-term lease and is expected to close by the end of September.With 480 beds, Bayfront St. Petersburg is 68 beds larger than CHS’ next-biggest facilities, which are located in Missouri ...