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Nashville Predators forward Nick Bonino delivers harsh message to citizens still frequenting public areas

Predators forward Nick Bonino isn't happy to see people still frequenting large gatherings.

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As the spread of COVID-19 continues, the National Hockey League decided to follow the NBA’s course of action and immediately suspend their regular season.

While recommendations have been made for people to avoid areas where large gatherings can happen, apparently several folks in Nashville haven’t gotten the memo.

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That prompted a strong response from Nashville Predators forward and two-time Stanley Cup champion Nick Bonino in an impassioned post on Twitter.

“I see people going out to bars and restaurants, and I’m not sure if they’re selfish or just naive,” said the Predators forward. “An interaction with one person could, in the worst case, potentially lead to the death of many people. If you’re young and healthy, you may feel untouchable, but if something happens to you, will there be enough room at the hospital to help you? Our healthcare system is going to be overwhelmed, and if we don’t distance ourselves immediately, there will be consequences. It’s happening right now in Italy and we’re only a few days behind.

“There is no excuse. We have a chance to lock down our cities now, close restaurants and bars, or if safe, only offer takeout/delivery, anything to slow the spread. Grocery and supply stores are open, but go just when you absolutely need to. I love Nashville, it’s my family’s home, but we need to shut down Broadway. There are videos of hundreds of people out last night at every bar, and instead of inevitably having to lock down in two weeks, let’s do it now. Let’s help our hospitals by giving them a chance to help the sick. The elderly. The at risk.”

“There are examples to draw on right now from Italy, Spain, and multiple other countries, and we have to do our best to react faster. We’re past containment, now it’s time for care, and to (ensure) everyone gets the best care. Let’s flatten the curve and just stay home, or away from people.”

“Our whole team got back from Toronto on Thursday and as far as I know everyone is self isolating.”

“I doubt what I’m saying will make everyone happy. I understand people have the freedom to do what they want, but please, if you are able to stay home right now, do so.”

Is Bonino right here, or should he mind his own business?

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