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The Home Stretch

By @GreekGoalie35 After hosting what many believe was the greatest All-Star spectacle this generation has ever seen, Tuesday turns the page to business as usual for the Nashville Predators. The club completed their schedule before the break with a 4-game winning streak, sweeping every Western Conference Canadian team in their own barns, finishing the month with a respectable 6-5-1 mark. ...
Via Predneck Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Takes Step Forward After All-Star Weekend

“Wait, we’re putting an NHL team there!?”- everyone circa 1998. That bizarre idea has transformed into a wildly successful reality displayed for the hockey world to witness this past weekend. Natives and past visitors knew Nashville could throw a party, but All-Star weekend created a platform for the NHL community to experience how hockey has planted a strong foothold in the...
Via The Predatorial
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville puts on good show for NHL All-Star weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Music City waited 18 years to host the NHL All-Star game. Nashville smothered the league's showcase event with Southern hospitality. Living up to its moniker, Nashville filled the weekend with music from start to finish. At Sunday's All-Star Game, country singer Vince Gill sang the national anthem along with his daughter before the puck dropped, and country...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Shea Weber smashed the hardest shot competition

Don't blink, you might miss Shea Weber's shot hit the net.In the hardest shot competition, the Nashville Predator destroyed a hockey puck, winning the hardest shot competition with a 108.1 mph slap shots.The hometown crowd wanted more, chanting "one more shot" for the big defenseman.Weber crushed one more puck for 107.8 mph for his final encore.
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dennis Wideman checks linesman on way to bench

Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman took out linesman Don Henderson on the way to the bench on Wednesday night against the Nashville Predators. Here’s video of the incident: Dennis Wideman looked like he straight-up checked the linesman. — Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) January 28, 2016 This does not look like an accidental collision; Wideman...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ekholm Becoming Invaluable

Playing in his third year of full time duty as a Nashville Predator, much of Ekholm’s career has been described as “being part of a great defensive unit.” He is rapidly changing that narrative by becoming an integral piece of what makes Nashville’s blueline so successful on a nightly basis.   Yes, two goals in the team’s last outing make it an easier case to make, but...
Via The Predatorial
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ekholm scores twice to help Predators beat Oilers 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Mattias Ekholm scored twice and the Nashville Predators defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Saturday night. Mike Fisher also scored and Filip Forsberg had an empty-net goal and an assist for the Predators, who had lost six of seven before winning their past two games. Pekka Rinne made 23 saves. Leon Draisaitl scored for the Oilers, who have lost three in...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Shea Weber and Roman Josi go undercover in Nashville

There have been a lot of videos over the past few years where athletes go undercover and interview the unsuspecting public about themselves. This one is a little different because it features the duo of Shea Weber and Roman Josi interviewing fans at the same time. Weber and Josi adopted new identities (Jeff Biddle and DJ Amadio) and asked fans questions about the Predators and...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators place Hodgson on waivers; Oilers call up Kassian

A person with direct knowledge of the decision has told The Associated Press the Nashville Predators have placed under-performing forward Cody Hodgson on waivers. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday because the Predators have not announced the move. Hodgson had three goals and eight points in 39 games, and had been a healthy scratch in four of the past eight...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Awkward: Ryan Johansen and Seth Jones meet up at the airport

Trades happen. They happen all the time. There will be many more trades that happen in this game, but I bet you it will be a long time before the next trade where the two principals in the deal meet up with each other at the airport while they are flying to meet their new teams. It happened in Columbus as Seth Jones flew in to join his new team … Ran into my good buddy jonesy...
Via Puck Drunk Love
28 days ago  |  Discuss

David Poile Talks Trade For Ryan Johansen On WNSR 560AM/95.9FM

Nashville Predators GM David Poile joined The Greg Pogue & Big Joe Show to talk about the trade for Ryan Johansen on Nashville Sports Radio 560AM/95.9FM
Via Predneck Nation
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL releases All-Star game jerseys and they’re not great

The National Hockey League has unveiled the design for the 2016 All-Star Game jerseys, and they’re pretty underwhelming. For more information behind the concept and design of the 2016 #NHLAllStar jerseys, read: — NHL (@NHL) January 6, 2016   It’s not the ugliest jersey I’ve ever seen, but it doesn’t exactly scream...
Via The Comeback
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Prednecknation Radio Mid-Season (sort of) Edition

Crazy Charlie, Dan Bradley, & MOSTRODAMUS break down everything Nashville Predators & take a look around The NHL! Lots of good information & opinions can be heard in this full 60 Mins of Hockey Talk!
Via Predneck Nation
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Nashville’s Christmas Wish List

Most of us unwrapped gifts and spent time with family on this unusually warm Christmas day. Hopefully you received everything you wanted during the holidays. Your wish list probably included a resurgent Predator team for the rest of the season. Here’s what Nashville hopes is under their tree this year.   A Healthy Mike Fisher   Fisher has been absent in the lineup since exiting...
Via The Predatorial
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Nashville Predators to let Steve Moses go

It looks like the Steve Moses experiment did not work out, as the Predators have elected to let Moses go per a report from Elliotte Friedman. Moses signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Predators in April after setting a KHL record for goals in a season (36) with Finnish team Jokerit during the 2014-15 season. The Massachusetts native played with Jokerit for three seasons...
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: NHL won't vote on expansion at Board of Governors

It looks like the wait for the final decision on NHL expansion is going to continue.Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Monday that the matter of adding new teams to the NHL will not be voted on  at the up-coming Board of Governors meeting, Dan Rosen of reported: “Commissioner Bettman has said repeatedly if the League decides to expand, the new team or teams will not...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators: analyzing Neal’s early tear

Oct 20, 2015; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators left winger James Neal (18) celebrates after a goal during the third period against the Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators won 5-4 in a shootout. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Welcome James Neal to the Nashville Predators party. James Neal has been on an absolute tear this season...
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

SQ NHL Preview Series: Nashville Predators

Nashville Predators (47-25-10,104 points, second in Central Division) Coach: Peter Laviolette (436-307-25, 14th season, second season with Predators)Key Departures: Cody Franson, Mike SantorelliKey Additions: Cody Hodgson, Steve MosesKey Player: Pekka RinneLast season, Rinne was a huge element in the Predators' success. Rinne posted 41 wins and a .923 save percentage, making him...
Via The Sports Quotient
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

For Sale: Predators Single-Game Tickets!

Starting Saturday, you’ll be able to procure Predators single-game tickets at Kroger Ticketmaster outlets and at the Bridgestone Arena box office. Note: Seven games will only be available to season ticket holders at this time, see the release below for those STH exclusives. Release from the Predators with single-game ticket info:  Nashville, Tenn. (September 2, 2015) –. On...
Via Section 303
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrei Kostitsyn interested in return to NHL

The last time we saw Andrei Kostitsyn, he was suspended for two games by the Nashville Predators during the 2012 postseason for missing curfew along with teammate Alexander Radulov. Shortly after the Predators were eliminated, both Kostitsyn and Radulov left the NHL and returned to Russia. Now, Kostitsyn is ready to return to the NHL and he’s not picky about where he plays...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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