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Carrie Underwood, Predators' Mike Fisher expecting their first child

  Country music star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child. Underwood and Fisher posted the announcement on their social media accounts on Monday. Underwood's publicist confirmed the couple will be expecting their first child in the spring. The 31-year-old Underwood shot to fame after winning...
Via AP on Fox
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Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child. Underwood and Fisher posted the announcement on their social media accounts on Monday. Underwood's publicist confirmed the couple will be expecting their first child in the spring. The 31-year-old Underwood shot to fame...
Via AP on Fox
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Broadcast Changes

Another week has passed and that thankfully brings us ever closer to on-ice activities. Before I begin to turn the focus of the column where it belongs, I do feel compelled to share some thoughts about off-ice moves made at the beginning of August. The Nashville Predators will see some changes in the broadcast booths for both TV and Radio. Most notably, longtime color analyst (and...
Via The Predatorial
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predators News: Ryan Ellis still not close to new contract

One Nashville Predators roster spot remains unfulfilled, and Ryan Ellis appears no closer to re-signing than he did when summer began.#484631919 / gettyimages.comAs GM David Poile told Joshua Cooper of The Tennessean a couple of weeks ago, "Like 99 percent of negotiations that aren't done at this time we just don't agree exactly on what the dollars should be,"...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2011 draft class looking bleak as Balisy signs with St. Johns

Chase Balisy, the sixth round pick of the Nashville Predators in 2011, has signed an AHL deal with the St. John’s IceCaps. Balisy, 22, captained the Western Michigan Broncos last season and finished second on the team in scoring. Nashville’s 2011 draft class is turning into a bit of a rough one. Their seventh round pick, Brent Andrews, went onto win the Memorial Cup in 2013 with...
Via Section 303
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nashville Predators Ice Girls did the greatest Ice Bucket Challenge yet

Via Guyism
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville finally taking next step as pro sports city

WIth the hiring of Peter Laviolette and Ken Whisenhunt, the city of Nashville is taking the next evolutionary step as a pro sports city in the United States...
Via Smashville 24/7
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Summer of Gold

It’s a completely different day and age for hockey in Nashville. Some may argue changing the logo and jersey was the Summer of Gold, but to me this offseason takes that title. This Summer of Gold has seen a long overdue change at Head Coach, the Predators making the rare Draft Day big trade, more recently a day of signing centers, the TV and Radio broadcast teams mixed up (more...
Via The Predatorial
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators’ Shea Weber Puts Hole In Boards With Powerful Slap Shot (Video)

Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber’s slap shot is one of the most powerful in the NHL. The last time we saw him unleash his shot during a skills challenge was at the 2012 NHL All-Star Skills Competition, where he finished second to Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara in the Hardest Shot portion of the event with a 106 mph blast. During a skate with teammates on Thursday, Weber...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Shea Weber’s Slap Shot Is Literally Destroying Boards Now

Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber has one of the hardest slap shots in the entire NHL. We’ve seen his heavy slapper do a whole lot of damage before – whether it be on the scoreboard, on some twine, or on the body of any poor soul that finds themselves in the way of one – but his latest act of destruction might be the most impressive. Weber, who has previously hit 106...
Via Next Impulse Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators Defenseman Shea Weber Puts Hole In Boards With Slap Shot

I’ve seen a lot of crazy stuff in the hockey world, but this might be the most ridiculous/scary. Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber is known for having a rocket of a slap shot, though not as fast as Zdeno Chara’s, and these photos from his teammate Seth Jones show just how hard it is. Weber […] The post Predators Defenseman Shea Weber Puts Hole In Boards With Slap Shot...
Via Diehardsport
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg puts a twist on the Ice Bucket Challenge

We have another Nashville Predators Ice Bucket Challenge to report. And it’s a good one. Milwaukee Admirals forward and Preds prospect Filip Forsberg was challenged by Anaheim Ducks prospect Nick Sorensen and cousin Linus Carlsson Monday. As a result, on Tuesday, Forsberg accepted and did so in grand style. Among others, Forsberg nominated teammate Mattias Ekholm. Perhaps Ekholm...
Via Section 303
12 days ago  |  Discuss

What could the Preds line combinations look like?

Josh Cooper of The Tennessean posted his potential line combinations for the Nashville Predators’ 2014-15 season this morning. Some peculiar choices to be certain. In response, here are ours… James Neal – Mike Ribeiro – Craig Smith Colin Wilson – Derek Roy – Olli Jokinen Filip Forsberg – Calle Jarnkrok – Viktor Stalberg Matt Cullen – Paul Gaustad - Eric Nystrom...
Via Section 303
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators updates regarding Mike Fisher and Ryan Ellis

The Tennessean's Josh Cooper updated two important items on the Nashville front today, and the first comes via a tip from NHL.com: According to Cooper, Predators forward Mike Fisher's not exactly going to return in a hurry from surgery to repair a ruptured Achilles' tendon: There is no change in the timeline for forward Mike Fisher's recovery from a ruptured...
Via Kukla's Korner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

It Could Be An Exciting Year Fro The Nashville Predators

from John Manasso at NHL.com, For the first time in the Predators' 16-year history, they have a new coach, and to an extent a new philosophy. It's not as simple as plugging in what could be six new forwards and then going about predicting how the Predators will perform. Out as coach is Barry Trotz and in is Peter Laviolette. The only holdover on the coaching staff...
Via Kukla's Korner
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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