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Predators’ Ryan Ellis destroys Oilers’ Taylor Hall

Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis is known as more of a puck-moving, offensive-defenseman. Good luck convincing Taylor Hall of that fact though. The 5’11”, 175 lb. Ellis laid a devastating open-ice check on the much bigger Hall (6’1″, 198) during the Predators’ 4-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers. Check out the clip below:
Via Around The Rink
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators 4- Edmonton Oilers 1

Optimistic Thoughts: How about the new 2nd line? Matt Cullen was slotted into the line tonight with his season debut and brought instant success. The 2nd line had been criticized the past few games for being relatively quiet but turned that around by being the best line on the ice all night long.With 4 points total among them in tonight’s game alone, Roy, Smith, and Cullen could...
Via The Predatorial
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predators place Rich Clune on waivers, activate Matt Cullen

  The Nashville Predators have placed forward Rich Clune on waivers and assigned forward Viktor Stalberg to Milwaukee on a conditioning assignment. The Predators announced the moves Tuesday. Clune had played only one of the first eight games. General manager David Poile says they hope Clune clears waivers so they can assign him to Milwaukee in the American Hockey League and recall...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predators Injury Update: Matt Cullen activated off injured reserve

The Nashville Predators announced today that they have activated journeyman center Matt Cullen off of injured reserve. As reported by NHL.com, the move clears the way for Cullen to join the team on its upcoming six game road trip that has the team away from home until November 8th.#481678451 / gettyimages.comCullen has been out-of-action since enduring an upper-body injury in a preseason...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

SNAPSHOT: We’ve seen this fish before

Irony reached unparalleled heights when James Neal took an offensive zone penalty in the third period while the Penguins Predators were attempting to mount a comeback.  Anyone who’s ever witnessed James Neal take an offensive zone penalty while his team was attempting to mount a comeback knew what was coming next.  Pascal Dupuis found a loose puck in front and got just enough...
Via The Pensblog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday 7: Pittsburgh Penguins at Nashville Predators

Pittsburgh Penguins (3-2-1) at Nashville Predators (5-0-2) 8:00 PM – ROOT Sports Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, Tennessee Some familiar faces squaring off against their former teams is the big storyline tonight in Nashville. The offseason trade has benefited both teams to this point in the season.  James Neal currently leads Nashville in goals and shots –he’s actually...
Via The Pensblog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fun facts about the Nashville Predators

Ladies and gentlemen, the Nashville Predators are yet to lose in regulation, and that leaves them with a grasp on on first place in the Central and a tie for the most points thus far in the NHL with Anaheim and Montreal. We all know about the Ducks and Canadiens, so we’re getting to the point where we should find out a thing or two about these Predators. Here are some fun facts...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The real deal Neal!

The real deal Neal! By Josh @Top6Grinder James Neal was brought to the Nashville Predators to bring a proven legit offensive threat. Well, James Neal has been just that with 5 goals in 7 games.4 of those goals coming the past two games. Even though Neal had less ice time than the previous 5 games (16:22 TOI) Neal silenced the ...
Via Predneck Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg And The Ceiling Of The Nashville Predators

Filip Forsberg was widely considered as the best European Skater in the 2012 entry draft. His high end skillset, offensive creativity and elite hockey IQ made it seem like a lock for him to be selected just after the two clear studs Nail Yakupov and Alex Galchenyuk (and maybe fourth depending on how you feel […] The post Filip Forsberg And The Ceiling Of The Nashville Predators...
Via Two Pad Stack
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter Laviolette Hitting All The Right Notes In Music City

#457223046 / gettyimages.com You could forgive Nashville Predators fans for being a bit skeptical heading into the 2014-15 season. For the first time since they joined the NHL a coach other than Barry Trotz would be behind the Nashville bench. Peter Laviolette was coming off a disappointing 0-3 start with the Philadelphia Flyers when he was relieved of his duties last October, paving...
Via Beyond The Benches
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville proving they can compete with the elite

Over the last seasons of Barry Trotz’s long tenure with the Nashville Predators, the team slowly began to lose their grip as one of the tougher teams to face in the Western Conference. Although never winning a division crown in Trotz’s time, Nashville went from one of the best to one of the worst in the Central Division prior to his firing this past summer. With a more offensive...
Via The Predatorial
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Fall To Rinne, Predators

James Neal provided all of the offense Nashville needed and a healthy Pekka Rinne had a marvelous third period as the Predators handed the Blackhawks their first regulation loss of the 2014-15 season. The final box score shows the Hawks … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Fall To Rinne, Predators appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators Practice Update – October 23rd, 2014

Six games into the season, the Nashville Predators sit alone atop the Central Division. Game seven, however, will give the Predators an opportunity to extend their lead to more than one point. With a chance for redemption after Saturday night’s loss on a shorthanded goal in overtime, Nashville prepares for their second meeting against the Blackhawks this season. “We had...
Via The Predatorial
7 days ago  |  Discuss

All Star Exposure: Home Stand to Check the Casual Fan.

All Star Exposure: Home Stand to Check the Casual Fan. By Miranda Martin @Prednecknation It’s been a very rewarding October for a Predators fan. After a complete makeover of the Nashville Predators system during this past offseason, many were biting their nails to see the result and if it would be a success. The Preds went all new everything: new ...
Via Predneck Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

All Ryan Ellis haters please stand up!

Written By Joshua @Top6Grinder The Predators came away with another bonus hockey win against the Coyotes last night at Bridgestone arena. The Coyotes usually give the Predators a good matchup and last night was no different.  Even with Devan Dubnyk in net for the Coyotes giving the Predators they wanted which was a little disappointing.  I was looking for target ...
Via Predneck Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators edge Coyotes in shootout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ryan Ellis scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Mike Ribeiro, Ellis, and James Neal scored in regulation for Nashville, winners of two of three. Rob Klinkhammer, Keith Yandle, and Martin Erat scored for Arizona. The Coyotes have lost two straight. Klinkhammer scored the game...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators Preview and Pick

NHL ATS Record: 1-0 +1 unit Chicago Blackhawks vs Nashville Predators The Nashville Predators come to town on Saturday to face the Blackhawks. The Predators are playing Friday night in Winnipeg. Expect former Blackhawk, Carter Hutton, to be in net for the Predators. Hutton had a nice preseason to secure the second spot behind Rinne. Last year against the Blackhawks, Hutton had 1...
Via Sports Mockery
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators to host 2016 NHL All-Star Game

The National Hockey League announced Friday that the Nashville Predators have been selected to as hosts of the 2016 National Hockey League All-Star celebration. All-Star celebration will take place Saturday, January 30 and Sunday, January 31. “Nashville knows how to showcase stars, put on great events and deliver first-rate entertainment and is a great place to visit. So where...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nashville to host 2016 NHL all-star game

The NHL will announce on Friday that the Nashville Predators will host the 2016 NHL All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon. It will be the first All-Star Game hosted by Nashville since the Predators’ inaugural season in 1998-99. Included in the All-Star Game festivities is the skills competition held on the Saturday before the actual game, as...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators tickets up 50% from last season on secondary market

After making the playoffs in seven of eight seasons from 2003-04 to 2011-12, a stretch that hasn’t been approached by any other late-1990s or early-2000s expansion team, the Nashville Predators have found themselves outside the playoffs for two straight seasons.  As is frequently the case, disappointing results led to change. Gone is Barry Trotz, the only head coach the organization...
Via Fang Faction
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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