Found August 06, 2013 on
Dear readers of Fang Faction,
The time has come for me to leave the blog. I had a great time offering opinions on a variety of issues involving the Nashville Predators as well as updating all of you on the NHL standings and interesting stories around the league.
My favorite memories on the blog are recording the podcasts with Fang Finger and Ray Harris. We had a great time discussing the Preds and talking to guests on the show. Hearing other opinions and discussing them was always exciting. I also enjoyed being at development camp last year and this year, seeing the prospects and analyzing their abilities. Conducting player interviews during the camps stretched me a little out of my comfort zone as I was always the youngest media member in the room, but it always turned out to be one of my favorite Predators events.
I originally joined Fang Faction by responding to a tweet by Fang Finger asking for another writer on the blog. The previous season I had started my own Pr...
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USA Hockey announced their National Junior Evaluation Camp roster this morning. Of the 44 players in camp, 31 remain and the Nashville Predators are represented.
Zach Stepan, Nashville’s fourth round pick in 2012, has made the cut. In doing so, he’ll have a chance to play Sweden, Finland and Canada in Lake Placid, New York later this week in an effort to force his name onto the...
Former Nashville Predators goaltender and unrestricted free agent Chris Mason has signed a contract to play in the Italian Serie-A League with Ritten Renon. Last season, Mason played in eleven games going 1-7-1 with a .873 save percentage and 3.73 goals against average as backup to star-netminder Pekka Rinne. It is fair to say Mason was terrible.
Mason, 37, started his NHL career...
from Josh Cooper of The Tennessean,
A little more than a year ago, the Predators threw a party in front of Bridgestone Arena.
General manager David Poile, chairman Tom Cigarran and CEO Jeff Cogen sat in the searing heat and praised their decision to match the Philadelphia Flyers’ 14-year, $110 million offer sheet for then-restricted free agent defenseman Shea Weber.
Former Nashville Predators goaltender Chris Mason has been signed by Ritten/Renon of the Elite.A league in Italy. Mason ended up with a 3.73 GAA and .873 save percentage in 11 games in 2013 sitting as a backup to Pekka Rinne. During the 2003–04 season, Mason joined the Predators full-time as the backup to starter Vokoun. In 17 appearances that season, Mason [...]
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