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With 6:41 remaining in the third period of last night’s 5-4 loss to the Los Angeles Kings, Predators forward Jordin Tootoo received a 10-minute misconduct for shoving an official. Tootoo was tussling with Kings defenseman Matt Greene after the whistle when the linesman skated in between. After the linesman made contact with Tootoo, the Predators agitator responded with a shove to the back.[Here is the incident]After the game, head coach Barry Trotz said, “I haven’t talked to Toots about that; he left the game early. Whatever happens, it’s in the league’s hands. The referees were closer to the situation. I’m sure they’ll get a call from the league and will probably talk to Jordin and go from there.”Tootoo did not speak to the media after the game.The NHL rule book states the following under Rule 40:40.3 Automatic Suspension – Category II – Any player who deliberately applies physical force to an official in any manner, which physical force is applied without intent to injure, or...
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Colin Wilson, Nick Spaling and Jordin Tootoo.When you look at all three forwards individually and the way they play, they may not seem like they would be a fit on the same line. However, the trio has been solid when they’ve played together this season. When they were first put together in early December, it was arguably the most effective line for the Predators.“They’ve got...
If you missed the first Social Media Suite Night that the Nashville Predators held earlier this season, here is a second chance to have a unique experience during a Predators game at Bridgestone Arena.It is set for Saturday, March 24 when the Preds play Winnipeg and it may be the only way to get a ticket to the game as the weekend games appear to be sold out for the season.Make...
The Nashville Predators lost 5-4 to the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night in front of a sold out Bridgestone Arena. The Kings are the only team that the Predators have a winning record on the road, but maintain a losing home record against. Nashville is 9-14-3 against the Kings at Bridgestone Arena.
It was Nashville’s first regulation loss on home ice in 13 games. The last regulation...
On Tuesday night, a few of the 17,113 fans in attendance at the Predators game with the Kings may have had to check their program to see who the mysterious number 39 was that came into the game in relief of Vezina candidate, Pekka Rinne who had given up five goals on 24 shot in 42:57 minutes of play.Anders Lindback had not set foot on the Bridgestone Arena ice during a game situation...
One word was repeated when the Predators were asked about the significance of the team’s current three-game homestand: huge. Eight points back of first place St. Louis Blues, the Predators are only four points ahead of sixth place Chicago.
“It is huge. Everytime you are at home it is important, especially now with the playoff race coming down to the wire with teams being so...
Forward Nick Spaling previews tonight's matchup against Los Angeles...
According to On the Forecheck’s Dirk Hoag, the Nashville Predators are very happy to report that team’s finally starting to sell out Bridgestone Arena, or reach near-sellout status, while giving away fewer and fewer tickets while also charging a bit more for the tickets the team’s selling to the general public:
“Fill the building. Nothing happens until the building’s filled...
Predators defenseman Francis Bouillon takes a quick look at tonight's matchup against Colorado...
With a victory tonight, Pekka Rinne would break Tomas Vokoun‘s franchise record for wins in a single season.
Not only did he not topple the record but he didn’t even finish the game.
The Los Angeles Kings brought their A-game into Bridgestone Arena and barely beat a Nashville Predators squad, 5-4, that only brought their C-game.
Rinne made just 19 saves on 24 shots in the loss...
LA KINGS 30-23-1272 pts, 9th in Western ConferencevsNASHVILLE PREDATORS38-20-783 pts, 5th in Western Conference
Season Series Tied 1-1
5:00pm, Bridgestone ArenaNashville, TN
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Shea Weber was visibly frustrated after tonight’s 5-4 loss to Los Angeles. The Predators captain was on the ice for three of the Kings’ five goals, the most an opponent has scored on them since December.“We are a team that prides itself on defense and we played none of it tonight,” Weber said after the game.The Predators came out flat in the first period and surrendered...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Justin Williams scored twice to lead the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Drew Doughty, Matt Greene, and Trevor Lewis also scored to help Los Angeles win its third straight.
Patric Hornqvist scored twice and Martin Erat and Sergei Kostitsyn had the other goals for Nashville, loser of two of its last three...
7:00 PM CT – Kings (30-23-12) @ Predators (38-20-7)Players to watch:LA- Dustin BrownThe Kings captain is arguably the team’s best forward right now, tallying 10 points in the last six games.NSH- Hal GillGill and defense partner Roman Josi did a good job of silencing Jeff Carter and Mike Richards last Monday. The Preds need more of the same tonight from Gill, who has a plus-4...
Los Angeles Kings 5, Nashville Predators 4The Nashville Predators lose a tough game at home against the Los Angeles Kings Tuesday night. No matter how many times the Predators could score and tie the game up, the Kings always had the answer. And sometimes, a little bit more. Read more...
The Los Angeles Kings scored an unusual amount of goals tonight. In 3 of the last 4 games...
In their first game together, three newcomers helped the Nashville Predators match their road win total from all of last month.
The Predators were taking care of business at home long before Andrei Kostitsyn, Paul Gaustad and Hal Gill arrived.
Nashville looks to extend its home point streak to a franchise record-tying 13 games Tuesday night when Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter...