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Pekka Rinne talks about his new mask for the 2013-14 season, which features the facehugger from Alien vs. Predator...
BEST OF MAXIM
Pekka Rinne made 13 saves in his first preseason game to lead the Nashville Predators to a 2-0 victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday night.
Rinne played two periods in his first game since left hip surgery in early May.
Gabriel Bourque scored 3:07 into the second period and Austin Watson tallied 5:15 later for Nashville.
Injuries limited Bourque to 34 games for the Predators...
Pekka Rinne following the Preds' 2-0 win over the Islanders: "For sure it was a big help to get one game underneath me even though it wasn’t busy for me."
For the second day in a row, the Nashville Predators made some roster cuts. There are now 33 players remaining in training camp.
Eight players were reassigned to the Milwaukee Admirals, Nashville’s AHL affiliate, and last year’s leading scorer in all of junior hockey, Brendan Leipsic, has been returned to the Portland Winterhawks.
Swiss forward Simon Moser, in camp on a tryout...
The Nashville Predators made their first round of cuts this afternoon, trimming their roster from 61 to 42.
The Milwaukee Admirals receive 2010 draft picks Taylor Aronson and Anthony Bitetto, 2009 choices Charles-Olivier Roussel and Zach Budish as well as 2011 fourth rounder Josh Shalla. Of the five, only Budish (who turned pro after the University of Minnesota was ousted from the...
Pekka Rinne will start Sunday evening, while nine more were cut from the training camp roster...
Friday, the Nashville Predators cut nineteen players from their training camp roster. Now comes the process where the remaining guys will go all out to try and make the team once the final rosters are announced.
Felix Girard (Baie-Comeau, QMJHL), Mikko Vainonen (Kingston, OHL) and Tommy Veilleux (Victoriaville, QMJHL) have been reassigned to their respective junior teams...
Nashville’s active roster currently sits at 33 players, 21 forwards, 9 defenseman, and 3 goaltenders. Below is a list of the players that have been sent back to their respective teams:
Reassigned to Junior Teams
Brendan Leipsic (Portland Winterhawks, WHL)
Reassigned to Milwaukee (AHL)
Austin Watson found himself impressing not only the fans, but the coaching staff as well.
Passing through the first and second round of cuts during training camp, Watson had arguably his best performance of the preseason so far, scoring Nashville’s second goal and winning 62% of his face-offs in their 2-0 win against the New York Islanders this evening, the Predators first win...
A day after cutting nineteen from the training camp roster, the Nashville Predators decided to let go of nine more. With Saturday's cuts, the roster is now at thirty-three.
Brendan Leipsic will be returning to the Western Hockey League's Portland Winterhawks, due to an age rule. However, it does appear that Leipsic is ready to make the next step in turning pro.
The Nashville Predators got their first win of the preseason on Sunday night and may have also found a possible line combination in the process...
Patrick Cehlin has not registered a point yet this preseason, but he has suited up in an NHL jersey for the first two times in his career.
On Sunday night, Nashville made their preseason home debut and Cehlin skated for the first time in front of a crowd at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators manhandled the New York Islanders, taking a 2-0 win for their first victory of the preseason...
Below are the forwards, defensemen, and goaltender participating in Sunday night’s matchup against the New York Islanders for the Nashville Predators:
Seth Jones, Ryan Ellis, Kevin Klein, Joe Piskula, Roman Josi, Victor Bartley
Filip Forsberg, Patrick Cehlin, David Legwand, Nick Spaling, Craig Smith, Rich Clune, Matt Hendricks, Austin Watson, Gabriel Bourque...
The fireworks began early but things slowed down quickly as the Nashville Predators shutout the New York Islanders by a score of 2-0.
Rich Clune dropped the gloves wiht Chris Bruton just 1:12 into the game. Matt Hendricks and Matt Carkner also dropped the mitts in the first period. The game settled down after than and the Preds led in shots 8-7 with the score deadlocked at...
The Nashville Predators will play their home preseason opener Sunday against the New York Islanders at 5pm CST. Nashville will be looking for their first win of the preseason after losing to the Florida Panthers, twice, and Tampa Bay Lightning. Below is the roster for Sunday's match against the Isles.
D 3 Seth Jones
D 4 Ryan Ellis
D 8 Kevin Klein
F 9 Filip Forsberg ...
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