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Today’s Links The Tennessean - Nashville Predators’ Kevin Klein stays out of box with skill, savvy The Tennessean - Nashville Predators never forgot fans during lockout The Tennessean - Preview: Predators vs. L.A. Kings The Tennessean - Nashville Predators find wins in line tinkering The Tennessean - Nick Spaling’s diary: End of road trip means its time to set up apartment...

Rinne records a shutout in 3-0 win over LA

(Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)   In front of a sold out crowd at Bridgestone Arena, the Nashville Predators and Pekka Rinne shutout the Los Angeles Kings, 3-0. "It wasn't pretty, but we got the win," said head coach Barry Trotz. Rinne, who received the number one star of the game, turned away all 32 shots that came his way. “I was seeing the puck...

Rinne, Predators blank struggling Kings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Pekka Rinne made 32 saves for his first shutout of the season and Colin Wilson scored two goals to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday. Nashville has won four games in a row while the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings have dropped three of their past four. Coming off a season-high seven-game road trip, the...

Unsung Heroes: Yip, Spaling and Hannan

Photo by Mark Buckner/NHLI via Getty Images The Predators are slowly coming up the ranks in scoring with a shelling of the St. Louis Blues that saw Erat and Wilson have three point nights. Rinne has been solid between the pipes allowing only 3 goals in his last three games. Ryan Ellis has come through as the power-play specialist he was drafted and developed to become. But what about...

Predators 3, Kings 0

Pekka Rinne made 32 saves for his first shutout of the season and Colin Wilson scored two goals to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday. Nashville has won four games in a row while the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings have dropped three of their past four. Coming off a season-high seven-game road trip, the Predators played their first...

LEFTGOVERS: Preds vs Kings – Game 10

Here are your “Leftgovers” from the Nashville Predators game on Thursday night against the Los Angeles Kings… — LEFTOVER THOUGHTS: * Defenseman Jon Blum played on Bridgestone Arena ice for the first since December 28, 2011. * Last night was center Paul Gaustad‘s 500th NHL game. * Colin Wilson has five points (two goals, three assists) in his last two games. * Goaltender Pekka...

Shea Weber's production expected to increase

If last season is any predictor, then Shea Weber is due on Thursday when the Nashville Predators host the Los Angeles Kings. A finalist for the Norris Trophy as the NHLs top defenseman in each of the last two seasons (and signatory to -- oh, by the way -- a 14-year, 110-million contract last July), Weber has failed to earn a point in any of the Predators first nine games -- by far...

Red-hot Colin Wilson’s two-goal game helps Nashville to a 3-0 shutout win over LA

Photo Credit: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images Three game winning streaks are great, but the Predators wanted a fourth. Colin Wilson had 2 goals and Rinne recorded his first shutout of the season as Nashville walloped the Los Angeles Kings 3-0 in front of a sold-out Bridgestone Arena crowd. Wilson, who now has six points (2G-4A) in his last three games (matching his longest career...

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In this episode of The 303:30, presented by Brewhouse South, Jeremy and Codey discuss the Nashville Predators’ current four-game win streak and many other topics. The real gem of the first segment, however, is the sound bite of Head Coach Barry Trotz telling you how he really feels about captain Shea Weber’s lack of production. One of the most popular things we’ve done in...

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Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images The Nashville Predators kicked off their current 3-game win streak with a 2-1 eight-round shootout win against the Los Angeles Kings on January 31st. Since then, Nashville dispatched the Sharks with the same 2-1 shootout result and let loose a torrent of scoring against the St. Louis Blues 6-1 handing them their first home loss of the year. Game time...

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