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The big phenomenon around the NHL these days is the second season of the Emmy Award-winning HBO reality show 24:7 Road to the Winter Classic, featuring the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers. Following last year’s booming success with the Penguins and Capitals featured, the show has become so popular that a lot of players around the league have started to tune in.So, what if the Predators were featured on 24/7? Who’d be the star of the show? I asked around the locker room to see what the players’ response would be. There seemed to be one common answer...Mike Fisher“You have to look at McGrattan. He’s quite the character. I think people would get a kick out of him.”Francis Bouillon“I’ve got to say Peks, Webs or Sutes. They are the most popular guys here and they’ve been successful for a lot of years.”Nick Spaling“Probably Big Ern (McGrattan).”Craig Smith“We’ve got a pretty humble group in here. Probably Legwand. He’s one of the most vocal guys in the room. Klein or
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The Nashville Predators announced that Kyle Wilson had been reassigned to Milwaukee.The move is somewhat surprising as it leaves the Predators with only 20 active players on their roster with the holiday roster freeze starting on December 19 and running until December 27.Make the jump for the full release from the Predators...NASHVILLE PREDATORS REASSIGN FORWARD KYLE WILSONNashville...
Could a trade be imminent?
Probably not but it’s a question worth asking after the Nashville Predators reassigned Kyle Wilson to their AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals, today.
With Wilson headed to Milwaukee, the Preds now have only 12 forwards on their current NHL roster: Martin Erat, Mike Fisher, Matt Halischuk, Patric Hornqvist, Sergei Kostitsyn, David Legwand, Brian...
The Nashville Predators won their fourth game in a row on Thursday night at the Bridgestone Arena in what may have been the biggest win of the season.Not only did the Predators come back with three unanswered goals to defeat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3, they managed to do it in regulation time. When Shea Weber scored his second goal of the final period with 1:36 remaining in the contest...
The following is a press release from the Predators...Nashville, Tenn. (December 16, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned forward Kyle Wilson to Milwaukee (AHL).Wilson, 26 (12/15/84), suited up for five games during his first stint with the Predators, going pointless and averaging 8:08 of ice time.
Bridgestone Arena will remain the name of Nashville's downtown arena through 2019.
The Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Americas Inc. announced Thursday a five-year extension of naming rights for the arena.
Besides Predators' games, the arena is used for the annual Country Music Association awards show, basketball tournaments, concerts and other events.
It opened in...
For two players who were mentioned in consideration for the 2011-12 Calder Trophy, defenseman Jonathon Blum and center Blake Geoffrion of the Nashville Predators had a very disappointing beginning to this week.
After being a healthy scratch for Nashville's last two games, Blum was sent down to the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League Monday afternoon.
Just a day...
Awards are won over the length of a season -- not in a single night -- but nonetheless it's possible that Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber might have had a watershed moment on Thursday.
With his team trailing by a goal with less than five minutes remaining in regulation against perennial power Detroit, Weber scored twice to deliver Nashville to a 4-3 victory, the team...
For the second time in three days the Nashville Predators will have an opportunity to make up ground on a team that they are chasing in the Central Division standings when they take on the St. Louis Blues tonight at 7 p.m. at the Bridgestone Arena (FS-TN).The Predators come into the game with a four game winning streak on the line after they beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in a huge...
Shea Weber scored two goals late in the third period to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.
Detroit native David Legwand and Jordin Tootoo also scored for Nashville in its fourth straight victory.
Tomas Holmstrom, Henrik Zetterberg, and Nicklas Lidstrom scored for the Red Wings, who snapped a three-game win streak.
The Predators’ power play continued its hot streak last night against the Detroit Red Wings, as the unit was efficient and came through in the clutch. The Preds’ only power play chance of the night came with less than five minutes to go in the third period. Shea Weber cashed in when his patented slap shot eluded Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard with 4:24 left in the game,...
November 5: The Preds surrender three consecutive goals to the host San Jose Sharks yet manage to tally three straight of their own to win 4-3 in overtime.
November 15: Washington breaks the scoreless tie late in the third period but Nashville responds with three goals in the final 4:18 to stun the high-powered Caps.
December 1: The Vancouver Canucks bag four goals in the second...
1) Shocker. The Canadiens failed to win at the Bell Centre once again. Not that they didn't try, but man, whether it's failing to capture a lead, or failing to hold onto one, not much to celebrate around these parts.
2) Which is why the ovation for Louis Leblanc for depositing his first National Hockey League goal was such a breath of fresh air.
Granted, it was a dumpy...
Shea Weber scored two goals late in the third period to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. Detroit native David Legwand and Jordin Tootoo also scored for Nashville in its fourth straight victory. Tomas Holmstrom, Henrik Zetterberg, and Nicklas Lidstrom scored for the Red Wings, who snapped a three-game win streak.