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The Chicago Blackhawks clinched a playoff berth Sunday night with a 5-3 win over the Nashville Predators. Unfortunately for Nashville, they were unable to amount a point in their home and home with Chicago, despite their best efforts. It now seems next to impossible for the Predators to make a playoff run as there are only nine games remaining in the season.
There were a total of six lead changes throughout the game, if that shows how back and forth the contest was. “We came out slow and gave them the early lead,” said Nick Spaling who scored a goal and an assist.
The Predators were inconsistent during the game playing their best hockey at times and awful at others.
It looked possible to win the game after David Legwand’s goal that gave his team their first lead of the game 6:54 in the third. However, the best from the West came back to win the game with three unanswered goals.
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On Monday afternoon, Rostislav Olesz was named the AHL Player of the Week. In four games, Olesz had seven points (four goals, three assists), including two game-winning goals, and was plus-six for the week. The post Olesz Named AHL Player of the Week appeared first on Committed Indians.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Bryan Bickell scored in the first period, and Ray Emery made 20 saves and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Nashville Predators 1-0 Saturday for their third win in four games.
The Blackhawks improved to 12-0-1 against the Central Division this season and moved closer to clinching the playoff berth.
The Blackhawks won their third against Nashville this season and...
It is no surprise the Chicago Blackhawks are in the playoffs for the fifth straight year.
After all, the NHL leaders started the lockout-shortened season with points in their first 24 games -- a league record.
But the Blackhawks made a strong statement Sunday in becoming the first team this season to clinch a postseason berth, as they used a third-period rally to beat the Nashville...
After struggling to pull away from the Predators for 40 minutes, a change made by Joel Quenneville provided the spark the Blackhawks needed to clinch a playoff spot. The Hawks dominated the first two periods, putting 29 shots on Pekka Rinne … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks Beat Preds Again, Clinch Playoff Berth appeared first on Committed Indians.
By: Miranda Martin Miranda@PredneckNation.com Dear Nashville Predators fans, The last time that the Chicago Blackhawks visited Bridgestone Arena, I wrote an open letter to Blackhawks fans with some simple guidelines to a fun hockey game that wouldn’t get anyone’s knickers in a twist. After a frustrating Saturday afternoon game, I believe it’s time for another. Everyone knows by now that ...
Thanks to the Predators PR department for passing along this press release from the USHL’s Waterloo Black Hawks:
“Waterloo, Iowa–For the second consecutive week, the United States Hockey League has recognized a Waterloo Black Hawk for being among its top players, selecting Zach Stepan for the co-CCM Forward of the Week Award.
The Ohio State recruit helped the Hawks to four...
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Nashville played in front of their 18th home sellout crowd of the season this afternoon, although because if cheap SouthWest airlines flights (I'm told), it was a healthy mix of Red and Yellow in the stands. With their playoffs hopes on the line, Preds didn't show nearly enough spark to compete with the very good Blackhawks...
With Martin Erat being traded earlier in the week and Paul Gaustad out due to injury on Saturday afternoon against the Chicago Blackhawks, Nick Spaling was promoted to playing a(More here)…
After missing the last game against the Blue Jackets due to illness, Victor Bartley will return to the lineup at maybe the best time possible; before a home and home with the Western Conference's best team in the league Chicago Blackhawks.
With Bartley returning, the Predators no longer need the services of defenseman Ryan Ellis and have reassigned him to Milwaukee.
The Nashville Predators match up with the St. Louis Blues for the final time this season in an all important game for both teams trying to make it to the playoffs again. Nashville is ranked 13th in the Western Conference with a 15-17-8 record and 38 points. St. Louis is 7th in the Western Conference with 44 points and a record of 21-14-2. Puck drops at 7:08pm CT.