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He was considered the best available collegiate free agent and he was being courted by nearly every team in the National Hockey League. Among the reported front runners were the St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, his hometown Detroit Red Wings, Anaheim Ducks and the Nashville Predators. He also met with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers.
On Friday morning, Western Michigan University defenseman Danny DeKeyser decided to become a member of the Red Wings, per John Shannon of Sportsnet as well as others.
Considering the fact that he was going to get maximum allowed entry level money anyway, DeKeyser’s decision came down to other factors. Nashville offered a really good fit for the Macomb, Michigan native. They have a long history of developing solid NHL defensemen (Shea Weber, Ryan Suter, Kimmo Timonen, Roman Josi, Kevin Klein, etc.). They offer a sold out building every night with a city who understands an athlete’s privacy when out on the town. They’ve been to the playof...
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 29, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Craig Smith from his conditioning assignment with(More here)…
The Nashville Predators activated Paul Gaustad from injured reserve, placed Scott Hannan on IR and called up Craig Smith from his conditioning assignment with the Milwaukee Admirals Friday afternoon after practice.
Paul Gaustad, the Predators' faceoff ace, suffered an upper body injury March 12 in Dallas and hasn't returned since. Luckily, the coaching staff had someone...
The Nashville Predators dug themselves an insurmountable hole in the first half of the opening frame in their 7-4 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes. Phoenix took a 5-0 lead just(More here)…
The Nashville Predators hoped arrive in Denver on a season high-tying four-game winning streak - and in the top eight in the Western Conference - but one of the worst 20-minute stretches in club history prevented that.
Their recent play on the road may suggest that they'll have a difficult time bouncing back.
The Predators will be seeking just their second victory in 12 games...
Games between the Nashville Predators and Phoenix Coyotes are typically low-scoring and a hard, defensive grind. That wasn’t the case on Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena. Before the Predators even(More here)…
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The last early afternoon showdown between the Avalanche and the Predators resulted in what could have been a thorough spanking from Colorado that turned into a 6-5 win for the Avs after what some view as a questionable non-call earlier in the game. The Predators battled hard but to no avail, similar to what happened against the Phoenix...
Nashville’s 7-4 loss to the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night is a good reminder that the Predators are 3-14-1 when their opponent scores the game’s first goal. Two of those(More here)…
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Hockey fans in Nashville saw something they have never seen before, and that was a stretch of five unanswered goals being scored in less than eight minutes. The Phoenix Coyotes did so and defeated the Nashville Predators 7-4. “We weren’t ready, we weren’t prepared,” said captain Shea Weber. “The start was unacceptable.”...
The Nashville Predators had six opportunities on the power play on Saturday against the Colorado Avalanche and were not able to capitalize on any of those chances. That proved to(More here)…
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University of Minnesota Gophers forward Zach Budish will be the only Nashville Predators prospect participating in this year's NCAA Division I Hockey Tournament. The senior is playing in his last season with the Gophers and would like to come out on top by winning it all in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Minnesota finished the...
The Nashville Predators look to extend their three game win streak at home against the Phoenix Coyotes. The Predators are ranked 9th in the Western Conference and have a record of 14-13-6 with 34 points. The Coyotes are 13-15-5 with 31 points and ranked 13th in the Western Conference. Puck drops at 7:07pm CT.
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The Colorado Avalanche play spoiler and put a dagger in the hearts of the Nashville Predators as they won in overtime, 1-0. Nashville had significantly more chances than Colorado, outshooting them 34-24, but were unable to capitalize. Mainly that was because of Semyon Varlamov, who stood on his head the entire night to keep his...
The Nashville Predators faceoff against the Colorado Avalanche in a Saturday matinee. Nashville is ranked 9th in the Western Conference with a record of 14-4-6 and 34 points. Colorado has a record of 11-18-4 with 26 points and ranked 15th (last) in the Western Conference. Puck drops at 2:07pm CT/1:07pm MT.
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Mike Fisher will travel on a road trip where the Preds will likely get Craig Smith and Paul Gaustad back in the lineup...