Found December 26, 2011 on Nightmare on Helm Street:
Lets hope that Detroit got their winning ways back from Santa over the short holiday break. The Wings dropped the last two games of their west coast road trip after barely beating the lowly Oilers when they decided to play actual hockey in the third period.Puck drop at 8 pm on FSDClick the jump for more. If you thought that stretch of games was rough, you are really going to be gnawing at your fingernails over the next ten games, six of them against central division opponents, 3 of those being the Blackhawks, and two against the Blues which both come on the 2nd night of back-to-backs.To bring that all into perspective, Detroit sits in 6th place in the West, 3rd in the Central. One point behind St. Louis and five behind Chicago with a game in hand. The Wings need to strap in and play playoff hockey to get through this stretch.Even though the loss to Calgary wans't all his fault, I think that Ty Conklins time in Detroit is done, the team has lost all confidence playing in fro...

Gabriel Bourque Recalled from Milwaukee

Forward Gabriel Bourque can be added to the list of young Predator prospects that have made the journey from Milwaukee to Nashville this season.The club announced his recall late Tuesday afternoon. It is unclear what precipitated the move at this juncture. Make the jump for the full release from the Predators.NASHVILLE PREDATORS RECALL GABRIEL BOURQUE FROM MILWAUKEE Nashville, Tenn...

Predators Recall Gabriel Bourque from Milwaukee

NASHVILLE PREDATORS RECALL GABRIEL BOURQUE FROM MILWAUKEENashville, Tenn. (December 27, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Gabriel Bourque (gah-BREE-ehl BOHRK) from Milwaukee (AHL). This is the Rimouski, Que., native’s first career recall – he has yet to appear in an NHL game...

Nashville’s offense has been lead by its defense, so what now with Weber’s concussion?

This season, much of the Nashville Predators offense has been provided by its defense. Predators Captain Shea Weber leads the team in points with 29, including 8 goals and 21 assists. Weber suffered a concussion against Dallas on Friday Ryan Suter is fourth on the team in points with 24, including 5 goals and 19 assists. With 27 goals scored with the man advantage, the Predators...

Halischuk has fond memories of 2008 World Juniors

Monday marked the beginning of the ever-popular World Junior Championships. Nashville Predators forward Matt Halischuk, the pride of Toronto, Ont., has great memories from his experience in 2008 in Czech Republic. Not only did Team Canada win gold, but Halischuk scored the overtime winner to beat Sweden in the gold medal game.“I just happened to get to the net there and my buddy...

Press Release: Ellis recalled from Milwaukee

With Shea Weber seemingly doubtful for tonight's game against the Detroit Red Wings, the Predators have called up defenseman Ryan Ellis from Milwaukee. Earlier today, Weber left the ice just a few minutes into morning skate; head coach Barry Trotz did not have any update on his status during the media availability. If Ellis is in the lineup tonight, it will be his NHL debut.The...

The Day Tootoo’s Life Changed

from Josh Cooper of The Tennessean, To Jordin Tootoo, there have been several days of importance and meaning. His 28 birthdays. The day of his first NHL game. The day of his first NHL goal. The day his brother Terence committed suicide. All affected Tootoo, the NHL’s first Inuit player, in different ways. All those moments came before Tootoo adopted the motto, “one day at a...

Red Wings-Predators set-up and overnight report: a pair of back-to-back must-win games

The Detroit Red Wings will board Red Bird III and fly to Nashville this morning to prepare for tonight’s game against Nashville (8 PM EST, FSD/FS Tennessee/WXYT) hoping to accomplish more than simply earning a measure of revenge for their dreadful collapse in a 4-3 loss in Nashville eleven days ago: The Wings begin a pair of back-to-back games this week, all against Central Division...

Shea Weber out with concussion

 Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators is out indefinitely after suffering a concussion in Friday's game against the Stars, according to  to the Predators' official Twitter page.Everybody on earth knows concussions have been the biggest problem facing the NHL over the past two seasons. Shea Weber is the latest in a long list of superstars to be on the shelf as a result...


from By Rhys Richards (@RREsq) The Detroit Red Wings began their Christmas week in western Canada on a high note for by beating the young, increasingly confident Edmonton Oilers. Detroit’s strong start quickly turned for the worse, however, as they lost the next two games to the Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames. Despite a less than successful 1-2 road trip, a hit...

Predators lose Weber indefinitely to concussion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Shea Weber, the leading scorer for the Nashville Predators, has a concussion and will miss Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Wild.

Recap: Nashville vs. Detroit

Valtteri Filppula backed Jimmy Howard's 31 saves with a pair of goals, leading Detroit to a 4-1 win over Nashville on Monday night.

Red Wings knock off three-day rust at morning skate

After having three days off over the NHL's Christmas break, the Red Wings flew into Nashville on Monday morning.

Valtteri Filppula scores twice to lead Red Wings to 4-1 win over Predators

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Filpulla's two goals pace Detroit past Nashville

Valtteri Filppula scored a pair of goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 4-1 win over the Nashville Predators.
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