Found August 10, 2012 on
The best goalie's mask in hockey history may belong to Atte Engren. The name may not be familiar to most casual hockey fans, but the 2007 seventh-round draft pick the of the Nashville Predators is adding a pretty cool mask to his arsenal. Yahoo's Puck Daddy blog points out that Engren will wear a mask this season that will serve as an homage to the 1986 movie Top Gun, starring Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis and Val Kilmer. Engren recently tweeted out some photos of the new mask, which features Maverick's mug adorned with his trademark Aviator sunglasses. Unfortunately, as Puck...

Rinne's 2012-13 Mask Design

As a goalie myself, I feel the need to write this post with my many other goalie posts."Daveart", the leading goalie mask design company, released pictures Thursday of Pekka Rinne's new mask for the upcoming season. As we know, Rinne's mask was a topic of discussion last season with switching his goalie mask to the one he used two seasons ago and allowing a Predators...

Radio's Intern Adam Davis Suing Nashville Predators for 'Human Hockey Puck' Stunt Gone Broken Ankle

Adam "Intern Adam" Davis of 107.5 The River's twitter account reads "APD/AM Show/Night Jock on @1075theriver! Snooki kissed me, I was Taylor's mystery man, leaked Womanizer, and I eat a lot of White... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Predators May Have To Adjust Travel Plans

from Duane Marsteller of the Tennessean, A charter air service’s financial and legal problems could scramble the Nashville Predators’ travel plans as the season nears. A spokeswoman said the NHL team is “exploring alternate travel options” in case Swift Air LLC is unable to fly players, coaches and equipment to and from away games starting this fall. Swift Air filed for...

A Dangerous and Deceptive Third Line: Matt Halischuk

Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images The one word many would use to describe the play of Matt Halischuk: hustle. The kid never gives up on a play. He uses his speed and tenacity to overwhelm his opponents and pick off the ensuing pass. He isn’t afraid to take any shots on net and that has resulted in Halischuk being seventh in goals scored by a Predator last season. The chemistry...

Brendan Leipsic Mixes Things Up in Canada-Russia Challenge

After being scratched in game one of the Canada-Russia Challenge, Nashville Predators prospect Brendan Leipsic was ready to make his mark on the ice in Yaroslavl, Russia. Leipsic was on the fourth forward line for Canada in game two along with Lukas Sutter and Tom Wilson. The line on which Leipsic found himself is not a line that one would expect to produce much offense but rather...
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