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Nashville is riding high on a three-game, home-stand win streak and continue to edge closer to the final spot of the Western Conference playoff picture. Phoenix has been slipping the other direction and currently reside in 13th place, 4 points behind the Predators with one less game played. Phoenix typically plays Nashville tight, considering what the Coyotes did to Nashville in last years quarter finals, but Nashville took it to Phoenix the last time the Coyotes were in town and Predator fans are hoping it can be a clean sweep at 501 Broadway Thursday night.
The Coyotes have already played 13 games in the month of March and come into this game on the end of a back-to-back set playing a red-hot Minnesota squad and as of this writing leading 3-2 with 7 minutes to play. Out of all the big names on Phoenix, it is an unlikely pair leading the Coyotes in points with 19: Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Mikkel Boedker. With a persistence in setting up ...
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Mikkel Boedker has taken a step forward with the Coyotes this year, putting up a team-leading 19 points in 33 games; the 23-year-old is just nine points away from setting a career high in scoring despite the season being cut nearly in half by the lockout.
For some reason or another, local news station ABC 15 concluded that this development would somehow also lend...
The Nashville Predators find themselves this season where they seem to find themselves every season: Right in the middle of the playoff hunt in the Western Conference. While it’s true(More here)…
It was Steve Sullivan‘s special night. Throughout his career he’d been a late round draft pick, been put on waivers, dressed for more than his fair share of teams and even suffered a back injury that kept him off the ice for almost two full years. He went through all of that but it was all worth it because tonight, in front of the fans that loved him for seven years, Sullivan...
NHL continues to fight to keep Yotes in Glendale, however, relocation decision could take player before the playoffs. #TSN
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) March 28, 2013
Quebec City, Seattle and Kansas City among relocation sites. Aside from conference issues, Que City appears best fit. Far from done deal...
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) March 28, 2013
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With Predators forward and faceoff specialist Paul Gaustad out since March 12th with an upper body injury, Nashville has had to dig deep to find dependable success in the faceoff circle while Gaustad heals. As usual, the Predators roster finds a way to step up in place of their injured comrades.
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With wins in three straight home games, the Predators have gotten back in the NHL's playoff race in the Western Conference.
Nashville entered Tuesday with 34 points, tying San Jose for the eighth and final playoff spot. The Sharks, however, hold the tiebreaker at present, playing two fewer games.
With just 15 games remaining, the Predators' chances to make the playoffs...
A new suitor has emerged in the quest to purchase the Phoenix Coyotes.
A source familiar with the situation confirmed to FOX Sports Arizona late Wednesday that AltaCorp Capital chairman and CEO George Gosbee is working with long-involved suitor Anthony LeBlanc on a proposal that will be presented to the NHL shortly. The two are part of what the source believes is the lead group...
Names of 232 others had been called in the 1994 NHL Entry Draft before Steve Sullivan finally heard his. The New Jersey Devils called his name with two rounds and some change left in the annual event but not because he lacked skill or impressive offensive numbers. After all, he was coming off a 113-point season with the OHL’s Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.
Sullivan’s long wait...
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)…
By: Miranda Martin Miranda@PredneckNation.com For most teams in any sport, the home arena is utilized as a distinct advantage. For the Nashville Predators, it’s a survival tactic. Merely one week ago, the Nashville Predators were facing every facet of frustration and defeat, as “The Road Trip from Hell, Part Deux” played itself out with a fourth consecutive defeat in Columbus, ...
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After a week of the readers voting, it is time move on to the second round, also known in this tournament as the Sweet 16. You voted on who your favorite Predators were and now we are down to sixteen. Only one will remain to be crowned the fan favorite.
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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.”...