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State of Hockey News:
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #15 Dany Heatley
2. #9 Mikko Koivu
3. #7 Matt Cullen
4. #21 Kyle Brodziak
5. #96 Pierre-Marc Bouchard
Top 3 Penalty Minutes:
1. #16 Brad Staubitz
2. #22 Cal Clutterbuck
3. #21 Kyle Brodziak
1. #32 Niklas Backstrom (13-12-4)
2. #37 Josh Harding (9-6-3)
3. #31 Matt Hackett (2-0-0)
Top 5 Scorers:
1. #10 Martin Erat
2. #6 Shea Weber
BEST OF MAXIM
We’ve seen this act before.Down 4-1 midway through the third period in Minnesota, the Nashville Predators were dead in the water. The momentum they gained before the All-Star break was toast. Pekka Rinne’s nine-game winning streak was history.With their backs against the wall in the third period, however, a switch was flipped – the same switch the Preds have flipped time...
ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild coach Mike Yeo stepped to the podium after Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Nashville Predators and offered up a simple analogy to describe the loss.
"If you've ever been punched in the stomach really hard, that's pretty much what that one feels like," Yeo said.
For 49 minutes Tuesday, Minnesota opened the post All-Star break portion...
Are you a Nashville Predators fan who’s not a season ticket holder? If so, then that means you didn’t receive a copy of the Nashville hockey documentary Gold Record.
Well now’s your chance to watch it (or DVR it)!
If you’re in the Middle Tennessee market, you can see the doc on FS-Tennessee. If you’re a hockey fan not in the Nashville market, and you have the Fox Sports...
The Nashville Predators were the hottest team in the National Hockey League going into the all-star break with a 9-1-0 record in their last 10 games. Nashville is 12-2-0 since December 28th and Predators netminder Pekka Rinne, named the NHL’s second start of last week, was playing some of the best hockey of his career, winning 9 consecutive starts and posting an 18-2-0 record in...
7:00 PM CT – Predators (30-16-4) @ Wild (24-18-7)Players to watch:NSH- Craig SmithIs Smith starting to break out of his funk? The rookie All-Star has points in three consecutive games. Also, his 18 road points lead the team.MIN- Dany HeatleyHeatley is on pace for 25 goals and 56 points, which would be his worst season since the lockout. However, he has 10 goals and 19 points...
The recently completed documentary entitled "Gold Record: 50 Years of Hockey History in Music City" will debut on Fox Sports Tennessee tonight at 6 p.m. just prior to the Predators at Minnesota Wild game.It is a great historical piece that brings to light the long history of hockey in Nashville and features many local folks that you know relating their experiences.Make...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Barry Trotz likes the improvements his Predators have made this season -- and he thinks his young team can get even better.
Nashville came out of the All Star break with the NHL's best record since Dec. 28 at 12-2-0. Fifth in the Western Conference, only the Rangers (31), Boston (31) and Detroit (33) have more wins than the Predators (30), who started...
Nashville Predators 30-16-4
Minnesota Wild 24-18-7
Francis Bouillon is set to return to the Predators lineup Tuesday night
Going into Tuesday night’s action, the Nashville Predators had a 10-2-0 record for the month of January and will attempt to close out the month 11-2-0. The Predators were 9-1-0 in their previous 10 games going into last week’s All-Star break...
Wild defenseman Marek Zidlicky, who will be scratched for a third consecutive game tonight, sounded off to the Star Tribune
The Nasvhille Predators picked up right where they left off before the All-Star break, defeating the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on a late comeback, scoring four goals in the third period.
Minnesota jumped out to an early 2-0 lead in the first period with two goals by Dany Heatley, the first with an assist by Nick Johnson and the second, on a power play, assisted by Cullen.
Less that two...
As a precursor to tomorrow’s pre-game article and the game itself, I thought I would pass along the “Storylines and Notes” as provided to us by Kevin Wilson with the Nashville Predators. Consider it…your away game press program
NASHVILLE PREDATORS at MINNESOTA WILD
Tuesday, January 31, 2012 at 7 p.m. CT at Xcel Energy Center
Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter said Friday he didn't anticipate signing a long-term deal before the League's trade deadline on Feb. 27. Suter made his comments during the 2012 NHL All-Star Media Day presented by Allstate.
Suter will ...
Coach Mike Yeo responded to Marek Zidlicky
The Preds have been the league's hottest team roaring into the break. But Adam Gretz laments Nashville's big move in the West is being overshadowed by franchise D Ryan Suter's mixed signals over a new contract.