Found November 13, 2011 on HockeyBuzz:
With the Nashville Predators playing their 1000th game in the NHL, the Montreal Canadiens played the role of party spoilers tonight with a 2-1 overtime victory. The Canadiens came out of the gates and controlled the played, using their speed to draw penalties. But they fell into their usual trap of indiscipline, taking way too many penalties and handing the momentum to the Preds in the process....

A coach, redundency and a problem on the horizon.

I’ve mentioned it a few times over the past few weeks, that the Habs defense corps has a problem that has to some extent, been camouflaged by injury early on in the season. The fact that Andrei Markov has yet to play a game in this season, and the fact that Chris Campoli was injured in the very first game of the year has forced Jacques Martin to scramble on defense. He has had...

Spaling returns to lineup in Predators 2-1 overtime loss

The Nashville Predators lost their 1000th game in overtime to the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night in front of a sold out crowd at Bridgestone Arena. Nick Spaling returned to the lineup, having not played since October 29th against Anaheim. Known for his strong penalty killing skills, Spaling played 13:02, including 2:41 shorthanded. “It felt pretty good. I was ready to...

All the Stories of the Predators 1000th Game and More

As we head into tonight's Nashville Predators' 1000th game celebration, there are plenty of look-backs all around the blogosphere. Here's a good selection of stories commemorating the event.1000th Game Round-Up...Ryan Porth has his all time Predators team, that goes 20 deep, through the first 999 games. He also looks at all of the Predators' captains through...

Unique meaning in 1000th game for Nashville’s Geoffrion

Sergei Kostitsyn and Francis Bouillon are not the only players with ties to the Montreal organization. Blake Geoffrion’s grandfather and great grandfather are both in the Hockey Hall of Fame after illustrious careers with the Habs. Blake’s grandfather Bernie ‘Boom Boom’ Geoffrion played 14 years for the Canadiens before ending his career with the New York Rangers. Howie Morenz...

Habs spoil Nashville’s 1000th game with OT winner…

Game #1 in Nashville Predators history was a low scoring affair against an Eastern Conference opponent. Game #1,000? No different. The Montreal Canadiens, in front of Hockey Night in Canada cameras, spoiled the Preds’ 1,000th game with a 2-1 overtime victory. Nashville got a shorthanded goal from captain Shea Weber, as well as 23 saves from Pekka Rinne, but it wasn’t enough on...

Morning Skate: Game 16 vs. Montreal

Game 16/82:Montreal Canadiens (6-7-2) @ Nashville Predators (8-5-2)6:00 CT… TV: FS-TN, CBCPlayers to watch:MTL- Tomas PlekanecPlekanec is currently on a three-game point streak and has been consistent all year. As a two-way center, he’s underrated.NSH- Patric HornqvistThough Hornqvist’s goal streak ended on Wednesday, he extended his point streak to seven games. In that span...

Predators Insider: Not a cause for celebration

It was a night when the Predators had all the reasons to have energy. It was the organization's 1,000th regular-season game. Also, they were a pretty hot group, having gone 6-2-1 in their previous nine games. But in the end, the lethargy of the first game back after a five-game road trip took hold in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens. Nashville got off to a slow...

Habs hogtie Preds

Tweet NASHVILLE – Peter Budaj and Max Pacioretty come up big as the Habs storm to their second overtime victory in as many games...

Registration Opens For Preds 2012 Fangtastic 5K

2012 Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5k Run/Walk Presented by ADVENTUREWORKS The annual Nashville Predators Fangtastic 5k Run/Walk, presented by ADVENTUREWORKS, will be here in just a few short months. It is never too early to register...

1000 Games and Counting: Predators Host Habs Tonight in Smashville

It seems fitting that the Predators would mark the 1000th game milestone by playing the Montreal Canadiens, who holds the mark for the team that has been in operation continuously the longest, having passed the century mark in years in 2009. The Habs predate the NHL by eight years, as the league was formed in 1917.The Predators have a much shorter history, starting operations in...

Canadiens 2, Predators 1: Barry Trotz post-game audio

Here are Barry Trotz's comments following tonight's 2-1 overtime loss to the Montreal Canadiens...

Canadien's Pacioretty helps edge Preds in OT

Max Pacioretty scored with 2:19 left in overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators in front of a sellout crowd Saturday night.

Barry Trotz Speaks After the Predators 2-1 Loss to Montreal

More Later...Buddy Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass

Pacioretty's OT winner lifts Habs over Predators

Max Pacioretty scored with 2:19 left in overtime to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators in front of a sellout crowd Saturday night.

Without Miller, Sabres top Canadiens in shootout

MONTREAL (AP) Brad Boyes and Thomas Vanek scored in a shootout to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Monday night.
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