Found January 23, 2012 on Smashville 24/7:
Predators forward Patric Hornqvist takes a quick look at tonight's game against the Blue Jackets...

Sergei Kostitsyn Comments on His Highlight Reel Goal in Preds' Win

The play of the game in Nashville's 5-2 win over Chicago came late in the second period when Mike Fisher sent a pass to Sergei Kostitsyn who drove in one on one against Blackhawks goalie, Cory Crawford.Kostitsyn showed great patience by waiting for Crawford to commit and then shooting at an almost open net  from a sharp angle to put the Preds up 4-1. Crawford was replaced...

Predators attempt to build on Central Division domination going into All-Star break

The Nashville Predators are 9-2-2 against Central Division opponents and will try to improve upon that impressive record when they host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night at Bridgestone Arena.  It is the last time this season that the two clubs will meet. Goaltender Pekka Rinne says the Central Division is tough but brings out the best in the team   Columbus and Nashville...

Predators Move into Third in the Central with 3-1 Win over Hawks

The Nashville Predators bent but did not break as the Chicago Blackhawks did everything they could to try to come back and beat the Nashville Predators with a big third period push at the United Center on Tuesday night.Nashville survived the pressure and came away with a 3-1 win that moved them ahead of the Blackhawks into third place with 64 points in the highly contested Central...

Columbus Blue Jackets an Nashville Predators: Pre-Game Primer

Tonight's game between the Predators and the Blue Jackets is "Service Industry Night" anyone can get half price tickets by going here and use the offer code "service". For additional information, go here.TV-Radio...7:00 p.m. CST   TV: Fox Sports Tennessee.  Preds Radio Network (102.5-FM The Game)Stage Setter...For the second time in a week, the Predators...

Predators Take Advantage of Tired Blackhawks with Balanced Attack in 5-2 Win

The Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 to improve their record against Central Division teams to 9-2-2 for the season.Chicago was noticeably tired as they beat Florida 3-1 on Friday night and were delayed getting to Nashville due to the snowstorm that pummeled the Midwest.There was a playoff-like atmosphere at Bridgestone Arena with a huge contingent of...

Nashville Predators at Chicago Blackhawks: Pre-Game Primer

TV-Radio...7:30 p.m. CST   TV: Fox Sports Tennessee.  Preds Radio Network (102.5-FM The Game)Stage Setter...The Predators continue on their amazing run and make one last pit stop on the road in Chicago to play the Blackhawks before getting some deserved time off over the All-Star break. The Predators are 9-2-0 in January while Chicago has cooled slightly and are 5-4-2 for the month...

It’s time for your Preds and Jackets LEFTGOVERS…

Nashville Predators 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 1 Bridgestone Arena; Nashville, Tennessee January 23, 2012 *** LEFTOVER THOUGHTS: * Defenseman Brett Lebda came over to the Preds in the Matthew Lombarditrade with Toronto last summer. He was almost immediately bought out. Last week, out of desperation, Columbus signed him to a one-year deal. Monday night was his first game in a Jackets...

Preds pull away from Blue Jackets with late goals

Mike Fisher led the Predators past Columbus 4-1 on Monday night. Fisher scored two goals, which made a total of six goals he scored against the Blue Jackets this season. Fisher's first goal was the lone goal scored in the first period, in which he took advantage of an Erat steal right next to the net. Erat knocked the puck loose and tapped it ahead toward the net where Fisher...

Tuesday Night Thoughts

from Elliotte Friedman of CBC, • With Nashville comfortably in the playoff race, a couple of teams indicated they’d heard defenceman Ryan Suter was off the market and the Predators were going for it. GM David Poile, via email: “Business as usual, trying to sign [him].” By the way, Suter turned 27 on Saturday. • There are a few reports the Oilers are trying to get Nashville...

Rinne, Predators beat Blackhawks 3-1

Pekka Rinne made 24 saves for his ninth straight win and the surging Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-1 Tuesday night in the teams' final game before the All-Star break.

Nashville Beats Columbus 4-1, Continue to Pull Closer in the Central Division

Photo Credit: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images With Ryan Suter back in the lineup, Nashville had a chance to pull within 2 points of both St. Louis and Chicago with a win tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Getting 2 assists from Suter, 2 goals from Mike Fisher, and 28 saves from Pekka Rinne, the Nashville Predators up-ended the Blue Jackets 4-1 for their 3rd straight win...

Kostitsyn, Klein, Hornqvist lead Predators

Sergei Kostitsyn, Kevin Klein and Patric Hornqvist each had a goal and an assist to help the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday night.

Predators take seventh win in last eight games

Sergei Kostitsyn, Kevin Klein and Patric Hornqvist each had a goal and an assist to help the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Saturday.
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