Found January 05, 2012 on Smashville 24/7:
7:00 PM CT – Stars (21-16-1) @ Predators (21-14-4)Players to watch:DAL- Jamie BennBenn does a little bit of everything for the Stars. He has 13 points in the last nine games, including a two-point effort on Dec. 23 vs. Nashville.NSH- Martin EratErat has gone four games without a point, his longest drought since last November. He’s due to get back on the scoresheet.Starting goaltenders:DAL- Kari Lehtonen (2011-12 stats: 14-6-1, 2.48 GAA)NSH- Pekka Rinne (2011-12 stats: 19-10-4, 2.59 GAA)Injury report:DAL- Stephane Robidas (foot, questionable), Philip Larsen (concussion, doubtful), Sheldon Souray (ankle, out), Tomas Vincour (knee, out)NSH- Shea Weber (concussion, questionable), Colin Wilson (upper body, questionable)Keys to the game:DAL- Stay out of the box… The Stars are 25th in PIM per game and the Preds boast the NHL’s 4th-ranked man advantage. The Stars must stay out of the box because, if you remember, the Preds scored a pair of power play goals against the Stars on Dec. 23. ...

Ryan Ellis as the Human Rocket Ship from Upper Deck and the NHLPA

In the preseason Upper Deck and the NHLPA put on their annual Boot Camp for NHL rookies where they were trained on how to deal with the media, the fans, and life in the NHL.As a part of the event, Upper Deck has put together a series of humorous videos including this one that stars the Nashville Predators' Ryan Ellis. Check it out. You will find it entertaining, I'm sure...

Ribeiro provides the scoring punch in 4-1 win over the Preds

Final Dallas Stars 4 - Nashville Predators 1 For this day at least, the Stars focused on the hockey game and didn't get too caught up in the sideshow that the Nashville Predators provided. The Preds came out in this game looking for a fight, specifically Mark Fistric, as retaliation for a hit that Shea Weber took at the end of the last game that these two teams played. The...

Annual Dallas Stars Casino Night is fast approaching

While the Dallas Stars players are busy on the ice, the Dallas Stars Foundation is busy preparing for their biggest off-ice event of the season, the 14th Annual ...

Bourque’s first NHL goal not enough for Preds…

Bridgestone Arena was sold out for the seventh straight time. The fans did their part. Too bad the Nashville Predators didn’t do theirs. In front of 17,113, the Dallas Stars took it to the Preds, beating them 4-1. Pekka Rinne made 26 saves in the loss while his counterpart on the other end of the ice, Kari Lehtonen, turned aside 24. Rinne is still an amazing 9-1-1 in his last...

Predators D Weber cleared to return from concussion

Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber has been cleared to return from a concussion and will likely be in the lineup Thursday night against the visiting Dallas Stars.Weber has missed the past two weeks after suffering a blow to the head in a Dec. 23 game against the Stars. Doctors cleared him Thursday morning.The 26-year-old has been one of the top defensemen in the league this...

Setting the (attendance) record straight…

There have been conflicting reports about the Nashville Predators’ home sellout streak so we want to set the record straight. Below are the attendance numbers for each home game straight off of the NHL’s official scoresheets. You’ll notice that they have, in fact, sold out six games in a row. They will — say it with us — MAKE IT SEVEN! if they sellout tonight’s game against...

The Morning After Round-Up: Dallas 4, Nashville 1

The Nashville Predators played like real stinkers in their 4-1 loss to the Dallas Stars on Thursday night at the Bridgestone Arena. Heading into the game, everyone was expecting an early fight and were hopeful of an inspired performance but it never happened.During the game when it became apparent that something was missing in the Predators attack we were discussing the fact...

Oilers-Stars Preview

The Dallas Stars just gained ground on a team they're chasing in the Western Conference playoff race. Two upcoming matchups with clubs below it in the standings could help Dallas even more. The Stars try to extend their home point streak over the road-weary Edmonton Oilers to 11 games on Saturday in Dallas. Just outside the eighth and final playoff spot in the conference standings...

Dallas Stars can't catch Detroit Red Wings

Red Wings 5, Stars 4

Ribeiro scores 2 as Stars down Predators

Mike Ribeiro scored two goals in the first period and the Dallas Stars beat Nashville 4-1 on Thursday night, ruining the return of Predators captain Shea Weber from a concussion.

Ribeiro scores 2 goals as Stars down Predators 4-1

Mike Ribeiro scored two goals in the first period and the Dallas Stars beat Nashville 4-1 on Thursday night, ruining the return of Predators captain Shea Weber from a concussion.

Linesman leaves with concussion-like symptoms

DALLAS (AP) -- NHL linesman Steve Miller left Tuesday night's game between the Detroit Red Wings and Dallas Stars with concussion-like symptoms.

Predators clear Shea Weber to return from concussion

Good news from the Nashville Predators: #Preds Shea Weber has been cleared to play.

BREAKING NEWS: Shea Weber Cleared to Play Tonight

Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber has been cleared to play in tonight's game. Weber has missed the last four games due to a concussion suffered late in the December 23 game against Dallas, but has been practicing with the the team this week. ...

StarGazing - January 5th vs. Nashville Predators

THURSDAY’S GAME: Dallas Stars (21-16-1, 43 points – 3rd, Pacific Division) at Nashville Predators (21-14-4, 46 points – 4th, Central Divisio...
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