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The Nashville Predators used an Eastern Conference opponent to get back-up goalie Anders Lindback some work once again.
And once again they got the same result.
In front of 19,823 at Wells Fargo Center, the Preds lost to the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-1.
Lindback gave Pekka Rinne the night off and, once again, played well despite the loss. The last time Lindback tended the nets was 16 days ago. Coincidentally, that was the last Nashville loss. But don’t let that fool you. Lindback was superb against the New York Rangers on January 17 and he was outstanding in tonight’s contest as well.
He turned aside 24 of 27 Philadelphia shots.
The home team was able to strike first. Wayne Simmonds was able to come off the boards into the slot, turn and fire a knuckle puck on net. But more than it was Simmonds’ goal, it was Zac Rinaldo‘s goal. He channeled his inner-Tomas Holmstrom, setting up shop in front of the crease, making Lindback’s visibility zero.
Flyers rookie forward Matt Read made it 2-0 w...
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Former NHL player Alexander Radulov might find himself in some hot water after video of him smacking his coach with a stick surfaced on Wednesday.
If there's one thing the Predators have demonstrated this season, it's that they can never be counted out of any game. No matter the score, no matter the circumstance.
Tuesday night, the Predators once again found a way to come back in miraculous fashion, beating the Minnesota Wild 5-4. Nashville was down 4-1 until midway through the third period when it started its comeback...
At a local establishment on Tuesday night, with the Predators trailing 3-0 to the Wild in the second period, the waiter looked at me and said, shaking his head, “I think this one is over.” My response? “Nothing is ever over with this Predators team.”Not that I actually thought the Preds would end up winning that game at that point in time – you just simply can’t count...
The Nashville Predators lost for the first time in six games on Thursday night when the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Predators by a 4-1 score at Wells Fargo Center.
Ilya Bryzgalov was in net for Philadelphia and made 26 saves on 27 shots on goal. Pekka Rinne, winner of 10 consecutive games, had the night off. Anders Lindback was in goal for Nashville. Lindback made 24 saves on 27...
On today's show, Buddy and I discussed the importance of the Preds continuing to play well here in the month of February, as well as the team's struggles in front of Anders Lindback. Predators radio voice Tom Callahan joined us to talk about those topics and much, much more on this week's podcast. You can listen to it all here...Listen to internet radio with SmashvilleOnTheGlass...
The Flyers take on the Nashville Predators tonight, so one can expect the talk to be about Ryan Suter, who Flyers fans would love to see in orange and black.
From what he said, he loves Nashville and the current team he is on.
“I love Nashville,” Suter said Thursday morning after the Preds morning skate at Wells Fargo Center. “It’s a great place to play. There’s pretty...
((HT: KHL/youtube))For those of you who:1) Know your hockey really deeply and,2) Know the KHL for what it is... kinda like the wild west of hockey...Here's Alexander Radulov, formerly of the Nashville Predators, going all lumberjack- on one of his Salavat Yulaev coaches... Goalie coach Ilari Nackel...The HQ thinks Radulov won't be playing for a while... and he might disappear...
Season Records (prior to Friday night’s games)
St. Louis Blues 29-13-7 (5th in the Western Conference)
Nashville Predators 31-17-4 (4th in the Western Conference)
Preds rookie Craig Smith is on a five-game points streak
Going into Friday night’s NHL action, only one point separated the fourth place Nashville Predators from the fifth place St. Louis Blues. The Blues host the...
The Nashville Predators lost to Wayne Simmonds and the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center.Simmonds, who has become a nemesis of the Predators, was clearly the hero of the game for the Flyers, scoring two goals and logging an amazing ten shots for the game. Matt Read picked up a goal and Claude Giroux scored his 19th goal of the year on an empty...
The Nashville Predators are in Philly for a rematch with the Flyers tonight at Wells Fargo Center. After Tuesday nightâs emotional comeback thriller over Minnesota, the team is on guard against a letdown. The Flyers, on the other hand, are coming off of a difficult overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets in which they looked a lot like the Predators in the first two periods on Tuesday...
Though separated by two points, the Nashville Predators and the Philadelphia Flyers have been much different teams of late heading into their matchup Thursday night.
While the Flyers are losing as much as they win and struggling to score unless they have more men on the ice, the Predators seemingly always win and are getting plenty of goals with or without the power play.
Our special guest on this week's episode of Smashville on the Glass Radio is Predators' radio guy, Tom Callahan. We discussed all the current goings on with the team and get Tom's somewhat surprising prediction on what David Poile will do heading into the trade deadline.You can listen in the player below or go to Blog Talk Radio or iTunes to download...Listen to internet...
On Saturday night, the Nashville Predators host their Central Division rivals when the St. Louis Blues visit Bridgestone Arena. It will be the first home game for the Predators since January 23rd when Nashville beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1.
The Predators face the Blues for the fourth of six meetings this season between the two clubs on Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena
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The Nashville Predators after another improbable come-from-behind win against the Minnesota Wild take their rough and tumble play to Philly. The Flyers boast heavy duty offensive weapons and Giroux and Hartnell represented the All-Stars well.
The Flyers lost in overtime against the Winnepeg Jets on January 31st. Bryzgalov took the overtime...