Found November 23, 2011 on Miami Herald:
A few days off for the Minnesota Wild could be a bad thing for the Nashville Predators tonight at Xcel Energy Center.

Predators Send Bergfors to Milwaukee

NASHVILLE PREDATORS ASSIGN NICLAS BERGFORS TO MILWAUKEENashville, Tenn. (November 23, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that forward Niclas Bergfors has cleared waivers and been assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).Bergfors, 24 (3/7/87), has two points (1g-1a) in 11 games with the Predators this season.The Predators kick...

Minnesota Wild Sign 51-Year-Old Beer-League Goalie Paul Deutsch to Amateur Tryout Contract As Emergency Backup

The Minnesota Wild had a bit of a goalie situation on their hands Wednesday night, and as a result they turned to 51-year-old Paul Deutsch. The Wild signed Deutsch to an amateur contract agreement so that he could be the team's emergency backup. Starter Niklas Backstrom was out of the lineup for personal reasons, meaning Josh Harding would get the start in net. Matt Hackett was...

Halischuk’s first fight not enough to spark Preds, Oilers thump Nashville 6-2

With Nashville trailing the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 in the second period, Predators forward Matt Halischuk tried to provide his team with some spark by getting into his first hockey fight. Standing near the left faceoff circle in the Predators offensive end, Halischuk dropped the gloves with Oilers forward Sam Gagner at 15:22 of the middle frame. After the game, and a 6-2 loss when...

Tootoo scores, frustrated after loss to Oilers

Jordin Tootoo collected his first goal of the season on Tuesday night, but that was the last thing on his mind as the Predators were blown out by a high-flying Edmonton Oilers 6-2. Tootoo scored on the power play at 11:32 of the third period, as he deflected a Shea Weber slap shot past Oilers goalie Devan Dubnyk.“Any time you can contribute offensively it’s a bonus,” Tootoo...

Bergfors Officially Assigned to Milwaukee

Niclas Bergfors cleared waivers and has been officially assigned to the Milwaukee Admirals. Bergfors never seemed to play well enough consistently to compete for ice time in Nashville. It appears that it will be up to Kirk Muller to try to indoctrinate Bergfors into the Predator way.Make the jump for the full release from the Predators...NASHVILLE PREDATORS ASSIGN NICLAS BERGFORS...

Predators contend agreement with state beneficial to Nashville

If Bridgestone Arena does well in regard to ticket and food sales, the Nashville Predators do well. So does the city of Nashville. So what is the big deal about state tax from non-hockey events at the Arena being available to the Predators? This week News Channel 5 lead investigator Phil Williams claims to have uncovered a financial scandal involving the Predators collecting millions...

Wild sign 51-year-old netminder

The Minnesota Wild signed a 51-year-old businessman to serve as their emergency goaltender for Wednesday's game against the Nashville Predators. The Wild inked Paul Deutsch to an amateur tryout once they learned that minor league call-up Matt Hackett would not arrive in Minneapolis until 30 minutes before game time. Deutsch runs a printing business and, according to the Minneapolis...

Wild try to add to their win streak vs. Nashville

By SANTOSH VENKATARAMAN STATS Senior Writer Sporting the best record in the NHL, the Minnesota Wild believe they are creating an identity that they are a difficult opponent to beat. The Wild will try for their second five-game win streak of the season Wednesday night when they host the Nashville Predators. Minnesota (12-5-3) has 27 points from 20 games, with Chicago and Pittsburgh...

Morning Skate: Game 20 vs. Edmonton

Game 20/82:Edmonton Oilers (10-8-2) @ Nashville Predators (10-5-4)7:00 CT… TV: FS-TNPlayers to watch:EDM- Ryan SmythThe veteran winger co-leads the Oilers in points (20) and has 37 points in 43 games vs. Nashville.NSH- David LegwandWith 31 points in 41 games, Legwand has had more offensive success against the Oilers than any other non-divisional opponent in his career.Starting...

Oilers 6, Predators 2: Barry Trotz post-game audio

Barry Trotz speaks after tonight's 6-2 loss to Edmonton...

Wild sign 51-year old hockey goaltender

The Wild signed Paul Deutsch to an amateur tryout contract to serve as an emergency backup to starter Josh Harding.

Wild upend Preds on late flurry, win fifth straight

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Dany Heatley, Kyle Brodziak and Cal Clutterbuck scored third-period goals, Josh Harding made 23 saves and the Minnesota Wild won their fifth straight with a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night.

Wild sign 51-year old hockey goaltender

The Minnesota Wild have signed 51-year-old recreational hockey goaltender Paul Deutsch as an emergency backup for Wednesday night's game against the Nashville Predators.

G21 Oilers at Predators

The Oilers continue their tour through towns where wins go to die with a stop off in Nashville. The Preds have been on the road a lot since the start of the season and still rank among the top 4 teams in the conference. They are 6-1-3 in the last 10 and have opponents singing the sad songs all night long. Nashville's defense is currently posting some unique plus minus numbers...

Harding to start tonight; Wild signs 51-year-old backup

Niklas Backstrom will miss tonight's game against the Nashville Predators for personal reasons (not serious).
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