Found November 20, 2012 on
There’s not a whole lot for NHL organizations to do during the lockout, so teams have to get creative in attempts to stay busy and promote their brand. Perhaps nobody has done a better job of that so far than the Nashville Predators.
The Preds pulled the top lockout stunt recently, when they brought some members of the organization to a youth hockey game to surprise the kids. And by “brought some members of the organization,” we mean they brought the mascot, cheerleaders, PA announcer, pep band, TV teams and even head coach Barry Trotz to the local rink. They also brought plenty of fans.
The Predators then pulled off what they called a “Smash Mob.” They gave the lucky youngsters the chance to feel like they were playing in the NHL for at least one day.
Check out the awesome video below.
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With very little to report on the Predators recently, our friends over at Illegal Curve bring something to us when they actually spoke to Preds Captain Shea Weber on their weekly podcast.Weber participated in The Goals For Dreams Charity Event and game at the The Max Bell Arena in Calgary last Saturday. Chris Mason and Colin Wilson also participated in the game.During the interview...
The NHL may be locked out, but the Nashville Predators are staying involved with hockey.
At a recent youth game in Franklin, Tennessee, the Predators organized a "pizza party" at the A-Game Sportsplex. Instead of a pizza party, the kids played in a game they'll never forget.
The Preds staff went all out, bringing announcers, cheerleaders, a band, the mascot and plenty...
NASHVILLE PREDATORS AND BRIDGESTONE ARENA HOST BLACK FRIDAY SUPERSALE
-Sale to take place this Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.-
Nashville, Tenn. (November 21, 2012) – The Nashville Predators and Bridgestone Arena are offering up to 50 percent off select Bridgestone Arena suites, events and Nashville Predators merchandise. This one-day, limited inventory, super sale will only happen...
It is hard to believe the Nashville Predators organization has been around for thirteen seasons stretching from the first drop of the puck in their inaugural game at the Gaylord Entertainment Center against the Florida Panthers on October 10, 1998, to defeating the Detroit Red Wings in five games in Western Conference Quarterfinals at the Bridgestone Arena and eventually losing to...