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Until the Nashville Predators are officially eliminated from the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, we will post their rooting interests each and every day in a series we’re calling “Operation: Miracle.” Because, let’s face it, that’s what it’s going to take to get Nashville into the dance.
The Phoenix Coyotes took out the Edmonton Oilers last night and, according to Sports Club Stats, the Preds still have just a 0.3% chance of making the post season as a result.
The good news is the Predators are still in it. The bad news is reality has set in and they’re probably going to be picking high in the draft.
But, as Lloyd Christmas would say, “So you’re telling me there’s a chance!”
Even if the Predators win out (7-0-0), they still only have a 33% chance of getting in. And, with a single hiccup such as an overtime or shootout loss, their chances drop below 10%. So, as you can see, not only do they need to win the rest of their games but they need some serious help.
They’re idle tonight so the
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Milwaukee, WI—In conjunction with the team’s celebration of 35 Years of Professional Hockey, presented by BMO Harris Bank, the Milwaukee Admirals are proud to announce that goaltender Pekka Rinne has been selected as the Top Admiral of All-Time as determined by a combination of fan...
According to the Swedish blog MrMadhawk.se, Nashville Predators prospect Filip Forsberg is headed to Music City.
His Allsvenskan season with Leksands IF ended last week and, after playing two games with the Swedish National Team, he’s headed across the pond to play in North America for the first time.
Forsberg, 18, was acquired for veteran winger Martin Erat and prospect Michael...
Pekka Rinne has always been one of the NHL's elite netminders, and has been a key cog in the Nashville Predators' machine. Unfortunately, the machine has hit a snag, and the key cog hasn't gotten the defensive support that he usually receives. Rinne is an absolute workhorse, and if you're the backup in Nashville, you should expect to hang out on the pine a little...
NASHVILLE The Nashville Predators have gone with a youth movement in recent games one that necessity has brought on.
In each of the last two games, a Predators forward has made his NHL debut. Austin Watson did it last Sunday and Daniel Bang follow suit on Tuesday. That number could increase to three in four games when the Predators host the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday and Filip...
Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz said his teams chances of qualifying for the Stanley Cup Playoffs were "remote" after losing 4-3 on Sunday to the Chicago Blackhawks.
He updated that after a 1-0 loss to St. Louis on Tuesday Nashvilles seventh in the last eight games -- by saying he was "realistic" about what lies ahead.
Realistic means that at this point...
Gabriel Bourque, Paul Gaustad and Colin Wilson have been shut down for the remainder of the 2012-13 season...
From the Nashville Predators PR department:
“Nashville, Tenn. (April 11, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has assigned forward Joonas Rask (YOH-nuhs RASK) to Milwaukee (AHL). Rask recently completed his fifth season in the Finnish Elite League with Jokerit.
Rask, 23 (3/24/90), posted 10 points...
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Something wasn’t getting through the coaching staff’s head at the start of the third period down 1-0 against the St. Louis Blues. There was little offensive production and a mere ten shots on goal after forty minutes. The Nashville Predators were facing their second shutout loss in the three...
Roster moves and announcements were made by the Nashville Predators Thursday prior to puck drop the next day against the Dallas Stars. Kevin Wilson, the head of public relations for the Predators, announced on his Twitter page that Paul Gaustad, Gabriel Bourque and Colin Wilson will miss the remainder of the 2012-13 season as they will undergo surgery. All three will be back before...
Photo Credit: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
After taking the lead against Chicago on Sunday night during third period, only to give up two goals in less than a minute to lose the game 4-3, Nashville direly needed a win against the St. Louis Blues to have even a slim chance at keeping their playoff dreams alive.
A second period goal by Alex Steen and a 15-save shutout by Brian Elliott has...
Dallas Stars (19-17-3, 41 pts) @ Nashville Predators (15-18-8, 38 pts)
7:00 PM CT
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
The Predators – 13th in the West
Goals – 29th, Goals Against – 15th, Power Play – 18th, Penalty Kill – 26th
The Predators are reeling and reeling badly. They’ve lost seven of the last eight games and scored...
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The Nashville Predators have dropped four games in a row and the Dallas Stars are trying to win as many points as possible to keep their playoff hopes alive while they sit right on the outside of the eighth and final spot, one point behind ninth place Phoenix.
While test driving the new faces and future players of the Predators franchise...
The Nashville Predators seek the playoffs once again in a battle against the Dallas Stars at home. Nashville is ranked 13th in the Western Conference with 38 points and a 15-18-8 record. Dallas is 10th in the Western Conference with 41 points and a record of 19-17-3. Puck drops at 7:08pm CT.
Nashville: SportSouth and 102.5 The Game
Dallas: Fox Sports...