Found October 18, 2013 on Oregon Sports News:
The Portland Winterhawks are trying to manage expectations after losing their top defenseman and number four overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Seth Jones, to the Nashville Predators over the offseason. The graduation of players from junior to pro hockey is one of the more bittersweet elements of the CHL system: teams are always happy to see their alumni succeed, but it does make for some turmoil within every lineups as each new season begins. The Nashville Predators are off to a 3-3 start with Jones patrolling their blueline, and are looking to prove sportsbooks wrong after being given longshot NHL Futures odds of winning it all going into the 2013-2014 season. The youngster is logging over twenty minutes a game on average playing with elite defender, Shea Weber, and he looks to be having no trouble handling the workload or the NHL-level competition. He’s already netted a goal and two assists through six games, and is currently tied with his D partner for the Preda...

Video: Seth Jones scores dandy game-winner in Montreal

Seth Jones scored a beautiful game-winning goal for the Predators against the Montreal Canadiens...

Jones' late goal lifts Preds over Canadiens 2-1

MONTREAL -- Seth Jones' goal with 1:27 left spoiled a 35-save performance by Montreal's Carey Price and helped the Nashville Predators beat the Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night.Nashville captain Shea Weber also scored for the Predators (4-3-1), who got 28 saves from Pekka Rinne. Brendan Gallagher scored the only goal for Montreal (4-3). It was Montreal's second game of...

Wilson excited for return to Winnipeg

Not only Colin Wilson, but Predators Head Coach Barry Trotz will also be making a return to friendly confines on Sunday night...

Jones' goal lifts Preds over Habs

Seth Jones' goal with 1:27 left spoiled a 35-save performance by Montreal's Carey Price and helped the Nashville Predators beat the Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night. Nashville captain Shea Weber also scored for the Predators (4-3-1), who got 28 saves from Pekka Rinne. Brendan Gallagher scored the only goal for Montreal (4-3). It was Montreal's second game of a five...

Preds’ speed line playing well

Gabriel Bourque, Matt Cullen and Craig Smith have formed arguably Nashville's best line over the past few games, using their speed to create chances offensively...

Paul McCann: Game Night in Smashville

The Nashville Predators wrap up a five game home stand with a tilt against a Stanley Cup favorite coming off an embarrassing loss. That’s the Reader’s Digest version of the storyline of tonight’s Predators / Kings game. The Kings are coming to the end of a road-heavy early schedule, playing six of their first eight on the road, wrapping it up in Nashville tonight before...

Shots on goal no longer at a premium for the Predators

Nashville has long been known as a team that’s frequently been out-shot by the opposition. That no longer seems to be an issue. Registering 30+ shots in five of their seven games to start the season, whatever coach Barry Trotz has been telling his team over the offseason has stuck and is giving Nashville a better chance to win. As the Predators fell in a shootout against the Los...

Live Blog: Quinnipiac University at UMass Lowell

#9 Massachusetts Lowell (1-1-0, 0-0-0 HEA) vs #14 Quinnipiac University (1-1-0, 0-0-0 ECAC) The UMass Lowell River Hawks started off the season with a 1-1-0 record after an upset loss to Sacred Heart University  on Friday and a more commanding win over in-state rival Massachusetts on Saturday. As the River Hawks move on from a rough opening weekend, they welcome...

The Hangover: Quick defeats Rinne in goaltending duel

As expected, it was a goaltending dual between arguably the best two netminders of the National Hockey League -- Jonathan Quick and Pekka Rinne. Thursday night, Quick was able to get the best of the Nashville Predators, stopping thirty-four shots, while Rinne made twenty-nine saves in his losing effort. Lack of offense has given the Predators yet another loss this season. The Predators...

Sebastien Caron Joins DEL’s Hamburg Freezers by   Steven Ellis

Sebastien Caron has signed with the Hamburg Freezers of the DEL a week after being let go by the Iserlohn Roosters. Caron was a third round draft pick by the Pittsburgh Penguins back in 1999. During the 2007 playoffs, Caron served as a spare goaltender for the Anaheim Ducks following a short stint with the Chicago Blackhawks franchise. Cup. On April 1, 2010, [...]

The Fangover: Amazing late GWG by Jones lifts Preds over Canadiens

  Price and Rinne went toe to toe in a goalie duel that could resurface at the Sochi Olympics, but it was late heroics by Seth Jones that will be most memorable from this game. Jones played 27:29 minutes this evening, second to only Shea Weber for time on ice. But Jones really shined with a minute and a half left where he took a pass from Legwand, pinched into the middle, did...

Advanced Statistics Breakdown: Predators vs Kings – October 17th, 2013

Need to understand any of the terms in the article below? Check out our Introductory Guide to Advanced Hockey Analysis — Most don’t like the concept of “moral victories,” but I think there’s merit in taking the good from an otherwise negative situation. When the Predators came away with just a single point from their 2-1 shootout loss to the Los Angeles Kings, I truly...

Game Day 8: Nashville @ Montreal

The Nashville Predators hit the road after earning 7 out of a possible 10 points during their 5 game home stand. They begin a double header in Canada tonight with a game against the 5-2-0 Montreal Canadiens. Nashville has been unsuccessful in their limited efforts on the road – they fell 4-2 in St-Louis on their season opener and dropped a 3-1 decision in Colorado. Montreal is...

VIDEO: Jeremy Borash Gets Down At NHL Game

Jeremy Borash won the Nashville Predators’ “Fan of the Game” during their game yesterday (October 15). You can check out a video of the contest below:

Jason Lewis: Game No. 8 Game Day Blog: Los Angeles Kings @ Nashville Predators

Records: Los Angeles Kings (4-3-0) V. Nashville Predators (3-3-0) Last 10: --------------- Location: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee Time: 5:00 PM PST, 7:00 PM EST Channels: Fox Sports West Local Radio: AM 1150 --------------------- Leading Scorers: Los Angeles: Playergoalsassistspoints+/-Jeff Carter415
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