Found October 10, 2011 on PredsOnTheGlass:
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Canadian readers and Happy Columbus Day to those who are celebrating with a day off in the States of which I am not one. There are four games this afternoon to give us worker bees hockey to listen to while we toil.It was the biggest of days in Winnipeg with the return of the Jets. While the team lost on the ice, it was still a victory for the Winnipeg NHL fans. Illegal Curve has all the details. Gary Bettman even received a rare positive reception in the city.The Preds are looking good, sitting atop the Western Conference after going 2-0 on the road against key Central Division rivals. Here is our round up from Saturday's win in St. Louis as well as Friday night's win in Columbus.Make the jump for today's news and links...Predators Community Days...A longtime annual event has been the Predators players getting out into the community to visit with fans at various establishments. Here is the short list of public activities and here is a mor...

Rinne fights off flu, shines on opening weekend

Pekka Rinne has picked up right where he left off last season. The Vezina Trophy runner-up from a year ago has been a vital part of the Predators’ quick 2-0 start.“He’s one of the best goalies in the world,” David Legwand said. “He made some unbelievable saves out there. If we can work to back him up like we did tonight and give him those types of efforts every night...

Klein provides unexpected offense to lead Predators 4-2 past Blues

The Nashville Predators spoiled another team’s home opener for the second time in as many nights doubling St. Louis 4-2 Saturday at Scottrade Center. With two goals and two assists, Nashville’s offense was led by David Legwand, as well as Craig Smith who added a goal and two helpers. While the top line of Legwand, Smith and Colin Wilson have helped propel Nashville to its 2...

Predators Opening Night Will Feature a Gold Carpet Walk

The Nashville Predators will feature a special "Predator Gold" carpet for all the arriving players and dignitaries for opening night on Thursday. The carpet walk begins at 4 p.m. and will be followed by a full out party on the plaza. Puck drop will be at 7 p.m. and all fans in attendance will receive a T-shirt courtesy of Nissan.The fun continues Saturday, when the...

PRESS RELEASE: Preds to roll out the gold carpet Thursday night

NASHVILLE PREDATORS ROLL OUT THE GOLD CARPET ON OPENING NIGHT - Highlights from opening weekend include players walking down the gold carpet, plaza parties and giveaways courtesy of Nissan and O’Charley’s -   Nashville, Tenn. (October 10, 2011) – The Nashville Predators kick off their home season this Thursday, Oct. 13 when they take on the Phoenix Coyotes (7 p.m. on SportSouth...

Nashville Predators to Host Gold Carpet Ceremony Before Team's Home Opener

If you're heading to the Nashville Predators game on Thursday, you better dress up. The team is rolling out the red gold carpet to celebrate the team's home opener. Players, coaches and broadcasters will walk the gold carpet along with a few lucky season ticket holders before entering a "plaza party" with a live band, drumline, inflatable games and, of course, snow...

Trotz sees room for improvement

With a perfect 2-0 record, all is well in the Predators’ world – or so it seems.After winning both games of a difficult back-to-back in Columbus and St. Louis, the Preds share the lead for the Central Division. However, the team went through an intense and physical practice today at Centennial Sportsplex, as head coach Barry Trotz wasn’t satisfied with just getting the victories...

Press release: Adult hockey league fights cancer with Wednesday night fundraiser

It is that time of year.  The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are just beginning to change and the puck is about to drop on another NHL season.  October is not only opening month; it is also when the NHL takes the opportunity to support cancer research with the Hockey Fights Cancer program and we NEED your help. This year the Nashville Adult Hockey League (NAHL) is teaming...

Nashville Predators Week Preview: Week 02 (Oct. 10th – Oct. 16th)

Nashville swept their opening weekend festivities this weekend on the road against Columbus and St. Louis giving them a 2-0 record to start the season for the fifth time in franchise history. Let’s take a look at what happened last week after the jump: Friday, October 7th: The Predators traveled on the road to open the season against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Stellar goaltending...

Predators claim enforcer McGrattan off waivers

The Nashville Predators claimed enforcer Brian McGrattan off waivers on Tuesday. McGratton spent last season between Providence and Syracuse of the American Hockey League. The 30-year-old McGrattan collected three goals, 11 assists and 395 penalty minutes in 182 career games with the Ottawa Senators, Phoenix Coyotes and Calgary Flames.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Shea Weber

Matt Larkin goes inside current NHL hockey player and Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber. His career started right here in the Northwest in Sicamous British Columbia. Weber was standout for Team Canada at the 2010 Winter Olympics, and at the 2005 World Juniors he and Dion Phaneuf helped Canada win its first gold medal in eight years.

Zack Stortini waived; Brian McGrattan claimed

According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Predators have placed Zack Stortini on waivers with the intent of sending him to Milwaukee. Simultaneously, the team has claimed fellow enforcer Brian McGrattan off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks. In 182 career NHL games, McGrattan has racked up 395 PIM. He last played in the NHL for the Calgary Flames in the 2009-10 season.

Legwand, Predators spoil Blues' season opener

ST. LOUIS (AP) Pekka Rinne saw a lot of pucks at one end. The Nashville Predators did a lot with not many shots on the other end.

Predators spoil Blues' opener 4-2

David Legwand had two goals and two assists as the Nashville Predators ended a lengthy scoring slump against Jaroslav Halak with a 4-2 victory that spoiled the St. Louis Blues' opener Saturday night.

Preds Claim Forward Brian McGrattan Off Waivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 11, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club claimed forward Brian McGrattan on waivers from the Anaheim Ducks. McGrattan is on a two-way c...
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