Posted February 05, 2013 on
AP on Fox
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis Rams
Martin Erat had a goal and two assists, Pekka Rinne stopped 31 shots and the Nashville Predators broke out of a season-long scoring slump with three first-period goals on the way to a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.
Ryan Ellis, Rich Clune and Nick Spaling scored in the opening period for Nashville, which won its third in a row. The Predators entered with an NHL-low 12 regulation goals in their first eight games.
St. Louis lost its second straight after winning four in a row from Jan 24-31.
Nashville completed a 4-2-1 road trip, tying the longest in franchise history. St. Louis beat the Predators 3-0 on Jan. 24, the second leg of the trip.
Rinne improved to 3-2-3 this season. Colin Wilson had three assists for the Predators.
Six players scored for Nashville - five in the first 30:09.
Alex Pietrangelo scored his second goal of the season for the Blues, who had won six of their first eight games.
Nashville scored three times on its first eight shots against Br...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Nashville Predators had been having trouble scoring goals so far this season. Coming into Tuesday night’s contest in St. Louis, the Predators were dead last in the NHL with(More here)…
Here are your “Leftgovers” from the Nashville Predators game on Tuesday night against the St. Louis Blues…
* Martin Erat returned to the Nashville lineup after missing the San Jose game with an injury sustained in practice.
* He would garner second star honors after posting three points.
* Matt Halischuk – who had 15 goals for the Predators last...
Photo by Mark Buckner/NHLI via Getty Images
The Predators are slowly coming up the ranks in scoring with a shelling of the St. Louis Blues that saw Erat and Wilson have three point nights. Rinne has been solid between the pipes allowing only 3 goals in his last three games. Ryan Ellis has come through as the power-play specialist he was drafted and developed to become.
But what about...
If last season is any predictor, then Shea Weber is due on Thursday when the Nashville Predators host the Los Angeles Kings.
A finalist for the Norris Trophy as the NHLs top defenseman in each of the last two seasons (and signatory to -- oh, by the way -- a 14-year, 110-million contract last July), Weber has failed to earn a point in any of the Predators first nine games -- by far...
As you probably do not know, the reason for my lack of posting and in person presence around the Predators' rink this year is that I will be undergoing a full hip replacement this coming Thursday which will require a six week period of no driving or public appearances. Therefore, I am limited to comments from the couch for the time being.In spite of my infirmary, I was able to...
(Mark Buckner/Getty Images)
Off of a great game in San Jose, Preds fans cautiously looked forward to tonights game hoping that the team could gain some momentum and maintain some form. But no one, not even the most aggressive optimist, could have predicted the gift we received tonight. The Predators we're hot. Like really hot. They scored 5 goals on 12 shots and...
Today’s Links The Tennessean - Nashville Predators thrash St. Louis Blues The Tennessean - Nashville Predators’ Rich Clune gets first NHL goal – and puck, too Fox Sports TN - Rinne backstops Predators to win over Blues The Tennessean - Postgame quotes St. Louis Today - Blues whipped by Nashville St. Louis Today - Blues go splat! against Predators BND.com - Nashville delivers...
By: Miranda Martin Miranda@PredneckNation.com @lovelyminda After the Nashville Predators dominated the St. Louis Blues 6-1 last night, it was obvious that the offense had found something that clicked and worked like a charm, and a major part of it may have been the defense. The first goal of the night was a quick wrist shot from Ryan Ellis, who found ...
On their recent 7-game western swing, the Predators came away with a 4-2-1 record...
The Nashville Predators were in the midst of a long road trip and had only one victory when they faced the Los Angeles Kings exactly one week ago.
Things have changed for the better since.
Back home after a lengthy stay on the road, Nashville seeks a fourth straight victory and second win in eight days over Los Angeles on Thursday night.
The Predators (4-2-3) dropped five of their...
Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images
The Nashville Predators kicked off their current 3-game win streak with a 2-1 eight-round shootout win against the Los Angeles Kings on January 31st. Since then, Nashville dispatched the Sharks with the same 2-1 shootout result and let loose a torrent of scoring against the St. Louis Blues 6-1 handing them their first home loss of the year.
Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images
For the third time in just over two weeks, the Predators and Blues square off again in the last game of a franchise-tying longest road trip for Nashville. The Blues have owned Nashville so far this season winning both games; one home, one away. Game time is at 7 p.m central and can be heard on 102.5 the Game locally and seen in sparkling High...
With five of the first eight games going to a shootout, it got us thinking: what are the top shootout moments in Predators history?
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Martin Erat had a goal and two assists, Pekka Rinne stopped 31 shots and the Nashville Predators broke out of a season-long scoring slump with three first-period goals on the way to a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.
Ryan Ellis, Rich Clune and Nick Spaling scored in the opening period for Nashville, which won its third in a row. The Predators...