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The Nashville Predators and Colorado Avalanche face-off against each-other in their final regular season game. The Nashville Predators' record this season is 47-26-8 with 102 points and ranked 4th in the Western Conference. The Colorado Avalanche's record this season is 41-34-6 with 88 points and ranked 11th in the Western Conference. Puck drops at 8:08 PM CT.
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Y - Blues
All teams have clinched playoff birth. Y - Divisional LeadersTV/Radio CoverageCoverage in Nashville: FS-TN and 102.5 The GameCoverage in Colorado: ALT and AM 1510Season Series
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The Nashville Predators and Dallas stars hooked up in a classic battle between two teams fighting in the trenches for playoff positions on Thursday night at the Bridgestone Arena.The game was a scoreless standoff until Frankie Bouillon broke through with a goal on a rebound with 15:32 remaining in the contest. The only other score in the game was on a goal from Patric Hornqvist with...
The Quebec Nordiques left after the 1994-1995 season and became the Colorado Avalanche. They continued to break the hearts’ of Quebec by winning the Stanley Cup the next season. Talks of a new $400 million NHL-style arena that will hold roughly 18,000 people is in the works and the city of Quebec is ready for hockey
Pekka Rinne and the Nashville Predators shut out the Dallas Stars 2-0 on Thursday night. With the win, the Predators move into fourth spot in the Western Conference standings, one point ahead of the Detroit Red Wings. Nashville now controls its own destiny in the fight for home ice advantage in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs with one game remaining on the schedule...
Nashville Predators goalie Anders Lindback left Saturday night's game against the Colorado Avalanche late in the third period because of an undisclosed injury.
Lindback was hurt with 2:14 left in the third. The Nashville backup landed on the back of his head after Colorado left winger Cody McLeod collided with him in the crease.
Lindback had 34 saves when he left the game....
The Nashville Predators went into Saturday night’s contest knowing they had already secured fourth spot in the Western Conference standings and home ice in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
While the game had no meaning in terms of the standings, the Predators came out strong offensively and beat the Colorado Avalanche by a 6-1 score, despite allowing 45 shots on goal...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville coach Barry Trotz insists he knew nothing of Detroit's loss just as his Predators went into the third period needing a win of their own to grab back the chance of landing home-ice advantage to start the playoffs.
His Predators sure responded as if they did.
Pekka Rinne made 28 saves for his fifth shutout of the season, Francis Bouillon scored...
It was the most meaningless Nashville Predators game since April 4, 2008.
The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Detroit Red Wings this afternoon, locking Detroit in 5th place in the Western Conference and giving the Preds home ice advantage in the first round. Therefore, tonight’s tilt against the Colorado Avalanche meant absolutely nothing.
The good news? Nashville didn’t act like...
The night is darkest just before the dawn. And I promise you, the dawn is coming.
Last night was a tough one for Colorado Avalanche Nation. In a certain must-win game, the Avalanche could not get it done as they fell 5-2 to the lowly Columbus Blue Jackets.
Of course, had the Avs pulled off the victory, it would have all been for naught as the San Jose Sharks won a wild won...
Backup Anders Lindback stopped 34 shots before leaving early in the final period after a collision and Patric Hornqvist scored his team-leading 27th goal to lift the playoff-bound Nashville Predators to a 6-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
David Legwand, Craig Smith, Roman Josi, Brandon Yip and Matt Halischuk also had...
It is game night in Smashville for the final time in the regular season. The dallas Stars are in town for a desperation matchup with the Nashville Predators. For Nashville, the game is important to keep alive the teamâs hopes for home ice advantage in the first round. For Dallas, well, their entire season is on the line, a loss destroys what little hope they have for the playoffs...
After five days off, the Colorado Avalanche get to prepare for six months without a meaningful game.
Playing the 27- now 28- win Columbus Blue Jackets, the Avs played a sloppy, turnover-filled hockey game in a 5-2 loss.
Cam Atkinson scored his first career hat trick and Rick Nash, probably playing his second-to-last game in a Jackets' uniform, scored twice. Steve Mason...
The Nashville Predators are on the verge of clinching home-ice advantage for the first round of the playoffs, and they may get it without doing anything by the time they take the ice Saturday night.
If there's work left to do, though, they shouldn't be too concerned.
The Predators will need - at most - one point to clinch the Western Conference's fourth seed in their...
Dallas Stars (42-33-5, 89 pts) @ Nashville Predators (46-26-8, 100 pts)
7:00 PM CT, April 5, 2012
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee
The Stars' playoff hopes are teetering on the edge heading into tonight's game. There's one foot over the cliff and the second is already making a step, but this team is yet alive (even of just barely). It's going to...
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Nothing was settled coming into Thursday night’s game against the Dallas Stars, but one thing was for sure: If Nashville wanted to attempt to grab the 4th seed in the Western Conference and home ice advantage, they HAD to win against the Stars.
On top of Pekka Rinne’s 28 save shutout, Nashville officially eliminated the Dallas...
Photo Credit: AP Photo/David Zalubowski
With the regular season winding down and Nashville visiting Colorado for game 82, most were unsure what to expect with the line-up changes being handed down after the Predators secured the 4th seed in the Western Conference when Detroit lost in a shootout to Chicago.
However, with Nashville’s top line taking a rest for the night, it wouldn’t...