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When Captain Shea Weber was out of the lineup with a concussion, the Nashville Predators went 0 for 13 on the man advantage. With just one game under Weber’s belt since returning, the Predators went 4 for 5 with the man advantage to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-4 in front of a sold out crowd at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday night.
It was the fourth win in five games for Nashville, who have sold out 8 consecutive home games.
Weber opened scoring for Nashville at 9:14 of the first period. Weber has 22 points in his last 22 games, including 8 goals and 14 assists.
Craig Smith’s power play tally made it 2-0 Nashville just 4:02 after the Weber goal.
Patric Hornqvist scored twice for Nashville, including the lone goal of the second period, while another tally was called back for being kicked in by the forward. Both Hornqvist goals came on the man advantage.
Head Coach Barry Trotz mixed up the lines, with Colin Wilson coming back into the lineup. Hornqvist was taken off of his line with...
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Nashville, Tenn. (January 8, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Jeremy Smith to Milwaukee (AHL) and recalled goaltender Anders Lindback (AHN-dehrs LIND-bahck) from the Admirals.
Lindback, 23 (5/3/88), started two games during his weekend with the Admirals, going 1-1-0...
As expected, after playing games on Friday and Saturday night in Milwaukee, Anders Lindback returned to the Nashville Predators and Jeremy Smith, who suited up for his first NHL game was sent back to Milwaukee.Lindback had not played in a game with the Predators since he relived Pekka Rinne on December 23 in Dallas and was understandably rusty in his stint in Milwaukee.The Preds...
PREDATORS AND ADMIRALS SWITCH GOALIES
- Lindback recalled; Smith reassigned to Milwaukee -
Nashville, Tenn. (January 8, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Jeremy Smith to Milwaukee (AHL) and recalled goaltender Anders Lindback (AHN-dehrs LIND-bahck) from the Admirals...
Somewhere in Nashville, there sits a dark, climate-controlled warehouse that contains 17,113 Goo-Goo Clusters that are awaiting the day when they find their way into the mouths of anxious Nashville Predator fans that have now suffered through 22 games over a three-month period when the Preds have failed to score a Goo-Goo goal.For the uninitiated, a new promotion was started this...
Coming into tonight’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes, the Predators power play was in the midst of a season-long five-game scoreless streak. The Preds made sure they righted the ship in a 5-2 victory, as the unit scored four times with the man advantage on five opportunities.“It was nice to get four on the power play,” said Patric Hornqvist, who scored twice with the...
Patric Hornqvist led the Nashville Predators to a 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night in front of a record setting eighth straight sellout crowd at Bridgestone Arena.Hornqvist scored two power play goals on seven shots and was denied his first career hat trick when a video review on a goal thought to be credited to him was ruled invalid by the "war room...
Nashville Predators 5, Carolina Hurricanes 2
Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN
Saturday, January 7, 2012
* Jack Hillen was the odd-defensemen out on Saturday night. It was his first healthy scratch since Mattias Ekholm was assigned to Sweden.
* The Predators are now 1-2-0 with Hillen out of the lineup.
* It took only 0:15 for Carolina to get the first shot on goal.
* Craig Smith‘s...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Patric Hornqvist scored two power-play goals to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Shea Weber, Craig Smith and Ryan Ellis also scored as Nashville won for the fourth time in five games.
Jay Harrison scored twice for Carolina, which is 1-2-1 in its last four.
Hornqvist's second goal of the game...
Getting Shea Weber back on the ice wasn't enough to produce a win for the Nashville Predators, but beating their next opponent may be an easier task.
Weber and the Predators look to get back on track and continue their dominance of the last-place Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night in Music City.
After missing four games with a concussion, Weber returned Thursday against...
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Milwaukee, WI— One game after being shutout for the first time this season, the Milwaukee Admirals offense erupted for six goals from six different players to take a 6-3 win over the Lake Erie Monsters on Friday night at the Bradley Center...
Location: Bridgestone Arena
Game Time: 7:00 pm Central
Radio: 102.5 The Game (WPRT-FM)
Nashville: 21-15-4 (46 points, 4th Central, 9th Western)
Carolina: 14-21-7 (35 points, 5th Southeast, 14th Eastern)
Halfway Point: Saturday night’s game marks the exact halfway point of Nashville’s 82-game season. A loss puts the Predators on pace for...
Every off-season, NHL general managers search for the best possible head coaching candidates to fill their voids behind the bench. The hottest name on the market this past summer was Kirk Muller, who interviewed for three vacancies. When nothing came to fruition, Muller decided to give the AHL a shot.Following a cup of coffee in Milwaukee, Muller was called up to the NHL, so to...
SlapShot Radio's great photographer was snapping away last night, so here are your exclusive Sunday Shots. Click on the link for the entire photo album of fan shots and game action.
From Nashville vs Carolina January 7, 2012
Courtesy DLM/SlapShot Radio.
A rather wacky game last night at Bridgestone Arena as the Nashville Predators took a 5-2...
Patric Hornqvist scored two power-play goals to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.
Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images
After watching the many home games in December and early January, the Predators have held their own and done so without some of their top talent such as the concussion suffered by Shea Weber and upper body injury of Colin Wilson. After some analysis, it seems some of the other top paid performers haven’t been performing for the...