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In an effort to provide more playing time for Anders Lindback and Jon Blum, the Nashville Predators sent the pair to Milwaukee and recalled Goaltender Jeremy Smith to back up Pekka Rinne for Saturday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.Lindback has seen little action recently and Milwaukee plays three games this weekend which will provide ample opportunity for Lindback to get in a couple of starts.It is interesting that the Preds made the choice to send Blum down instead of rookie Ryan Ellis who was the most recent defensive recall.Make the jump for the full release from the Predators...PREDATORS RECALL GOALTENDER JEREMY SMITH- Lindback & Blum assigned to Milwaukee -Nashville, Tenn. (January 6, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has assigned rookie goaltender Anders Lindback (AHN-dehrs LIND-bahck) and defenseman Jonathon Blum to Milwaukee (AHL) and recalled goaltender Jeremy Smith from the A...
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Nashville's Roman Josi struggled early against the Dallas Stars in Nashville's 4-1 loss at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night. (Sarah Fuqua)
At times last week, Nashville’s Roman Josi resembled Nicklas Lidstrom or, as Barry Trotz observed, “a young Ryan Suter”.
On Thursday night, with Shea Weber returning to the lineup against the Dallas Stars, Josi was moved off of...
The Nashville Predators set a franchise record with its seventh consecutive sellout at Bridgestone Arena, but fell to the Dallas Stars 4-1. The loss snapped a three game winning streak.
Shea Weber made his return to the Predators lineup after missing four games with a concussion he suffered the last time the Predators met the Stars on December 23rd.
Mark Fistric had to answer for...
Bridgestone Arena was sold out for the seventh straight time. The fans did their part. Too bad the Nashville Predators didn’t do theirs.
In front of 17,113, the Dallas Stars took it to the Preds, beating them 4-1.
Pekka Rinne made 26 saves in the loss while his counterpart on the other end of the ice, Kari Lehtonen, turned aside 24. Rinne is still an amazing 9-1-1 in his last...
There have been conflicting reports about the Nashville Predators’ home sellout streak so we want to set the record straight.
Below are the attendance numbers for each home game straight off of the NHL’s official scoresheets. You’ll notice that they have, in fact, sold out six games in a row. They will — say it with us — MAKE IT SEVEN! if they sellout tonight’s game against...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Mike Ribeiro scored two goals in the first period and the Dallas Stars beat Nashville 4-1 on Thursday night, ruining the return of Predators captain Shea Weber from a concussion.
Weber had missed four games since being hurt Dec. 23 in a loss at Dallas in a collision with Stars defenseman Mark Fistric. The Predators announced Thursday at the morning skate...
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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...
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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...
The Nashville Predators are back in action tonight after a day off and a couple of practices to take on the Dallas Stars in a rather large Western Conference showdown. The Predators are riding a three game win streak and continuing their ascent in the Western Conference, Dallas has been struggling a bit since their red hot start but are showing signs of life with the return of goaltender...
Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber has been cleared to return for Thursday's home game against Dallas.
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...
7:00 PM CT – Stars (21-16-1) @ Predators (21-14-4)Players to watch:DAL- Jamie BennBenn does a little bit of everything for the Stars. He has 13 points in the last nine games, including a two-point effort on Dec. 23 vs. Nashville.NSH- Martin EratErat has gone four games without a point, his longest drought since last November. He’s due to get back on the scoresheet.Starting...
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Games often get feisty when the Dallas Stars (21-16-1) meet up with the Nashville Predators (21-14-1). Tonight, the Stars travel to Nashville for a game that starts at 7 PM CST and will be broadcast locally Fox Sports Southwest.
This is the second of four meetings between the teams this season, and the first of two in Music City. The clubs played in Dallas...
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The game every Nashville fan has circled on their calender since December 23rd; a game that saw Nashville lose their captain to a questionable hit by Fistric. Shea Weber has been on the shelf with a concussion since that hit, but Nashville has still found a way to go 3-1-0.
The Dallas Stars have gone 1-3-0 since that win and have fallen...
Mike Ribeiro scored two goals in the first period and the Dallas Stars beat Nashville 4-1 on Thursday night, ruining the return of Predators captain Shea Weber from a concussion.