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In a game that saw all of the goalies in action (4) and plenty of scorers (10), the Nashville Predators beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-5 in a contest that will be featured on NHL Home Ice's "Games Gone Wild" for the rest of the year.After the Predators saw a 3-1 lead collapse into a 5-3 deficit, the team fought pack to tie the game with two late goals in the second period. After a long scoreless stretch in the third period, Mike Fisher got the game-winner with his second goal of the game with 76 seconds left in the third period.Anders Lindback was perfect in goal in relief, stopping all 19 Canuck shots while the other three goalies failed miserably. Pekka Rinne started for the Preds and gave up five goals on 18 Vancouver shots. Cory Schneider started for the Canucks and gave up three goals on five shots. Roberto Luongo gave up three goals, including the game winner, on 15 Preds' shots.In addition to Fisher's two goals, the Predators got scoring from David Legwand...
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Josh Farrar is searching for Sergei Kostitsyn at The Hockey Writers. Robby Stanley is wanting more out of all the veteran forwards at Hockey Night in Nashville.David Singleton takes a look at the Predators' potential need of a top scoring forward from a little bit different angle.Paul McCann previews tonight's edition of SlapShot Radio and directs us to a news report on...
The Predators have only four more games away from Nashville. On top of this, they've now won two of their last three, and seem to have their darker times in the rearview mirror.
Thursday's game was a weird one. When these two teams played last year, they combined for 14 goals in four games during the regular season. On top of that, they only scored five goals in the second...
Nashville, Tenn. (December 2, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that defenseman Teemu Laakso has cleared waivers and been assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).Laakso, 24 (8/27/87), played nine games for the Predators this season, going pointless and posting eight penalty minutes while averaging 11:26 per game.
The Nashville Predators return home tonight to play the Buffalo Sabers as the team enters a critical portion of the schedule where they will play 14 of the next 19 games in the friendly confines of Bridgestone Arena.Fifteen of Nashville's first 25 games have been on the road where the team has a 8-6-1 record. In ten home games, the Predators have an uncharacteristic 4-3-3 record...
The Canucks and Predators squared off on Thursday night and the highlight of the night came from Vancouvers best known super fans, the green men. The Green Men showed up for the first time his season and decided to taunt Shea Weber with a cutout of the naked Ryan Kesler photo from ESPN The Magazine’s 2011 Body Issue. The result was some of the best video we have seen in quite...
Did you miss the Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks game Thursday? We’ve got the highlights for you. Colin Wilson paced the Predators with a goal and two assists while Mike Fisher scored twice. Daniel Sedin led a balanced attack with a goal and an assist for the Canucks.
Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond was unable to play in Thursday's game against the Nashville Predators because of an error in his paperwork.
The Canucks intended to re-activate Raymond, but the proper paperwork was not filed into the NHL's office by 5 p.m. ET.
"It was an oversight," Canucks assistant general manager Laurence Gilman told the Vancouver...
The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Predators 6, Canucks 5Smashville 24/7 3 stars of the night:1. Anders Lindback, NSH (19 saves)2. Mike Fisher, NSH (2 goals)3. Henrik Sedin, VAN (2 assists)Recaps around the blogosphere:Preds On The GlassThe View from 111Section 303The PredatorialHockey Night in NashvilleOn The ForecheckPlay of the game:
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Nashville Predators. Mike Fisher's game-winning goal with about 75 seconds left was the quintessential gut-puncher When Dan Hamhuis hit the post with the Canucks up 5-3, did anyone realize how crucial that play would turn out to be?
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo will be re-evaluated Thursday after aggravating a groin injury in Tuesday's game against Columbus.
The 37-year-old Salo was given the day off Wednesday. He missed three contests earlier in the season with a sore groin.
In 21 games this season, Salo has five goals and 13 assists.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. As Ryan Kesler goes, so too do the Canucks. Cory Schneider was up to his usual tricks last night. Congratulations to anyone who had November 29 in their Sami Salo injury pool...
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The Nashville Predators are in Vancouver tonight to play the red hot Vancouver Canucks. The Pred's are plugging along this year, and for the first time in many years look like they will not be making the Playoffs, but is still early, so that can change. The Pred's are 4-4-2 in their past 10 while the Canucks are one of the hottest teams in the...
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Talk about a crazy, batty night in the NHL last night. If anyone believed that Vancouver and Nashville would combine for 11 goals, I would have thought they were nuts. However the funny thing was I saw the over being hit in this game. Both goalies were pulled, and really every odd man rush on both...