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Coming into the night, the Nashville Predators were two points out of 9th place in the West. By contrast, the Colorado Avalanche were dead last in the conference and appeared near death as far as their playoff hopes were concerned.
In short, this was a game the Predators had to win. Not just to pull themselves up the conference ladder but also because Colorado is a team they have to beat if they want to get into the dance for the eighth time in nine years.
Thankfully, they turned in another gritty performance and brought home a 3-1 victory. Goals from Patric Hornqvist, David Legwand and Paul Guastad along with 25 saves from Pekka Rinne combined for Nashville’s 15th win of the year.
The Predators finish the night with 38 points and are tied with the St. Louis Blues for 8th (but sit in 9th since they’ve played three more games).
More than the win itself, it was how the Preds won that was most impressive. This team has lacked consistency all season long but, in the past three games hav...
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A Nashville Predators fan was caught on camera picking his nose and eating it during Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Avalanche. Making matters even worse, FOX Sports had the "Bridgestone Performance Moment" graphic on the screen at the time.
This begs the question: How does he live this one down?
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This has not been a good year for Flyers fans, but for a split second Monday afternoon, the team appeared to have added the services of Nashville’s two best players.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne posted a photo on his Instagram account of himself and teammate Shea Weber, whom Philadelphia made a hard push to acquire last summer, posing with Flyers caps.
The photo caused a brief...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- David Legwand scored with 1:14 left, and the Nashville Predators edged Colorado 3-1 Tuesday night to avoid being swept by the Avalanche.
Patric Hornqvist scored a power-play goal that tied it up at 1 at 8:23 of the third, and Taylor Beck had two assists. Paul Gaustad had an empty-netter for his third this season with 14.7 seconds remaining.
Matt Duchene scored...
A year ago when the NHL's trade deadline passed, Nashville Predators general manager David Poile was treated like a triumphant hero, the winner of the league's annual sweepstakes.
He acquired forwards Andrei Kostitsyn and Paul Gaustad. Earlier, he had traded for defenseman Hal Gill and persuaded forward Alex Radulov to return from Russia.
This year, while Poile felt he...
A Nashville Predators fan was caught picking his nose and eating his boogers during their 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
This fan needs to take a lesson in nose picking 101 from this guy. Rule No. 1: don’t eat your boogers. Rule No. 2: ALWAYS give a wink after getting caught picking your nose on National television — it makes it cool.
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The Washington Capitals have acquired right wing Martin Erat and minor leaguer Michael Latta from the Nashville Predators for 2012 first-round draft pick Filip Forsberg.
Erat leads the Predators with 17 assists and is tied for the first on the club with 21 points this season. He's played all 723 of his NHL games with Nashville, and ranks second in team history with 163 goals...
Per multiple sources, Hannan has officially been traded to the San Jose Sharks. Nashville, in return, will acquire a conditional 6th/7th round draft selection from San Jose in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Nashville sends Hannan to San Jose for a conditional 67th round pick. #tradecentre
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) April 3, 2013
And per David Pollak..
#SJSharks conditional deal...
After a couple hours of waiting on pins and needles for an announcement, the Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals completed a trade before clock struck 2:00pm CT. Martin Erat and Michael Latta have been traded to the Capitals in exchange for Filip Forsberg.
Filip Forsberg was a top prospect entering the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but dropped to 11th overall, where the Capitals...
The Nashville Predators looked down and out after the second period in Chicago on Monday night. The Blackhawks had completely dominated the game to that point, and Pekka Rinne was(More here)…
According to Hockeyfights.com, that the first NHL fight of former fighting Sioux forward Brad Malone's NHL career. Malone has been in eight, AHL fights during the course of his hockey career. Rich Clune of the Nashville Predators on the other hand, has been in 10 fights this season.
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The Nashville Predators have traded defenseman Scott Hannan to the San Jose Sharks for a conditional 7th round pick. Hannan will return to the team where he started his career with and played for from the 1998-99 season through 2006-07.
Hannan is 34 and signed a one year deal during the summer. However, because of his lack of play...
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Zach Budish signed a two year, two way deal with the Nashville Predators Wednesday worth $575,000 average, according to Renud Lavoie of RDS on Twitter.
This past season, Budish played for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers, where he was captain of the squad. In his fourth year on the collegiate team, he played in 40 games posting...
The Nashville Predators 3-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets left goaltender Pekka Rinne at a loss for words. “It was a tough game to lose,” he said. Rinne made(More here)…
By: Miranda Martin With the April 3rd trade deadline looming, many are wondering if the Nashville Predators will make a move. Unfortunately, it’s hard to budge in such a crowded locker room. Earlier in the season, with players like Paul Gaustad, Hal Gill, and Patric Hornqvist on injured reserve, players were being called up from Milwaukee to fill the void. ...