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NASHVILLE Nashville Predators coach Barry Trotz said after Filip Forsbergs NHL debut on Sunday that if the 18-year-old had looked like he were struggling, then Trotz would have gone to Plan B.
He didnt part of what has been a good first impression in the rookies first two games.
In Forsbergs second game in two nights, the coach did take his foot off the accelerator, so to speak. Forsberg played 18:37 in his debut against the Detroit Red Wings, but that dropped by almost 30 percent on Monday against Vancouver to 13:10. In each game, he went minus-2 and he has yet to pick up a point, but that only tells part of the story.
On both nights, Forsberg, the highly-touted prospect for whom the Predators traded long-time wing Martin Erat on the NHLs trade deadline, underwent a baptism by fire, competing on the ice against some of the best players in the world.
On Monday, his line, comprising fellow rookie Taylor Beck and veteran David Legwand, matched up against Detroits top line of Pav...
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Today, the Preds recalled Mattias Ekholm from Milwaukee under emergency conditions...
From the Nashville Predators PR department:
“Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Mattias Ekholm (mat-TEE-uhs EHK-hohlm) from Milwaukee (AHL) under emergency conditions.
Ekholm, 22 (5/24/90), has 27 points (9g-18a) in 55 games for the Admirals in 2012-13, his first full North American...
from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN,
"Without a doubt, it’s been a tough year for us, especially with some of our top guys going down," Predators captain Shea Weber told ESPN.com Wednesday. "We battled hard but in the end we obviously couldn’t pull it together and get in."
These have to be soul-searching moments for Weber, who last summer saw his star defense...
Austin Watson, Daniel Bang and Mattias Ekholm have been reassigned to the Milwaukee Admirals Tuesday afternoon in the midst of a race to the American Hockey League playoffs. The Nashville Predators have a long break and will not be playing until Friday, April 12th.
The Admirals are fighting for a playoff spot, but are currently ninth place two behind the Rockford Ice Hogs....
Tempers flared between the Predators and Canucks in Monday nights 5-2 Vancouver win over Nashville. In total, six different Predators spent time in the sin bin. Between the two teams,(More here)…
Mattias Ekholm was recalled by the Nashville Predators Monday, hours prior to puck drop against the Vancouver Canucks. The Swedish born defenseman was called up under “emergency conditions” as Kevin Klein is added to the injured list.
Klein received the “A” from the coaching staff with Patric Hornqvist suffering from an upper body injury Sunday against Detroit, but it...
The Nashville Predators haven’t scored the first goal in a game since March 23 against the Columbus Blue Jackets, which means they’ve been playing from behind in 12 consecutive games.(More here)…
Today the Predators announced three youngsters have been reassigned to Milwaukee...
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The longest regulation losing streak in Nashville Predators history was achieved on Monday night when the Predators failed to keep momentum going after tying the game 2-2 in the 2nd period and Vancouver skated off with a 5-2 victory.
The merry-go-round continued with yet another in a long line of injuries when Kevin Klein was out of the...
After a season marred with underperforming offense, a franchise record losing streak and 8 shutouts and counting, it is clear that the Predators are struggling upfront. The organization would have to be banana’s to not draft some offense with their first round pick, especially after looking at the overly talented crop of players this year. Drouin, Mackinnon, and Nichushkin could...
By: Miranda Martin It has been six years since the name of Forsberg has graced the back of a Nashville Predators jersey, and while most has stayed the same, a lot has changed. Peter Forsberg, who joined the Nashville Predators at the trade deadline in 2007, is certainly a hall of fame inductee in the near future. Forsberg, who was ...
Barry Trotz hinted that the Predators may be active this off-season...
5 things, 3 stars and highlights from the Predators' 3-0 loss to Detroit...
With the 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night, the Nashville Predators were officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Not since 2003 has that happened this early in a season and, on the heels of two consecutive Western Conference Semifinal appearances, that’s immensely disappointing.
What’s worse? Since last summer, they’ve dealt with an overwhelming...