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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 with a 3.53 goals-against average and a .879 save percentage. The Gavle, Sweden native has gone 2-4-0 with a 2.75 goals-against average and a .893 save percentage in eight appearances for the Predators this season.
Smith, 22 (4/13/89), backed up Pekka Rinne during Saturday’s 5-2 victory over Carolina. The Deaborn, Mich., native ranks among the American Hockey League leaders in wins (16), appearances (25), minutes (1,461) and goals-against average (2.30).
Fresh off a 5-2 win over Carolina on Saturday, the Predators kick off the front-end of a home-and-home set with the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday in Denver (8 p.m., FOX Sports Tennessee, 102.5 The Game). Both teams then come to Smashville for a Thursday night tilt (7 p.m.) at Bridgestone Arena, which has been sold out for a franchise-record eight straight games. Tickets are still available and may be purchased by calling 615-770-PUCK (7825) or by visiting
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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...
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...
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...
Forty-one games are in the books for the Nashville Predators. It’s been an up-and-down first half to say the least, but the team has to like where they sit at the season’s midway point. Though they are two points off last year’s pace, Barry Trotz’s crew will hold a playoff spot going into the start of the second half on Tuesday night.The Preds’ power play is abnormally...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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41 games into the 2011-2012 Nashville Predators season, there have been some definite ups and downs in the lengthy 8 months that makes up a regulation NHL year. Yet, as Predators fans go, there are more positives to look at then there are negatives. So, without further ado, let’s explain how we’re going to break things down here...
The Nashville Predators have faced every team in the Western Conference except for the Colorado Avalanche.
They've likely been eager to get this season series underway.
Coming off an encouraging victory, the Predators look to win their sixth in a row over the Avalanche in the opener of a home-and-home set Tuesday night at the Pepsi Center.
Nashville (22-15-4) has outscored...
Patric Hornqvist scored two power-play goals to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night.