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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 stir on Broad Street before Philly fans checked their calendars and realized they had fallen victim to an April Fools Day prank. In the words of Instagram commenter ptarnoff13: “well played gentlemen… well played.”
Check out the photo below.
Photo via Instagram/pekkarinne
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Nashville, Tenn. (April 2, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Chris Mueller from Milwaukee (AHL).
Mueller, 27 (3/6/86), posted three points (2g-1a) during a six-game stint with the Predators from March 15-31. The West Seneca, N.Y., native...
Hal Gill on being traded at the deadline: “Someone takes your whole life and all your stuff and flips it upside-down and shakes it.”
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...
At 14-14-8, the Nashville Predators find themselves in 11th place in the Western Conference just 24 hours before Wednesday’s NHL trade deadline. That means they’re sellers, right?
Not so fast.
Thanks to forcing overtime against both the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday and Chicago Blackhawks on Monday, the Predators are just one win out of a tie for 8th. Which means they’re...
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...
The Nashville Predators reassigned center Chris Mueller to the Milwaukee Admirals in the AHL Sunday afternoon. Mueller played six games while in Nashville and totaled three points (1 goal, 2 assists).
The center filled in for Paul Gaustad on the fourth line and was just as good at faceoffs as Gaustad is. But, because of Gaustad's return from injury Saturday afternoon against...
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. ...
Chris Mueller was recalled to play with the Nashville Predators Tuesday afternoon, prior to their match against the Colorado Avalanche at Bridgestone Arena. This movement was made because of an upper body injury suffered Monday night to Gabriel Bourque.
Bourque left the game at the end of the first period and didn't return. The cause of the injury is uncertain, but is believed...
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)…
For the second night in a row, the Nashville Predators found themselves trailing in the third period. For the second night in a row, the Predators found a way to(More here)…
The Nashville Predators start their three game in one week series with the Chicago Blackhawks Monday night in Chi-town. The Predators have a record of 14-14-7 with 35 points and ranked 12th in the Western Conference. The Blackhawks are ranked 1st in the Western Conference with 55 points and a record of 26-5-3. Puck drops at 7:30pm CT.
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.
The Nashville Predators spent Easter in Chicago, watching the steamroller known as the Chicago Blackhawks go into Motown and give Detroit a serious spanking on national TV. This week was circled on a lot of calendars when the schedule came out, three games against the Blackhawks in a one week period, two in the United Center, one at homeâ¦ three games that could make this crazy...
The Nashville Predators return home to Bridgestone Arena to take on the Colorado Avalanche. Nashville has a 14-14-8 with 36 points and ranked 11th in the Western Conference. Colorado is ranked 15th in the Western Conference with a record of 12-19-4 and 28 points. Puck drops at 7:07 pm CT/6:07pm CT.
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Tyson Barrie scored at 50 seconds of overtime and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Nashville Predators 1-0 on Saturday.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 34 shots for his third shutout of the season and the 11th of his career.
Pekka Rinne had 23 saves for Nashville, which has lost two straight.
Barrie scored when he came down the right side and knocked in Greg Zanon's rebound past Rinne...