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They lead to four Predators goals as the Lightning stumbles.

Rinne receives goal support in convincing win

Pekka Rinne surrendered three goals tonight. Luckily, his teammates picked up the slack and provided more offense than usual in a 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. All five of the Predators' goals were scored in the first two periods.Before tonight’s game, the Predators had scored five goals in the previous four games. In those contests, they received quality goaltending...

Conversation with Brian McGrattan

Earlier this week I caught up with Brian McGrattan to get his thoughts on Nashville, enforcers and tattoos.24/7: Your initial thoughts on being with the Predators?Brian McGrattan: It was obviously great to be picked up by them. I got put on waivers for the first time last year, and things didn’t go way and I was sent down. So when I was put on waivers by Anaheim I was a little...

The Morning After Round-Up: Sharks 3, Predators 1

It was good to see Mike Fisher and Francis Bouillon back on the ice last night. Both looked good and showed few signs of rust. Fisher actually was second in minutes played behind Craig Smith, who he was paired with for most of the night.Even though the Predators lost, there were positive signs that the team is headed in the right direction. It was pretty amazing that putting...

Hockey Fights Cancer at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday

The Nashville Predators are always in the forefront in the fight against cancer. On Thursday, they will hold the annual Hockey Fights Cancer Night at Bridgestone Arena at the game between the Predators and the Tampa Bay Lightning.The team will wear special Hockey Fights Cancer jerseys during the pre-skate that will be auctioned off to benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s...

Morning Skate: October 28

The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Predators 5, Lightning 3Smashville 24/7 3 stars of the night:1. Mike Fisher, NSH (2 goals, 1 assist)2. Sergei Kostitsyn, NSH (1 goal, 1 assist)3. Pekka Rinne, NSH (29 saves)Recaps around the blogosphere:Preds On The GlassInside SmashvilleSection 303Puck SceneHockey Night in NashvilleOn The ForecheckPlay of the game:(Other than Rinne’s glove...

Preds and Bolts Square off for Hockey Fights Cancer Tonight

The Nashville Predators and the Tampa Bay Lightning will square off at Bridgestone Arena tonight at 7 p.m. CDT for the annual Hockey Fights Cancer celebration.The two squads have opposite records over the last five games with the Preds going 1-3-1 and the Bolts going 3-1-1, winning their last three games. Tampa won a spirited contest 4-3 in Buffalo on Tuesday while the Predators...

Roloson, Lightning struggle at start

Last season, the Tampa Bay Lightning made a deep run in the playoffs, benefiting from new coach Guy Boucher's famous "1-3-1" system and spectacular goaltending by Dwayne Roloson. This season, the Lightning have struggled out of the gate with a 4-4-2 record. They won three straight games before falling to Nashville on Thursday night, but the lackluster start even made...

Predators 5, Lightning 3: Barry Trotz post-game audio

Here is Barry Trotz speaking with the media following tonight's 5-3 win over Tampa Bay.

Paul McCann: Game Night - Duck Tales (Woo-ooo)

The Nashville Predators close out their three game homestand with a matchup against the Anaheim Ducks. This will be the first time these teams have met since Nashville’s first ever playoff series win last April. Anaheim will come in ready to make a statement, the Predators are looking to build off of Thursday night’s win over Tampa Bay. Anaheim started the season where...

Coyotes acquire C O'Reilly from Predators

The Phoenix Coyotes acquired center Cal O’Reilly from the Nashville Predators on Friday. In exchange for O'Reilly, the Coyotes shipped a 2012 fourth-round draft pick to Nashville. O'Reilly, 25, has one assist in five games this season. He had six goals and 12 assists in 38 games with the Predators last season.

Twitter recaps the Preds and Lightning…

Your tweets tell the story. That’s how it is in our “day after” Twitter Recap series. Through your words, we recap the Nashville Predators’ 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday. —

POTG Wednesday Headlines, News and Links: Back to the Drawing Board

The Nashville Predators head back to the drawing board at Centennial Sportsplex this morning to try to find more answers to their lagging offense. In the Preds' history, they have always been a team that found ways to win in spite of short-comings but this year's version has yet to find that knack.With the exception of the Vancouver loss, the team has not been bad, and...

Jets land in Tampa for first time

BRANDON The Tampa Bay Lightning will see a familiar foe sporting a new identity tonight.

Yzerman says Connelly hasn't earned a permanent spot yet

With each new challenge Lightning rookie Brett Connolly has been issued since September, the 19-year-old has been up to the task, even exceeding expectations.
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