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from Josh Cooper of The Tennessean, To Jordin Tootoo, there have been several days of importance and meaning.
His 28 birthdays. The day of his first NHL game. The day of his first NHL goal. The day his brother Terence committed suicide. All affected Tootoo, the NHL’s first Inuit player, in different ways.
All those moments came before Tootoo adopted the motto, “one day at a time.” Those moments mark the man that he was before the two most significant days in his new life, Dec. 18-19, 2010.
“The last time I drank was the 18th,” he said.
Almost one year ago today, Tootoo was in a different spot. He had a problem. He knew it. The Predators knew it. Those who cared for him knew it.
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Forward Gabriel Bourque can be added to the list of young Predator prospects that have made the journey from Milwaukee to Nashville this season.The club announced his recall late Tuesday afternoon. It is unclear what precipitated the move at this juncture. Make the jump for the full release from the Predators.NASHVILLE PREDATORS RECALL GABRIEL BOURQUE FROM MILWAUKEE Nashville, Tenn...
For the last three years, Ryan Ellis started the World Juniors tournament on Boxing Day, winning one gold and two silver medals for Team Canada. This year, his first as a professional hockey player too old for the tournament, Ellis made his NHL debut for the Nashville Predators on December 26th.
Ryan Ellis, in the lefthand corner at the bottom of the picture, made his NHL regular...
Shea Weber, the leading scorer for the Nashville Predators, has a concussion and will miss Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Wild.
A team spokesman says Tuesday that Weber will be evaluated daily, with no timetable for his return.
Weber, a defenseman and the team captain, was hurt by a hit Friday night against Dallas. He was scratched Monday for a game against Detroit...
According to both Joshua Cooper of The Tennessean and Ryan Porth of Smashville 24/7, Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber left the ice during morning skate and never returned. With Kevin Klein also out (flu), the Predators have apparently recalled defenseman Ryan Ellis from the AHL affiliate Milwaukee Admirals.
No official word has been sent out but his name appears on the NHL...
Nashville Predators star defenseman Shea Weber will be sidelined indefinitely due to a concussion.
The team announced that Weber will miss Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Wild. There is no timetable for his return.
Weber was injured in Friday's game against the Dallas Stars when he absorbed a high hit from defenseman Mark Fistric.
He did not seem to have any issues...
Barry Trotz speaks to the media following today's practice, addresses Shea Weber's concussion...
The Predators will be without star defenseman and team captain Shea Weber indefinitely after the club announced Tuesday he had a concussion.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Shea Weber, the leading scorer for the Nashville Predators, has a concussion and will miss Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Wild.
If there is one player the Nashville Predators can ill afford to lose at this point in the season, it is defenseman Shea Weber.
The team captain is suffering from a concussion and has been ruled out for Wednesday’s game vs. Minnesota, but...
Shea Weber, the leading scorer for the Nashville Predators, has a concussion and will miss Wednesday's game against the Minnesota Wild. A team spokesman says Tuesday that Weber will be evaluated daily, with no timetable for his return. Weber, a defenseman and the team captain, was hurt by a hit Friday night against Dallas.
Nashville, Tenn. (December 27, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Gabriel Bourque (gah-BREE-ehl BOHRK) from Milwaukee (AHL). This is the R...
The Nashville Predators have been stellar at home lately.
That may not bode well for the road-weary Detroit Red Wings.
Nashville seeks its sixth consecutive win at Bridgestone Arena on Monday night when it hosts Central Division rival Detroit, which has lost five of its last seven on the road.
The Predators (18-13-4) are 6-2-0 in their last eight overall following a rough stretch...
Not even the return of captain and leading scorer Mikko Koivu could help the Minnesota Wild end their losing streak.
If the Nashville Predators are going to break out of their brief funk, they'll have to do it without their own leader.
The Wild will look to snap a seven-game skid Wednesday night while the Predators try again to adapt to life without star defenseman Shea Weber...
7:00 PM CT – Red Wings (21-12-1) @ Predators (18-13-4)Players to watch:DET- Henrik ZetterbergZetterberg has turned his game around after a slow start and is always a two-way threat.NSH- Martin EratErat has 10 points in the last 9 games, and has been a key piece of the Preds’ offense in that span.Starting goaltenders:DET- Jimmy Howard (2011-12 stats: 20-8-1, 1.99 GAA)NSH- Pekka...
Nashville captain Shea Weber's current point streak began with an excellent effort over Detroit 11 days ago. The Predators' leading scorer will look for a repeat effort this evening as his club looks to deal the Red Wings a third straight loss.