The Canucks and Predators squared off on Thursday night and the highlight of the night came from Vancouvers best known super fans, the green men. The Green Men showed up for the first time his season and decided to taunt Shea Weber with a cutout of the naked Ryan Kesler photo from ESPN The Magazine’s 2011 Body Issue. The result was some of the best video we have seen in quite...
Depending on which bench or broadcast booth you were sitting in on Saturday night, the hit by Nashville's Jordin Tootoo on Buffalo's Ryan Miller was either a "suspend-able offense" or a "hockey play." There was little middle ground of opinion.Predators coach Barry Trotz was asked about the penalty in his post game presser. "I wouldn’t say excessive...
The Predators have only four more games away from Nashville. On top of this, they've now won two of their last three, and seem to have their darker times in the rearview mirror.
Thursday's game was a weird one. When these two teams played last year, they combined for 14 goals in four games during the regular season. On top of that, they only scored five goals in the second...
Nashville, Tenn. (December 2, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that defenseman Teemu Laakso has cleared waivers and been assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).Laakso, 24 (8/27/87), played nine games for the Predators this season, going pointless and posting eight penalty minutes while averaging 11:26 per game.
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo is expected to return to the lineup for Sunday's game against Calgary.
Salo aggravated a groin injury in Tuesday's game against Columbus.
The 37-year-old Salo missed three contests earlier in the season with a sore groin.
In 21 games this season, Salo has five goals and 13 assists.
Vancouver Canucks left wing Mason Raymond was unable to play in Thursday's game against the Nashville Predators because of an error in his paperwork.
The Canucks intended to re-activate Raymond, but the proper paperwork was not filed into the NHL's office by 5 p.m. ET.
"It was an oversight," Canucks assistant general manager Laurence Gilman told the Vancouver...
The Nashville Predators return home tonight to play the Buffalo Sabers as the team enters a critical portion of the schedule where they will play 14 of the next 19 games in the friendly confines of Bridgestone Arena.Fifteen of Nashville's first 25 games have been on the road where the team has a 8-6-1 record. In ten home games, the Predators have an uncharacteristic 4-3-3 record...
Free NHL Betting Odds & Picks on the Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks Thursday matchup. The Canucks are -230 home favorites. The over/under is set at 5.5. The top lines are flying. Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin, Alex Burrows on the top line and Ryan Kesler, David Booth and Chris Higgins on the second.
Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges Love Em Hate Em Canucks hockey blog. He recaps and rewinds the loss to the Nashville Predators. Mike Fisher's game-winning goal with about 75 seconds left was the quintessential gut-puncher When Dan Hamhuis hit the post with the Canucks up 5-3, did anyone realize how crucial that play would turn out to be?
Last night's game between Buffalo and Nashville was a typical 2-0 defensive snoozer for the sold out Bridgestone Arena crowd until late in the second period when Jordin Tootoo collided with Ryan Miller and brought the crowd and both teams to life.Probably at some point later today, Brendan Shanahan will review the matter and decide if it was a "hockey play" as...
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The Morning After:Yesterday’s results:Predators 6, Canucks 5Smashville 24/7 3 stars of the night:1. Anders Lindback, NSH (19 saves)2. Mike Fisher, NSH (2 goals)3. Henrik Sedin, VAN (2 assists)Recaps around the blogosphere:Preds On The GlassThe View from 111Section 303The PredatorialHockey Night in NashvilleOn The ForecheckPlay of the game:
John Branch of The New York Times and Todd Fedoruk, a former N.H.L. enforcer, will answer selected questions from readers on Monday about the life of a hockey tough guy and the series, "Punched Out, The Life and Death of a Hockey Enforcer."
via TSN, 15:54 Nashville Jordin Tootoo: 5 minutes, charging
15:54 Nashville Jordin Tootoo: 10 minutes, game misconduct
15:54 Buffalo Paul Gaustad: 2 minutes, roughing
15:54 Buffalo Paul Gaustad: 2 minutes, roughing
15:54 Buffalo Paul Gaustad: 10 minutes, misconduct
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