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At training camp this week, we sat down with one of the newest Nashville Predators, blueliner Scott Hannan.
A first round pick by the San Jose Sharks in 1997 (23rd overall), the Richmond, British Columbia native has bounced around the NHL as of late. After spending seven years with the team that drafted him, he played three and half seasons with the Colorado Avalanche, closed out the 2010-11 campaign with the Washington Capitals and then skated for the Calgary Flames last year. When he takes the Bridgestone Arena ice tomorrow night, he’ll be in his fourth NHL jersey in about two years. But he’s not a journeyman. He’s a solid stay-at-home defenseman who has been looking for a good fit.
We spent three minutes with him and asked him about those multiple NHL stops, his impression of Nashville thus far and the chemistry with his new defense partner.
303: I know it’s a short week due to the lockout but can you compare what you’ve experienced here in Nashville with the other places you...
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We spent some time with Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi at training camp this week. We asked him to spend three minutes with us while we picked his brain about what it was like to play in his hometown of Bern, Switzerland during the lockout, his excitement to be paired with Shea Weber and, of course, the upcoming season in general.
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Nashville Predators all-world goaltender Pekka Rinne wants to play all 48 games of the shrunken NHL season, starting with Saturday night's sold-out season opener against Columbus at Bridgestone Arena.
"Obviously, that's what you want to do," said Rinne, the two-time Vezina Trophy nominee for league's best goaltender...
After an abbreviated training camp, there were only a couple of surprises in the Predators 23 man opening night roster that was announced today.The final cut was forward Chris Mueller who has played 19 games with the Preds over the last couple of seasons. Another surprise was that the team kept eight defensemen, including 24 year old Victor Bartley, who has never played in an...
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From the Nashville Predators:
“Nashville, Tenn. (January 18, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has assigned forward Chris Mueller to Milwaukee (AHL), in addition to releasing goaltender Zoltan Hetenyi from a Professional Tryout Agreement, finalizing the team’s roster for the 2012-13 season opener...
Shea Weber and Pekka Rinne are superstars on and off the ice, but will the loss of Ryan Suter keep the Preds from contending for the Cup in 2012-13?
The Nashville Predators are now set and ready to go for the start of the 2012-13 regular season. Friday after training camp, the Predators released goaltender Zoltan Hetenyi of his PTO (Professional Tryout) and sent Chris Mueller down to the Milwaukee Admirals in the AHL. Their first opponent will be the Columbus Blue Jackets, Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena.
Our Captain, “Crazy” Charlie Saunier, will appear on the Thom Abraham Show on Nashville Sports Radio around 5:05cst. We will post the audio once it’s podcasted.
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Ryan Suter's now in Minnesota and Jordin Tootoo is in Detroit. The Nashville Predators still have captain Shea Weber and goaltender Pekka Rinne, and their goals remain unchanged.
Stanley Cup or bust.
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Written by: Miranda Martin
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Coming out of the NHL lockout, there’s a lot of unknowns. Some are of the general variety, and can be applied to all 30 teams. Will there be rust? An increased amount of injuries? Will teams employing a particular style have an advantage, the way the 1995 dead-puck Devils did? Will teams that had a substantial amount of players active in other...
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It is official…It’s HOCKEY TIME IN SMASHVILLE!! The long wait is over and fans are coming out in droves to sell-out Bridgestone Arena for tonight’s tilt against the oft-battered Columbus Blue Jackets.
Puck drop is at 7 P.M. and can be heard on 102.5 the Game and viewed on FS Tennessee with Pete Weber and Terry Crisp on the call.
Like an Ennio Morricone...