Found April 15, 2012 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
DETROIT (AP) -- Shea Weber turned boos into silence with a goal early in the first period and the Nashville Predators held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. Henrik Zetterberg scored with just under a minute left to pull the Red Wings within one, but they couldn't tie the game to force overtime. Weber, jeered for smashing Zetterberg's face into glass at the end of Game 1, snapped Nashville's 0-for-12 streak on the power play against the Red Wings and helped the franchise win its first playoff game against them on the road. Detroit will need to win Tuesday night at home to avoid facing elimination in Game 5 at Nashville.

BAH GAWD! SHEA WEBER IS POSSESED! Jim Ross calls the Weber/Zetterberg incident

Game 1 of the Wings/Predators series ended in brutality usually only attempted by those heroes competing in the squared circle. That's why this mashup of the incident mixed with the legendary voice of the WWF WWE's Jim Ross was the next logical step for the internet to take. Weber escaped the incident without suspension and just a fine of $2,500. He also of...

Predators confident in seeking first ever postseason Joe Louis Arena win

The Nashville Predators head to Detroit for Game 3 of the Western Conference quarterfinals with an 11 am CDT start time on Sunday morning. Shea Weber, celebrating a goal on Friday night, says playing in Detroit brings out the best of the Predators. It is the third time that the Predators and the Red Wings have met in the postseason. Detroit beat Nashville in the first round of the...

Head shots and player safety…

We are less than a week into the playoffs and it seems the main story line of the playoffs so far has been head shots and general player safety whether it was the Shea Weber non-suspension or the number of dangerous hits and other ‘goonery’ that took place last night and it probably all started with [...]

Red Wings hope home ice is still an advantage

The Detroit Red Wings have tied their first-round series with the Nashville Predators. Now, Detroit hopes playing at Joe Louis Arena is as much of an advantage as it has been lately. The Red Wings won an NHL-high 31 home games during the regular season, including a league-record 23 straight. Detroit will host Nashville on Saturday for Game 3 and Tuesday night for Game 4. The...

NHL shows discipline seriousness through fines... for chirping during a broadcast?

There's been a large to-do recently about discipline in the NHL, from Shea Weber's fine to Matt Carkner and Carl Haglen's suspensions. There's no consistency in discipline, especially when so much of it is based off of whether someone is injured or not. There's no punishing the intent, rather, there's punishing of the outcome. The intent here was to embarrass...

Honesty may have doomed the Red Wings in terms of Shea Weber’s suspension

The Red Wings are on the ice for practice as I write this, with MLive’s Ansar Khan reporting that Nicklas Lidstrom and Ian White are skating together, and’s Brian Hedger reporting that Danny Cleary’s skating on the Datsyuk line, with Gustav Nyquist demoted to the 4th line and Todd Bertuzzi skating with Miller and Abdelkader… And while that should tide you over till...

The Return of the Double Standard

Should Shea Weber have been suspended for mauling Henrik Zetterberg? (Nam Y. Huh, AP) by Rhys Richards (@RREsq) People in all walks of life methodically make decisions or choose actions in the name of building their reputations. Unfortunately, some learn that one bad decision or action can undercut months and even years of hard work such that a once sterling reputation cannot be...

Predators take series lead over Red Wings

Defenseman Shea Weber and Kevin Klein scored goals and netminder Pekka Rinne made them stand up with 41 saves as the visiting Nashville Predators beat the Red Wings 3-2 for their first-ever playoff win in Detroit.Sergei Kostitsyn added a late goal and Rinne withstood a 19-shot, third-period onslaught to give the Predators a 2-1 lead in their Western Conference quarterfinal series...

Bertuzzi has ping pong table removed

Detroit's Todd Bertuzzi apparently didn't want his playoffs opponents having any fun playing ping pong, so he had a table removed.

We’ll Watch The White Doves Go, Bubba. That’s What You See In Houses of the Holy.

It’s a 5-game series now, Bubba.  Three of those games will be at Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena.  It’s dirty and the stairs are sticky.  Working people go there and they drink cheap beer sold expensively. You have Vince Gill with a stupid t-shirt, we have a statue of the greatest hockey player in history.  You have two skanks taking stupid pictures pretending to be Shea Weber...

Oh, teh twitterz….Igniting more Red Wings-Predators controversy

This is why I hate leaving the house (s’okay, the de-facto therapist and I talked about hockey) on game days: between a nondescript morning skate and the afternoon, playoff hockey always finds a way to surprise you with unusual developments. Before I update the game-day post, I thought I ought to let you know that Yahoo Sports’ Greg “Puck Daddy” Wyshynski and MLive’s...

Red Wings-Predators Game 3 wrap-up: losing on the margins

The Detroit Red wings’ 3-2 loss to the Nashville Predators on Sunday afternoon has left me an angry man this morning, and I feel no need to hide it. I’m angry because—and I mean this with no disrespect intended—I find it baffling that even the Craig Custances, Kevin Allens and Nicholas J. Costonikas of the media world, who I admire, merely lead the tip of a MSM spear whose...
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