Found December 28, 2011 on Sign on San Diego:
Colin Wilson scored the only goal in the shootout, and the Nashville Predators sent the Minnesota Wild to their seventh straight loss with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday night.

Wilson’s pre-scouted shootout goal lifts Preds to win

As the Nashville Predators and Minnesota Wild headed to a shootout tonight, Predators head coach Barry Trotz knew he had to change things up. Instead of going with the usual selection of Martin Erat or David Legwand to shoot, Trotz went with Colin Wilson for the just the second time in his career.“He’s got certain things he can do and I felt he was ready for it,” Trotz said...

Predators Insider: Big shoot out win

Following Nashville's 2-1 shootout victory over Minnesota, there was no audible sigh of relief from the Predators. But it had to feel good that, without Shea Weber, they could beat a tough Minnesota team. Though there is still no word on Weber and how he has progressed in his recovery from a concussion, Nashville's younger players stepped up in a big way. Defensemen Jonathon...

Nashville’s offense has been lead by its defense, so what now with Weber’s concussion?

This season, much of the Nashville Predators offense has been provided by its defense. Predators Captain Shea Weber leads the team in points with 29, including 8 goals and 21 assists. Weber suffered a concussion against Dallas on Friday Ryan Suter is fourth on the team in points with 24, including 5 goals and 19 assists. With 27 goals scored with the man advantage, the Predators...

Press release: Bourque recalled by Nashville

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 Rimouski, Que., native’s first career recall – he has yet to appear in an NHL game. Bourque, 21 (9/23/90), leads the Admirals in assists...

Wild youngster Kassian displays veteran grit

ST. PAUL, Minn. On the same day he was recalled by Minnesota, forward Matt Kassian was named the No. 1 star in the Wild's 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers.Kassian didn't score the game-winning goal. That was Dany Heatley. Kassian also didn't have a three-assist effort. That was Marek Zidlicky.In fact, Kassian didn't record a point all night.But what he did provide...

Spurgeon's absence will hurt Wild's attack

The Minnesota Wild will be without their best defenseman when they play at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Wednesday night as Jared Spurgeon is out with a lower body injury. However the news is not all bad as head coach Mike Yeo explained after morning skate in Nashville, "We are relieved to report that Jared's injury is not as bad as we first anticipated as the X...

Predators' Weber out indefinitely for concussion

The Predators will be without star defenseman and team captain Shea Weber indefinitely after the club announced Tuesday he had a concussion.

Agent For Shea Weber Upset With Hit From Fistric

from TSN, A day after Shea Weber’s concussion was announced, the Nashville defenceman’s agent has told TSN that he is not very happy that there was no additional punishment for the player who hit him. “It is very disappointing that Mark Fistric’s hit on Shea Weber in Dallas last Friday is not being looked at as a suspendable act,” said Jarrett Bousquet, Weber’s agent...

Agent for Predators' Weber irked Fistric isn't suspended

The agent for Nashville Predators star defenseman Shea Weber was admittedly angry after Dallas Stars defenseman Mark Fistric was not additionally punished for his hit on his client. "It is very disappointing that Mark Fistric's hit on Shea Weber in Dallas last Friday is not being looked at as a suspendable act," agent Jarrett Bousquet told TSN on Wednesday. "...

Preds star D Weber out with concussion (AP)

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.

Wild 4, Oilers 3

Niklas Backstrom and the Minnesota Wild were fed up. With the way the Edmonton Oilers were playing against them. With two losses in a row to their soon-to-be-former division rival. With an eight-game losing streak that sent them tumbling out of first place in the NHL. Dany Heatley scored his third goal in four games to help the Wild snap out of their skid and beat the Edmonton...

PHT: Weber's quick return seems risky

PHT: Yes, the Predators already miss Shea Weber, but he shouldn't try to come back from a concussion too quickly.

Wild grab snippy win over Oilers

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) Dany Heatley scored his third goal in four games to help the Minnesota Wild snap an eight-game winless streak and beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-3 on Thursday night in a ferocious game from start to finish.
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