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MATTIAS EKHOLM RUMORS

Ekholm scores twice to help Predators beat Oilers 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Mattias Ekholm scored twice and the Nashville Predators defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Saturday night. Mike Fisher also scored and Filip Forsberg had an empty-net goal and an assist for the Predators, who had lost six of seven before winning their past two games. Pekka Rinne made 23 saves. Leon Draisaitl scored for the Oilers, who have lost three in...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ekholm scores in OT, Predators beat Hurricanes 2-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Mattias Ekholm scored with 1:51 left in overtime to lift the Nashville Predators over the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Saturday night. Paul Gaustad tied the game for Nashville with a short-handed goal in the second period. It was his first goal of the season. Victor Rask put Carolina ahead 8:58 into the first with his 11th goal. Nashville's Pekka Rinne had 27...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Ekholm Ecstatic Over Extension

By @GreekGoalie35 It’s no secret that the Nashville Predators were going into this season with several key pieces due for big paydays in the summer. On Monday, GM David Poile took care of one of those as Mattias Ekholm was signed a 6-yr $22.5M contract extension. The 6’4 215lb Swede entered this year on the back end of a two-year ...
Via Predneck Nation
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators sign Mattias Ekholm to 6-year, $22.5 million deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Mattias Ekholm to a six-year, $22.5 million contract. Predators general manager David Poile announced the deal Monday. Ekholm, 25, is a restricted free agent who already has a goal and two assists in seven games this season. The 6-foot-4, 215-pound defenseman currently has 30 points and 66 penalty minutes in 152...
Via Associated Press
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Back and Moving Forward: #14 Mattias Ekholm

He’s not the first name that comes up when describing the Nashville defense core, but Ekholm has taken strides to be a top player at his position. A consistent presence on the left side of the second defensive pair this past year allowed him to perform at a new level. The 25 year old Swede has put all the physical attributes together to round a complete game on both sides of the...
Via The Predatorial
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Stephan Daschner’s brutal hit leaves Mattias Ekholm bloodied

Here’s an ugly hit from the 2015 World Hockey Championships. Stephan Daschner stepped up and leveled Mattias Ekholm as Ekholm tried to enter the offensive zone. The crunching check completely caught Ekholm by surprise as it wasn’t anywhere close to the puck. Daschner earned a deserved two-minute interference penalty and a game misconduct. The hit left Ekholm bloodied and...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ekholm nets first career NHL goal in Predators win

The Nashville Predators defeated the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena in a game that saw defenseman Mattias Ekholm score his first career NHL goal. With Nashville leading 1-0 in the second period, Ekholm directed the puck over the glass from Nashville’s defensive zone, resulting in a delay of game penalty and a San Jose power play. At 6:49, San Jose’s...
Via The Predatorial
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators beat Sharks to snap skid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Nashville Predators have been playing better recently, yet have only a couple of hard-fought points to show for their work. The effort paid off once they got back home. Mattias Ekholm's first NHL goal proved to be the game winner as the Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory in four games. David Legwand had a goal and...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ekholm's first career goal help Preds snap skid, beat Sharks

Mattias Ekholm's first NHL goal proved to be the game winner as the Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first victory in four games. David Legwand also had a goal and an assist, and Shea Weber added two assists for the Predators, who have earned points in five of six games. Joe Pavelski and Patrick Marleau scored for San Jose, which has lost...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Trotz/Jones on Muzzin hit, Ekholm returns, and more reactions…

The Predators earned a 3-2 win against the Los Angeles Kings Saturday night in exciting fashion. Here’s some of our observations… — Midway through the second, Nashville experienced a bit of a scare as Jones was the recipient of a high hit by Kings defenseman Jake Muzzin. Although Jones shook off the hit and collected another assist before the night ended, both he and Trotz...
Via The Predatorial
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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