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Marlies look to win Maple Leafs jobs in AHL playoffs

The Toronto Marlies aren't just in a hunt for the Calder Cup this spring; the players are also trying to prove they're worthy of NHL jobs for a team in a full rebuild next season."They’re building up currency for next year," said Marlies coach Gord Dineen to the Toronto Star. "The longer we go, the more they do, the more people will take notice. It will be fresh in people’s mind...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

TJ Brennan & Brendan Leipsic As Teammates

TJ Brennan and Brendan Leipsic played against each other for the first half of the season, but were both traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs organization before the trade deadline. Now, the Marlies are making a push for the playoffs, and the two key additions are going to be a big part of it. The post TJ Brennan & Brendan Leipsic As Teammates appeared first on Beyond The Benches.
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Random NHL Thoughts - 2/18/15

-The hockey community lost another good person earlier this week. Former NHL defenseman Steve Montador passed away in his home last Sunday. He played 571 games in 10 seasons in the NHL. He was undrafted and began his hockey career with the Calgary Flames. Steve also played for the Florida Panthers, Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, and Chicago Blackhawks. The Vancouver...
Via Puckrant.com
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks-Predators Preview

With an elite goaltender and some consistent scoring, the Nashville Predators have been hockey's best team this season. The additions of defenseman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli could make them even better. The Predators get their first chance to show off their new acquisitions Tuesday night against the visiting San Jose Sharks. Nashville (38-12-6) acquired Franson and...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

A Warm Welcome: Preds Reacquire Franson, Santorelli

By @GreekGoalie35 Less than a year has passed since many questioned if David Poile’s time as GM of the Nashville Predators was done. Things have changed rather quickly. Yesterday, Poile traded away Olli Jokinen, prospect Brendan Leipsic, and this year’s 1st round draft pick, to reacquire the services of Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to make a run for a ...
Via Predneck Nation
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators trade places additional pressure on Blues

As if the competition for the Central crown wasn’t tough enough as is, the Nashville Predators made a trade with the Toronto Maple Leafs to bolster their Stanley Cup chances. The Preds brought in Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli in exchange for Olli Jokinen, Brendan Leipsic and a first-round pick in the 2015 Draft. Will the Blues respond? Via the Predators’ official site, the...
Via Frozen Notes
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Blockbuster: Preds Add Franson, Santorelli

The Nashville Predators have acquired defenseman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Nashville’s first-round selection in the 2015 Draft, and forwards Brendan Leipsic and Olli Jokinen.     The post Nashville Blockbuster: Preds Add Franson, Santorelli appeared first on Committed Indians.
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Winterhawks’ Woes Continue – Looking To The Road For Answers

The Portland Winterhawks dropped two overage players this past week following their latest autograph appearance. Joshua Smith and Travis McEvoy were dropped prior to the weekend games which left the Hawks at 25 players. The team then had two tough divisional opponents to battle this last week. The first game was on the road against Everett and one which the team would love to have...
Via Oregon Sports News
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Five storylines to watch for in Predators training camp

With the full roster and training camp schedule being released earlier, it’s time to dive in and take a look at the five most interesting storylines to watch for during Nashville’s training camp. 1) Youth Forward Logjam While Nashville easily has enough veteran talent to field a full NHL-ready roster,  the Predators have quite a few minor-leaguers that are ready for their...
Via The Predatorial
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators get into ice bucket challenge, make challenges of their own

Started by 29-year-old Massachusetts man two years ago to raise awareness for ALS, something he also suffered from, the “Ice Bucket Challenge” has grown with much popularity and has recently breached into the NHL’s ranks of coaches and players. Now, the Nashville Predators players and coaches are taking the “Ice Bucket Challenge”, spreading ALS awareness and re-issuing...
Via The Predatorial
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes: Leipsic and Winterhawks advance, Ads and Cyclones lose

There were quite a few news and notes around the Nashville Predators’ organization on Friday. LEIPSIC LEADS WINTERHAWKS TO WHL FINALS When the Preds took him in the third round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, they never could have imagined that Brendan Leipsic would go onto become the leading scorer in all of Canadian Major Junior the following season (120 points in 68 games). If...
Via Section 303
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Off-Season Fun: Best pre-game intro video ever?

The Nashville Predators have put together some amazing intro videos in the past but this… this may set a new standard to which any and all intro videos will be measured. In every league. Ever. The Halifax Mooseheads are not only the defending QMJHL Champions but they’re the defending Memorial Cup Champions, having beat Seth Jones, Brendan Leipsic and the rest of the Portland...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Victoria Royals Capitalize On Power Play Chances To Win 2-1 Over The Portland Winterhawks

The Portland Winterhawks went to Victoria for games Monday and Tuesday with a goal in mind. Either end the series there or gain a split and bring it back to Portland to end it here. On Monday, the Hawks, either travel weary or just not fully prepared for the Royal assault that they would face, handed the Royals eight power plays on which they scored the only two goals they needed...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Winterhawks Look To A Royal Welcoming

The Portland Winterhawks entered the second season also known as the playoffs with yet another thing to prove. Their run at the Memorial Cup fell a bit short last season and they’d like to make up for that. Having another solid season, coupled with a run of 31 wins in the past 32 games doesn’t hurt either. Their sweep of the Vancouver Giants wasn’t unexpected, though the Giants...
Via Oregon Sports News
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Winterhawks Win The Weekend, Push Streak To 20

The Portland Winterhawks have done something this season they didn't do last season even though they made it to the Memorial Cup Final. After playing a three game in three night grueling set of games, the Hawks find themselves just three points out of top spot in the league and an astounding 20-game winning streak.  In two games this weekend, that streak found itself in jeopardy...
Via Oregon Sports News
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds prospect Brendan Leipsic scores amazing goal

When the Nashville Predators drafted Brendan Leipsic in the third round of the 2012 NHL Draft, they didn’t expect to be drafting the following season’s leading scorer in all of Canadian major junior. And, it’s pretty safe to say, they didn’t expect this either. The goal on Wednesday was Leipsic’s 30th of the year. He currently sits in sixth in WHL scoring (65 points) despite...
Via Section 303
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Winterhawks Clip Tips, Gunning In On Number One

Since the trade deadline, the Portland Winterhawks have gotten good...real good. It's almost scary to think what their record would have been had they not lost players to the World Juniors and if they had the team they do now at the start of the season. With their seventh straight win, the Hawks continue to make it clear they want to be US Division Champions again. While it...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite A Couple Of Rip Currents, Portland Winterhawks Still Making Waves Of Their Own

Leading up to Christmas, the Portland Winterhawks were fortunate or unfortunate in some people's minds, when 5 players headed to World Junior camps that took place in Malmo, Sweden in anticipation of the championship game into the new year. Oliver Bjorkstrand helped to move Denmark out of the relegation round and back into a contending team for next year, however, Layne Viveiros...
Via Oregon Sports News
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Portland Winterhawks Keep Rocking And Then Go Shopping

The Portland Winterhawks ended the month of November near the top of the WHL, holding an advantage of nearly 40 more goals scored than any other team and are moving up the ladder in goals against which has come down in recent games. With just one loss, that in overtime in their past 6 games and an impressive come from behind win over Saskatoon Blades, the Hawks look to their second...
Via Oregon Sports News
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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