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Three-goal burst in 3rd helps Predators force Game 6 vs. Blackhawks

  Rookie Filip Forsberg had his first career hat trick and the Nashville Predators forced a sixth game in their first-round Western Conference series by beating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Thursday night. A triple-overtime loss in Chicago early Wednesday pushed the Predators to the brink of elimination, and these teams appeared headed for the third overtime game of this series tied...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predators force Game 6 beating Chicago 5-2 with 4 in 3rd

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Rookie Filip Forsberg had his first career hat trick and the Nashville Predators forced a sixth game in their first-round Western Conference series by beating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Thursday night. A triple-overtime loss in Chicago early Wednesday pushed the Predators to the brink of elimination, and these teams appeared headed for the third overtime game...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predators-Blackhawks tied after 2 overtimes

CHICAGO (AP) The Nashville Predators and Chicago Blackhawks are heading to a third overtime period in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series. The tired teams were tied at 2 after 100 minutes of play on Tuesday night. It was the longest game in Nashville history. Colin Wilson and James Neal had the goals for the Predators, and Antoine Vermette and Brandon Saad scored for the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators drop Game 1, blow three goal lead

Much like the Nashville Predator’s season, a strong start can be so easily diminished if you don’t finish properly. This was the case on Wednesday night as the Preds lost in double overtime in Game one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs to the Chicago Blackhawks, 4-3. The Nashville crowd stepped up and showed why home ice advantage is important from the first puck drop, getting dauntingly...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Prospects Are Exciting, But Caution Is Key

The past two Predator games have shown us a glimpse into the future with two promising prospects being called up from Milwaukee due to a rash of minor injuries at the big club. Viktor Arvidsson debuted on Saturday night with Colin Wilson being sidelined. On Tuesday, Matt Cullen and Viktor Stalberg fell to the injury bug during the day which in turn gave Kevin Fiala his shot at the...
Via The Predatorial
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Light Week… but POINTS!

The Nashville Predators had a light week compared to their recent schedule. It was odd as a fan to have 3 straight days with no hockey. It appears it was beneficial to the Preds. They got practice time. Family time. Recovery time. All important things this time of year. Tuesday night was the “playoff” like game. The Minnesota Wild are continuing to battle for one of the Wild...
Via The Predatorial
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders blow lead, recover to deal Predators 5th straight loss

  Brock Nelson scored with 6:08 left, helping the New York Islanders rally after blowing a two-goal lead in the third period with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. With the win, the Islanders moved back atop the Metropolitan Division, two points ahead of the idle Rangers, and swept the season series with Nashville for the first time. The Islanders had been...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Colin Wilson is a Force to be Reckoned With

Nashville Predators center Colin Wilson #33 skates against New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen #51 and New York Islanders defenseman Thomas Hickey #14 during their game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) There are a number of players to be eyed on this Central Division leading Nashville Predators team. Filip Forsberg is lighting the...
Via The Sports Journal
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Flyers send Predators on rare losing streak

PHILADELPHIA -- Something about playing the league's top team helped Wayne Simmonds and the Flyers to focus. Simmonds had a goal in regulation and the shootout to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 shootout victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Ryan White also scored in regulation for Philadelphia, which improved to 3-7 in shootouts this season. "Unfortunately, we...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators down Devils to win fifth straight

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  -- Colin Wilson scored the tiebreaking goal on a tic-tac-toe play with 3:27 left, leading Nashville to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night for the Predators' fifth straight win. Craig Smith added an insurance goal when he swatted a shot between Cory Schneider's legs with 2:21 left. Matt Cullen gave Nashville a 1-0 lead in the first period...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilson scores tiebreaker late in third to lift Predators past Devils

  Colin Wilson scored the tiebreaking goal on a tic-tac-toe play with 3:27 left, leading Nashville to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night for the Predators' fifth straight win. Craig Smith added an insurance goal when he swatted a shot between Cory Schneider's legs with 2:21 left. Matt Cullen gave Nashville a 1-0 lead in the first period before Steve Bernier...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators down Devils to win fifth straight

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  -- Colin Wilson scored the tiebreaking goal on a tic-tac-toe play with 3:27 left, leading Nashville to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night for the Predators' fifth straight win. Craig Smith added an insurance goal when he swatted a shot between Cory Schneider's legs with 2:21 left. Matt Cullen gave Nashville a 1-0 lead in the first period...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Fisher has goal, 2 assists to carry Predators past Maple Leafs

  Mike Fisher had a goal and two assists, and the Nashville Predators handed the Toronto Maple Leafs a franchise record-tying 10th straight loss, 4-3 Tuesday night. Seth Jones, Shea Weber, and Colin Wilson also scored for Nashville, winners of two straight. Daniel Winnik, Nazem Kadri, and Mike Santorelli scored for Toronto, which is 0-9-1 over its last 10. Wilson got the go-ahead...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Predators beat Avalanche in overtime, stay on top in Central Division

Nashville, TN -- In their first game back off the All-Star break, the Nashville Predators (31-10-5) saw two separate leads evaporate against the Colorado Avalanche (20-18-11) before Craig Smith's breakaway goal in overtime gave Nashville a 4-3 overtime victory. SLAP SHOTS Inability to convert early chances meant Nashville had to dig out of a hole, again The Predators did enough out...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 15 Fantasy Hockey Waiver Wire; Colin Wilson

Fantasy Hockey Waiver Wire Week 15 of the Fantasy Hockey season – we’re at the halfway point of the NHL schedule already as the Columbus Blue Jackets host the All-Star game this weekend. For most it’s a break from fake hockey for a few days, for others it’s still pedal to the metal. Besides, All-Star weekend is turning into a bit of a joke. Let’s be honest. Week 15 is...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith's 2 PPGs lead Predators over Canucks despite Rinne injury

  Nashville won a game, but may have lost a goaltender. Colin Wilson had two goals and two assists to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Nashville lost goaltender Pekka Rinne, who still got his NHL-leading 29th win, to a lower-body injury in the third period. He had stopped 20 of 21 shots before being replaced by Carter Hutton...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith's 2 power-play goals lead Predators over Canucks 5-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Craig Smith scored twice and Colin Wilson had a goal and two assists to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night. Nashville lost goaltender Pekka Rinne, who leads the NHL with 28 wins, to a lower-body injury in the third period. He had stopped 20 of 21 shots before being replaced by Carter Hutton. Filip Forsberg...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

The #1 Team in Your Hearts and in the Standings

The Nashville Predators have forced the NHL to take note of them. With the All-Star announcements out and mid-season award articles out they have officially become a known team. They were the first to hit 60 points and they’ll be the last to lose their 10th one in regulation. Simply put, they are as good as you can hope for at the moment. That’s with injuries too. So, how was...
Via The Predatorial
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarnkrok scores go-ahead goal as Predators get past Wild

  Calle Jarnkrok scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Saturday. Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson also scored for Nashville, which improved to 9-1-2 in its past 12 games and has a league-best 60 points. Pekka Rinne made 36 saves. Charlie Coyle scored for Minnesota, which has lost 10 of 12 and began a three-games...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild lose to Predators after taking 1-0 lead into third period

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Calle Jarnkrok scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Saturday. Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson also scored for Nashville, which improved to 9-1-2 in its past 12 games and has a league-best 60 points. Pekka Rinne made 36 saves. Charlie Coyle scored for Minnesota, which has lost 10 of 12 and...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wild lose to Predators after taking 1-0 lead into third period

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Calle Jarnkrok scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Nashville Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Saturday. Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson also scored for Nashville, which improved to 9-1-2 in its past 12 games and has a league-best 60 points. Pekka Rinne made 36 saves. Charlie Coyle scored for Minnesota, which has lost 10 of 12 and...
Via Fox Sports North
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators 3 – Minnesota Wild 1

Optimistic Thoughts: These two teams clearly don’t send each other Christmas cards as the physicality was everywhere in the second half of the game. Taylor Beck and Matt Cullen returned to the lineup, and Anton Volchenkov’s number was called as Ryan Ellis is out with a lower body injury. The Predators opened the scoring with yet another great play Colin Wilson to feed Mike Fisher...
Via The Predatorial
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Nashville Predators can contend

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Every season, there’s at least one surprise. There was Colorado last year, winning the Central Division title after a late surge helped them topple the St. Louis Blues. The year before that, the Toronto Maple Leafs returned to the playoffs, much to the delight of everyone in Leaf Land. This year, without a doubt, the surprise team...
Via Sports-Glory
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilson's breakout season result of many small changes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Prior to every season over the past handful of years, the same question continually is raised: Is this the year Colin Wilson is going to break out and become the top six forward Nashville hoped he would be? Up until the beginning of this season, that answer had been an emphatic no. Changing just a tiny part of any recipe, though, can have dramatic results on the...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Predators net 3 PP goals in home rout of Flyers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Coming off a loss and short Christmas break, the Nashville Predators bounced right back against the Philadelphia Flyers, scoring a season-high three power play goals and earning a 4-1 win. SLAP SHOTS 1. Power play finally finding success For the second straight game in Nashville, the Predators have found scoring from their power play unit. Having more 40 straight...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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