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Power Play: Predators get power play help, beat Bruins in shootout

Nashville, Tenn. -- Notching a power play goal at home for the first time since their season opener, the Nashville Predators (20-8-2) matched the Boston Bruins (15-3-3) blow for blow before squaring off in a shootout and escaping with a 3-2 victory. SLAP SHOTS Elite goaltenders square off against each other Rarely in a season does the opportunity present itself to see two world-class...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Weekly: Desperately seeking success

After going 1-4-1 in the past two weeks, and posting a 3-5-2 record in their last ten games, the Boston Bruins are still trying to find a way to turn things around. The recent slump currently has Boston sitting at sixth in the Atlantic Division, and slipping closer to the .500 mark with an overall record of 15-13-2. At their current spot, the Bruins are just outside the playoff...
Via Mill City Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Winning Out West

The Nashville Predators have become so consistent that this column is becoming redundant. Almost every week we talk about great goaltending, 4 points, the continued battle for the Central Division crown, & how special Filip Forsberg looks. These are great things to be having to write about weekly. The week featured the Preds traveling to Colorado and trying to continue that fun...
Via The Predatorial
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Five NHL Surprises for Christmas

When the season began there was a lot of expectations for a lot of different cities/teams, but the most exciting happenings are the ones that come out of nowhere. The feel good stories, and at the quarter pole of the season these are my five best Christmas surprises: The Calgary Flames Getty Images In professional sports there is a certain air of arrogance and self-righteousness...
Via TopSportsReport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Coyotes vs. Predators

After a four-day break, the Arizona Coyotes resume their five-game homestand when they face the Nashville Predators tonight at Gila River Arena. The Coyotes will be trying to end a three-game losing streak as they take on Filip Forsberg, Mike Ribeiro and the rest of the Predators. Here's what to watch for on tonight's FOX Sports Arizona telecast, coverage beginning with "Coyotes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators-Coyotes Preview

Behind rookie standout Filip Forsberg and goaltender Pekka Rinne, the Nashville Predators seem poised to hang around in a Central Division that features two of the league's top clubs. Things haven't gone nearly as well for the Arizona Coyotes. Nashville looks to deal Arizona an eighth consecutive home defeat when the clubs meet Thursday night. Forsberg leads all rookies with 12 goals...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rinne, Forsberg lead Predators to shutout win over Avalanche

  Filip Forsberg scored 2:23 in and added a late assist, and Pekka Rinne earned his third shutout of the season as the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Tuesday night. Gabriel Bourque and James Neal scored empty-net goals in the closing minutes for the Predators, who avoided their first two-game losing streak of the season. Forsberg scored the 12th goal of his...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg has goal, assist in Preds' win over Avs

DENVER (AP) Filip Forsberg scored 2:23 in and added a late assist, and Pekka Rinne earned his third shutout of the season as the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Tuesday night. Gabriel Bourque and James Neal scored empty-net goals in the closing minutes for the Predators, who avoided their first two-game losing streak of the season. Forsberg scored the 12th...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators-Avalanche Preview

The Nashville Predators sat near the bottom of the Central Division throughout most of 2013-14 while the Colorado Avalanche surged toward the top in a surprising turnaround under first-year coach Patrick Roy. Their roles have been reversed this season. Nashville begins a three-game road trip as it looks to deal Colorado a fourth straight defeat Tuesday night. The Avalanche finished...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Play: Predators overcome early deficit to defeat Brodeur, Blues

Nashville, Tenn. -- The Nashville Predators (17-6-2) may have given up the first goal, but they had the last laugh. Fighting off the St. Louis Blues (16-8-2) in the final seconds of regulation, the Predators were able to walk out with a 4-3 win.  Slap Shots Nashville having to fight from behind more often than not For the 14th time this season, Nashville allowed the first goal of...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators deal Brodeur loss in first game between pipes for Blues

  Mike Ribeiro scored the winning goal and had two assists, and the Nashville Predators spoiled goalie Martin Brodeur's debut with the Blues by beating St. Louis 4-3 on Thursday night. The 42-year-old Brodeur made 20 saves in his first start for a team other than the New Jersey Devils. The Blues signed the four-time Vezina Trophy winner on Tuesday, tapping the NHL's goalie leader...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators beat Blues 4-3 in Martin Brodeur's debut

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mike Ribeiro scored the winning goal and had two assists, and the Nashville Predators spoiled goalie Martin Brodeur's debut with the Blues by beating St. Louis 4-3 on Thursday night. The 42-year-old Brodeur made 20 saves in his first start for a team other than the New Jersey Devils. The Blues signed the four-time Vezina Trophy winner on Tuesday, tapping the NHL...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators beat Blues 4-3 in Martin Brodeur's debut

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mike Ribeiro scored the winning goal and had two assists, and the Nashville Predators spoiled goalie Martin Brodeur's debut with the Blues by beating St. Louis 4-3 on Thursday night. The 42-year-old Brodeur made 20 saves in his first start for a team other than the New Jersey Devils. The Blues signed the four-time Vezina Trophy winner on Tuesday, tapping the...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators' Gaustad thriving in Laviolette's system

NASHVILLE -- It's easy to turn the focus away from the bottom six forwards in Nashville's lineup. The top line has been one of the most productive in the league, five of the top six forwards already have double-digit point totals, and Filip Forsberg has been at the center of that spotlight. It's only when the bottom six, more so the fourth line, makes an egregious mistake...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Predcast, Season 3 – Ep. 12: The Week Behind, Financial Stability, Filip Forsberg

Episode 12 of the Third Season of The Predcast! Join your hosts Kristopher Martel, Dan Bradley, and Chris Link as they break down the week behind, discuss the recent Forbes article about the net worth of the Predators, talk a bit about Filip Forsberg’s performance, and of course the always favorite “Five Tough Questions”. Subscribe at iTunes Listen on Stitcher Radio (Available...
Via The Predatorial
18 days ago  |  Discuss

A Week to be Thankful For

The Nashville Predators are a force in progress. Yes, they have their weaknesses but they consistently find ways to overcome them and win games. This past week was no different as the Preds won all three of their games and in close fashion and remain first in the Central Division. They are now first in the Western Conference with that game in hand on St. Louis. Also, they just...
Via The Predatorial
19 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Filip Forsberg scores an outstanding OT goal

Filip Forsberg is one of the best young players to watch in the NHL. He has been on fire this season and kept his point-per-game pace alive by netting a beautiful goal in OT. Which is better, the move to create space or the quick release? (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Bloguin Best
22 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Filip Forsberg scores an outstanding OT goal

Filip Forsberg is one of the best young players to watch in the NHL. He has been on fire this season and kept his point-per-game pace alive by netting a beautiful goal in OT. Which is better, the move to create space or the quick release? (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators thankful to play Oilers, hand Edmonton eighth straight loss

  Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell to 0-11-2 against Western...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg nets winning goal in OT to lift Predators over Oilers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg, Rinne lead Preds over Oilers 1-0 in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored at 3:55 of overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 1-0 victory over Edmonton on Thursday night, handing the Oilers their eighth consecutive defeat. Pekka Rinne made 37 saves for the Predators, who have won three straight. He stopped Jordan Eberle on a penalty shot early in overtime. Viktor Fasth had 24 saves for Edmonton, which fell...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators 1, Oilers 0

Notes: There were very few signs of the high octane Preds we’ve been seeing lately. The Oilers dominated the neutral zone, took the first nine shots on goal and won 13 faceoffs to the Preds’ 4 through the first period. Although the Predators managed some solid scoring chances here and there, this was very much the Pekka Rinne show, as the goalie bailed out the team on 37 shots...
Via The Predatorial
22 days ago  |  Discuss

To truly improve, Predators look to bolster special-teams play

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- If you are going to nitpick the second-best start in franchise history, then special teams play by the Predators might be a good place to start. Through Saturday's 3-2 shootout win over the visiting Panthers and Sunday's league action, the Predators (13-5-2) are second in the Central Division with 28 points and trailing the Blues by just a point. That...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the NHL: Western Conference at the quarter mark

#458123778 / gettyimages.com   Welcome to part two of our Around the NHL look at the league at the quarter mark. Today we will look at the western conference. Much like the east, there are a few pleasant surprises, the status quo and a few teams who have maybe not quite lived up to their expectations. Central Division We need to look no further than the central to find...
Via Flyerdelphia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg's shootout goal lifts Predators over Panthers

  Filip Forsberg scored the lone goal in a shootout, and the Nashville Predators beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the final minute of the third period. Colin Wilson and Matt Cullen had the goals in regulation for the Predators, winners of three of four. Pekka Rinne made 28 saves to improve to 13-3-1. Rocco Grimaldi and Nick Bjugstad...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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