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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Nashville Predators Stole Filip Forsberg from Washington

Filip Forsberg #9 of the Nashville Predators celebrates his goal with the bench against the Colorado Avalanche during an NHL game at Bridgestone Arena on February 24, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: John Russell/Via Getty Images) The Nashville Predators couldn’t be happier with the Washington Capitals than they are right now. Drafted in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predators down Avs to win NHL-best 35th game

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  -- Calle Jarnkrok, Craig Smith, Roman Josi and Filip Forsberg scored to help the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game homestand. Pekka Rinne made 18 saves in his NHL-best 35th win, and the Predators padded their lead atop the NHL standings with 89 points. Nashville also clinched the season series with its...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators down Avs to win NHL-best 35th game

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  -- Calle Jarnkrok, Craig Smith, Roman Josi and Filip Forsberg scored to help the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game homestand. Pekka Rinne made 18 saves in his NHL-best 35th win, and the Predators padded their lead atop the NHL standings with 89 points. Nashville also clinched the season series with its...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators get past Avalanche, win another home game

  Calle Jarnkrok, Craig Smith, Roman Josi and Filip Forsberg scored to help the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game homestand. Pekka Rinne made 18 saves in his NHL-best 35th win, and the Predators padded their lead atop the NHL standings with 89 points. Nashville also clinched the season series with its Central Division...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators beat Avalanche 5-2, pad NHL's best home record

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Calle Jarnkrok, Craig Smith, Roman Josi and Filip Forsberg scored to help the Nashville Predators beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-2 Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game homestand. Pekka Rinne made 18 saves in his NHL-best 35th win, and the Predators padded their lead atop the NHL standings with 89 points. Nashville also clinched the season series with...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mixed Results and Feelings

A week that started with so much promise only took a few periods of poor hockey to turn into one of the worst weeks of the season. Now when you are talking about still garnering 5 of 8 points that clearly shows how far the Nashville Predators have come. Truthfully it was more about the type of play in those two losses. Like I said though the week started so well. The San Jose Sharks...
Via The Predatorial
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators escape with shootout win over lowly Sabres

  Mike Ribeiro and the NHL-leading Nashville Predators got the fortunate bounce they needed to fend off the last-place Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night. Ribeiro tied the game with 4:17 left in regulation, and Filip Forsberg sealed a 2-1 victory in the fourth round of the shootout. ''We had some good scoring chances and couldn't score,'' Ribeiro said after the Predators outshot the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg seals Predators' 2-1 shootout win over Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Rookie forward Filip Forsberg scored the decisive goal in the fourth round of a shootout, leading the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night. Nashville overcame a 1-0 deficit on Mike Ribeiro's power-play goal with 4:17 left in the third period. Backup goalie Carter Hutton stopped 16 shots through overtime and allowed just one...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators Prove Analysts Wrong and Continue to Beat the Odds

The Nashville Predators celebrate win against the San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena on February 17, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: John Russell/NHLI via ESPN/Getty Images) It’s that point of the season when historically lousy clubs start decline and analysts statements of “they have time to mess it up” if they’re doing well tend to become true. For the...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Martel Mailbag: Are Predators relying too much on young talent?

Welcome back for another edition of the Martel Mailbag here at FOX Sports Tennessee. This bi-weekly segment answers your questions, sent via email and Twitter, pertaining to the buzz surrounding the Nashville Predators. If you want to submit your question, please feel free to contact me with your thoughts and maybe you'll see your question posted in the near future. Let's get started...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: How Filip Forsberg has Lead Nashville Predators to the Top

Filip Forsberg #9 of the Nashville Predators scores the game winning goal during the shootout against goaltender Roberto Luongo #1 of the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on February 8, 2015. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Coming into this season, who would’ve guessed it? Nashville sitting on top of the league with 82 points. This season is backwards from last season...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Now #1 with a Points Lead

  As I wrote this a significant trade was made. The Preds brought back Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli from Toronto in exchange for a 2015 1st Round pick (likely in the 25-30 range), Olli Jokinen, and prospect Brandon Leipsic. My reaction can be found below in the Fantastic Five section. The Nashville Predators are in the midst of the greatest regular season in their Franchise’s...
Via The Predatorial
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators acquire Cody Franson: ‘Nashville has always felt like home to me’

The Nashville Predators acquired defenseman Cody Franson and center Mike Santorelli in a trade Sunday with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Predators sent Olli Jokinen, Brendan Leipsic and a 2015 1st-round pick to Toronto. Franson was a third-round draft pick of the Preds in 2005 and was traded to Toronto in 2011. “I’m extremely excited, Nashville has always felt like home...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils-Predators Preview

The NHL's best home record, a superb power play and the leading candidates for two prestigious end-of-season awards are partially why the Nashville Predators lead the league in points. After beating a potential playoff foe, the Predators seek a fifth straight win Saturday night against the struggling New Jersey Devils in the season's first meeting. Nashville (37-12-6) is the first...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Is This The Best Predator’s Team…..Ever?

The Nashville Predators have exceeded expectations beyond everyone’s imagination so far this season. With a record of 37-12-6 with 27 games left to play, it’s a wonderful time to be a fan. The team is leading the central division and on pace for an incredible franchise record of 119 points. This season’s success brings up an intriguing topic. Could we be witnessing the best...
Via The Predatorial
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Play: Nashville wins fourth in a row, beats Winnipeg 3-1

Nashville, Tenn. -- Collecting their fourth win in a row, the Nashville Predators (37-12-6) benefited from two power play goals and a three-point night from captain Shea Weber to defeat the Winnipeg Jets (28-19-10) by a score of 3-1 in front of a near-capacity crowd at Bridgestone Arena. SLAP SHOTS Dodging a bullet Already down Ryan Ellis and Mattias Ekholm, the Predators dodged...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Forsberg sets team rookie mark as Predators beat Jets

  Rookie Filip Forsberg set a franchise record with his 19th goal this season and also had an assist and the Nashville Predators beat the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 Thursday night for their fourth straight win. Forsberg topped the mark previously held by Alexander Radulov in 2006-07 with a power-play goal that put Nashville up 2-1 in the second period. Shea Weber had a goal and two assists...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

HotTake Tuesday: The Penguins Metro Woes

Afternoon HotTakes to get you thru the rest of your day! Today, Andy Hughes joins Nick and James to discuss the Penguins Metropolitan Division woes, whether or not the NY Rangers can keep their heads above water, their early favorites for the Calder Trophy, and so much more! Eat up, yinz! Will The Penguins Metropolitan Woes End In Another Early Playoff Exit? Richter: The interesting...
Via The PensNation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Forsberg leads Predators to shootout win over Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Filip Forsberg tied it on a power play with 4:43 left in regulation and scored the shootout winner in the Nashville Predators' 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Forsberg poked the puck past Roberto Luongo in the fifth round of the shootout. Matt Cullen and Craig Smith also scored shootout goals for Nashville. Brad Boyes and Nick Bjugstad connected...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers edged by Filip Forsberg, Predators in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Filip Forsberg tied it on a power play with 4:43 left in regulation and scored the shootout winner in the Nashville Predators' 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Forsberg poked the puck past Roberto Luongo in the fifth round of the shootout. Matt Cullen and Craig Smith also scored shootout goals for Nashville. Brad Boyes and Nick Bjugstad connected...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg leads Predators past Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) Filip Forsberg tied it on a power play with 4:43 left in regulation and scored the shootout winner in the Nashville Predators' 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Forsberg poked the puck past Roberto Luongo in the fifth round of the shootout. Matt Cullen and Craig Smith also scored shootout goals for Nashville. Brad Boyes and Nick Bjugstad connected...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers edged by Filip Forsberg, Predators in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Filip Forsberg tied it on a power play with 4:43 left in regulation and scored the shootout winner in the Nashville Predators' 3-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Sunday. Forsberg poked the puck past Roberto Luongo in the fifth round of the shootout. Matt Cullen and Craig Smith also scored shootout goals for Nashville. Brad Boyes and Nick Bjugstad connected...
Via Fox Sports Florida
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators rookie Forsberg shows little sign of slowing down

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Predators forward Filip Forsberg shows little sign that he's slowing down as a rookie just yet. He became the first Predator ever to score in the All-Star Game as he scored not once but twice in Columbus playing with the league's best, and he didn't stop scoring once he got back to work in Nashville. Forsberg added another goal in his first game back from the...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking Ahead to the Second Half

The Nashville Predators headed into the All-Star break in the driver’s seat of the Central Division. Their 65 points in 45 games also places them 2nd in the NHL behind Anaheim who has 68 points although they’ve played 47 games, two more than the Preds. This past week the Preds had one game, a Tuesday night affair in Montreal. They were seeking to prevent losing back to back games...
Via The Predatorial
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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