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Why Next Season Might Be Nashville’s Best Shot at a Cup Run

Excitement is rampant for October to come around. A comeback year for the Predators saw them compete for the division title and give the eventually Stanley Cup winners all they could handle in the first round. Now, the page is turned to the upcoming season.   After Colin Wilson was signed to a new deal earlier in the week, the roster is more than likely set for the start of the...
Via The Predatorial
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Central Division Offseason Roundup: Nashville Predators

  After our analysis of the St. Louis Blues yesterday, our 2015 Central Division Offseason Roundup series continues with the Nashville Predators. The Predators’ biggest move in the 2014 offseason was undoubtedly the firing of veteran head coach Barry Trotz, who was replaced by former Philadelphia Flyers coach Pete Laviolette. Laviolette led the Predators to second place in the...
Via BSN Denver
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Back and Moving Forward: #9 Filip Forsberg

The Phenom. The Prince. The rookie sensation might have been the best part of a great season for the team. From the outset, he showed the entire league he was here to stay and make a significant impact on a nightly basis.   A 63 point campaign led the resurgence of the Predator’s offense. Surprisingly, he was snubbed of a Calder Trophy finalist nomination, but that’s how it...
Via The Predatorial
June 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators: Why re-signing Mike Ribeiro is a priority this offseason

Mike Ribeiro was a new name to the lineup of the Nashville Predators to begin the season. The center was picked up by the Predators as they bought out his contract from the Arizona Coyotes. By the end of the season, Ribeiro was an integral part of the Predators’ offense, producing 62 points (15G, 47A), good for second most points among his team. The front office of the Nashville...
Via isportsweb.com
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators: A look at the offseason

It was an impressive season for the Nashville Predators as they were a force to be reckoned with in the Central Division. Despite a season that was cut short in the first round of the playoffs by the Chicago Blackhawks, the Predators took many great strides to improve the team’s performance in the NHL this year. As the Predators battled with the St. Louis Blues for first place...
Via isportsweb.com
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Offseason Moves For The Predators

View image | gettyimages.com It was yet again a disappointing playoffs for the Predators. This is a big offseason as some big name players that are free agents. They should have almost $29 million in cap space so some changes sure will be made. Here are the top 5 they need to make in the offseason. 5. Sign a winger who can shoot… maybe two. The have alot of playmakers but they...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Forsberg Downs Swiss In Overtime

The crowd was dotted in splotches of yellow and red spirit on Saturday in Prague, as Sweden took down Switzerland by a score of 2-1, on goals from Filip Forsberg and Elias Lindholm. It was a well-fought game from two sides both experienced in World Championship play. Both Switzerland and Sweden have played in the World Championships since the 1930s, and Sweden has taken home the...
Via The Hockey House
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators show strong presence in World Championships

The Nashville Predators are being well represented in this year’s World Championships. Nine Predators made the journey to the Czech Republic to represent their home country and many have made their mark on the tournament already. Young star Filip Forsberg is proving to the hockey world that he is the next big star. Through four games, the Swedish native has helped his team to second...
Via isportsweb.com
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg Has Fun Against Austria, Score Three in 6-1 Victory

Filip Forsberg managed to grab the first hat-trick of the 2015 World Hockey Championships, scoring a trio in a 6-1 victory over Austria on Sunday. The Swedes may have had a slow start to the contest, but they would still end the first period with the 3-0 lead. Ten minutes after taking a penalty, Nashville Predators star Filip Forsberg scored a great goal on an individual effort...
Via The Hockey House
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

How The Preds Fill A Future Need

The season had its ups and downs that ended in a heartbreaking series lost, but through it all worth it in the end. The optimism for the future is clear as young guys stepped up to the center stage and performed while prospects continue to develop at a rapid pace in the minors.   Arguably the best defensive core in the league has room to improve and time to do it with everyone besides...
Via The Predatorial
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators Playoff run comes to an end

The clock has officially run out on the Nashville Predators season. The team could not withstand the Chicago offense that concluded the Predators cup run in Game 6 on Saturday, April 25. The Preds cannot be docked for a lack of effort, as they battled their way back into the series with a massive Game 5 victory to keep their hopes alive. Rookie star Filip Forsberg, a day after getting...
Via isportsweb.com
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Hat Trick Alert: Filip Forsberg

It’s quite fitting that on the day the NHL announced the three finalist for the Calder Trophy, the one player that got snubbed, goes out and scores a hat trick. Filip Forsberg lead the Nashville Predators on Thursday night to a decisive 5-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, keeping them alive in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Earlier in the day the NHL announced the three finalist...
Via Beyond The Benches
April 24, 2015  |  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
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg, Preds Force Game 6

Filip Forsberg’s first career postseason hat trick was punctuated with an empty net goal with 10 seconds left in regulation and the Nashville Predators forced a Game Six on Saturday at the United Center. The script on Thursday night was … Continue reading → The post Filip Forsberg, Preds Force Game 6 appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 Central Division Prospects

Finding young talent at a cheap price is such an important asset in the NHL. Every team has their stars who make the big bucks and to offset that, but teams must be able to find young cheap talent to make a competitive rosters. That is why drafting is such an important process of the team building process. Having that young talent at an affordable price is an interracial part of...
Via Beyond The Benches
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Hello Playoffs Our Old Friend

The Nashville Predators have only 5 regular season games remaining. They are in the hunt still for the Central Division crown. Their play this week has proven they aren’t going anywhere. The slump is over and this team has returned to the ways that had them winning so much earlier this year. 4 games this past week including the last back-to-back of the season and last Eastern Conference...
Via The Predatorial
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators start hot, hold off Capitals to clinch playoff spot

WASHINGTON -- Filip Forsberg scored during a three-goal first period and had two assists as the Nashville Predators became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. Mattias Ekholm, Mike Fisher and Forsberg, a first-round pick by Washington in 2012, scored during a 5-minute span midway through the first period...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators down Caps, clinch playoff berth

WASHINGTON (AP) Filip Forsberg scored during a three-goal first period and had two assists as the Nashville Predators became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday. Mattias Ekholm, Mike Fisher and Forsberg, a first-round pick by Washington in 2012, scored during a 5-minute span midway through the first...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: COVERAGE BEGINS AT 7:00 P.M. Inconsistent play over the last six weeks dropped the Nashville Predators from their perch atop the NHL, but a hard-fought win against the league's most dominant goaltender has them again rising in the standings. Another quality win Thursday night would only boost that momentum, although it won't come easy against a Tampa Bay Lightning...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators top Canadiens in OT on Forsberg goal; Habs hit 100 points

  Filip Forsberg scored a power-play goal at 1:54 of overtime, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Tuesday night in a game between two of the NHL's top teams. Despite the loss, the Canadiens became the first team to reach 100 points this season. Pekka Rinne made 27 saves in his 39th win. He pulled within a victory of Montreal goalie Carey Price...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Forsberg's goal lifts Predators past Canadiens 3-2 in OT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored a power-play goal at 1:54 of overtime, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 Tuesday night in a game between two of the NHL's top teams. Pekka Rinne made 27 saves in his 39th win. He pulled within a victory of Montreal goalie Carey Price in this showdown between the league's winningest goalies this season...
Via AP on Fox
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dumba’s blast lifts Wild to 3-2 overtime road victory over Nashville

NASHVILLE, TN – OCTOBER 08: Filip Forsberg #9 of the Nashville Predators hip checks Jonas Brodin #25 of the Minnesota Wild at Bridgestone Arena on October 8, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) It was a nice answer by the Minnesota Wild after their loss to Anaheim the night before as they rallied in the 3rd period to earn their first win in...
Via State of Hockey News
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnny Gaudreau Playing Key Role For Calgary Flames In Rookie Season

BOSTON — Johnny Gaudreau skated at TD Garden on Thursday morning for the first time as an NHL player. The former Boston College Eagles forward is in his rookie season for the Calgary Flames, who will take on the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. The Flames were predicted by many experts and fans to finish near the bottom of the standings and be in the mix to select top prospects...
Via NESN.com
March 05, 2015  |  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
February 25, 2015  |  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
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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