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Capitals-Predators Preview

The Washington Capitals came up short in both attempts to beat coach Barry Trotz's former team last season but would appear to have the upper hand this time against a Nashville Predators team clinging to a playoff spot. The Capitals look to add to their league-leading point total with a fourth win in row Tuesday night in Nashville. Washington lost 4-3 in each of its two matchups...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arvidsson scores twice and Predators beat Sharks 6-2

NASVHILLE, Tenn. (AP) Recent call-up Viktor Arvidsson scored twice, Filip Forsberg had a goal and two assists and the Nashville Predators beat the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Saturday night. Pekka Rinne made 28 saves and James Neal, Calle Jarnkrok and Shea Weber also scored to help Nashville end a three-game home losing streak. Joe Thornton and Logan Couture scored for the Sharks...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predators-Canucks Preview

A trip north of the border has helped solve the Nashville Predators' woes away from home and gotten them out of their funk during a road-heavy stretch. The Vancouver Canucks are more than happy to be back home after traveling for the last week and a half. Nashville looks to take the first three of a four-game swing through Canada on Tuesday night when it faces a Canucks team that...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ekholm scores twice to help Predators beat Oilers 4-1

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Mattias Ekholm scored twice and the Nashville Predators defeated the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Saturday night. Mike Fisher also scored and Filip Forsberg had an empty-net goal and an assist for the Predators, who had lost six of seven before winning their past two games. Pekka Rinne made 23 saves. Leon Draisaitl scored for the Oilers, who have lost three in...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild lose fourth straight despite outshooting Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Backup Carter Hutton made 29 saves for his third career shutout and the Nashville Predators beat the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Saturday night to end a five-game losing streak.Hutton made his first home start of the season and stopped 25 shots over the first two periods before Nashville's defense locked down Minnesota in the third. He was filling in for Pekka Rinne...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Predtors and Blue Jackets grabbed everyone’s attention

The Predators have been very good, but simply haven’t been able to score enough goals for Pekka Rinne. They have always needed a pivot, with their defense very strong with Roman Josi and Shea Weber and a few young wings like Filip Forsberg or even veterans like James Neal expected to bolster the Predators for some time, adding a center was a priority. They did just that, acquiring...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

That we could all experience joy like this

Craig Smith scored the goal, but he was not the happiest person in Nashville. It wasn’t Filip Forsberg, either, though he is quite obviously thrilled. No, it’s the kid up in the corner. Let’s take a closer look. Ecstasy. I bet he could fit his whole dang fist in his mouth.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Neal scores twice and Predators beat Rangers 5-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) James Neal scored twice, Mike Ribeiro had three assists and the Nashville Predators held off the New York Rangers 5-3 on Monday night. Filip Forsberg, Craig Smith and Ryan Ellis also scored for the Predators. Roman Josi added two assists, Pekka Rinne had 26 saves and Nashville won for the third time in four games. Jesper Fast, Rick Nash and J.T. Miller had...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith has goal and assist, Red Wings top Predators 3-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Brendan Smith had a goal and an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Saturday night. Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening also scored for the Red Wings, who moved into a tie with Montreal atop the Atlantic Division. Petr Mrazek made 24 saves in the victory. Filip Forsberg scored twice and Mike Ribeiro had a pair of assists...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendan Smith's two-point night helps lift Red Wings over Predators 3-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Brendan Smith had a goal and an assist to lead the Detroit Red Wings past the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Saturday night.Riley Sheahan and Luke Glendening also scored for the Red Wings, who moved into a tie with Montreal atop the Atlantic Division. Petr Mrazek made 24 saves in the victory.Filip Forsberg scored twice and Mike Ribeiro had a pair of assists for...
Via AP on Fox
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators hold off visiting Wild, 3-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.Filip Forsberg and James Neal also scored for Nashville, which snapped a three-game losing streak. Shea Weber had two assists, and Pekka Rinne stopped an early penalty shot.Zach Parise and Jason Zucker had goals for the Wild, who had...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ribeiro leads Predators over Wild 3-2 to snap 3-game skid

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night. Filip Forsberg and James Neal also scored for Nashville, which snapped a three-game losing streak. Shea Weber had two assists, and Pekka Rinne stopped an early penalty shot. Zach Parise and Jason Zucker had goals for the Wild...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Preds beat 'Hawks; Kane extends point streak to 24 games in loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — James Neal, Craig Smith and Filip Forsberg each scored in the first period and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 even though Patrick Kane extended his franchise-record points streak to 24 games.Kane scored his 18th goal this season at 5:43 of the third. He'll have a chance Friday night against Winnipeg back in Chicago to match Sidney Crosby...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Preds beat Blackhawks 5-1, Kane extends streak to 24 games

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) James Neal, Craig Smith and Filip Forsberg each scored in the first period and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-1 even though Patrick Kane extended his franchise-record points streak to 24 games. Kane scored his 18th goal this season at 5:43 of the third. He'll have a chance Friday night against Winnipeg back in Chicago to match Sidney...
Via AP on Fox
December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators’ Filip Forsberg Leading Offense-Starved Nashville In Scoring (Video)

If the Nashville Predators are staying afloat, it’s due to the furious foot pedaling of Filip Forsberg. The Preds currently hold the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoff standings, but have struggled to find the back of the net. Forsberg has been the team’s most consistent player, leading Nashville in scoring with 18 points. The 21-year-old Swede broke into the NHL with...
Via NESN.com
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Forsberg’s Return

Last year, Filip Forsberg was one of the biggest breakouts of the NHL season. I had him ranked in the top 50 preseason and was a disappointment so far this year. Signs of a return to last year's dominance have been seen in the last few games and it finally happened Tuesday night, scoring two goals on eight shots and adding an assist in the 5-2 win over Arizona. He's up to 24 shots...
Via Razzball Hockey
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg scores 2, Predators beat Coyotes, 5-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored twice and added an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a come-from-behind 5-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Calle Jarnkrok, Mike Ribeiro, and James Neal also scored for Nashville, who stopped a two-game losing streak. Shea Weber had three assists. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Kyle Chipchura had the goals for Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Forsberg scores 2, Predators beat Coyotes, 5-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored twice and added an assist to lead the Nashville Predators to a come-from-behind 5-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Calle Jarnkrok, Mike Ribeiro, and James Neal also scored for Nashville, who stopped a two-game losing streak. Shea Weber had three assists. Oliver Ekman-Larsson and Kyle Chipchura had the goals for Arizona...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Short on defense but tough in goal, Blue Jackets shut out Predators

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The suddenly surging Columbus Blue Jackets have turned adversity into a galvanizing force.It doesn't hurt that Sergei Bobrovksy is playing like his former Vezina Trophy-winning self, too.Bobrovsky made 39 saves in his 12th career shutout, Boone Jenner and Ryan Johansen each had a goal and an assist and Columbus beat the Nashville Predators 4-0 on Friday night.The...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Forsberg scores in SO to lift Predators past Lightning, 5-4

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Filip Forsberg scored the only goal of the shootout to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. James Neal scored twice and Mike Fisher and Shea Weber also scored for the Predators, winners of five of six. Nashville's last two wins have come via a shootout. Predators goalie Pekka Rinne allowed four goals on 29...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning can't hold leads in shootout loss to surging Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Filip Forsberg scored the only goal of the shootout to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.James Neal scored twice and Mike Fisher and Shea Weber also scored for the Predators, winners of five of six. Nashville's last two wins have come via a shootout.Predators goalie Pekka Rinne allowed four goals on 29...
Via AP on Fox
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning can't hold leads in shootout loss to surging Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Filip Forsberg scored the only goal of the shootout to lead the Nashville Predators to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. James Neal scored twice and Mike Fisher and Shea Weber also scored for the Predators, winners of five of six. Nashville's last two wins have come via a shootout. Predators goalie Pekka Rinne allowed four goals on...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators season preview: A team on the rise

Plus: The Predators took a huge step forward last season, finishing second in the Central with 104 points. They return much of last season's team, including leading scorer Filip Forsberg, star defenseman Shea Weber, and Vezina-worthy goaltender Pekka Rinne. They only started to struggle last season in the second half when injuries started to bog down the team, so if Nashville can...
Via Fox Sports
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers split exhibition doubleheader vs. Predators

Filip Forsberg scored twice and assisted on Colton Sissons' goal, all on power play, to help the Nashville Predators beat the visiting Florida Panthers 5-2 on Sunday in the first game of a split-squad doubleheader Sunday. In the night game, Michael Matheson scored at 2:05 of overtime to give Florida a 3-2 victory. In the opener on the first day of the NHL exhibition season, Roman...
Via AP on Fox
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers split exhibition doubleheader vs. Predators

Filip Forsberg scored twice and assisted on Colton Sissons' goal, all on power play, to help the Nashville Predators beat the visiting Florida Panthers 5-2 on Sunday in the first game of a split-squad doubleheader Sunday. In the night game, Michael Matheson scored at 2:05 of overtime to give Florida a 3-2 victory. In the opener on the first day of the NHL exhibition season, Roman...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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