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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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

IIHF World Championships: All nine Predators still alive after prelims

It’s been a strong showing so far for the Predators at the IIHF World Championships. All nine of the Predators players representing their countries have advanced out of the tournament’s preliminary stage and into the quarterfinals. In Group A, Team Canada finished in the top spot with a perfect 7-0-0-0 record, followed by Team Sweden (4-2-0-1), the Czech Republic (4-1-1-1),...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: 5|11|15

For those keeping track, New York Islanders forward Brock Nelson had another big game for Team USA yesterday. Nelson scored USA’s first two goals of the contest against Slovenia, then added an assist on a Jack Eichel deflection goal in a 3-1 victory. That makes six goals in six games for Nelson in this year’s World Hockey Championship, putting him in a tie atop the tournament...
Via Islanders Insight
14 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. reaches world championship quarterfinals with win over Slovenia

  Nelson Brock scored twice and added an assist Sunday as the United States clinched a spot in the quarterfinal of the ice hockey world championship with a 3-1 victory over Slovenia. The Czech Republic also advanced to the knockout stage by beating Germany 4-2. Brock has six goals at the tournament and leads the scoring chart together with Sweden's Filip Forsberg. The U.S. team...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

US, Czech Republic make quarterfinals at hockey worlds

PRAGUE (AP) Nelson Brock scored twice and added an assist Sunday as the United States clinched a spot in the quarterfinal of the ice hockey world championship with a 3-1 victory over Slovenia. The Czech Republic also advanced to the knockout stage by beating Germany 4-2. Brock has six goals at the tournament and leads the scoring chart together with Sweden's Filip Forsberg. The...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
17 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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
27 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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

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
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

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

Mixed Results Out West

These days are tough on fans of the Nashville Predators. Some days it appears to be back to the team they know and love. Then you have 3rd period implosions like the one Sunday vs Anaheim. That causes heartburn and headaches. The question now is just what will this team be come playoffs? Let’s look back at the week that was first. Monday the West Coast roadie started vs the Arizona...
Via The Predatorial
March 16, 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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