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Predators see youthful roster as reason for hope, motivation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nothing takes away the joy of a great regular season quicker than losing early in the playoffs. The Nashville Predators will try and use the disappointment of being ousted in the first-round to drive them during this offseason. ''There is a lot of positives, and that's great,'' Weber said Monday. ''Now we can build off of that. ... We need to be motivated to...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators’ Success at Home Makes Game 6 a Must-Win for Chicago

Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks takes control of the puck as Mike Fisher #12 of the Nashville Predators follows behind during the NHL game at the United Center on December 29, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks head into Game 6 of their Western conference quarterfinal series with the chance to eliminate the...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Shea Weber's status for Game 5 remains uncertain for Predators

  With his team facing elimination in a first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks, Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette remains noncommittal on the status of injured players Shea Weber and Mike Fisher. Weber hasn't played since getting hurt in Game 2. Fisher left Game 1 with a lower-body injury and hasn't played since. Fisher took part in Thursday's morning...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber's status for Game 5 remains uncertain for Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) With his team facing elimination in a first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks, Nashville Predators coach Peter Laviolette remains noncommittal on the status of injured players Shea Weber and Mike Fisher. Weber hasn't played since getting hurt in Game 2. Fisher left Game 1 with a lower-body injury and hasn't played since. Fisher took part in...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators' Fisher remains out for Game 4 against Blackhawks

  Nashville forward Mike Fisher is out for Game 4 of the Predators' first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Fisher hasn't played since he left Game 1 last Wednesday night with a lower-body injury. The Predators say the 34-year-old center is day to day. Fisher had 19 goals and 20 assists in 59 games this season. Nashville also played without defenseman Shea Weber...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators' Mike Fisher out for Game 4 against Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) Nashville forward Mike Fisher is out for Game 4 of the Predators' first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Fisher hasn't played since he left Game 1 last Wednesday night with a lower-body injury. The Predators say the 34-year-old center is day to day. Fisher had 19 goals and 20 assists in 59 games this season. Nashville also played without defenseman...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators' Mike Fisher out for Game 3 against Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) Nashville forward Mike Fisher has been ruled out for Game 3 of the Predators' first-round playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks. Fisher made the trip to Chicago, but was inactive for Sunday's game at the United Center. The Predators say he is day to day. The 34-year-old center left Game 1 on Wednesday night with a lower-body injury, and then missed Nashville...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  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

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

Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher Welcome Son Isaiah Michael (Photo)

Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher are the proud new parents of a little country-singing, hockey-playing baby boy. The country superstar and the Nashville Predators forward welcomed their first child, Isaiah Michael Fisher, on Friday, Feb. 27. Underwood took to Twitter to share the news and an adorable picture of the newborn on Tuesday. Tiny hands and tiny feet...God has blessed...
Via NESN.com
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators’ Balanced Game Will Take Them Deep Into Playoffs

Mike Fisher #12 of the Nashville Predators scores against Jonas Gustavsson #50 of the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game at Bridgestone Arena on February 28, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images) Think about where the Nashville Predators were at the end of last year. Tenth place, beaten down and out of the playoff hunt. Their top...
Via The Sports Journal
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Detroit finishes comeback, hands Preds second straight loss

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- For the first time this season, the Nashville Predators (41-15-7) dropped two straight games in regulation. The Detroit Red Wings (35-15-11) grabbed a two goal lead before scoring two unanswered in the third period to come out on top by a score of 4-3. It was only the sixth loss for the Predators on home ice; their fifth in regulation. SLAP SHOTS Opponents finding...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Power Play: Preds fall to Wild, suffer 4th regulation home loss

Nashville, Tenn. -- The Nashville Predators experienced a frustrating end to their modest two-game winning streak, falling to the Minnesota Wild at home on Thursday, 4-2. SLAP SHOTS 1. Defensive battle between two of the league's hottest teams Entering Thursday's game, the Wild were 7-2-1 in their previous 10 games while Nashville (41-14-7) was respectively 8-1-1.   In the early...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Nashville Predators Truly the NHL’s Best Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Pekka...
Via TopSportsReport
February 24, 2015  |  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
February 19, 2015  |  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
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

In contract years, Fisher and Ribeiro excelling in Laviolette's offense-friendly system

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- This year the Predators will see two of their players enter into the fairly exclusive "Over 35" club: Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro. Nashville's newest members will find themselves looking at possible free agency this summer as their contracts expire. While talks to get Fisher and Ribeiro both signed before the season ends appear to already be underway, both veterans...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey, covered by People Magazine

  People Magazine, of course, is the second best source for hockey information (the first, naturally, is Don Cherry). The only thing is, they cover the really important stuff about hockey players, like which ones are married to celebrities, and which ones are making babies with celebrities. Let’s head to People’s story on Mike Fisher, who has married and impregnated a celebrity...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Fisher has goal, 2 assists to carry Predators past Maple Leafs

  Mike Fisher had a goal and two assists, and the Nashville Predators handed the Toronto Maple Leafs a franchise record-tying 10th straight loss, 4-3 Tuesday night. Seth Jones, Shea Weber, and Colin Wilson also scored for Nashville, winners of two straight. Daniel Winnik, Nazem Kadri, and Mike Santorelli scored for Toronto, which is 0-9-1 over its last 10. Wilson got the go-ahead...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

What Mike Fisher Means To The Nashville Predators

Mike Fisher, outside of hockey circles, is widely known as Carrie Underwood’s husband. This didn’t stop GM David Poile from trading for Fisher during the playoff push in 2011. Poile acquired Fisher from the Ottawa Senators for a first round pick in the 2011 NHL entry draft and a 2012 conditional pick. The Predators needed […] The post What Mike Fisher Means To The Nashville...
Via Along the Boards
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Week 16 Fantasy Hockey Waiver Wire; Mike Fisher

Fantasy Hockey Waiver Wire; Mike Fisher Week 16 of the Fantasy Hockey season is upon us which means in most formats, there are only seven weeks left until playoffs. Football is officially over and while most will turn to Fantasy Baseball, there are still a few weeks left in hockey and basketball. I usually suggest a player on each team schedule to play four times during the week...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Predators shut out Penguins, goalie Hutton stops 21 shots,

PITTSBURGH -- Connor Hutton stopped 21 shots to pick up his second career shutout as the Nashville Predators beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0 on Sunday. Gabriel Bourque, Roman Josi, Eric Nystrom and Mike Fisher scored, giving the Predators their first regulation win in Pittsburgh in 11 years. Hutton improved to 3-1-2 while temporarily filling in as Nashville's No. 1 goaltender while...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Fisher scores by shooting puck off back boards (Video / GIF)

Nashville Predators forward Mike Fisher scored a crazy power play goal in Thursday night's game in St. Louis when he shot the puck off the back boards and it ricocheted off Blues goalie Brian Elliott and into the net.The shot by Fisher missed wide, but bounced off the back boards over the net, hitting Elliot in the back and landing inside of the net for the goal.Sometimes it's better...
Via Holdout Sports
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Should refs have to answer postgame questions?

  Nashville Predators center Mike Ribeiro isn’t exactly the most-liked guy in the hockey world. Though clearly a talented player, he’s made a name for himself as a selfish, me-first player. Fair or not, he’s also earned a reputation as a bit of a whiner. Still, he might be right with his comments regarding officials after last night’s 2-1 loss in Montreal. The game went...
Via Sports-Glory
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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