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Fun facts about the Nashville Predators

Ladies and gentlemen, the Nashville Predators are yet to lose in regulation, and that leaves them with a grasp on on first place in the Central and a tie for the most points thus far in the NHL with Anaheim and Montreal. We all know about the Ducks and Canadiens, so we’re getting to the point where we should find out a thing or two about these Predators. Here are some fun facts...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peter Laviolette Hitting All The Right Notes In Music City

#457223046 / gettyimages.com You could forgive Nashville Predators fans for being a bit skeptical heading into the 2014-15 season. For the first time since they joined the NHL a coach other than Barry Trotz would be behind the Nashville bench. Peter Laviolette was coming off a disappointing 0-3 start with the Philadelphia Flyers when he was relieved of his duties last October, paving...
Via Beyond The Benches
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nashville to host 2016 NHL All-Star game

  The NHL has picked Nashville to host the 2016 All Star game, said a person with knowledge of the decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity, confirming multiple reports about the game, because neither the NHL nor the Nashville Predators have publicly announced the decision. The NHL has scheduled a news conference for Friday morning in...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators Week One Recap: Statistics, Best Play, Weekly Stars

Nashville concluded their first week of the season with a 2-0-0 record, grabbing victories against both the Ottawa Senators and Dallas Stars to begin the year. Statistical Leaders through Week One #1 – Paul Gaustad, Center: One goal, three assists, +5, 5 PIM #2 – Eric Nystrom, Left Wing: Two goals, two assists, +5, 2 PIM #3 – Shea Weber, Defenseman: Two goals, one assist...
Via The Predatorial
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A Start to Believe In

The Nashville Predators 2014-2015 campaign is off to a roaring start and Smashville spirits are high. Only ten teams remain undefeated in the NHL and the Preds are one of them. Nashville is making a habit of playing outstanding hockey in the third period and the results have equaled the effort. A 3-2 win against the Ottawa Senators started things off right and an even better 4-1...
Via The Predatorial
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators tempting fate by allowing first goal?

Two games into the season and Nashville is already displaying a very alarming negative trend. After allowing the first goal against the Ottawa Senators, the Predators did the same against the Dallas Stars on Saturday evening. While Nashville was able to come from behind in both games to grab wins against the Senators and Stars after a 4-1 victory over Dallas this evening,...
Via The Predatorial
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators 4, Dallas Stars 1

Two games into the season, the Predators are looking very much like the team fans have been longing for. Fast, aggressive and offensively relentless seems to be the name of the game under new head coach Peter Laviolette’s system, which will come as a breath of fresh air to fans who were growing tired of the dump and chase, endless puck cycling strategy employed by Barry Trotz....
Via The Predatorial
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nystrom has 3-point night as Rinne, Predators down Stars

  Eric Nystrom had a goal and two assists to lead the Nashville Predators to a 4-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Shea Weber, Paul Gaustad, and Roman Josi also scored for Nashville and Pekka Rinne stopped 17 shots to help the Predators open the season with their second straight win. Antoine Roussel scored for Dallas, and which has lost their first two. Gaustad and...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators 3, Ottawa Senators 2

Tonight was the first game in franchise history under a coach other than Barry Trotz, and the Predators are already beginning to look like a whole new hockey team. The high velocity, shoot first offense many fans have been begging for the last few seasons is finally taking shape, with trade acquisitions James Neal and Olli Jokinen leading the charge at 7 and 6 shots, respectively...
Via The Predatorial
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Shea Weber Fantasy Rankings 2014 2015

Christian Petersen/Getty Images Year Team GP G A PTS +/- 2005 NSH 28 2 8 10 8 2006 NSH 79 17 23 40 13 2007 NSH 54 6 14 20 -6 2008 NSH 81 23 30 53 1 2009 NSH 78 16 27 43 0 2010 NSH 82 16 32 48 7 2011 NSH 78 19 30 49 21 2012 NSH 48 9 19 28
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber Healthy Scratched: What Does It Mean?

Shea Weber was not dressed or included on the roster for Tuesday night’s opening preseason game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Per our sources on the Nashville Predators official Facebook page, this is likely due to an impending trade or something more severe such as a Weber retirement or David Poile or “Has Ryan Ellis signed yet?” or Barry Trotz or “I made $500 a day...
Via Section 303
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators report to camp with new coach, new teammates

  The Nashville Predators made the biggest change in franchise history during the offseason. Now it's time for the Peter Laviolette coaching era to kick into high gear. The Predators reported Thursday for training camp with Laviolette in charge after being hired in May to replace the only coach Nashville ever had in Barry Trotz, now with Washington. They also have four new players...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey 2014-15: Erik Karlsson, Shea Weber Top Defensemen Rankings

It’s difficult to win the Stanley Cup without a rock-solid, defensive defenseman anchoring your blue line. The opposite is true in fantasy hockey — owners need a offensive-minded blueliner who will rack up points at even strength and the power play on a consistent basis. The best player available is Ottawa Senators star Erik Karlsson, who’s tallied 78 and 74 points in each...
Via NESN.com
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Weber and Rinne present check to 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund

Yesterday, it truly was about the children. Amidst a bevy of doctors, media, and onlookers at the Butterfly Stage in Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt University, Predators captain Shea Weber and netminder Pekka Rinne had a chance to spend some time with a handful of kids after a check presentation of $319,413.90 to the 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund. “It’s great...
Via The Predatorial
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Great Season Looming For Shea Weber

September is now upon us, hockey fans. It’s been an off-season that seemed to drag on forever. However, finally, there will be hockey played soon. Surely this means that summer will be soon over but it is now time for coaches and players to start getting ready for the upcoming season. One player to keep an eye out for is Nashville Predator’s defenseman and captain Shea Weber...
Via Beyond The Benches
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators’ Shea Weber Puts Hole In Boards With Powerful Slap Shot (Video)

Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber’s slap shot is one of the most powerful in the NHL. The last time we saw him unleash his shot during a skills challenge was at the 2012 NHL All-Star Skills Competition, where he finished second to Boston Bruins captain Zdeno Chara in the Hardest Shot portion of the event with a 106 mph blast. During a skate with teammates on Thursday, Weber...
Via NESN.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Shea Weber’s Slap Shot Is Literally Destroying Boards Now

Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber has one of the hardest slap shots in the entire NHL. We’ve seen his heavy slapper do a whole lot of damage before – whether it be on the scoreboard, on some twine, or on the body of any poor soul that finds themselves in the way of one – but his latest act of destruction might be the most impressive. Weber, who has previously hit 106...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators Defenseman Shea Weber Puts Hole In Boards With Slap Shot

I’ve seen a lot of crazy stuff in the hockey world, but this might be the most ridiculous/scary. Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber is known for having a rocket of a slap shot, though not as fast as Zdeno Chara’s, and these photos from his teammate Seth Jones show just how hard it is. Weber […] The post Predators Defenseman Shea Weber Puts Hole In Boards With Slap Shot...
Via Diehardsport
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Would it make sense for Nashville to trade Weber?

Shea Weber is the face of the Predators’ franchise, the team captain, and one of the best defensemen in the league. So why would they trade him? If you asked Predators GM David Poile, his response would be rather simple: We wouldn’t. “We’re keeping him, we’re building our franchise around him,” Poile said in June. He added, “Why wouldn’t we build our team around...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Friedman: Rangers may have instigated Shea Weber offer sheet from Philadelphia

Per Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers may have been a catalyst to the Flyers sending Shea Weber that now infamous offer sheet in 2012. The Nashville Predators were at a stand still with their star defenseman, and the Flyers swooped in and sent him an offer sheet for $110 million over 14 years. The interesting tidbit […] The post Friedman: Rangers may have instigated Shea Weber offer...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators take a chance on Mike Ribeiro, Derek Roy

The Nashville Predators signed Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy to one-year contracts Tuesday. Ribeiro will make $1.05 million and Roy signed for $1 million. “Mike is a talented veteran center who has produced offensively everywhere he has played,” general manager David Poile said. “We have done our due diligence and believe Mike has a lot to offer to our team, improves us at our...
Via Sports-Glory
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators forward Mike Fisher to miss 4-6 months

The Nashville Predators announced Monday that they will be without forward Mike Fisher for the next 4-6 months due to a ruptured Achilles tendon. “Predators forward and alternate captain Mike Fisher sustained a ruptured Achilles tendon during a training session and underwent successful surgery on Thursday, July 3,” general manager David Poile said in a statement. “We expect...
Via Sports-Glory
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Five: Free agency deals of the Salary Cap era

  #143083386 / gettyimages.com Happy Free Agency Day, and to Flyerdelphia's loyal Canadian readers, Happy Canada Day! Flyers Five returns, after a too-long absence. This week looks at the best Flyer moves in free agency, following the 2004-05 lockout and the subsequent era of the salary cap. Honorable Mentions: Ryan Kesler (2006) and Shea Weber (2012): The Flyers made...
Via Flyerdelphia
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NHL Draft: Top 10 Players Available After First Round

The glitz and glamour of the first round is over, but there are still many quality players available for teams to select in the 2014 NHL draft. The second round has provided many teams with franchise players, including 2014 Selke Trophy winner Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins, 2003) and Norris Trophy finalist Shea Weber (Nashville Predators, 2003) One club to watch on Day 2 is the...
Via NESN.com
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Shea Weber Snubbed at the NHL Awards: The Blame Game

Shea Weber got snubbed of the Norris Trophy. Again (Getty Images). On Tuesday, Duncan Keith took home the Norris Memorial Trophy as the best defenseman in the NHL, beating out Zdeno Chara and the Predators’ Shea Weber. If you thought it would be a different result, you were lying to yourself. Duncan Keith was the clear cut winner based on a number of factors. But, the shocking...
Via Fang Faction
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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