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Short Shifts: Predators win instant classic against Kings in shootout fashion

In a back and forth match-up with the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, Nashville showcased yet again why they’re one of the better teams in the league. With non-stop action for sixty minutes, Nashville started with the lead, gave it up, got it back, let it go again, then battled against Los Angeles through a tense overtime and six rounds of a shootout for a...
Via The Predatorial
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predators 4, Kings 3

Notes: Although you wouldn’t know it from the score, the Predators mostly dominated the first period, putting up relentless back-to-back shifts and outshooting the Kings 12-7. Jamie McBain squeezed a goal in for the Kings and a delay of game penalty against Shea Weber allowed them an opportunity to catch up in the shot count, but the Preds outshot LA 9-2 at even strength and...
Via The Predatorial
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Senators score 3 in 2nd period to get better of Predators

  Bobby Ryan, Alex Chiasson and Jared Cowen all scored in the second period, Robin Lehner stopped 33 shots, and the Ottawa Sentors beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 Thursday night. Shea Weber and Olli Jokinen scored for Nashville and Carter Hutton -- playing for just the third time this season -- stopped 16 shots. Ryan's power-play goal tied the score at 1-1 at 6 minutes of the...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators 3 – St. Louis Blues 4

Optimistic Thoughts: What. A. Game. This game was for first place in the division and these two teams played like it. Fast pace and high intensity characterized the game and things escalated in the physicality department during the second causing an array of penalties. Filip Forsberg gets on the board with a goal and two assists to keep his point streak and  Calder Trophy campaign...
Via The Predatorial
12 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
October 05, 2014  |  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...
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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

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

Weber denied Norris once again

For the third time in his career, Shea Weber was nominated for the Norris Trophy as the league's top defenseman and for the third time in his career he did not win the award. What does he have to do to win?
Via Smashville 24/7
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Weber thwarted again; loses Norris bid to Duncan Keith

Guess missing the playoffs did matter as much as everyone thought. The Nashville Predators were hoping to bring home some hardware tonight when Chris Pronger announced the winner of the Norris Trophy on the stage of The Wynn in Las Vegas, Nevada tonight. Instead, Duncan Keith was named the winner and Shea Weber finished as the runner-up for the third time in four years. The...
Via Section 303
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Shea Weber could win Norris Trophy tonight

The Nashville Predators will find out whether or not their captain, Shea Weber, wins the Norris Trophy as the league’s best defenseman tonight in Las Vegas. This is Weber’s third Norris nomination. He was the runner-up to Detroit’s Nicklas Lidstrom in 2011 and then to Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson in 2012. It could be argued that Weber should have won the award each of those...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators GM Reiterates Shea Weber Not On NHL Trade Market

In news that is sure to disappoint Philadelphia Flyers fans everywhere, Nashville Predators general manager David Poile told reporters Wednesday that his captain and No. 1 defenseman Shea Weber is not on the trade market. David Poile crushes the constant trade rumors around Shea Weber: "We’re keeping him, we’re building our franchise around him."— Dan Rosen (@drosennhl...
Via NESN.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Missing Piece: Is That Top Forward Out There?

Shea Weber trade talk always creates buzz. But this time, it may actually make sense. (Getty Images) Last week, Cellblock 303‘s Jeremy Gover posted an article about the Predators’ search for that elusive top-level forward that they have been lacking. The article had Twitter and Facebook abuzz (anything with “Shea Weber” and “trade” in the title will naturally create...
Via Fang Faction
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Could the Preds trade Shea Weber next summer?

What’s the one thing the Nashville Predators have always needed? A dynamic scoring forward. And how have Stanley Cup winning teams like the Chicago Blackhawks and Pittsburgh Penguins found theirs? At the top of the NHL Draft. “Sometimes you have to be really bad in order to get them,” Predators Assistant General Manager Paul Fenton said. “We don’t want to do that.” Speaking...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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