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Predators-Blackhawks Preview

Filip Forsberg's hat trick helped the Nashville Predators avoid elimination without their top defenseman, and they'll have to do so two more times after Shea Weber was ruled out for the rest of their first-round series with the Chicago Blackhawks. They'll also have to continue finding ways to beat Scott Darling, who will make his fourth straight start in net as the Blackhawks look...
Via AP on Fox
2 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber Stays Home as Preds Head to Chicago

By @GreekGoalie35 The Preds avoided a second period collapse and some horrendous officiating on Friday night to even the series, but lost the services of Captain Shea Weber for at least the next two games with an ankle injury. With Nashville leading 2-1, Brandon Saad skated in to finish his check when their feet got tangled, causing a sudden twisting ...
Via Predneck Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators' Weber doesn't travel, to miss Games 3 and 4 vs. Blachkawks

  Injured defenseman Shea Weber won't travel with the Nashville Predators for Games 3 and 4 in Chicago in their Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Blackhawks. Weber left Friday night's game in the second period with a lower-body injury and didn't return. Nashville finished off a 6-2 victory Friday night, tying the series at 1-1. Game 3 is Sunday in Chicago, and a...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Injury keeps Weber from traveling to Chicago with Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Defenseman Shea Weber won't travel with the Nashville Predators for Games 3 and 4 in Chicago in their Western Conference quarterfinal series against the Blackhawks. A team spokesman announced an update on Weber's status will be made Wednesday, the day after Game 4 in Chicago. Weber left Friday night's game in the second period with a lower-body injury and didn...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Darling To Start Game 3

Significant news from both teams on Saturday: Scott Darling will get the start on Sunday for Chicago in Game Three. Shea Weber will not travel with the Predators, and is out at least Games Three and Four. The post Scott Darling To Start Game 3 appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators captain Weber leaves Game 2 vs. Blackhawks with injury

  Nashville captain Shea Weber has suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Game 2 against Chicago and will not return. The Predators announced Weber's status late in the second period. Weber was seen walking gingerly to the locker room midway about nine minutes into the second barely putting weight on his right leg. The defenseman had an assist in the game. Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nashville captain Weber out after being hurt in 2nd period

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Nashville captain Shea Weber has suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Game 2 against Chicago and will not return. The Predators announced Weber's status late in the second period. Weber was seen walking gingerly to the locker room midway about nine minutes into the second barely putting weight on his right leg. The defenseman had an assist in...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators hoping Laviolette can replicate playoff success

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Peter Laviolette has delivered the first piece of the job the Nashville Predators gave him by hiring him as only their second head coach. Now his task is even bigger. Deliver a deep postseason run, and maybe a championship to Music City. Captain Shea Weber says the Predators are excited with the playoffs and the chance to experience the postseason with a new...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars-Predators Preview

The Nashville Predators appeared to be running away with the Central Division in late February before a long losing streak led to a tighter race. Now in a battle just to maintain home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs, the Predators hope another extended break and the return of two key players can help them come out on top. Shea Weber and James Neal likely will return...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

The Ten Most Irreplacable Predators

As we head towards the postseason, we all hope for an injury free and successful playoff campaign. But this hockey, injuries happen. The last two weeks have seen quite a few Predators head to the sideline due to injury. That brings up an interesting topic of discussion. Who would Nashville miss the most if they were to miss time?   This isn’t technically a ranking of the best...
Via The Predatorial
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Zone Starts, Corsi, and the Percentages

Matthew Coller has an interesting article on Puck Prospectus about Shea Weber and his poor Relative Corsi. His conclusion was that Weber’s poor Relative Corsi is largely due to his playing time with Paul Gaustad in which he posted a very poor CF% along with having a very heavy defensive zone start. His conclusion was that Weber’s poor [...] The post Zone Starts, Corsi, and...
Via HockeyAnalysis.com
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators Brace for the Sharks

Shane Doan #19 of the Arizona Coyotes and Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators battle for the puck along the boards during the first period at Gila River Arena on March 9, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Mandatory Credit: Norm Hall/Getty Images) The Nashville Predators face what could amount to their most important three-game stretch of the regular season so far, as they come up...
Via The Sports Journal
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist Shows Off Skills in NHL GoPro Video

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is the latest to be featured in the NHL GoPro Series. King Henry may not be facing Shea Weber clapbombs, or dealing with big bodies in front of the net, however his work between the pipes in this video is pretty damn impressive, specifically his lateral movement. Lundqvist is currently recovering from a... The post Henrik Lundqvist...
Via The Garbage Time
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Smashville: This Year’s Predators Conjuring Parallels to 2006-07 Team

Shea Weber #6 of the Nashville Predators fires a slapshot against the Colorado Avalanche during the third period at Bridgestone Arena on February 24, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Mandatory Credit: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) The Nashville Predators (41-15-7, 89 points) are currently coasting through their best regular season since their 2006-07 season and it’s not just their...
Via The Sports Journal
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Best and worst from the NHL: Week 22

Another week has passed in the NHL and the world kept turning. Trades have been made, extensions have been signed and fans have aired their grievances. All is right and I am here to show you some of the best of the week that was. Have any tips? Feel free to email me at: sblaze17@gmail.com Best: Shea Weber… Oral Surgeon? “Don’t tell Dad he kissed me.” Shea Weber is a man...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 25, 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

Power Play: Nashville wins fourth in a row, beats Winnipeg 3-1

Nashville, Tenn. -- Collecting their fourth win in a row, the Nashville Predators (37-12-6) benefited from two power play goals and a three-point night from captain Shea Weber to defeat the Winnipeg Jets (28-19-10) by a score of 3-1 in front of a near-capacity crowd at Bridgestone Arena. SLAP SHOTS Dodging a bullet Already down Ryan Ellis and Mattias Ekholm, the Predators dodged...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Ahead to the Second Half

The Nashville Predators headed into the All-Star break in the driver’s seat of the Central Division. Their 65 points in 45 games also places them 2nd in the NHL behind Anaheim who has 68 points although they’ve played 47 games, two more than the Preds. This past week the Preds had one game, a Tuesday night affair in Montreal. They were seeking to prevent losing back to back games...
Via The Predatorial
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Shea Weber Rips Slapshot 108.5 MPH, Second Hardest Shot Ever

With no Zdeno Chara in the Hardest Shot Competition this year, it was Shea Weber’s contest to lose. After hilariously missing the net on his first try, he ripped his second shot 108.5 MPH into the net. This is second only to Zdeno Chara, who hit 108.8 MPH in the last All-Star Game Skills Competition. […] The post Shea Weber Rips Slapshot 108.5 MPH, Second Hardest Shot Ever appeared...
Via Diehardsport
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Shea Weber's rocket shot leaves NHL All-Stars in awe

In an arena where a cannon is customarily fired when the home team scores a goal, Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber fittingly blasted a shot so hot it left some of the NHL's best with their mouths agape. While hardest shot king Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara isn't at this year's NHL All-Star Game Weber almost took his crown in Saturday night's skills competition at...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Cooke cross-checks Shea Weber in the face

Old Matt Cooke appeared on Saturday night when he cross-checked Shea Weber in the face after exchanging words with the defenseman. The two men went to cross-check each other, but Cooke’s stick elevated and caught Weber directly in the face. Ouch. Weber wasn’t too happy and instantly dropped the mitts. All Cooke could do was shy away from the barrage of punches. You really can’t...
Via Bloguin Best
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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