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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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators players, coaches have strong showing in All-Star Game

Scoring 29 goals between both squads, Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette and his staff led Team Toews to a 17-12 victory over Team Foligno in the 2015 NHL All-Star Game on Sunday. Although Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne was unable to attend because of an injury sustained early in the month, teammates Shea Weber and Filip Forsberg both found the scoresheet, including...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL All-Star Game Gives Fans a Glimpse of League Wide Camaraderie

Many of the NHL’s players were teammates at one point or another, be it on Junior, World Junior, Olympic, European professional, or even AHL and NHL squads. Some even grew up in the same town or city. This certainly doesn’t mean everyone is best buds, what happens on the ice often doesn’t stay there, but for one weekend during the All-Star break, the league’s best players...
Via Islanders Insight
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Johansen gets help in winning NHL breakaway skills challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Ryan Johansen of the hometown Columbus Blue Jackets pulled a kid out of the stands and guided him to a goal to win the breakaway challenge, and Nashville's Shea Weber fired the hardest shot with a 108.5-mph blast at the NHL All-Stars skills competition on Saturday night. Weber missed the net on his first attempt but made up for that with a shot second only to...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Calder Race: Filip Forsberg vs. Aaron Ekblad

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Heading into the 2014-15 season, everyone had their favorites in the Calder Trophy race for the rookie of the year. Jonathan Drouin of the Tampa Bay Lightning was considered the golden boy, a prospect so elite that on his own he would have been a favorite even if he wasn’t a candidate to play with multi-time Rocket Richard winner Steven Stamkos...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

3 reasons why Predators will be just fine without Pekka Rinne

After a collision knocked him out of the game three nights ago, the Nashville Predators have been holding their breath on the status of goaltender Pekka Rinne and now the verdict is in: out 3-5 weeks with a knee strain. This is obviously a massive blow for the Predators. They’re currently leading the Central Division by four points and are tied with the Anaheim Ducks for the...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Underrated Josi having All-Star worthy season of his own

It's no secret that Nashville is and has been one of the strongest defensive teams in the NHL. For at least the past decade, the Predators have developed and utilized talent that some teams could only dream of signing. Granted, some teams have had the ability to sign or trade for pieces of Nashville's blue-chip defensive corp. Players like Cody Franson, Dan Hamhuis, Kevin Klein and...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The #1 Team in Your Hearts and in the Standings

The Nashville Predators have forced the NHL to take note of them. With the All-Star announcements out and mid-season award articles out they have officially become a known team. They were the first to hit 60 points and they’ll be the last to lose their 10th one in regulation. Simply put, they are as good as you can hope for at the moment. That’s with injuries too. So, how was...
Via The Predatorial
16 days ago  |  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
18 days ago  |  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 Puck Drunk Love
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Play: Weber's two goals lift Nashville over Dallas in overtime

Nashville, Tenn. -- In another close contest between both teams, the Nashville Predators (27-9-4) benefited from a two goal night by Shea Weber to down the Dallas Stars (18-15-7) 3-2 in overtime. SLAP SHOTS Producing the first goal often spells success for Nashville Nashville's been one of the league's best teams this season when allowing the first goal in a game, but it's been just...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber scores 17 seconds into OT as Predators down Stars

  Shea Weber scored his second goal of the game 17 seconds into overtime, and the Nashville Predators beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Thursday night. The Predators also tied Anaheim for the most points in the NHL while improving to 16-2-1 at home. Miikka Salomaki scored in his NHL debut. Roman Josi had two assists. Jason Spezza and Trevor Daley each scored for Dallas, which was 4-1...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators 3, Stars 2

Notes: Nashville came out strong in the first period, setting the pace and controlling the puck well. Shea Weber put the Preds up first with a huge slapshot from the blue line. Roman Josi picked up his 100th career point with an assist on the play. The second period was more back-and-forth with good chances for both teams. Down 2-1, the Stars put together a volley to close out...
Via The Predatorial
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Play: Weber's short-handed goal lifts Predators to win over Blues

Nashville, Tenn. -- In another tightly contested game between two Central Division heavyweights, the Nashville Predators (24-9-3) defeated the St. Louis Blues (22-12-3) 3-2 after Shea Weber's short-handed goal broke a tie midway through the third. SLAP SHOTS End of back-to-back equals slow starts for both teams With both Nashville and St. Louis playing the night before, there should...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber's pair of goals help Predators score win over Blues

  Nashville's defense quickly transitioned to offense and netted the decisive goal. Shea Weber scored twice to lead the Predators to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. Gabriel Bourque added a goal for Nashville, which has won two of three. Chris Butler and T.J. Oshie scored for St. Louis, but the Blues lost for the fifth time in six games despite the return of...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues fall to Predators 3-2 in Elliott's return

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Shea Weber scored twice to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. Gabriel Bourque added a goal for Nashville, which has won two of three. Chris Butler and T.J. Oshie scored for St. Louis, but the Blues lost for the fifth time in six games despite the return of No. 1 goalie Brian Elliott. Elliott was activated from...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Weber's 2 goals lead Predators over Blues 3-2

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Shea Weber scored twice to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. Gabriel Bourque added a goal for Nashville, which has won two of three. Chris Butler and T.J. Oshie scored for St. Louis, but the Blues lost for the fifth time in six games despite the return of No. 1 goalie Brian Elliott. Midway through the third...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobblehead night more than a coincidence

Before we begin, an apology for things being a tad quiet from the site.  Life’s just getting in the way these days, which isn’t an excuse, it’s just honesty. – CH As we approach another of the wildly popular bobblehead nights (ahem, told you Sean), the Predators decided to have a little fun with this one. Perhaps taking a dig at the #Flyers' unsuccessful bid to sign a...
Via Section 303
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Roman Josi among the NHL’s Best

Nashville has been fortunate in recent years when it comes to top quality defenseman. Ryan Suter and Shea Weber were arguably the best pairing in the league for a stretch before Suter departed in the infamous 2012 summer. The Preds are back on track and boast one of the top defensive corps in the entire league. How has Nashville been able to absorb the loss of such a great defenseman...
Via The Predatorial
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

At what point should we take the Nashville Predators seriously?

Looking up and down the standings through the first quarter-or-so of the 2014-15 NHL season, and the usual suspects are present. No one comes as a particular surprise to anyone. Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh, Montreal, St. Louis, Anaheim. All of these teams were expected to be strong contenders in their respective conferences. Then there’s the matter of the Nashville Predators. The Preds...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

A Week to be Thankful For

The Nashville Predators are a force in progress. Yes, they have their weaknesses but they consistently find ways to overcome them and win games. This past week was no different as the Preds won all three of their games and in close fashion and remain first in the Central Division. They are now first in the Western Conference with that game in hand on St. Louis. Also, they just...
Via The Predatorial
December 01, 2014  |  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
November 25, 2014  |  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 NHL Trade Rumors
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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