Monthly Archives: October 2011

Game 11: Nashville @ Chicago – Dinged Up Preds Look to Continue Streak

UPDATE: Nick Spaling has been moved to IR after being injured in the second period of the Anaheim game. Ryan Thang has been recalled to play with the team. Finally, Sergei Kostitsyn will NOT play in tonight’s game Collecting their second straight victory Saturday night over a chippy Anaheim team, the Nashville Predators (5-4-1) are […]

Game 10: Anaheim @ Nashville – A New Rivalry?

Coming off their first home win of the season, the Nashville Predators (4-4-1) will be looking to build off of that when the Anaheim Ducks (5-3-1) come into the Bridgestone Arena for the first time since being knocked out of the playoffs a little over 6 months ago.

Perfect Strangers: Switching the Defensive Pairings

After taking some time to delve into the goals scored against the Predators and see just how many could be laid at the skates of one Kevin Klein, what I found to my surprise, was that it wasn’t Klein’s fault. After the game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Trotz may have adjusted correctly and disassembled […]

Predators Dissipate Lightning, Get First Home Win 5-3

Remember how I said “Fisher/Smith/Kostitsyn is going to be an EXTREMELY dangerous line, mark my words.”? Yeah, well you can take that check to the bank and cash it now. Combining for a total of 7 points with Fisher leading the way with a 3 point night (2g/1a), the Nashville Predators mark their first home […]

Breath of Fresh Air Turns Sour, Predators Drop to the Sharks 3-1

So much for starting a new streak after breaking the 4 game losing streak they were on previously. Nashville came into the game against San Jose with a cool breeze of freshness added to their lineup with the return of Mike Fisher and Francis Bouillon, however it was all for naught as they drop the […]

Game 8: San Jose @ Nashville – Looking for the First Home Win

Breaking a 4-game losing streak this past Saturday afternoon, the Nashville Predators (3-3-1) finished their western Canada roadtrip with a 1-2-0 record and head back home to the friendly confides of the Bridgestone Arena looking for their first home win of the season. On the docket in their way? The San Jose Sharks (3-3-0). A […]

Odds and Ends: Chapter II

So, nearly 5 months ago I did my first chapter of “Odds and Ends”, why not bring out chapter 2 after the first month of the season? Let’s get RIGHT into it!

Predators Douse Flames 2-0, Rinne Ties A Franchise Record

Nashville FINALLY got off their losing streak with a big 2-0 win against the Calgary Flames this afternoon in Calgary. Beating a team that the Predators didn’t beat all last year and Pekka Rinne had never beaten before in his professional NHL career, Nashville scored goals by Bergfors and Kostitsyn to move them back up […]

Game 7: Nashville @ Calgary – Out of the Oven, Into the Fire

The Nashville Predators (2-3-1) can’t seem to find an answer to their problems, dropping their 4th straight game on Thursday night to Vancouver Canucks 5-1. Yet, they may have received the extra bit of energy they needed when Shea Weber escaped a suspension yesterday after his boarding call on Jannik Hansen. Only receiving a $2,500 […]