41 goals in 64 games. That’s the total number of goals the Nashville Predators have allowed in the second period all season, 3 less than the next three teams above them (Rangers, Devils, Bruins). No team in the NHL this year has had better second periods than the Predators. So, after a 3-goal let down of […]
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Three second period goals and three penalties in the same frame ended up being deadly for Nashville as they blow two leads of 1-0 and 2-1 and end up losing 4-3 to the Carolina Hurricanes. Jamie McBain, Eric Staal, and Tim Brent all scored during the second period for Carolina while getting a breakaway score […]
It’s a rare meeting between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Nashville Predators when it’s not in pre-season. The Predators bested Carolina on January 7th by a score of 5-2 with an astounding 4 PP goals. Ryan Ellis also scored his first NHL goal in the game. While the Predators are seated solely in 5th place […]
Pekka Rinne saved 30 of 31, David Legwand had his 100th multi-point game of his career with 2 assists, and both Hornqvist/Josi scored to give the Nashville Predators their 5th win in 7 games as they beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on a rare Monday night tilt in Bridgestone Arena. Rinne had a shutout […]
Ryan Ellis has been recalled from the Admirals this afternoon after his weekend adventure back in Milwaukee. Here’s the press release from the team:
Love his philosophy or hate it, you can never say that David Poile doesn’t have a flare for the dramatic. When the news broke on Saturday evening that an unlikely bidder in the Rick Nash sweepstakes had emerged in the form of the Nashville Predators, I was certain that we were going to be in […]
David Poile is on a roll today, now acquiring the services of Paul Gaustad from the Buffalo Sabres and a 4th Round Pick for the 2012 1st Round Pick of the Nashville Predators.
Amidst the excitement of the trade deadline, there is still hockey on tap tonight as the L.A. Kings come into Bridgestone Arena for a 7 P.M. battle against the Nashville Predators. The Kings won their only meeting on November 8th by a score of 4-3 but conditions have turned and it’s Nashville standing alone at […]
In return for Nashville’s 2nd round pick in the 2012 NHL Draft and the 2013 Conditional Draft Pick received for Hal Gill, the Nashville Predators have acquired Andrei Kostitsyn from the Montreal Canadiens.
On a night where Shea Weber scored two goals and they grabbed sole position of the league’s best powerplay, the Nashville Predators survived an onslaught of shots by the San Jose Sharks while routing them 6-2. Collecting goals from Weber (2), Wilson, Klein, Spaling, and Erat, the Predators jumped to a 6 point lead over […]
It has been a long time since the Predators and the Sharks have met of the frozen surface of Bridgestone Arena…October 25th in fact that saw San Jose skate to victory 3-1. They have met as recent as November 5th at HP Pavilion in San Jose where the Predators won in overtime. Tonight, San Jose […]
The Nashville Predators are 61 games through the 2011-2012 season. Some faces have changed since the initial drop of the puck in October, but the results have been much better than anyone could have anticipated.
Rinne and shootouts….it is a hot button topic and one Predators fans are all too grumpy about this afternoon. The Predators dropped another in a shootout to the St. Louis Blues Thursday night thus allowing a team they are trying to catch an extra point in the standings. Truthfully, the Predators with Rinne in net […]
The Blues put one more point of distance between them and the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena tonight winning in a shootout 3-2. Oshie scored the game-winner on a wicked backhand move to beat Rinne and Andy McDonald would add the insurance on a similar move. The Predators got one point in the affair but […]
The St. Louis Blues finally lost a home game in regulation falling to the Boston Bruins last night 4-2. Nashville had a one day rest after their win over the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Tuesday. St. Louis is 3-7-1 on the year in back-to-back games. Coming into the Bridgestone Arena tonight, the St. Louis Blues […]