The Nashville Predators have exceeded expectations beyond everyone’s imagination so far this season. With a record of 37-12-6 with 27 games left to play, it’s a wonderful time to be a fan. The team is leading the central division and on pace for an incredible franchise record of 119 points. This season’s success brings up […]
A Best Of episode of The Predcast!
Mike Ribeiro was the best free agent acquisition in the league this last summer. The icing on the cake is the contract is only worth $1.05 million. By now everyone has heard his story, Ribeiro was bought out of his four-year $22 million deal by the Arizona Coyotes just a year after signing the contract. […]
Episode 17 of the Third Season of The Predcast!
Episode 16 of the Third Season of The Predcast!
The Nashville Predators have found some adversity to deal with. Within the process of defeating the Vancouver Canucks 5-1, Pekka Rinne was injured with a sprained knee. The diagnosis was a 3-5 week recovery time. We will discuss this in point #5 below. So the week that was has a different feel than any other […]
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 […]
Optimistic Thoughts: These two teams clearly don’t send each other Christmas cards as the physicality was everywhere in the second half of the game. Taylor Beck and Matt Cullen returned to the lineup, and Anton Volchenkov’s number was called as Ryan Ellis is out with a lower body injury. The Predators opened the scoring with […]
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 […]
Notes: The Predators came out sluggish and sloppy in the first period. Eric Staal zinged a powerplay shot past Pekka in the closing minutes of the period to give Carolina the lead going into the first intermission. In the second period the Preds stepped up their possession time and more than doubled Carolina’s shots, but […]
Episode 15 of the Third Season of The Predcast!
Optimistic Thoughts: Allowed the first goal? No Problem! The Predators fought back after being behind with the resurgence of the power play. Two consecutive man advantage goals in the second period gave the Predators the lead. The power play is quickly becoming a strength of the team after being a huge weakness for much of […]