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Summer Wind: Shea Weber Trade Talk Persists

As detailed in our look at the Nashville Predators, there’s a lot to like about this team’s defence. Shea Weber, Roman Josi, Seth Jones, Ryan Ellis, Barret Jackman, and Mattias Ekholm are all game-changing blueliners. Naturally, such an embarrassment of riches on the back end has led to speculation and talk that one big piece […]

2015-2016 Season Preview: Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators are relatively happy with the team they have, which is why they didn’t do much of anything in the off-season. They finished 2014-2015 with a 47-25-10 record, good for second in the Central Division, and they made the playoffs after a two year lull. They scored 226 goals and allowed 202, plus […]

Predators Sign Ribeiro, Jackman, Hodgson

The Nashville Predators signed impending free agent Mike Ribeiro to a two year contract worth $7 million, thereby opening the floodgates for more moves. General manager David Poile knew that signing Ribeiro was a key part of moving forward and the confidence enabled him to sign defenceman Barret Jackman to a two year deal worth […]

Chicago Blackhawks Eliminate Nashville Predators

The Chicago Blackhawks have eliminated the Nashville Predators, closing out their opening round playoff series with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night. The Predators looked like they might have a handle on things early, scoring three goals in just over 11 minutes in the first period. They even chased goalie Scott Darling, causing Corey Crawford […]

Nashville’s Weber Out Two Games

The Nashville Predators may have evened up their playoff series against the Chicago Blackhawks with a 6-2 victory on Friday night, but they also received some bad news as defenceman Shea Weber was injured halfway through the second period. It was a hit by Brandon Saad of the Blackhawks that appeared to do Weber in, […]

Playoff Preview: Chicago Blackhawks vs. Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators are back in the Stanley Cup hunt thanks to new head coach Peter Laviolette and they’ve drawn the daunted Chicago Blackhawks in the first round. What’s more, Chicago has just announced that forward Patrick Kane will be playing in Game One on Wednesday. That’s great news for the Blackhawks and it means […]

Nashville Predators Sign KHL Scoring Dynamo Steve Moses

The Nashville Predators have once again added a high-scoring forward from the Kontinental Hockey League and one has to hope this works out better than the Alexander Radulov situation. This time, the KHL player in question is the one and only Steve Moses. The Predators announced the signing of the 25-year-old forward to a one […]

Maple Leafs Trade Franson, Santorelli to Predators

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded defenceman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators in exchange for forward Olli Jokinen, prospect Brendan Leipsic and a 2015 first round draft pick. “In preparation for the 2015 playoff run, our goal was to add a veteran defenceman who could play in all situations and […]

Pekka Rinne Out Three to Five Weeks

The Nashville Predators have some bad news with goalie Pekka Rinne out three to five weeks with a sprained knee. The netminder sustained the injury Tuesday in his team’s game against the Vancouver Canucks. “It doesn’t change anything as far as we go,” Predators coach Peter Laviolette said. “I mean it’s tough to lose players. […]

Edmonton Oilers Acquire Derek Roy, Matt Fraser

The Edmonton Oilers made a pair of Monday moves, acquiring forward Derek Roy in a trade with the Nashville Predators and claiming Matt Fraser off waivers from the Boston Bruins. Roy was already on the outs in Nashville, with the club putting him on waivers on December 28 after the annual roster freeze thawed out. […]

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