Blues: Bortuzzo Suspended Four Games

St. Louis Blues defenceman Robert Bortuzzo has been suspended four games for his crosscheck on Nashville Predators forward Viktor Arvidsson. The suspension came down just a few hours after the Predators announced Arvidsson would be out of action four to six weeks. Bortuzzo had a hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Sunday andContinue reading “Blues: Bortuzzo Suspended Four Games”

Predators: Josi Contract is Money Well Spent

Nashville Predators captain Roman Josi finally got his pay raise Tuesday, signing an eight-year contract worth $72.242 million. “It’s something that obviously Roman wanted very badly and something that we covet very much,” general manager David Poile said. “But for Roman, I think this is a unique and special situation for someone that’s our captain,Continue reading “Predators: Josi Contract is Money Well Spent”

2019-2020 Season Preview: Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators are gearing up to win the Central Division for a third straight season and there’s every reason to believe they can do it. They strengthened their forward core this off-season, adding Matt Duchene to condense things down the middle. The move meant the departure of defenceman P.K. Subban, who was traded toContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Nashville Predators”

What Went Wrong: Nashville Predators

The defending Presidents’ Trophy winners took to 2018-2019 with designs on improving their position, but ultimately fell short. Despite cataloguing 100 points in the regular season, the Preds were third in the Western Conference behind the San Jose Sharks and Calgary Flames. In the playoffs, they were defeated by the Dallas Stars in the firstContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Nashville Predators”

Predators: #Smashville Signs Matt Duchene for Seven Years

It took a little while to make it official, but Matt Duchene is a member of the Nashville Predators. The Predators signed the forward to a seven-year deal worth an average annual value of $8 million. This instantly kicks up the value of Nashville, who gain a top line centre coming off a hot playoffContinue reading “Predators: #Smashville Signs Matt Duchene for Seven Years”