Predators: Austin Watson Has Suspension Reduced by Arbitrator

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson has had his suspension reduced from 27 games to 18 games by arbitrator Shyam Das. Watson was tagged with the initial suspension mid-September after pleading guilty to domestic assault from an incident in June. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made the initial suspension stick after a league investigation and a hearing,Continue reading “Predators: Austin Watson Has Suspension Reduced by Arbitrator”

Predators: Austin Watson Suspended 27 Games

The NHL has suspended Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson for 27 games, the league announced Wednesday. The suspension pertains to “unacceptable off-ice conduct.” Th 26-year-old from Ann Arbor pleaded no contest in July to a domestic assault charge from a June incident. The NHL held an investigation and hearing into the incident last week andContinue reading “Predators: Austin Watson Suspended 27 Games”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Nashville and Winnipeg Clash in Second Round

The Nashville Predators will collide with the Winnipeg Jets in what should be a doozy of a series in the second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Game One of this series takes place on Friday. The Predators took the Presidents’ Trophy in the regular season and boast one of the stingiest defences inContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Nashville and Winnipeg Clash in Second Round”

Predators: Nashville Smashes Avalanche, Takes the Series

The Nashville Predators have knocked off the Colorado Avalanche and advanced to the second round of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Predators defeated the Avalanche by a final score of 5-0 on Sunday, sending a decisive message and setting up a second round series against the Winnipeg Jets. The win was a blowout, oneContinue reading “Predators: Nashville Smashes Avalanche, Takes the Series”

Ducks and Predators Face Adversity Ahead of Game Six

The Nashville Predators are not eager to face a Game Seven situation in their Western Conference Final series against the Anaheim Ducks. That’s a given. The Predators took home a 3-1 win in Game Five for a 3-2 series lead and will waltz into the Bridgestone Arena on Monday with hopes of making history. HistoryContinue reading “Ducks and Predators Face Adversity Ahead of Game Six”