Meeting for the first time in the post-season, the Carolina Hurricanes and Nashville Predators will begin their first round series of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Monday.
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”
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”
It’s a tangle between the Central Division champion Nashville Predators and the Dallas Stars, possessors of the first wild card spot in the Western Conference. Seven points separated them in the standings during the regular season and both are coming in hot, with the Stars going 5-1-1 to finish the season and the Predators 8-2-1Continue reading “Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars”
The Nashville Predators have signed goalie Pekka Rinne to a two-year deal worth $10 million, the team announced Saturday. The deal makes sure Rinne is a Predator through 2020-2021 and breaks down as $6 million in 2019-2020 and $4 million in 2020-2021. “Both the organization and Pekka want him to play his entire career withContinue reading “Predators: Nashville Sets Tone with Rinne Signing”