The Nashville Predators improved to 7-10-0 on the season after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets Saturday, but that hasn’t quite changed fortunes for the franchise overall.
Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, the Arizona Coyotes and Nashville Predators. To say the Coyotes plungedContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Arizona Coyotes vs. 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”
The Columbus Blue Jackets hedged their bets on playoff success in 2018-2019, leaving several critical free agents on the table. And while the Blue Jackets did shockingly sweep the Tampa Bay Lightning out of the first round, they ran into the Boston Bruins in the second and lost the series in six games. When theContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: Columbus Blue Jackets”
In 2018-2019, the Ottawa Senators finished dead last in the NHL. When processing what went wrong with the year, it’s almost a futile effort because just about everything went wrong. The Senators closed 2018-2019 with a 29-47-9 record, good for just 64 points. That put them eight points behind the New Jersey Devils in theContinue reading “What Went Wrong: Ottawa Senators”