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”

Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Dallas Stars

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”

Predators: It’s Time for Nashville to Course Correct

Don’t look now, but the Nashville Predators have lost five straight. League-watchers may have spotted an odd trend coming out of #Smashville in the form of accruing losses, but the fifth loss – a Thursday jam against the Dallas Stars – made the problem clear. Sure, there was good news with the returns of P.K.Continue reading “Predators: It’s Time for Nashville to Course Correct”

2017-2018 Season Preview: Nashville Predators

To close out last season, the Nashville Predators made it to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in their history and lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games. For an encore, you have to believe the Predators want to take that final step toward hockey’s ultimate prize. To that end, there haveContinue reading “2017-2018 Season Preview: Nashville Predators”