Predators Sign Johansen to Eight-Year Contract

The Nashville Predators have signed forward Ryan Johansen to an eight-year contract worth $64 million, the club announced Friday. The deal runs through the 2024-2025 NHL season and has an average annual value of $8 million. Johansen arrived in Nashville after a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets in January of 2016. The exchange sentContinue reading “Predators Sign Johansen to Eight-Year Contract”

Predators Lose Ryan Johansen for Remainder of Playoffs

The Nashville Predators will be without centre Ryan Johansen for the rest of the playoffs. Johansen injured his left thigh and required emergency surgery, the team said. The injury occurred during Game Four of Nashville’s Western Conference Final series against the Anaheim Ducks. Johansen is expected to require two to three months of recovery time.Continue reading “Predators Lose Ryan Johansen for Remainder of Playoffs”

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks

The Nashville Predators will face the Anaheim Ducks in the Western Conference Final and it should be a doozy. The series marks the first time the Predators have been in the Western Conference Final and the fifth time the Ducks have had the chance. The path to here has been compelling for Nashville, as theyContinue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Anaheim Ducks”

Nashville Closes Out Series with (Another) Home Win Against Blues

The Nashville Predators are moving on to the Western Conference Final. They eliminated the St. Louis Blues with a 3-1 Game Six victory on Sunday, closing out the series and improving to 8-2 in this year’s playoffs. “It’s a great feeling right now,” Predators defenseman Roman Josi said. “It was a tough series. Every gameContinue reading “Nashville Closes Out Series with (Another) Home Win Against Blues”

2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues

The St. Louis Blues will meet the Nashville Predators in the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs and both teams could be considered underdogs. After all, both teams upset their top-seeded opponents in the first round. And both teams weren’t supposed to win, let alone with relative ease. The Predators took out theContinue reading “2017 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Nashville Predators vs. St. Louis Blues”