Torey Krug has been better as of late after finishing November as a point-per-game player with an even plus/minus rating, but his first-period difficulties vs. Nashville were impossible to ignore. Krug couldn't do enough to neutralize Craig Smith crashing for a juicy Anton Khudobin rebound in the opening minutes.
The Anaheim Ducks begin a five-game road trip tonight that could end with a big increase in the separation between where they currently reside in the Western Conference standings and a playoff spot. Currently two points out of a wild card spot and three points behind the Calgary Flames for the third seed in the […]
Pekka Rinne grew up admiring Miikka Kiprusoff, a fellow Finnish goalie. Ryan Johansen had a goal and an assist, and Rinne earned his second shutout of the season and 45th of his career as the Nashville Predators beat the St. Louis Blues 2-0. Rinne moved past Kiprusoff for the most shutouts by a player from […]
Finally: Ryan Johansen scored his first goal since his scary surgery during the Stanley Cup Playoffs, not to mention signing that big contract. By Hockey Reference’s numbers, he’s gone from almost two-and-a-half SOG per game during his Columbus days (2.30, with those numbers climbing as he established himself) to less than two per night in […]
What: Washington Capitals at Nashville PredatorsWhere: Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tenn.When: 8:00 p.m. ETHow to Watch: Capitals-Predators will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington. (Channel Finder)Live Stream: You can watch the Capitals-Predators
NBCSN’s coverage of the 2017-18 NHL season continues with a meeting between the Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. Both the Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals enter Tuesday night’s matchup in good form. The Capitals have won five of their last six games, while the Predators have taken four of […]
Country music star Carrie Underwood is recovering after reportedly breaking her wrist in a fall outside her home in Nashville, Tennessee. On Sunday, Underwood took to social media to thank fans for their well wishes. Underwood’s injuries forced her to cancel a performance at the Country Rising benefit concert Sunday night in Nashville, The Tennessean […]
Let’s all take a moment to toast Nashville Predators GM David Poile. When it comes to league-changing trades, Poile is on top of the NHL, and no one is even all that close. OK, Peter Chiarelli and Marc Bergevin are up there, but while Poile wears a
Scott Darling was used to dealing with the on-ice pressure from his time with the Blackhawks. From his stellar performance against the Nashville Predators in April 2015 to taking over when Corey Crawford had appendicitis last December, Darling showed he could handle a No. 1 goaltending job someday. It's (more) the big life change, to […]
If there was any doubt, acquiring and then extending Kyle Turris made this clear: the Nashville Predators are going all-in to win a Stanley Cup. The tantalizing thing for Nashville is that they now boast arguably the most complete roster in the NHL, at least with a healthy Ryan Ellis and Nick Bonino. Predators GM […]
The San Jose Sharks scored three unanswered goals to take down the Nashville Predators, 4-1, at home.
If you spend enough time on Hockey Twitter, you’ll notice that some goalies get extra rope, while others seem to receive less benefit of the doubt. As the Nashville Predators have made some great upgrades over the years in trading for P.K. Subban and Filip Forsberg,* Pekka Rinne has increasingly been viewed as the anchor […]