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NHL: Penguins aim for 3rd straight title, Knights' era begins
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The NHL is set for its 100th season of play with a record 31 teams and Pittsburgh looking for the three-peat, but for the first time since 1994 there will be no break for the Olympics. The Penguins, who beat the Nashville Predators in six games to win their second-straight Stanley Cup title, will get […]

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Nashville wants better playoff seed this year for Cup chase
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The Nashville Predators believe they learned a couple of important lessons in reaching the first Stanley Cup final in the franchise's history. As the second wild-card team in the West, the Predators lost only once on home ice while winning the Western Conference, and their second loss in Nashville came in a painful Game 6 […]

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P.K. Subban told fans he would ‘never’ kneel during national anthem
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Nashville Predators star P.K. Subban told a crowd of fans at a recent fundraiser that he would “never” kneel in protest during the national anthem, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Greg Wyshynski. The Toronto native’s comments were confirmed by the team, which had already said it would not participate in any activism before games. Predators coach Peter […]

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With Kesler on the mend, Ducks need more from Rakell
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Anaheim Ducks have stayed the course, even as a second Stanley Cup title has eluded them. It is an approach the Ducks believe will be rewarded, perhaps as soon as next spring. The Ducks won another division title last season and outlasted the surging Edmonton Oilers in a fantastic seven-game series […]

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P.K. Subban says he’ll 'never' protest during national anthem
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P.K. Subban said on Tuesday that he will “never” kneel during the national anthem to protest something politically. Subban performed at a fundraiser on Tuesday night at Zanies Comedy Club in Nashville, to benefit Comedy Cares. He told the audience that he would “never” take a knee during the national anthem, because he has too much […]

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Has Donald Trump found support from hockey?
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Amid the brouhaha caused by his repeated attacks on the NFL and NBA over the weekend, Donald Trump sought support from an unlikely source Sunday evening. “Please [sic] to inform that the Champion Pittsburgh Penguins of the NHL will be joining me at the White House for Ceremony. Great team!” Trump tweeted Sunday. The Penguins, led by […]

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Predators captain announcement looming; they have some great options
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Multiple reporters* indicate that the Nashville Predators will name their captain (and alternates) on Wednesday. The Tennessean’s Adam Vignan reports that the Predators themselves realize that there are quite a few logical captains in their midst (which probably isn’t a bad problem to have). “I think Mike last year, I think everybody saw that coming.

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Predators tab Roman Josi as new captain, call him ‘our Roger Federer’
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The Nashville Predators boasted some appealing options to take the torch from Mike Fisher as captain, but really there was only one obvious name: Roman Josi. As captain, Josi will see an increased role on the Predators leadership team, which will also see some new appointments. Defenseman Ryan Ellis has been named as the team’s […]

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Tyler Seguin and Stars learn lessons from subpar season
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As he heads into his fifth season with the Dallas Stars, Tyler Seguin isn’t looking for a clean slate. The Stars (34-37-11) finished last season sixth in the Central Division – 15 points back of the Nashville Predators for the second wild card spot in the Western Conference. “I don’t know if I want to […]

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Predators eager to return after team’s shortest offseason
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators couldn’t be happier to return to work after their painful loss in the Stanley Cup Final , a deep playoff run that made for the shortest offseason in franchise history. Many of the Predators have been skating together for the past three weeks, and 20 of them helped the […]

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Kings, Golden Knights are already trash-talking each other (on Twitter)
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As an expansion team, the Vegas Golden Knights need to do some legwork to drum up some rivalries. Granted, Nashville Predators fans (or at least GM David Poile) might grumble when the Golden Knights roll out James Neal. Now, it’s understandable if you dismiss a Twitter battle as a … well, nerd war.

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Predators’ Ellis to miss ‘several months’ following offseason surgery
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Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis will miss a significant portion of the 2017-18 season. The Predators delivered the bad news on Thursday, stating that Ellis will miss “several months” following offseason surgery to repair a “lower-body ailment.” According to Thomas Willis of the Predators, general manager David Poile told the media that Ellis isn’t expected […]

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