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Predators' David Poile wins GM of the Year
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David Poile of the Nashville Predators captured the NHL General Manager of the Year Award on Wednesday night, finishing well ahead of Edmonton's Peter Chiarelli and Ottawa's Pierre Dorion by a landslide vote to win the award for the first time. GM of the year voting pic.twitter.com/aiILDAjJZZ — Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) June 22, 2017 Poile […]

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Predators' Johansen ahead of schedule in recovery from thigh injury
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Though Nashville Predators fans are still mourning their Stanley Cup Final loss, the team's No. 1 center, Ryan Johansen, offered some good news Tuesday. Johansen's ahead of schedule in his recovery from emergency thigh surgery and expects he'll be able to resume skating in a couple of weeks, he told Robby Stanley of NHL.com. The […]

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Data dive: What might a Stanley Cup win mean for the Predators' financial future?
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Winning isn't everything. But it certainly doesn't hurt. If the Nashville Predators can beat the Pittsburg Penguins two more times in the Stanley Cup Final, the team will bring home not only the first NHL championship in its history, but also the first major-league title for any team in Tennessee. The team's unprecedented run is […]

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Predators' Sissons won't be suspended for Game 6
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The Nashville Predators will have Colton Sissons at their disposal Sunday in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. The forward won’t be suspended after being issued a match penalty at the end of Game 5 for cross-checking Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta in the face, the NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Friday. Colton […]

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Penguins continue to exploit Predators' third-pairing weakness (Trending Topics)
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JUNE 08: Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is defended by Matt Irwin #52 and Yannick Weber #7 of the Nashville Predators during the second period in Game Five of the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final at PPG PAINTS Arena on June 8, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Nashville Predators better hope that Ryan […]

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NHL-Defense key to any Predators' success, says coach
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It may be the most overused cliche in sports, but for Nashville coach Peter Laviolette it definitely rings true in the Stanley Cup Final series against the high-scoring Pittsburgh Penguins: 'Offense sells tickets, but defense wins championships'. While the Predators, who lost the opening two games of the series in Pittsburgh, had an offensive breakout […]

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Predators' Aberg victimizes Maatta, scores beautiful goal (Video)
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The second best goal of the Stanley Cup Playoffs now belongs to Pontus Aberg. Olli Maatta also deserves some credit for making it possible, as he was absolutely torched on the play by the speedy Swede. Just past the halfway point of the first period, Aberg came streaking down the left side all alone, pulled […]

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A controversial replay review waived off what appeared to be the Predators' first goal of the Stanley Cup Final
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It looked like the Nashville Predators had taken an early lead against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final when PK Subban scored what appeared to be the first goal of the series. After Subban intercepted a careless mid-ice clearance by the Penguins, he passed the puck forward for Filip Forsberg. […]

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Predators' Laviolette expects Fisher, Smith back in lineup for Game 1
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Nashville Predators captain Mike Fisher should be good to go when Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final kicks off on Monday. Head coach Peter Laviolette told reporters on Sunday that he expects all players present on the team's current trip to be available for Game 1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins, which would include Fisher […]

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NHL Notes: Predators' P.K. Subban rides whirlwind to Stanley Cup Final
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It has been an extraordinary 11 months for P.K. Subban. Oh, and along the way the former star for the Montreal Canadiens played a key role in Nashville's stirring run to the Stanley Cup Final. The best way to sum up Subban's approach?

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Videos: Best of Predators' 2017 NHL Playoffs
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NBC sports analyst Mike Milbury calls P.K. Subban a clown during warm ups. During interview with USA Today Network Tennessee columnist Joe Rexrode he says he wishes he had something different. Courtesy of NBC Sports

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Pekka Rinne silences critics on Predators' Stanley Cup Final quest
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The Stanley Cup Playoffs have their mythic qualities. As Pekka Rinne sees it, the Nashville Predators just completed their third of four trials in this mythic journey, each with their own distinct challenges. Here it was about physical hockey,” he said, moments after the Predators eliminated the Anaheim Ducks in six games, winning their first […]

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