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The real deal Neal!

The real deal Neal! By Josh @Top6Grinder James Neal was brought to the Nashville Predators to bring a proven legit offensive threat. Well, James Neal has been just that with 5 goals in 7 games.4 of those goals coming the past two games. Even though Neal had less ice time than the previous 5 games (16:22 TOI) Neal silenced the ...
Via Predneck Nation
33 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Filip Forsberg And The Ceiling Of The Nashville Predators

Filip Forsberg was widely considered as the best European Skater in the 2012 entry draft. His high end skillset, offensive creativity and elite hockey IQ made it seem like a lock for him to be selected just after the two clear studs Nail Yakupov and Alex Galchenyuk (and maybe fourth depending on how you feel […] The post Filip Forsberg And The Ceiling Of The Nashville Predators...
Via Two Pad Stack
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Peter Laviolette Hitting All The Right Notes In Music City

#457223046 / gettyimages.com You could forgive Nashville Predators fans for being a bit skeptical heading into the 2014-15 season. For the first time since they joined the NHL a coach other than Barry Trotz would be behind the Nashville bench. Peter Laviolette was coming off a disappointing 0-3 start with the Philadelphia Flyers when he was relieved of his duties last October, paving...
Via Beyond The Benches
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Neal has hat trick in Predators' win over Blackhawks

James Neal was brought to Nashville to score goals. And score he did in the Predators' 3-2 victory Thursday night against the Chicago Blackhawks at Bridgestone Arena. "You want to do so well and wait for your chances," Neal said. "Everything fell into place tonight." Neal scored three consecutive goals — a natural hat trick — on Chicago goalie Antti...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nashville proving they can compete with the elite

Over the last seasons of Barry Trotz’s long tenure with the Nashville Predators, the team slowly began to lose their grip as one of the tougher teams to face in the Western Conference. Although never winning a division crown in Trotz’s time, Nashville went from one of the best to one of the worst in the Central Division prior to his firing this past summer. With a more offensive...
Via The Predatorial
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predators 3, Blackhawks 2

Notes: The Predators are now the only team in the National Hockey League undefeated in regulation and are solidly atop the Central division. For the fifth time in seven games, the Predators gave up the first goal, but this time it certainly wasn’t for lack of effort. The Preds were fierce out of the gate, putting together several intense shifts and throwing up more than double...
Via The Predatorial
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Fall To Rinne, Predators

James Neal provided all of the offense Nashville needed and a healthy Pekka Rinne had a marvelous third period as the Predators handed the Blackhawks their first regulation loss of the 2014-15 season. The final box score shows the Hawks … Continue reading → The post Blackhawks Fall To Rinne, Predators appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predators Practice Update – October 23rd, 2014

Six games into the season, the Nashville Predators sit alone atop the Central Division. Game seven, however, will give the Predators an opportunity to extend their lead to more than one point. With a chance for redemption after Saturday night’s loss on a shorthanded goal in overtime, Nashville prepares for their second meeting against the Blackhawks this season. “We had...
Via The Predatorial
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Predators' Filip Forsberg among top NHL rookies

The Filip Forsberg factor on the Predators' scoresheet is evident through the first six games this season. He's second among NHL rookies in scoring (1 goal, 4 assists) and has played well enough to be moved back to the top line with center Mike Ribeiro and winger James Neal. "Mike is a really good passer and Neal is a pure-goal scorer," Forsberg said. "I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

All Star Exposure: Home Stand to Check the Casual Fan.

All Star Exposure: Home Stand to Check the Casual Fan. By Miranda Martin @Prednecknation It’s been a very rewarding October for a Predators fan. After a complete makeover of the Nashville Predators system during this past offseason, many were biting their nails to see the result and if it would be a success. The Preds went all new everything: new ...
Via Predneck Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

All Ryan Ellis haters please stand up!

Written By Joshua @Top6Grinder The Predators came away with another bonus hockey win against the Coyotes last night at Bridgestone arena. The Coyotes usually give the Predators a good matchup and last night was no different.  Even with Devan Dubnyk in net for the Coyotes giving the Predators they wanted which was a little disappointing.  I was looking for target ...
Via Predneck Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Laviolette speaks after Preds practice

Video from Peter Laviolette following practice Wednesday...
Via Smashville 24/7
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The New Look Nashville Predators

from Katie Strang of ESPN, I still think the Nashville Predators are bound to come back to earth following their hot start to the season -- one that has them with the surprising lead in the stacked Central Division -- but the Preds secured another win Tuesday night, downing the Arizona Coyotes 4-3. New coach Peter Laviolette might have revitalized this team with a needed change...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators edge Coyotes in shootout

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ryan Ellis scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Mike Ribeiro, Ellis, and James Neal scored in regulation for Nashville, winners of two of three. Rob Klinkhammer, Keith Yandle, and Martin Erat scored for Arizona. The Coyotes have lost two straight. Klinkhammer scored the game...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nashville to host 2016 NHL all-star game

The NHL will announce on Friday that the Nashville Predators will host the 2016 NHL All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena, according to Sportsnet’s John Shannon. It will be the first All-Star Game hosted by Nashville since the Predators’ inaugural season in 1998-99. Included in the All-Star Game festivities is the skills competition held on the Saturday before the actual game, as...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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