Nashville Predators

Game 7 ended the way it began for the Nashville Predators and their fans, in heartbreak. Pekka Rinne had a rough first few minutes and spotted the Jets a two-goal lead. Predators head coach Peter Laviolette then made the call to pull the veteran and put in 23-year-old Juuse Saros. He kept his team in the game
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Game 82 of the season has come and gone and the Nashville Predators are the best team in the NHL. The Presidents’ Trophy is coming to Tennesee and it was a wild ride. There were ups and downs, blockbuster trades, and incredible goaltending. While things weren’t always peachy, there was always a sense that everything
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Pekka Rinne is an all-time great goalie. He is just the 18th goalie in history to amass 300 wins and 50 shutouts in a career. He has been a three-time Vezina Trophy finalist and is poised to finally win it this season. Beyond his play, Rinne is an all-time great human being. He is always supportive
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The battle for the Stanley Cup kicks off in less than a month, on Wednesday, April 11. While there are still several teams battling to secure a playoff spot in the Western Conference, teams in the East are fairly well decided. Best Odds to Win the Stanley Cup This season, three of the four 2016-17
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Even if they haven’t started yet, the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are upon us. Champions are being predicted as we speak, first-round match-ups are being projected and, most importantly, teams are jockeying for position. It’s not as simple as winning down the stretch anymore. Legitimate contenders may draw especially hot opponents who have peaked at
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The Nashville Predators, unquestionably, field the most talented collection of defensemen in today’s NHL. Other teams may boast a bigger star or one electric pairing but no one offers the depth of that in Music City. More than any of its forward lines, Nashville’s defense demonstrates the impressive abilities of general manager David Poile. Even
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Last season, the Predators combination of Filip Forsberg, Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson helped bring national attention to Nashville. Certainly, the team’s defensive personnel is among the best in the league. However, before the acquisition and subsequent emergence of a true number-one center, the team remained predictably one-dimensional in its forward lines. This line of
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“Defense wins championships” is how the saying goes and if the Nashville Predators’ defense is any indication, they could bring home the big prize at the end of the season. Over the years, general manager David Poile has done a miraculous job at uncovering defensive gems that develop in the Predators’ farm system. Whether the
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David Poile has been the general manager of the Nashville Predators since day one. He escorted the expansion franchise carefully into the National Hockey League back in 1997 and for long stretches of time, the hockey world wasn’t sure they’d see ten seasons with a lack of stars and dwindling support. Since then though, he
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In today’s NHL, with a hard salary cap and more money allocated to players at the top of the roster, having quality depth is as important as it has ever been. This is especially true of third-line centers. Take a look at teams with the most success in recent years and this proves true. The Penguins
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