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Parting Shot: Red Wings School Preds Once More…For Old Time’s Sake

The newest Nashville Predator, 18 year-old Swedish forward Filip Forsberg jumps onto the ice for his first NHL shift Sunday night at Bridgestone Arena. The hopeful star of the future for Nashville acquitted himself well in his debut, however the Preds woeful goal-scoring fortunes continued as they dropped a season-high sixth straight game 3-0 to […]
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It’s ‘Winnin’ Time’ (Or Else) for the Predators: A Commentary

Their jersey colors are the same, will their resolve be as well? Los Angeles Lakers great, Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson (left) spearheaded ‘Winnin’ Time’ for his team’s 1980s NBA dynasty.  Nashville Predators Captain, Shea Weber (right) will attempt to do the same for his team as they head down the stretch seeking another invitation to the […]
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Shaken AND Stirred | a Miniseries | Part 4

Nashville Predators forward Marty Erat was one of several key performers last week, as the Preds led off the stretch run with a pair of wins at Bridgestone Arena. Music City’s team enters the final six weeks of league regular season play on the bubble of the playoff picture. They’ll be attempting to make the […]
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Shaken AND Stirred | a Miniseries | Part 3

Are the 2012-13 Nashville Predators the team we think we see? Do they believe that they are? Better Days Ahead(?) Y’know, it’s funny — disturbing, really — the way that things can turn — literally, proving to us that things aren’t always what they seem to be. Sometimes objects or environments viewed from one perspective […]
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Shaken AND Stirred | a Miniseries | Part 2

Nashville Predators forward Rich Clune whoops it up in front of the home crowd in Dallas last Tuesday night; his penalty shot goal highlighted the Preds’ 4-0 victory over the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Light at the end of the tunnel, or an oncoming train? Okay, so before I go […]
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Shaken AND Stirred | a Miniseries | Part 1

Nashville Predators goaltender, Pekka Rinne, as usual, has covered a lot of ground for his team this season. Question is, will his teammates be able to go the extra mile for him as well? Double-Edged Angst Wow. Would’ja look at the time? How could the Nashville Predators already be hitting the halfway mark of even […]
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The Preds Are Back To Work (And So Am I)

Nashville Predators fans were back in force this past Holiday weekend at Bridgestone Arena, as the citizens of Smashville welcomed loudly the return of NHL regular season play to Music City with a pair of sellouts, on Saturday and Monday nights. (File Photo: | Kim Green/WBUR, Boston) Hockey is back — but that’s not […]
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Preds Offseason 2012: A Midsummer Night’s Dream…Or Nightmare? (Part I)

Nashville Predators General Manager David Poile has a longstanding reputation as a cool customer. However, as this summer of record-breaking heat in Music City wears on, the cards he’s being dealt are making it tough for the Preds venerable front office boss to maintain his poker face. (Photo: The Tennessean) Hot, Bothered, and Behind the […]
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The Moment of Truth

The Phoenix Coyotes foiled the efforts of the Nashville Predators at every turn last Friday night in Game 4 of their Western Conference Semifinal match-up at Bridgestone Arena. In a scene typical of the Coyotes’ smothering team defense from that game, above, Phoenix forwards Martin Hanzal (left) and Radim Vrbata (right) deny Nashville forwards Patric Hornqvist […]
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Coyotes Proving That Flattery Will Get You Everywhere

The look says it all. Nashville Predators forward Gabriel Bourque appears despondent as the Phoenix Coyotes celebrate following Martin Hanzal’s second period goal Sunday in the Coyotes’ Game 2 victory over Nashville at Arena in Glendale, AZ. Down 2-0 in their second round playoff matchup, the Preds must now find a way to bounce back […]
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