Tag Archives: David Legwand

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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Growin’ Up

Bedlam in Music City. The Nashville Predators bench erupts following their 2-1 series-clinching victory over longtime Central-Division foes, the Detroit Red Wings last Friday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The Preds now move on to the second round versus the Phoenix Coyotes this Friday at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, AZ (Photo: John Russell/NHLI via […]
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A CALculated Risk: Will O’Reilly Turn Out To Be The Next Rich Peverley…or Worse?

A week ago, The Nashville Predators said goodbye to former prospect, forward, Cal O’Reilly (left), trading the former 2005 5th round (#150 overall) pick to the Phoenix Coyotes for a 4th-rounder in next June’s NHL Entry Draft. Given their similarities, fans wonder if the change of scenery might afford the talented but oft-injured centerman the […]
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Life Without Marty Is Proving to Be a Losing Proposition For Nashville

Life without 2010-2011 co-leading scorer Martin Erat (left) has been daunting so far this season for the Nashville Predators. Erat has missed the last four games, three of which were Nashville losses, and did not accompany the team on its current west coast road swing. Celebrations as depicted here with forward David Legwand have been […]
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Coyotes Out-Predator the Predators, 5-2 in 2011-12 Bridgestone Home Opener

The Nashville Predators didn’t quite look like themselves Thursday night in their 2011-12 home opener, losing to the Phoenix Coyotes 5-2 at Bridgestone Arena. In fact, it was the Coyotes who appeared to be the ones playing Predators hockey as they garnered their first win of the young season. Meanwhile, Nashville’s David Legwand (right) continues […]
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Konfronting Kostitsyn & Thursday Notes

Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena, the Nashville Predators’ annual Meet The Team event was held, allowing season ticket holders the opportunity to meet and get autographs from their favorite Preds players and coaches. And while it was awesome to shake hands with Craig Smith, Jon Blum, and Ryan Suter, all I really wanted to do […]
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The Preds Give Me A Black Eye; Blues Fans Give One to Themselves (Part 2/2)

This is a slight over-dramatization of my pregame experience in St.Louis last Saturday night (For demonstration purposes only. Professional B.S. artist used. Do not try this at home). There is No ‘EYE’ in ‘TEAM’ Meanwhile, back in The ‘Lou, before the ugliness ensued, I was giving new meaning to the term, ‘keep your eye on […]
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The Kids Are Alright

The 2011-12 Nashville Predators may not be forward Jordin Tootoo‘s team, per se, but he’s playing like it is. Tootoo and the young Preds continued their strong preseason showing with a 4-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. (Photo: NHLI via Getty Images) All Growed Up We’ve all […]
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The $56.3 Million Question: How To Keep The Big 3 Intact? (Part 2/2)

Back in WW II, there was a saying, “Loose lips sink ships.” Did Head Coach Barry Trotz‘s ‘Match Statement’ damage David Poile’s efforts to get an affordable long-term deal done with Shea Weber prior to arbitration? Was it a slip of the tongue or a statement spoken out of foreknowledge as to the extent of […]
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