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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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We May Think of Them As Superheroes, But They’re Only Human

The Nashville Predators’ newest ‘hero,’  defenseman Hal Gill made an immediate impact in his first home game Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena, setting up Nashville’s shorthanded,  game-winning goal versus the Vancouver Canucks. He may not wear a cape, but Preds fans hope his super play continues. (Photo: John-Russell_NHLI-via-Getty-Images;  Cape courtesy of Photoshop). Heroes Play Here […]
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Are The Preds The Team The Caps Want To Be When They Grow Up? Or Is It The Other Way Around?

The similarities are seemingly as abundant as the perceived differences between the Eastern Conference powerhouse Washington Capitals and the Western Conference’s Nashville Predators…only in reverse. Wait…Nevermind. With not only their history and present interlinked, both teams hope there’s a Stanley Cup Final appearance is in their respective future as well. In the meantime, on Tuesday […]
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Friday AJenda – Fisher Reels in a Whopper

The Nashville Predators knew they were getting a great player when they acquired forward Mike Fisher last February from the Ottawa Senators. However, a lingering shoulder injury that Fisher brought with him to Music City may have obscured just how good he truly is. Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena, the now-fully-healed Fisher’s talent was on […]
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Many Happy Returns, But No Happy Ending for the Predators

Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena the Nashville Predators welcomed back to the ice a pair of key veterans for the first time this season. Defenseman Francis Bouillon (left) had been battling concussion symptoms since last January, and forward Mike Fisher (right) has been recovering from offseason shoulder surgery. The players’ happy return wasn’t enough to […]
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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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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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