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Preds Still Can’t Flip the Script Against Vancouver

No one would question the motivation of the Nashville Predators headed into their Tuesday night clash with the Vancouver Canucks at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. However it was the Canucks who came away with two points, in a hard-fought, 4-3 shootout victory, continuing their near-dominance on the Preds home ice. With a scheduled rematch in […]
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Weber Returns…and So Does The Rivalry With The Dallas Stars

Nashville Predators Captain, defenseman Shea Weber returns to the ice tonight against the Dallas Stars at Bridgestone Arena, two weeks after being sidelined with a concussion from a hit by Dallas defenseman, Mark Fistric. The game is the first meeting between the two impending division-mates since Weber’s  injury. (Photo: Danny Murphy/Icon SMI) He’s not dead, and […]
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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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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 Preds Give Me A Black Eye; Blues Fans Give One to Themselves (Part 1/2)

The Nashville Predators and St.Louis Blues duked it out on the ice Saturday night in the Preds’ second game of the season. The Blues’ Ryan Reaves (center) won this battle with the Preds’ Zack Stortini (left), but the Predators would win the war, 4-2 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis as Nashville begins the […]
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Lucky 13? (Part 1/2)

Two of the Nashville Predators’ key young veterans, Patric Hornqvist (left) and Sergei Kostitsyn (right) will play a big role in determining whether the Music City’s hockey club can better their second-round playoff appearance of a year ago. Will the team’s 13th NHL season of play be a lucky one? (Photo: Harry How/Getty Images North […]
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You May Call It Greed; I Call It Tough Love (Part (2/2)

It now appears that with star defenseman Shea Weber under contract for just one season, Nashville Predators General Manager David Poile will be under the gun to make good on Weber’s condition of improving the team’s scoring talent to convince the Preds Captain to remain in Nashville, long term. Will concern for losing Weber to […]
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You May Call It Greed; I Call It Tough Love (Part (1/2)

Has Nashville Predators Captain, Shea Weber sold his navy-and-gold soul to the almighty dollar? Preds fans have been searching for weeks trying to figure out how he circumstances involving Weber’s eventual record-breaking $7.5 million contract could possibly have gotten so out of hand. (photo: Yahoo Sports/PuckDaddy) Sloggin’ Sometimes there’s a bona fide advantage to being […]
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An Old Theme Continues…And A New One Begins

The Beat(down) Goes On The Nashville Predators can certainly be forgiven if their play Tuesday night at GM Place in Vancouver was less than perfect. Finishing up a difficult three-game Western Canada road trip is never an easy proposition, particularly with the time zone differences and compressed three-games-in-five-days schedule. The difficulty level ramps up a […]
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