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Faith, Hope, & Love – in a Hockey Context (Part 2 of 2)

What’s love got to do with it? How simplistic is it to say that the success of Nashville Predators’ dynamic duo of Head Coach Barry Trotz (left) and General Manager, David Poile is attributable to something so fickle as love? Well, okay…VERY. Nevertheless, if it isn’t smoke & mirrors, it’s gotta be something. And with […]
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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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Sergei’s Hatty A Sign of Kozier Days To Come?

Nashville Predators forward Sergei Kostitsyn (right) is congratulated by by defenseman Francis Bouillon (left) following one of his three goals to help the Preds defeat the Calgary Flames in a New Year’s Day battle at Bridgestone Arena. Kostitsyn’s first career hat trick led Nashville to its third win in a row. (Photo: AP/Mark Humphries) Nothin’ […]
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The ‘Belief’ is Back

The ‘home ice belief’ that Nashville Predators Head Coach Barry Trotz sees his team receiving has not only made him happier, it has Preds fans ecstatic. (Photo: © Reuters) Hmmmm… I think someone’s been fibbing to us, ladies and gentlemen. Someone down at 501 Broadway has not been telling the whole truth. Oh sure, they […]
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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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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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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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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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