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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: Flickr.com | Kim Green/WBUR, Boston) Hockey is back — but that’s not […]
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Sunday AJenda | Tough Love for the Preds; Tough Luck for the Other Guys (Part 1 of 2)

The Nashville Predators defied popular assumption as General Manager, David Poile (left) announced that his team would match the heavily front-loaded offer sheet to defenseman Shea Weber issued on July 19th by the Philadelphia Flyers and GM Paul Holmgren (right). (Photos: Mark Humphrey/AP [Poile]; phillysportscentral.com [Holmgren]) What’s Love Got to Do With It? As parents, […]
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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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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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Production (K)lein

Few seem to remember that Nashville Predators’ shutdown defenseman,  Kevin Klein was considered one of the better two-way blueliners available when the Preds selected him in the second round of the storied 2003 NHL Entry Draft. Earlier this week the six-year veteran did his best to jog the collective memory of the Detroit Red Wings, […]
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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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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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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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