The Fangover: Predators 1, Blues 2

Yes, this sounds like a record on repeat, but it is worth saying once more. Following a 2-1 regulation loss to the St. Louis Blues Thursday night, the Nashville Predators' playoff window is closing. With just 19 games remaining in the regular season, has the Predators' playoff chances at 0.9%, 8 points out of […]

Poile trades Legwand, Dubnyk on deadline day

Following a 3-1 loss Tuesday night to the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Nashville Predators entered Trade Deadline day dead last in the Central Division and six points out of a playoff spot. According to, Nashville's playoff chances fell to 1.4%. You might say, that "Oh! Well that's a win streak away from being a playoff […]

The Fangover: Predators , Penguins in Rinne’s return

Matt Niskanen and the Pittsburgh Penguins spoiled Pekka Rinne's return from injured reserve with a 3-1 victory at Bridgestone Arena Tuesday night. The big question entering the game was surrounding Rinne and whether or not he would be prepared to play against such an elite team like the Penguins. However, those questions were answered early […]

Rinne to start against Penguins; Dubnyk on waivers

Bad news Penguins fans (and the rest of the NHL) … Pekka Rinne is set to return Tuesday night after recovering from an E. Coli infection in his hip. Tuesday will be Rinne's tenth start of the 2013-14 season, first since October 22 in Minnesota, where he stopped 27 of 28 shots in a 1-0 […]

Rinne headed back to Nashville

Pekka Rinne will be in the lineup Tuesday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Bridgestone Arena. Whether or not he will start is the question.  After being sent to the Milwaukee Admirals on conditioning assignment, Rinne is on his way back to rejoin the Predators Monday. In his time there, Rinnes started in two games, […]

Preds players on Trade Deadline Day?

With 21 games remaining in the 2013-14 season, the Nashville Predators currently sit at 7th in the Central Division, 11 points out of a divisional playoff spot and 4 points away from becoming a Western Conference wildcard. With the NHL's trading period coming to a close Wednesday afternoon at 2pm CST, will general manager David […]

The Special Fangover: Predators 1, Jets 3

Editor's Note: This is a special Fangover because you are getting drunk on hockey in the afternoon, then took a nap, then woke up…y'know what? Just read the recap and enjoy. The theme of Thursday night's 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning was converting on power play opportunities. The Nashville Predators went 3-for-4 on […]

The Fangover: Predators 3, Lightning 2

It took a fight for the Nashville Predators to finally get back into game form. Martin St. Louis scored the Tampa Bay Lightning's only two goal of the game in the first period at 5:26 and 9:13. Carter Hutton was the victim of bad bounces. The first goal was because Ondrej Palat's shot hit the […]

Moser re-called

Head coach Barry Trotz and general manager David Poile are rewarding forward Simon Moser for his play as of late. Monday morning, the Nashville Predators re-called him up from the Milwaukee Admirals, after returning from Sochi just days ago, where he scored one of Switzerland's three goals in the men's tournament. Below is the press […]

Weber wins gold in Sochi

Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber has won his second consecutive gold medal with Canada. Weber and Team Canada defeated Sweden 3-0 to be awarded Olympic gold. The 28 year old was a big part of Canada's success in scoring and defending. He tied Drew Doughty in scoring with 6 points (3 goals, 3 assists). Canada […]

Is it a coincidence Poile’s Team USA had scoring issues?

In the 2008-09 season, the Nashville Predators finished 24th in the National Hockey League in total goals for. In 2009-10, Nashville improved to 18th, but were still not up to par with the elite in the league. The Predators dropped back four spots in 2010-11. After the 2012-13 season, they finished dead last. And now […]

Preds fans get final laugh at Radulov

Saturday morning, USA and Russia faced off in what was the highlight of the men's hockey tournament thus far in Sochi. Team USA was able to pull off a 3-2 shootout victory, with both regulation goals coming on the power play. Putting the Russians on the unsuccessful penalty kill was former Predators forward Alexander Radulov, […]

The Fangover: Predators 2, Ducks 5

The Nashville Predators enter the NHL's Winter Olympic Break winless in their last three. Last Saturday, the Predators fell to St. Louis 4-3 in a shootout and then lost to Minnesota 3-2 in overtime Thursday. Saturday night, the hockey gods did not favor Nashville, as they lost to the Anaheim Ducks 5-2.  Carter Hutton made […]

Predators statement on David Poile; Pete Weber also hospitalized

The Nashville Predators issued the following statement on general manager David Poile's condition after receiving a puck to the face in morning skate Thursday in Minnesota. Nashville Predators General Manager David Poile was taken to a St. Paul, Minn., hospital today after being struck by an errant puck during the team’s morning skate at Xcel […]