The Fangover: Preds fall to Sens 2-1 in Shootout

Despite a flurry of chances late and in overtime, the Nashville Predators fell to the Ottawa Senators by a score of 2-1 in a shootout. The Preds pick up a point and are now 19-20-7 on the season. In the 2nd period, following a Mattias Ekholm giveaway behind the Preds net, Kyle Turris stole the […]

The Fangover: Preds come back, fall in SO to Panthers

After coming back from a 2 goal deficit, the Nashville Predators were defeated in a shootout by the Florida Panthers on Saturday night in Sunrise, Florida. After Marcel Goc gave the Panthers a 4-2 lead early in the 3rd period, Seth Jones brought the Preds within one with a wrist shot for a goal with […]

Rating The Kids: Gabriel Bourque

Photo by John Russell/Getty Images When the Nashville Predators drafted forward Gabriel Bourque in the 5th round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, they knew they were getting a player fit to play the "Predator Way". It's clear that Barry Trotz loves him. Here's how I think he's faired in Predator gold. Bourque played his […]

Rating The Kids: Marek Mazanec

Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images North America When Marek Mazanec was drafted by the Nashville Predators in the sixth round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, little did he know that he would be playing in the big leagues 17 months later. With starting goaltender Pekka Rinne out of the lineup with e-coli in his […]

Rating The Kids: Ryan Ellis

When Ryan Ellis was drafted in the first round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, Nashville Predators fans were in outrage. The team was coming off their first season not in the playoffs since 2003. The Preds also had spent a 2nd straight season without bonafide offensive talent in the wings – a growing concern […]

Rating The Kids: Filip Forsberg

(Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images) In the second installment of "Rating The Kids", we look at young Predators forward Filip Forsberg. The 19-year-old Swede was sent down to the Preds' AHL affiliate, Milwaukee but was he all that bad? On surface level, if you look at Forsberg's stats, they aren't amazing. While he got off […]

Rating The Kids: Seth Jones

Photo Source: Richard Wolowicz , Getty Images It wasn't a surprise for Seth Jones to have made it this far. The 19 year old was the Nashville Predators' 1st round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. With oodles of talent, Jones cracked the Preds defense core that has sorely missed a key piece since the […]

Could The Preds Injuries Be A Blessing In Disguise?

In tonight's game against the Washington Capitals, Nashville Predators forward Patric Hornqvist suffered a lower-body injury. This came a day after newly signed forward Viktor Stalberg went down with an upper body injury versus the Tampa Bay Lightning. However, this isn't all bad news. Due to the nature of Hornqvist's game, it's not a surprise […]

Preds Shutout Isles In First Preseason Win

The fireworks began early but things slowed down quickly as the Nashville Predators shutout the New York Islanders by a score of 2-0. Rich Clune dropped the gloves with Chris Bruton just 1:12 into the game. Matt Hendricks and Matt Carkner also dropped the mitts in the first period. The game settled down after than […]

Top 5 Things Overheard In The Ryan Suter/Seth Jones Hotel Room

News broke a few days ago that former Nashville Predator Ryan Suter and 2013 1st round draft pick Seth Jones would be rooming together at USA Hockey's Olympic orientation camp. It's almost a given that Team USA General Manager David Poile cooked this up. You know Poile's thinking, "Ryan, here's what you're missing out on. […]