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Mazanec sick; Hellberg re-called under emergency conditions

David Poile has re-called Magnus Hellberg from the Milwaukee Admirals under emergency conditions after finding out Marek Mazanec is unable to be back-up to Carter Hutton Tuesday night due to illness. Below is the press release. Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled […]

Blackhawks @ Predators Preview (Game 34)

The Nashville Predators (16-14-3) will play host to their division rival, the Chicago Blackhawks (24-7-5) Tuesday night in their second of five regular season meetings and final game of the current home stand.     The Predators are on a roll, having won 3 straight and seem to be slowly but surely climbing back into […]

Hutton named “Third Star of the Week”

Nashville Predators' back-up (or third string) goaaltender Carter Hutton was awarded NHL.com's Third Star of the Week of December 9-15. Hutton went 3-0-0 last week with a 1.30 goals against average and .960 save percentage.  The twenty-seven year old native was signed as a free agent this summer to a one-year, $550,000 contract.  Hutton defeated […]

The Fangover: Stalberg’s GWG extends Preds’ win streak to 3

Nashville Predators' goaltender Carter Hutton made thirty-six saves Saturday night against the San Jose Sharks to extend his win total to six on the season. In Hutton's last three starts, he has allowed just four goals in the wins. After a five game winless streak, the Nashville Predators have turned their game around and now […]

Sharks @ Predators Preview (Game 33)

The Nashville Predators (15-14-3) will play host to the San Jose Sharks (20-6-6) on Saturday night in the first of a three game regular season series. The Predators will look to extend their winning streak to 3 and keep their playoff hopes alive while the Sharks look to build on a win against Minnesota Thursday […]

The Fangover: Preds defeat Stars 3-1

Special teams led the Nashville Predators (15-14-3) to a 3-1 victory on home ice Thursday night. Nashville was successful in holding the Dallas Stars (14-11-5) to no power play goals on three man advantage chances. The Predators' penalty killers were good, but it was their power play unit that notched them the victory. Down one […]

US GM Poile excited about pool of players to choose from

"We are not going into Sochi as the underdog, we expect to win," said Poile in August. (Photo by USATSI) This article is originally from OlympicHockeyNews.com, a site I am the lead editor of, covering all news surrounding the men's hockey tournament. Follow OHN on Twitter,

Stars @ Predators Preview (Game 32)

The Nashville Predators (14-14-3) will head back to Bridgestone Arena Thursday night to play the Dallas Stars (14-10-5) in their first of five games this season.  Tonight will also embark on a new division rivalry as the Predators and Stars are both in the recently revamped Central Division of the Western Conference.   At this […]

The Fangover: Preds’ 4th line leads them 4-1 victory, snapping losing streak

In the battle of mediocrity, one team had to emerge as the winner. That team was the Nashville Predators, who snapped their five game winless streak Tuesday night. Nashville came out victorious mainly because of their fourth line, consisting of Paul Gaustad centering Rich Clune and Matt Hendricks. Clune, Hendricks and Gaustad combined for seven […]

Predators @ Rangers Preview (Game 31)

The Nashville Predators (13-14-3) will head to the Big Apple to play the New York Rangers (15-15-1) Tuesday night in their second and final meeting of the regular season.  The Predators are 0-4-1 in their past five games and are in desperate need of points.  However, they are 5-3-0 all time at Madison Square Garden.  At this […]

The Fangover: Preds lose 5th straight and are in serious trouble

The Nashville Predators are winless in the past five games and have brought themselves below .500 with their last losing streak. Saturday night, the Predators fell on the road to the Washington Capitals, 5-2.  Things didn't look good from the outset of the game. Before Nashville even thought twice, they were down three goals at 16:19 […]

Predators @ Capitals Preview (Game 30)

  The Nashville Predators (13-13-3) will head to DC Saturday night to play the Washing Capitals (14-12-2) in their first of two meeting this season.  The two teams find themselves in similar circumstances: trying to find consistency.  Although the two teams have identical records, the Capitals find themselves in the middle of the playoff race […]

The Fangover – Preds drop fourth straight… again

Nashville loses four in a row for the second time this season as they fall to Carolina by a score of 5-2 The Predators were able to come back from a very early deficit to battle the Hurricanes in a more or less even affair, but in the end it was a fourth straight loss […]

Hurricanes @ Predators Preview (Game 29)

The Nashville Predators (13-12-3) will play host to the Carolina Hurricanes (11-12-5) Thursday night in hopes of avoiding a 4 game winless homestand.  The Predators really need two points tonight before they hit the road on Saturday if they're going to stay in the playoff picture.  Meanwhile, the Hurricanes are looking to build on a […]

Predators Player Rankings – Week 10

  Photo Courtesy of Jamie Sabau from Ghetty Images Happy December! 1-2-1 this week as Mazanec picks up a rookie of the month award and the Preds find themselves literally hurting. Forsberg is still out of the lineup, and both Weber and Klein got injured in the Edmonton game which has made it an interesting […]

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