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Ford Ice Center Quickly Moving Towards Completion

NHL.com (AWitman@nashvillepredators.com) — Visit the Ford Ice Center, located at the Global Mall at the Crossings in Antioch, Tenn., and you’ll see that the landscape is regularly changing. The roof over the north rink has recently been...
  • New: 5 hr 23 min ago

Ekholm and Rinne Added to World Championship Rosters

NHL.com Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (Finland) and defenseman Mattias Ekholm (Sweden) have been named to their respective countries’ rosters for the 2014 World Championship, taking place May...
  • 1 day 8 hr ago

Nashville Predators Sign Jaynen Rissling to an Entry-Level Deal

NHL.com Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Jaynen Rissling to a three-year entry-level...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Nashville Predators Sign Garrett Noonan to an Entry-Level Deal

NHL.com Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Garrett Noonan to a two-year entry-level...
  • 1 day 11 hr ago

Nashville Predators Acquire Jaynen Rissling From Washington

NHL.com Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired defenseman Jaynen Rissling from the Washington Capitals...
  • 4 days ago

Predators to be well represented at the 2014 World Championships

NHL.com The Nashville Predators will be well represented at the upcoming 2014 IIHF World Championship being held May 9-25 in Minsk, Belarus, not only on the ice, but behind the bench and in the video room...
  • 6 days ago

Nashville Predators Host Easter Egg Hunt and Open House on Saturday

NHL.com (AWitman@nashvillepredators.com) — Nashville, Tenn. – Join the Nashville Predators on Saturday, April 19 to search for more than 2000 eggs hidden throughout Bridgestone Arena.WHAT: Nashville Predators Easter Egg Hunt· Eggs...
  • 6 days ago

Jones and Smith Chosen for 2014 U.S. Men's National Team

NHL.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Hockey announced today the first 15 players of the 2014 U.S. Men's National Team that will compete at the International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship...
  • 6 days ago

Canada Adds Ellis, Three Others to World Roster

NHL.com Team Canada added four players to its roster on Tuesday for the upcoming IIHF World Championship in Belarus.Ryan Ellis of the Nashville Predators and Erik Gudbranson of the Florida Panthers were...
  • 6 days ago

Roman Josi to Join National Team

NHL.com The Swiss national team will get three reinforcements from the NHL for the upcoming World Championship in Minsk. Roman Josi (Nashville Predators), Damien Brunner (New Jersey Devils) and Yannick...
  • 6 days ago

Laviolette Named Head Coach of 2014 U.S. Men's National Team

NHL.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Peter Laviolette (Franklin, Mass.) has been named head coach of the U.S. Men’s National Team that will participate in the 2014 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s...
  • 6 days ago

Nashville Predators Sign 2013 Third-Round Pick Felix Girard

NHL.com Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed 2013 third-round draft pick Felix Girard to a three-year...
  • 8 days ago

Nashville Predators Reassign Calle Jarnkrok to Milwaukee

NHL.com Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned forward Calle Jarnkrok to Milwaukee (AHL), who...
  • 8 days ago

As Predators coach, Trotz was Nashville institution

NHL.com (drosen@nhl.com) — The Nashville Predators literally might not be the Nashville Predators without Barry Trotz. Trotz helped pick the team name. He also helped pick the carpeting in the team's office. He was hired on...
  • 9 days ago
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Trotz out as Predators coach after 15 years

NHL.com NASHVILLE -- In what can only be described as a heart-felt love letter to the Nashville Predators and the city he called home for 17 years, Barry Trotz said an emotional goodbye on Monday to the...
  • 9 days ago
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Nashville Predators Announce Plans to Seek New Head Coach

NHL.com Nashville, Tenn. (April 14, 2014) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager announced today that Barry Trotz’s coaching contract will not be extended and that the...
  • 9 days ago
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Nashville Predators 7, Minnesota Wild 3

NHL.com ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild entered play Sunday without a regulation loss in their past seven games. That streak came to an ugly end In their final regular-season tune-up before the...
  • 10 days ago
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Nashville Predators 7, Chicago Blackhawks 5

NHL.com NASHVILLE -- The defending champion Chicago Blackhawks will go into the Stanley Cup Playoffs on a two-game losing streak after a 7-5 loss to the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena in their...
  • 10 days ago
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Four Students Honored with Jack Diller Education Award

NHL.com (AWitman@nashvillepredators.com) — On Thursday, April 10, during the second period of the Predators vs. Coyotes game, the Nashville Predators Foundation presented four students $2500 Jack Diller Education Award scholarships. This...
  • 12 days ago
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Nashville Predators and Scott Hamilton Partner to Form the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy at Ford Ice Center

NHL.com Nashville, Tenn. – The Nashville Predators and Olympic figure skating Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton announced today the formation of the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy at Ford Ice Center. Hamilton...
  • 13 days ago
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Blog Articles

Wednesday's Dump & Chase: Montreal First to Advance

On the Forecheck (Jason Zito) — What's the Canadian word for "broom"? Whatever, it doesn't really matter. I was kind of rooting for Tampa here, but it will be Canada Man who advances, and Florida Man who goes home. Will...
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Nashville Predators News: Pekka Rinne to play for Finland at IIHF World Championships

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — Despite missing most of the 2013-14 NHL regular season with a hip infection, Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne will play for Finland at the upcoming 2014 IIHF World Championships, to...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Nashville Predators News: Garrett Noonan & Jaynen Rissling sign entry level contracts

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Nashville Predators are continuing their off-season work by signing defensemen Garrett Noonan and Jaynen Rissling to their entry level contracts today (two years for Noonan, three for...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

The Top 20 Most-Googled NHL Players

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — Which NHL players have drawn the most interest from web searchers over the last 12 months? The answer can be found thanks to a post by  Andrew Powell-Morse over at BestTickets.com , as he's...
  • 1 day 13 hr ago

2014 NHL Draft Profile: Nikita Scherbak

On the Forecheck (Bryant44) — Specs Team: Saskatoon Blades (WHL) Hometown: Moscow, Russia DOB: December 30, 1995 Height: 6'1" Weight: 175 Shoots: Left Projected: Mid First-Early Second Round Profile Relatively...
  • 3 days ago

Sunday's Dump & Chase: Blue Jackets Win Double-Overtime Thriller!

On the Forecheck (Jason Zito) — It's the most exciting way to win, isn't it? And it was the first playoff win in their franchise history, which I guess is pretty cool, too. The Penguins better hope they win Game 3, and in...
  • 3 days ago

Admirals update: Milwaukee set to face Marlies in first round

On the Forecheck (Jack N. Goods) — The regular season has come to an end, and Milwaukee has been getting hot at just the right time. Can they upset the Toronto Marlies in the Calder Cup Playoffs? With their regular season finale...
  • 3 days ago

Nashville Predators News: Preds trade 7th round pick to Washington for Jaynen Rissling

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Nashville Predators made their first trade of the off-season today, sending their 7th-round draft this summer to the Washington Capitals to acquire defenseman Jaynen Rissling . Here's an...
  • 4 days ago

Saturday's Dump & Chase: The Lightning Are Ruining Everything

On the Forecheck (Jason Zito) — Another loss to Montreal last night...unacceptable. Better step it up, Tampa...I don't think I want to live in a world where a Canadian team has a chance to win the Cup. Nashville Predators ...
  • 4 days ago

NHL Playoffs: Detroit Red Wings vs Boston Bruins Preview

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Stats Detroit Red Wings Boston Bruins Record 39-28-15 16th 54-19-9 1st GF/Game 2.65 16th 3.15 3rd GA/Game 2.70 16th 2.08 2nd 5-on-5 Close SF/60 28.9 ...
  • 5 days ago

NHL Playoffs: Los Angeles Kings vs San Jose Sharks Preview

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Stats Los Angeles Kings San Jose Sharks Record 46-28-8 10th 51-22-9 5th GF/Game 2.42 26th 2.92 6th GA/Game 2.05 1st 2.35 5th 5-on-5 Close SF/60 32.3 ...
  • 6 days ago

NHL Playoffs: Minnesota Wild vs Colorado Avalanche Preview

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Stats Minnesota Wild Colorado Avalanche Record 43-27-12 12th 52-22-8 3rd GF/Game 2.43 24th 2.99 4th GA/Game 2.42 7th 2.63 14th 5-on-5 Close SF/60 ...
  • 6 days ago
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NHL Playoffs: Chicago Blackhawks vs St. Louis Blues Preview

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Stats Chicago Blackhawks St. Louis Blues Record 46-21-15 7th 52-23-7 4th GF/Game 3.18 2nd 2.92 6th GA/Game 2.58 12th 2.29 3rd 5-on-5 Close SF/60 32.6...
  • 6 days ago
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Thursday's Dump & Chase: Defense Wins Championships

On the Forecheck (Jason Zito) — Which I guess this year means "allowing less than 5 goals per game wins championships". Twenty-three goals in the first set of games last night...seems kinda high, right? But if you saw the games,...
  • 6 days ago
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Stanley Cup Playoffs Game Thread: 3 games begin the chase

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Greatest Show on Earth, the Stanley Cup Playoffs , kicks off this evening with three games on the docket. Use this thread to follow all the action along with your fellow Preds fans... ...
  • 7 days ago
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NHL Playoffs: Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Rangers Preview

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Stats Philadelphia Flyers New York Rangers Record 42-30-10 14th 45-31-6 11th GF/Game 2.84 8th 2.61 18th GA/Game 2.77 20th 2.32 4th 5-on-5 Close SF/60 ...
  • 7 days ago
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2014 NHL Draft Profile: Alex Tuch

On the Forecheck (Bryant44) — Specs Team: USNTDP (USHL) Hometown: Baldwinsville, New York DOB: 5/10/96 Height: 6'3" Weight: 225 Shoots: Right Projected: Top Ten-Mid First Round Profile 2014 might as well end up...
  • 7 days ago
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NHL Playoffs: Dallas Stars vs Anaheim Ducks Preview

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Stats Dallas Stars Anaheim Ducks Record 40-31-11 15th 54-20-8 2nd GF/Game 2.82 10th 3.21 1st GA/Game 2.72 17th 2.48 9th 5-on-5 Close SF/60 31.7 6th ...
  • 7 days ago
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5 challenges facing the next head coach of the Nashville Predators

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — As the Nashville Predators begin a search for their next head coach, there are some major tasks which any prospective bench boss needs to be prepared to take on. See how high Craig Smith's ...
  • 7 days ago
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NHL Playoffs: Columbus Blue Jackets vs Pittsburgh Penguins Preview

On the Forecheck (Dirk Hoag) — The Stats Columbus Blue Jackets Pittsburgh Penguins Record 43-32-7 13th 51-24-7 6th GF/Game 2.76 12th 2.95 5th GA/Game 2.61 13th 2.49 10th 5-on-5 Close...
  • 7 days ago
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