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Everything You Need to Know about Faceoffs, Home Ice, Goals, and the Predators

It is commonly accepted that faceoff victory correlates with puck possession. One study [pdf] shows that winning faceoffs leads to more goals, but does that correlation hold true for the […]

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Bench Pekka Rinne, for the Cup

With 91 points and 14 games to go, it is time to take stock of the rest of the Predators’ regular season progress. The Nashville Predators are in position to finish […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
Roman Josi is paired with Shea Weber on Nashville's first defensive unit, and the results have been excellent thus far. (Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

Roman Josi: Dark Horse Norris Candidate

After a torn bicep ended Mark Giordano’s season, it appeared that Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber would have the Norris Trophy, given to the best defender, locked up. However, Weber’s biggest […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Predators or Prey: What to Make of Nashville’s Losing Streak

No matter what the level or what the game is. No one likes to lose. (Yes, I’m aware there is a good number of teams this season trying to tank […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
Harvard University and Nashville Predators prospect Jimmy Vesey (Photo by Gil Talbot)

Nashville Predators, Jimmy Vesey Have Vibrant Future

There is not a more exciting prospect for the Nashville Predators than Jimmy Vesey. It was announced on Friday, four days after clinching the ECAC scoring title, that the Harvard […]

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Is the Source of Pekka Rinne’s Slump A Mask Design?

Goaltenders are the rarest breed in the hockey world. Though many hockey players have a certain routine or superstition, goaltenders seem to be tied to with those two aspects of […]

by · March 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Shea Weber: The New Norris Trophy Frontrunner

The race for the Norris Trophy seemed like a foregone conclusion at the midway point of the National Hockey League season. Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano was the pick to […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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D-Day: Rangers Defeat Predators In Defensive Showcase

Two teams with arguably the best defense cores in their respective conferences met at the fitting Madison Square Garden Monday night. The New York Rangers, the hottest team in the […]

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Nashville’s Own March Madness

  We’re already into the month of March and the Nashville Predators are arguably one of the best stories in the league with a five-point lead over the St. Louis […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
Joe Pavelski has been strong of late. (BridgetDS/Flickr)

Armchair GM Blockbuster: Joe Pavelski for Seth Jones

Before San Jose Sharks fans rip my head off, let me be clear that this isn’t a recommendation that GM Doug Wilson trade Joe Pavelski. The Wisconsin native is a […]

Michal Neuvirth has been facing lots of shots all season long while starting in the Sabres' crease, so the goalie comes to Long Island having established some sort of playing rhythm - something that Chad Johnson was simply unable to do. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Michal Neuvirth (Yes a Goalie) Fined For Diving

Buffalo Sabres goalie Michal Neuvirth has been fined $2,000 for diving, the National Hockey League announced Wednesday. It’s Neuvirth’s second diving incident — the first one coming against the Toronto […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Buffalo Sabres, Nashville Predators
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The Ultimate Predators’ Shootout Lineup

There is a lot of controversy surrounding the shootout, but one thing is understood by all — they are important to win. While it may not be fair to decide […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 2 comments · Nashville Predators