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Pekka Rinne

NHL Surprises So Far

Heading into mid-November, the NHL has seen some notable surprises. Teams that were projected to be top contenders prior to the start of the season are having a bit of […]

by · November 11, 2014 · 3 comments · Power Rankings
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Sixth Straight Loss Provides Glimmer of Hope for Stars

It’s a positive step, but at this point it feels like the Dallas Stars need a big leap to get back to the level of play they demonstrated late last […]

by · November 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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Predators Hot Start a Sign of Rebound Year?

The Nashville Predators are looking to return to the playoffs this year after a two-year absence from the post-season. Last year, the Preds were dreadful in the middle of the […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 2 comments · Nashville Predators
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Pekka Perfection: Rinne Back in Vezina Form

It has been a long road over the past year for the 31-year-old Finnish goaltender and former Vezina trophy candidate Pekka Rinne after he sustained a hip infection at the […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Five Bold Preds Predictions: Overcoming Adversity

The start of the 2014-2015 season is nearly upon us, which mean it’s time for me to deliver my five bold predictions for the Nashville Predators this season! Now the […]

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Not Just Another Nashville Predators Q&A

Hi everyone! We are plugging through the Q&A’s and are now up to the Nashville Predators. Let me introduce you to Tyler Davis, our newest writer for Nashville. He was kind enough […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Pekka Rinne: Nashville Predators’ X-Factor

Last season, the Nashville Predators went 51 games without star goaltender Pekka Rinne due to a second hip surgery to remove an E. Coli infection. Without Rinne, the goaltending duties lied […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Nashville Predators
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Nashville Predators VS. The Central Division

The Preds have missed the playoffs the past two seasons for numerous reasons: goaltender Pekka Rinne’s health, miscommunication between the players and EX-Head Coach Barry Trotz, losing Ryan Suter back […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Nashville Predators
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Rinne Ready to Rock – But Fans Should Be Prepared

Since the beginning of his career, Nashville’s Pekka Rinne has been mentioned in the same breath as many of the League’s goaltending elites. Rinne, twice a Vezina Trophy Finalist, had […]

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Who Will Be Nashville’s First Retired Number in the Rafters?

When looking up at the ceiling of Bridgestone Arena, the only thing that hangs from the rafters is the NHL team banners and the iconic Predator head that lowers when […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 1 comment · Nashville Predators
Evaluating the Window of Every Team: Central

Evaluating the Window of Every Team: Central

Part I: Metropolitan Division Part II: Atlantic Division When evaluating a team’s chances to win the Stanley Cup, teams are often judged based on the status of their “window”. A […]

by · September 8, 2014 · 2 comments · Previews and Predictions
Nathan Horton was signed by the Jackets, but has missed 32 games recovering from shoulder surgery. (Fred Squillante/Columbus Dispatch)

THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates

  Be sure to check out other instalments in our Big List Series THW’s Big List of Comeback Candidates THW’s Big List of Bust Candidates THW’s Big List of Breakout […]

by · September 1, 2014 · 8 comments · Fantasy, Previews and Predictions