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The Vezina Trophy (Wikipedia)

Two of the Three Vezina Candidates Move On

All three 2015 Vezina Trophy candidates made it to the first round of the playoffs, but only two of those three goaltenders have made it past the first round. With […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · NHL Goaltending
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Can Pekka Rinne Use Vezina Nod to Push Predators to Game 7?

The National Hockey League released the list of Vezina Trophy nominees on Friday and Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne was on the list with Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price and […]

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Predators Struggling to Last Through Second Periods

The Nashville Predators’ long changing second period has been troublesome, to say the least. In the first three games against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Predators have been outscored 7-2 in […]

by · April 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Cardiac Cats: Three Reasons Predators Win Series From 3-1 Deficit

Before the series began, it was not far-fetched to believe the Nashville Predators would enter Game 5 trailing 3-1 to the Chicago Blackhawks. Nashville entered the postseason having lost six […]

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Chicago Blackhawks’ Three Keys for Game 4

With a big victory by a margin of 4-2 in Chicago in game 3 on Sunday, the Blackhawks have set themselves up nicely to take a commanding 3-1 series lead […]

by · April 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
Craig Smith might be playing on the third line, but his offensive potential makes him a very interesting fantasy option. (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

The Predators Have Chicago Right Where They Want Them

After Friday night’s 6-2 routing of the Chicago Blackhawks, the Nashville Predators have spectacularly tied the series at one game a piece. The Preds have the Hawks just where they […]

Peter Laviolette has changed the focus in Nashville - for the better. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Three Reasons the Nashville Predators Are Doomed In the Playoffs

There is a fine line between playoff bound and playoff ready. The Nashville Predators are playoff bound but are definitely not playoff ready. Typically, it is ideal for a team in any […]

by · April 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
The Ideal Montreal Canadiens Playoff Bracket

The Ideal Montreal Canadiens Playoff Bracket

The deck is stacked against the Montreal Canadiens to hoist the Stanley Cup for a record 25th time this spring. However, that is true of each playoff team, who has […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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5 Potential Cup Winners With the Best Stories

As sportswriters most of us who contribute to The Hockey Writers are suckers for a great story. When legendary defenseman Ray Bourque finally won the Stanley Cup with the Colorado […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Top 10 Lists
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Pekka Rinne: Masterton, Vezina, or Both?

Pekka Rinne is the Nashville Predators’ nomination for the Masterton Trophy which “is given to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication […]

by · April 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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The 2015 NHL Awards Go to…

With the 2014-15 NHL season nearing a thrilling and suspenseful close, there is no better time than the present to contemplate who the top contenders are for the league’s major awards! […]


Predators Prevail Against Adversity, Clinch Playoff Spot

Remember that eleven game stretch from February 26 through March 17 in which the Nashville Predators had a record of 2-8-1? The disastrous meltdown could have been written in Revelations. […]

by · March 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators