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After the Stanley Cup: A Close Look at Second Place Teams

After the Stanley Cup: A Close Look at Second Place Teams

A single elimination tournament is the most efficient means of determining whose names belong on Lord Stanley’s Cup, an award that the Chicago Blackhawks undoubtedly deserve. For those of us […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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THW’s Big Lists Revisited: Comeback Candidates

THW’s Big Lists Original: Comeback THW’s Big Lists Original: Busts THW’s Big Lists Original: Breakout THW’s Big Lists Original: Rookie Sleepers THW’s Big Lists Revisited: Busts THW’s Big Lists Revisited: Breakout […]

Juuse Saros is the top-ranked international goalie at this year's NHL Entry Draft. (Photo: Miika Arponen)

Juuse Saros Signs: Joins Battle to be Preds’ Goalie of the Future

The Nashville Predators finally signed their fourth-round pick from the 2013 NHL Draft Juuse Saros on June 16, and that signing has added another name in the race to replace […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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The 5 Biggest Steals in Nashville Predators Draft History

Like any other NHL team, the Nashville Predators know that it’s not just first-round draft picks that make a team a contender. Hitting with a high pick is great, but […]

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Pekka Rinne Destined to Continue Heavy Workload Next Season

There’s no doubt that Pekka Rinne is a workhorse. However, is he destined to be overworked again? That and many other questions came up over two weeks ago when General […]

by · June 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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10 Best 7th Round Picks of the Last 15 Years

With the 2015 NHL Entry Draft just around the corner, the talk has been heavy — as you’d expect — on the top draft picks. But for many teams, a […]

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

Preds End of the Year Report Card: Pekka Rinne

The Hockey Writers Nashville Predators staff writer Colin Fitts will evaluate the performance of each player on the 2014-15 Predators roster every weekday in alphabetical order. You can follow Colin on Twitter, @FittsTHW. […]

by · June 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Top 10 Finnish Players in the NHL

Finland is a hockey nation that does not have a ton of star power, yet they always play extremely well as a team in international tournaments. Today the “Hockey Nations […]

Crosby and Malkin would be no doubters at centre in a six-team NHL. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

2015 NHL Playoff Teams Bound to Take a Step Back in 2016

With only two teams remaining in the 2014-15 NHL season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Chicago Blackhawks, we begin to look forward to the NHL Draft and the 2015-16 season. […]

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Mackenzie Blackwood – The Next Ones: NHL 2015 Draft Prospect Profile

Mackenzie Blackwood THW Close-Up: Date of birth: 12/9/1996 Place of birth: Thunder Bay, Ontario Ht: 6’4″     Wt: 215 lbs Catches: Left Position: Goaltender NHL Draft Eligibility: 2015 Twitter: @MacBlackwood1 THW The Next Ones Rankings (February): not […]

Hey that is Chicago Blackhawks Captain, Jonathan Toews AKA Captain Serious. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Most Important Players: Western Conference Edition

We continue our Most Important Player series with the Western Conference. In case you missed it, we compiled a list for the Eastern Conference.  You can view that here.  My […]

Jokerit Plays against Ak Bars on 11 December 2014 in Kazan, Russia.

Predators Trio Lead U.S. to Semifinals at IIHF Worlds

The Nashville Predators were one of most represented NHL teams at the IIHF worlds on Thursday. It was the quarterfinals and all seven players representing the franchise made the elimination […]