Post Tagged with: "Pekka Rinne"

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Why Jonathan Quick Should Win the Vezina Trophy

The National Hockey League playoffs are well underway and there has not been a shortage of excitement. Goaltending has been a hot topic and features players who have won a […]

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Predators vs. Coyotes – The Unusual Suspects

Everyone has already piled on the sarcasm to this unlikeliest of all-Southern market series. It’s the Retirement Community Desert Dogs vs. the Music City Sabre-toothed Tigers. Red wine-coloured jerseys vs. […]

by · April 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes, Nashville Predators, Uncategorized
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NHL Playoffs Preview: Why the Phoenix Coyotes Will Down the Predators

Jim Neveau, Managing Editor Glendale, Arizona – If there was any year that proved conclusively that parity reigns in the NHL, it would be the 2011-12 season. Six of the […]

by · April 27, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Arizona Coyotes
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Henrik Lundqvist: Why the Rangers Goalie Deserves to Win the Vezina

Today, the NHL announced the finalists for the Vezina Trophy, awarded each season to the league’s best goaltender. For the 2011-12 season, the three nominees for the award are the […]

by · April 25, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Player Profiles, Previews and Predictions
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(Very) Early Conn Smythe Hopefuls

Anyone who reads this likely realizes that it is asinine to try and handicap the Conn Smythe race this early in the playoffs.  The Conn Smythe Trophy is awarded to […]

by · April 22, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions
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The Guard Has Changed From Hockeytown To Smashville

The Detroit Red Wings knew what they had gotten themselves into going into game five against the Nashville Predators. It was the old guard facing elimination at the hands of […]

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Detroit Hasn’t Cracked Yet

  The crack Shea Weber put in Henrik Zetterberg’s helmet has spread to the Detroit Red Wings’ psyche. As the conference quarterfinal series between Detroit and the Nashville Predators has […]

by · April 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Nashville Predators
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Red Wings Losing Goaltending Battle, Failing To Score

Detroit Red Wings, meet Pekka Rinne. Pekka Rinne, meet your Conn Smythe. 41 shots were  fired on the Nashville Predators’ netminder Tuesday night. 40 of them were turned away, and […]

by · April 18, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Detroit Red Wings, Nashville Predators, News/Commentary

‘Puck Luck’, Poor Officiating the Stories of Predators-Red Wings Game 1

Jimmy Howard’s frozen body and bewildered stare midway through the 2nd told the story better than any wordsmith could. He had just given up his 2nd goal of the evening, […]

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Third Time’s The Charm: 3 Keys To Success For Nashville

With only twelve completed seasons under their belt, the Nashville Predators aren’t really known for their post-season experience. Throughout those twelve seasons, the Predators made it to the playoffs a […]

by · April 11, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, News/Commentary, Previews and Predictions
Tim Thomas will likely draw interest from teams such as the Flyers (and maybe the Islanders), but what will it cost to bring the netminder over? (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Regular Season Rest Is An Important Part Of A Goalie’s Playoff Performance

The Stanley Cup playoffs begin tomorrow and over the next two months, anything can happen. There will be upsets, bad bounces, series-turning hits and goals and you will never be […]

by · April 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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What Red Wings Fans Should Know About The Nashville Predators

The NHL regular season has finally drawn to a close, and the Conference Quarterfinal matchups have been set. With round one of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs set to begin […]