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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 […]

Mike Smith could be an Oilers free agent target (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

NHL Playoffs Predictions: Western Conference Edition

Jim Neveau, Managing Editor Yesterday, I released my picks for the Eastern Conference first round. Just for the sake of brevity, I’ll skip the long and winding intro, give you […]

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Predators Overhyped, “Underdog” Red Wings Will Take Series

If you’ve taken a look at who “experts” around the web predict to take the Western Conference’s 4-5 series, you’ve noticed a running theme; Nearly everyone has picked the Nashville […]

Mike Smith could be an Oilers free agent target (Ric Tapia/Icon SMI)

Mike Smith Sets Record; Cements Vezina Trophy Candidacy

Not so long ago I wrote an article where I argued that Mike Smith was the key player for the Phoenix Coyotes’ playoff chances. It has to be said that […]

by · April 5, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Phoenix Coyotes, Player Profiles

NHL Awards: Handicapping the Insanely Close Vezina Trophy Race

Jim Neveau, Managing Editor Oh, how the 2011-12 NHL season has flown by. It seems like only yesterday that everyone was throwing around their picks on who would make the […]

Evgeni Malkin led the Penguins over the Jets with five points on the afternoon (Tom Turk/THW)

Fantasy Hockey Chutes And Ladders: No April Showers Needed!

We have survived much this fantasy hockey season but now comes the last regular season edition of “Chutes And Ladders”. Riding the fortunes of a fantasy hockey team can be […]

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Fantasy Hockey Panel: Goalie Injuries, Vezina Voting, Streaking Isles and More.

With the fantasy hockey season approaching the final stages in some leagues, the Fantasy Hockey Panel discusses which players can give managers the extra production needed at such a crucial […]

Is this Marc-Andre Fleury's final season with the Pittsburgh Penguins? (Cliff Welch/Icon SMI)

The Year Marc-Andre Fleury Wins a Vezina Trophy

With the return of Sidney Crosby and the MVP caliber play of Evgeni Malkin dominating the Pittsburgh Penguins headlines, Marc-Andre Fleury has been under the radar. Once again another season […]

by · March 27, 2012 · 29 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Former Montreal Canadiens Forward Andrei Kostitsyn (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Nashville Predators Wheeling and Dealing at Deadline

If you were Predators GM David Poile, you would have a sense of urgency too. The Predators were arguably the biggest buyers at the seemingly quiet NHL trade deadline today, […]

Hockey is Alive and Well in the South

Hockey is Alive and Well in the South

Who was it that said hockey could not survive in the South?  That person has obviously never been to Nashville, Tennessee during hockey season. I was lucky enough to see […]

by · February 6, 2012 · 4 comments · Nashville Predators