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Nashville makes odd decision on injured mascot

Nashville makes odd decision on injured mascot

yahoo.com Updated 16 hours ago
The Nashville Predators have a player out of the lineup. He's not going on long-term injured reserve; then again, he doesn't count against their salary cap anyway. “We’re not sending him down to Milwaukee for conditioning,” said vice president of market…
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  • Nashville’s Ryan Ellis absolutely trucked old buddy Taylor Hall…

    Nashville’s Ryan Ellis absolutely trucked old buddy Taylor Hall in Edmonton

    thehockeynews.com 19 hours ago
    When Edmonton’s Taylor Hall and Nashville’s Ryan Ellis were in junior, they played for some of the most dominant Ontario League teams in recent history, winning back-to-back Memorial Cups with the Windsor Spitfires in 2009 and 2010. And while those squa…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powe…

    NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Preds

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powe…

    NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Preds

    yahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…
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  • Craig Smith leads Predators past Oilers 4-1; Edmonton's win str…

    Craig Smith leads Predators past Oilers 4-1; Edmonton's win streak ends at four

    NHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)
    EDMONTON - Craig Smith had a pair of goals as the Nashville Predators bounced back from their first regulation loss of the season, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday. Shea Weber and Taylor Beck also scored for the Predators (6-1-2...
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  • Preds put Clune on waivers, to activate Cullen

    Preds put Clune on waivers, to activate Cullen

    ESPN.com NHL.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    The Nashville Predators have placed forward Rich Clune on waivers and assigned forward Viktor Stalberg to Milwaukee on a conditioning assignment.
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  • Predators to activate Cullen from injured reserve

    Predators to activate Cullen from injured reserve

    NHL.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    The Nashville Predators will activate forward Matt Cullen off of injured reserve, making him available for the team's upcoming road trip that begins Wednesday night in Edmonton. Cullen skated on a regular forward line at Monday's practice, sett...
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  • Evgeni Malkin, Penguins power play ruin James Neal bobblehead n…

    Evgeni Malkin, Penguins power play ruin James Neal bobblehead night

    yahoo.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)
    NASHVILLE – There was buildup, there were James Neal bobblehead dolls and there was a tribute video for Nick Spaling and Patric Hornqvist on Saturday night in Pittsburgh’s 3-0 win over the Predators at Bridgestone Arena. And in the end, there was one co…
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  • Crosby has goal, 2 assists and Penguins hand Preds 1st loss in …

    Crosby has goal, 2 assists and Penguins hand Preds 1st loss in regulation with 3-0 victory

    NHL.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins handed the Nashville Predators their first loss in regulation with a 3-0 shutout on Saturday. The Predators were the last NHL team to lose in regulation t...
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  • Neal-Hornqvist trade a win-win for Penguins, Predators

    Neal-Hornqvist trade a win-win for Penguins, Predators

    thehockeynews.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)
    The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are less than 10 games into the regular season, but the early returns are pretty clear: both sides came out winners from their big off-season swap. The Predators acquired snarly goal scorer James Neal from…
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  • It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches t…

    It’s feast or famine – beat them or beat it – for NHL coaches these days

    thehockeynews.com Oct 24 (7 days ago)
    The coaching business in the NHL is about to get crazier thanks to the pending free agency of Red Wings bench boss Mike Babcock, who almost assuredly will set a new record for a coach’s salary whether he stays in Detroit or moves on to a new place of em…
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  • James Neal in Nashville: Happy, dumb and dumber

    James Neal in Nashville: Happy, dumb and dumber

    yahoo.com Oct 24 (7 days ago)
    NASHVILLE – When Predators forward Mike Ribeiro thinks of scoring winger James Neal living with forward Rich Clune, it takes maybe half a second for him to compare them to a famous movie duo. “Dumb and Dumber?” Ribeiro quipped. There are all sorts of fu…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Neal tricks Blackhawks; Quick sets record

    NHL Three Stars: Neal tricks Blackhawks; Quick sets record

    yahoo.com Oct 24
    The word is "ouch." No. 1 Star: James Neal, Nashville Predators Looks like James Neal is doing just fine without Evgeni Malkin as his center. The winger had a hat trick against the Chicago Blackhawks, giving the Predators all three of their go…
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  • Neal's hat trick lifts Predators past Blackhawks

    Neal's hat trick lifts Predators past Blackhawks

    ESPN.com Oct 23
    James Neal scored a natural hat trick on his bobblehead night, and the Predators edged the Blackhawks 3-2 on Thursday night to become the last NHL team still unbeaten in regulation.
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  • Ellis scores shootout winner to lead Nashville to 4-3 win over …

    Ellis scores shootout winner to lead Nashville to 4-3 win over Arizona

    NHL.com Oct 22
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Predators earned a rare shootout win. Ryan Ellis scored the decisive goal in the shootout to give Nashville a 4-3 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Mike Ribeiro, Ellis, and James Neal scored in regul...
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  • Jordin Tootoo’s life in the fast lane: booze, women, hockey

    Jordin Tootoo’s life in the fast lane: booze, women, hockey

    His brother’s suicide note said only this: “Jor, go all the way. Take care of the family. You’re the man. Terence.” For Jordin Tootoo, it was the crossroads of his career. He’d either quit hockey right then and there, or heed his brother’s last words to…
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  • Los Angeles Kings pick Adrian Kempe brings power to The Hot Lis…

    Los Angeles Kings pick Adrian Kempe brings power to The Hot List

    The big news in the prospect world right now concerns the class-action lawsuit filed against the CHL and without going into too much detail, I think this could have a dramatic effect on junior hockey. With profits and losses so extreme across the contin…
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  • Toews scores short-handed goal in OT to give Blackhawks 2-1 win…

    Toews scores short-handed goal in OT to give Blackhawks 2-1 win over Predators

    NHL.com ESPN.com Oct 19
    CHICAGO - Jonathan Toews scored a short-handed breakaway goal at 3:26 of overtime to give the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night. With Patrick Sharp off for tripping, Toews stole the puck from Nash...
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  • Top 5 early season surprises

    Top 5 early season surprises

    The year has just begun, but already we’ve seen more than our fair share of surprises. Here’s your top-five before we enter the second Saturday of the season: 5. Gustav Nyquist continues to shoot out the lights After the summer of Advanced Statistics, i…
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  • Nashville to host 2016 NHL All-Star weekend

    Nashville to host 2016 NHL All-Star weekend

    NHL.com Oct 17
    NASHVILLE -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced Friday the 2016 NHL All-Star weekend will be hosted by the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena, on Jan. 30 and Jan. 31, 2016. The 2016 All-Star Game will be the first the Nashville has ...
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  • Nashville gets NHL 2016 All-Star game in what's called a marria…

    Nashville gets NHL 2016 All-Star game in what's called a marriage of 'Music City and Hockey'

    NHL.com Oct 17
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The NHL All-Star game will be played Nashville in 2016, bringing the showcase to Music City. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the game Friday at a news conference at the Bridgestone Arena, home to the Nashville Predators...
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  • Video - Penguins Blank Predators 00:40

    Penguins Blank Predators

    Oct 25
    Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists to lead the Penguins past the Predators 3-0.
  • Video - Neal's Hat Trick Sinks Blackhawks 00:52

    Neal's Hat Trick Sinks Blackhawks

    Oct 23
    James Neal scored all three of the Predators' goals as Nashville edged the Blackhawks 3-2.
  • Video - Predators Claw Past Coyotes 00:58

    Predators Claw Past Coyotes

    Oct 21
    The Predators beat the Coyotes 4-3 in a shootout.
  • Video - Blackhawks Sneak Past Predators In OT 00:41

    Blackhawks Sneak Past Predators In OT

    Oct 18
    Jonathan Toews' shorthanded goal in overtime lifted the Blackhawks to a 2-1 win over the Predators.

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