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Backstrom moves on from Sochi drama; Gainey joins Blues; Preds …

Backstrom moves on from Sochi drama; Gainey joins Blues; Preds dump goal song (Puck Headlines)

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  • Predators sign restricted free agent forward Taylor Beck to 1-y…

    Predators sign restricted free agent forward Taylor Beck to 1-year, $550,000 deal

    thehockeynews.com 17 hours ago
    Predators sign restricted free agent forward Taylor Beck to 1-year, $550,000 deal
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  • Wisniewski has goal and assist in Blue Jackets' 3-0 preseason w…

    Wisniewski has goal and assist in Blue Jackets' 3-0 preseason win over Predators

    thehockeynews.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    Wisniewski has goal and assist in Blue Jackets' 3-0 preseason win over Predators
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will Steven Stamkos stay put in Tampa Bay?

    Rumor Roundup: Will Steven Stamkos stay put in Tampa Bay?

    thehockeynews.com Sep 29 (yesterday)
    NBA superstar LeBron James returning home to Cleveland sparked speculation this summer in the Toronto media suggesting Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos could do the same and sign with the Maple Leafs as a free agent in 2016. The Leafs lack a ho…
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  • Craig Smith, Derek Roy score in shootout, Predators beat Panthe…

    Craig Smith, Derek Roy score in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 2-1

    NHL.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Craig Smith and Derek Roy scored in a shootout to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday in a split-squad exhibition game. Carter Hutton made 23 saves and stopped both Florida attem...
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  • Craig Smith, Derek Roy score in shootout, Predators beat Panthe…

    Craig Smith, Derek Roy score in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 2-1

    thehockeynews.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    Craig Smith, Derek Roy score in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 2-1
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  • Did Ryan Ellis deserve a five-year deal? Predators say yes. Her…

    Did Ryan Ellis deserve a five-year deal? Predators say yes. Here’s why

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    Take a look at Nashville Predators blueline depth chart. If your eyes bug out of your head, you’re forgiven. The defense corps’ present and future are blindingly bright. Shea Weber, the game’s most complete player at his position, leads the way, usually…
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  • Filip Forsberg scores in first period, Predators beat Lightning…

    Filip Forsberg scores in first period, Predators beat Lightning 1-0

    thehockeynews.com Sep 25 (5 days ago)
    Filip Forsberg scores in first period, Predators beat Lightning 1-0
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  • Why we should all be concerned about Gnash’s untimely injury

    Why we should all be concerned about Gnash’s untimely injury

    thehockeynews.com Sep 25 (6 days ago)
    You know the injury epidemic in the NHL is getting really bad when the mascots start going down. Not to be outdone by the likes of Derek Stepan and Jordan Staal, Gnash of the Nashville Predators is out six-to-eight weeks with a broken fibula in his left…
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  • Marchessault's 2 goals in 3rd period lift Lightning to 4-2 pres…

    Marchessault's 2 goals in 3rd period lift Lightning to 4-2 preseason win over Predators

    Marchessault's 2 goals in 3rd period lift Lightning to 4-2 preseason win over Predators
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  • NHL linesman Tim Nowak injured late in second period of Predato…

    NHL linesman Tim Nowak injured late in second period of Predators-Lightning preseason game

    TAMPA, Fla. - NHL linesman Tim Nowak has left the preseason game between the Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning due to an injury. Nowak needed assistance from trainers to walk to the locker room after being hurt with 26 seconds left ...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Ryan Johansen to KHL & other RFA buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Ryan Johansen to KHL & other RFA buzz

    While Ryan Johansen’s contentious contract negotiations with the Columbus Blue Jackets dominate NHL headlines, several other notable young players around the league also remain unsigned. Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug and right winger Reilly Smith …
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  • New era as Laviolette starts 1st camp in Nashville with Predato…

    New era as Laviolette starts 1st camp in Nashville with Predators welcoming 4 new teammates

    New era as Laviolette starts 1st camp in Nashville with Predators welcoming 4 new teammates
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  • The top 10 fighters to watch this season

    The top 10 fighters to watch this season

    If you like a good scrap, you might find yourself a bit under siege lately in the hockey world. Regulations are tightening up, though the powers-that-be still maintain that organic fights, rather than staged bouts, are still part of the game. And even t…
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  • Check out Pekka Rinne’s excellent new “Gladiator” mask design

    Check out Pekka Rinne’s excellent new “Gladiator” mask design

    When you’re the goalie for a team called the Predators, your options for a fearsome mask design are wide. Last year, Rinne used a “facehugger Alien” design and before that he used a “Hardcorelicious” monster. For each one, he’s worked with goalie mask d…
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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Nashville Predators

    Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Nashville Predators

    yahoo.com Sep 15
    If you think Shea Weber doesn't shoot hard, you better think again. He only put a hole in the boards today... #bomb pic.twitter.com/x5OG3WjF52— Seth Jones (@seth_jones3) August 21, 2014 (The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handic…
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  • Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this season

    Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this season

    Five of the the 14 teams that missed the NHL playoffs in 2012-13 (Colorado, Dallas, Columbus, Philadelphia and Tampa Bay) qualified for a playoff berth last season. Here are five teams on the outside looking in during the 2014 playoffs that – in this wr…
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  • Top 10 NHL personalities

    Top 10 NHL personalities

    More than ever, the professional sports world focuses on personality to help sell their products. In the hockey business, that’s been tougher to do thanks to a culture that discourages individualism in the name of team success. But the NHL still has a n…
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  • Predators goaltender Rinne: 'Hip feels great'

    Predators goaltender Rinne: 'Hip feels great'

    NHL.com Sep 11
    Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne has had two surgeries on his hip in the past year, but he's participating in informal skates this week and hopes to get his team in the Stanley Cup Playoffs after failing to qualify in back-to-back seasons. ...
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  • Neal expecting big things from Roy, Predators

    Neal expecting big things from Roy, Predators

    NHL.com Sep 5
    Nashville Predators forward James Neal arrived in town this week and is getting to know his new teammates at informal skates. But Neal already met one of them, center Derek Roy, working out with Gary Roberts this summer. "[Derek] came in and...
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  • Meet the most annoying prospect in hockey

    Meet the most annoying prospect in hockey

    Colton Sissons is already chuckling and the question hasn’t even been completed yet. Once again, his fellow Nashville Predators prospect is being asked about an incident from last season that found Brendan Leipsic in the penalty box for invading an oppo…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Vinny Lecavalier and Joe Thornton trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Vinny Lecavalier and Joe Thornton trade buzz

    Earlier this summer there was speculation the Philadelphia Flyers were shopping center Vincent Lecavalier. If Lecavalier is troubled by the trade rumors, Flyers coach Craig Berube told NJ.com’s Randy Miller the veteran center should get over it and focu…
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  • Video - Central Division Preview 07:25

    Central Division Preview

    Sep 23
    Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun preview the toughest division in hockey, which could easily see five teams make the playoffs again this post season.
  • Video - Laviolette Tabbed To Turn Around Predators 03:27

    Laviolette Tabbed To Turn Around Predators

    May 6
    Scott Burnside discusses the Predators' hiring of Peter Laviolette.
  • Video - Preds Decline To Renew Trotz's Contract 01:44

    Preds Decline To Renew Trotz's Contract

    Apr 14
    Craig Custance discusses the Nashville Predators' decision to let coach Barry Trotz's contract expire.
  • Video - Predators Power Past Blackhawks 01:25

    Predators Power Past Blackhawks

    Apr 12
    The Predators scored five goals in the third period en route to defeating the Blackhawks 7-5.

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