Backstrom moves on from Sochi drama; Gainey joins Blues; Preds dump goal song (Puck Headlines)
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Ever wonder what your favorite hockey team’s uniforms would look like as a soc…Upvote Share Tweet
Predators sign restricted free agent forward Taylor Beck to 1-year, $550,000 dealthehockeynews.com 17 hours agoPredators sign restricted free agent forward Taylor Beck to 1-year, $550,000 dealUpvote Share Tweet
Wisniewski has goal and assist in Blue Jackets' 3-0 preseason win over Predatorsthehockeynews.com Sep 29 (yesterday)Wisniewski has goal and assist in Blue Jackets' 3-0 preseason win over PredatorsUpvote Share Tweet
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…Upvote Share TweetNHL.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...Upvote Share Tweet
Craig Smith, Derek Roy score in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 2-1thehockeynews.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)Craig Smith, Derek Roy score in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 2-1Upvote Share TweetTake 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Filip Forsberg scores in first period, Predators beat Lightning 1-0thehockeynews.com Sep 25 (5 days ago)Filip Forsberg scores in first period, Predators beat Lightning 1-0Upvote Share Tweet
Why we should all be concerned about Gnash’s untimely injurythehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Marchessault's 2 goals in 3rd period lift Lightning to 4-2 preseason win over Predatorsthehockeynews.com Sep 23Marchessault's 2 goals in 3rd period lift Lightning to 4-2 preseason win over PredatorsUpvote Share TweetTAMPA, 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 ...Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Sep 22While 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
New era as Laviolette starts 1st camp in Nashville with Predators welcoming 4 new teammatesthehockeynews.com Sep 18New era as Laviolette starts 1st camp in Nashville with Predators welcoming 4 new teammatesUpvote Share Tweet
The top 10 fighters to watch this seasonthehockeynews.com Sep 18If 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Check out Pekka Rinne’s excellent new “Gladiator” mask designthehockeynews.com Sep 16When 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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 15If 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this seasonthehockeynews.com Sep 15Five 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Top 10 NHL personalitiesthehockeynews.com Sep 12More 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Predators goaltender Rinne: 'Hip feels great'NHL.com Sep 11Nashville 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. ...Upvote Share Tweet
Neal expecting big things from Roy, PredatorsNHL.com Sep 5Nashville 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Meet the most annoying prospect in hockeythehockeynews.com Sep 2Colton 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Vinny Lecavalier and Joe Thornton trade buzzthehockeynews.com Aug 30Earlier 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Central Division PreviewSep 23Scott Burnside and Pierre LeBrun preview the toughest division in hockey, which could easily see five teams make the playoffs again this post season.
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