The top 10 fighters to watch this season
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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…Upvote Share Tweet
New era as Laviolette starts 1st camp in Nashville with Predators welcoming 4 new teammatesthehockeynews.com Sep 18 (4 days ago)New era as Laviolette starts 1st camp in Nashville with Predators welcoming 4 new teammatesUpvote Share Tweet
Check out Pekka Rinne’s excellent new “Gladiator” mask designthehockeynews.com Sep 16 (6 days ago)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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Sep 15 (7 days ago)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…Upvote Share Tweet
Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this seasonthehockeynews.com Sep 15 (7 days ago)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…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
Rich Clune phones an unsuspecting Twitter tormentor and posts the video – and then tells us why he did itNashville Predators enforcer Rich Clune claims a day rarely passes when some keyboard warrior out there doesn’t take to Twitter to call him a “crack head” or disparage him for his well-documented history with mental health issues and substance abuse pro…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: The latest on unsigned RFAsEntering the final full week of August, a number of restricted free agents remain unsigned. With NHL training camps opening on Sept. 18 sufficient time remains to get those players under contract, but so far there’s little indication they’re any closer …Upvote Share Tweet
The top 10 players to watch in the Champions LeagueIf you can’t wait for the NHL season to start, maybe turn your attention to Europe, where the Champions League is off and running. The super-sized tournament for club teams features squads from all over the continent and it’s more than just a place to f…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 24(Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Should the Predators sign Ryan Johansen to an offer sheet?thehockeynews.com Aug 22The Tennessean’s Josh Cooper suggests the Nashville Predators should attempt to sign Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen to an offer sheet. He considers it a low-risk move, believing the young center would be a more permanent solution to their is…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expect it to come soonthehockeynews.com Aug 18The state of the Philadelphia Flyers defense core remains a troubling issue. They’ve lacked a true top-two defenseman since Chris Pronger’s career was ended by injury nearly three years ago. They attempted to address that issue in July of 2012 by signin…Upvote Share Tweet
Predators hope Ellis contract done before campNHL.com Aug 14In what has been a busy offseason for the Nashville Predators, one more important goal has to be reached. Ryan Ellis, who was third among the team's defensemen last season with 27 points, is the lone restricted free agent from last season's ro...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Aug 13Mike Fisher's recovery from an Achilles injury will keep the Nashville Predators forward out until at least late November, the team said in providing an update to The Tennessean on Wednesday. "Everything is tracking to date, but the bottom line...Upvote Share Tweet
Nashville Predators GM David Poile breaks down his (many) off-season movesthehockeynews.com Aug 10Surely, some Nashville Predators fan out there took trip to a remote country in early June and just got home now. “What did I miss? Preds do anything?” “Gary, you better sit down.” There’s a ceiling on how exciting it is to cheer for Nashville at the mo…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Aug 6After receiving tough news Tuesday about veteran blueliner Kimmo Timonen, the Philadelphia Flyers moved quickly to replace their most experienced defenseman by signing Michael Del Zotto to a one-year, $1.3-million contract. But the fact GM Ron Hextall t…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL logo rankings No. 15: Nashville Predatorsthehockeynews.com Aug 4The Nashville Predators presented our panel with an interesting debate point: How much do we like certain logos simply because we’ve grown up with them? The Preds have only been around since 1998, so they do not benefit from any sort of nostalgia. And t…Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Del Zotto is waiting. What team will give him a shot?thehockeynews.com Aug 2Piecing together what we do know makes what we don’t know about Michael Del Zotto all the more mysterious. We know the Nashville Predators traded steady stay-at-home defenseman Kevin Klein to get Del Zotto, a talented but inconsistent puck-moving blueli…Upvote Share Tweet
Music and hockey: an all-star panel, part onethehockeynews.com Jul 31As obsessed as I am with hockey, I was once similarly preoccupied with music. I am nowhere near as plugged in as I used to be, but I still love music and since my tastes tend to run on the obscure side, I don’t get a lot of opportunities to talk about m…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could Marc Staal join his brothers with the Hurricanes?thehockeynews.com Jul 23The New York Post’s Larry Brooks believes the Rangers should get busy re-signing defenseman Marc Staal. The 27-year-old blueliner is eligible for unrestricted free agency next summer. His cap hit for this season is $3.98 million. Barring another concuss…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 18Former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur remains available in this summer’s unrestricted free agent market. The Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti recently reported Brodeur spoke with Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay about their backup jobs, but both clubs w…Upvote Share Tweet
Predators Site Redirects To Sex Offenders Site Because Of Troll Ex-Ownerdeadspin.com Jul 17It seems that Orlando's Arena Football team has been the subject of some out-going regime hijinks. The franchise was recently sold to David Siegel, CEO of Westgate Resorts, and around the same time as the sale was announced, the team's website began red…Upvote Share Tweet
Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley Cup?thehockeynews.com Jul 17We recently sorted out our Yearbook predictions for 2014-15, which included projected standings and which team will win the Stanley Cup. Without giving it away, our anticipated winner has been to the promised land before. Which mathematically, should no…Upvote Share Tweet
OrlandoPredators.com Is Not An Arena Football Team's Websitedeadspin.com Jul 16At some point very recently, Orlandopredators.com stopped taking folks to the web home of the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators and began redirecting them to Florida's website for tracking and reporting sex offenders. It's true, try it: OrlandoP…Upvote Share Tweet
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