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Neal scores only goal in 6-round shootout, lifts Predators over…

Neal scores only goal in 6-round shootout, lifts Predators over Kings 4-3

NHL.com Updated 7 hours ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - James Neal had to be patient while waiting for his name to be called in the shootout. Then he made his opportunity count. Neal scored the only goal of the six-round tiebreaker to give the Nashville Predators a 4-3 win over ...
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  • McDavid talks fight; fancy stats all-stars; controversial junio…

    McDavid talks fight; fancy stats all-stars; controversial junior hockey mascot benched (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    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. • Astronaut Butch Wilmore is currently floating around in space while supporting…
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  • Struggles, streaks, and scoring: 10 unexpected stats at the qua…

    Struggles, streaks, and scoring: 10 unexpected stats at the quarter point of the season

    thehockeynews.com Nov 24 (yesterday)
    There are always early season surprises. That’s just the nature of hockey. A lucky bounce here and there, and you have Jon Sim fighting for the lead in preseason scoring, which is something that has actually happened in the past. Over the course of the …
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  • Filip Forsberg scores in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 3-2 …

    Filip Forsberg scores in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 3-2 after blowing late 2-goal lead

    NHL.com Nov 23 (3 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - After the Predators squandered a late two-goal lead, their rookie sensation scored the game-winner in a shootout. Filip Forsberg had the lone goal in a four-round tiebreaker, and Nashville beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on S...
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  • Filip Forsberg scores in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 3-2 …

    Filip Forsberg scores in shootout, Predators beat Panthers 3-2 after blowing late lead

    NHL.com Nov 22 (3 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Filip Forsberg scored the lone goal in a shootout, and the Nashville Predators beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Saturday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the final minute of the third period. Colin Wilson and Matt...
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  • Rinne puts his hat in the ring for save of the year with outsta…

    Rinne puts his hat in the ring for save of the year with outstanding paddle stop

    thehockeynews.com Nov 22 (3 days ago)
    Jimmy Hayes is going to have nightmares. The Florida Panthers winger had the game-winning goal on his stick, and had all but raised his hands when Nashville Predators netminder Pekka Rinne absolutely stole a goal. Watch Rinne reach back and make a case …
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  • Nashville finally has a top line and they’ve got Music City roc…

    Nashville finally has a top line and they’ve got Music City rocking

    thehockeynews.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    By Namish Modi For the first time in franchise history, the Nashville Predators appear to have a bona fide top line. The newly constructed unit consisting of Mike Ribeiro, James Neal, and Filip Forsberg, along with new bench boss Peter Laviolette, has t…
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  • Maple Leafs Fans Finish "Star-Spangled Banner" After …

    Maple Leafs Fans Finish "Star-Spangled Banner" After Mic Cuts Out

    deadspin.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    Before the Predators blew out the Maple Leafs Tuesday night, the pregame singer's microphone broke. The Toronto crowd picked up where she left off and finished out "The Star-Spangled Banner" strong. Crowds singing national anthems might rank a…
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  • Van Riemsdyk scores twice as Maple Leafs bounce back with 5-2 w…

    Van Riemsdyk scores twice as Maple Leafs bounce back with 5-2 win over Lightning

    NHL.com Nov 21 (5 days ago)
    TORONTO - James van Riemsdyk knew the Toronto Maple Leafs needed a bounce-back win after dropping back-to-back ugly losses to the Buffalo Sabres and Nashville Predators. Van Riemsdyk went top shelf twice in the second period and Jonathan Bern...
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  • Lehner makes 33 saves as Senators hold on to defeat Predators 3…

    Lehner makes 33 saves as Senators hold on to defeat Predators 3-2

    NHL.com Nov 20 (5 days ago)
    OTTAWA - Robin Lehner made 33 saves to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators Thursday night. Bobby Ryan, Alex Chiasson and Jared Cowen scored for the Senators (9-5-4). The Predators (12-5-2) got goals from ...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Change might be the only way for the Toronto Map…

    Rumor Roundup: Change might be the only way for the Toronto Maple Leafs

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com deadspin.com Nov 20 (6 days ago)
    After the Toronto Maple Leafs were humbled 6-2 by the NHL’s worst team, the Buffalo Sabres, and followed it up with a humiliating 9-2 loss to the Nashville Predators, the calls for change from Leafs Nation are growing louder. In some cases, they reached…
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  • Preds’ Taylor Beck scores from between his legs – and with his …

    Preds’ Taylor Beck scores from between his legs – and with his back to the net

    As a winger for the Nashville Predators, Taylor Beck doesn’t get to play close to his hometown of St. Catherines, Ont., all that often. So it must have been a thrill and then some for him to score twice and add an assist in Nashville’s 9-2 thumping of t…
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  • Hockey’s 10 richest contracts, in honor of Giancarlo Stanton’s …

    Hockey’s 10 richest contracts, in honor of Giancarlo Stanton’s monster MLB deal

    On Monday, Major League Baseball’s Giancarlo Stanton signed the richest contract in North American sports history. At 13-years and $325 million, the Miami Marlins outfielder stands to make more money than the average Canadian or American could earn in o…
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  • Playing past their prime didn’t hurt Forsberg, Modano & Has…

    Playing past their prime didn’t hurt Forsberg, Modano & Hasek – & it won’t hurt Brodeur’s legacy either

    When I look at the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014, the first thing I think of is the eye-popping talent and character of the players and people. The second thing that comes to mind, oddly enough, is Martin Brodeur. Because as the former Devils goal…
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  • Lehtera, Price and Forsberg named stars of the week

    Lehtera, Price and Forsberg named stars of the week

    NHL.com Nov 17
    NEW YORK -- St. Louis Blues center Jori Lehtera, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and Nashville Predators center Filip Forsberg have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 16. FIRST STAR – JORI LEHTERA, C, ST. LOUI...
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  • Mike Ribeiro finding his groove again with the Nashville Predat…

    Mike Ribeiro finding his groove again with the Nashville Predators

    Nashville Predators centerman Mike Ribeiro is hardly the center of attention on his team, and that seems to suit him just fine. The 34-year-old is quietly but consistently contributing on a line with prized Preds off-season pickup James Neal, and young …
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  • Smith scores 3rd period goal to lead Predators over Jets 2-1

    Smith scores 3rd period goal to lead Predators over Jets 2-1

    NHL.com Nov 15
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Craig Smith scored at 17:58 of the third period to lead the Nashville Predators to a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets Saturday night. James Neal also scored for Nashville, winners of four of their last five. Blake Wheeler ...
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  • Filip Forsberg proves a real steal of a deal for Predators over…

    Filip Forsberg proves a real steal of a deal for Predators over Capitals

    yahoo.com Nov 14
    Predators general manager David Poile is way too modest to throw one in the general manager’s ‘fraternity’ under the bus. No way, not at all, not gonna do it. So when asked, not so much in these words, how he fleeced former Capitals general manager Geor…
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  • Tarasenko, Weise channel inner Mr. Hockey, record Gordie Howe h…

    Tarasenko, Weise channel inner Mr. Hockey, record Gordie Howe hat tricks

    It might be time we start wondering if there’s anything Vladimir Tarasenko won’t do this season. Thursday night, when the St. Louis Blues played host to the Nashville Predators, the Blues winger registered his second hat trick of the season, only this o…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Niederreiter nets three; Tarasenko topples Pre…

    NHL Three Stars: Niederreiter nets three; Tarasenko topples Preds

    yahoo.com Nov 14
    No. 1 Star: Nino Niederreiter, Minnesota Wild Led the Minnesota Wild to a 6-3 win over the hapless Buffalo Sabres with a hat trick. It was the first hatty of his NHL career. No. 2 Star: Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues Is there anything he can’t do r…
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  • Stastny scores on a deflection to help Blues beat Predators 4-3

    Stastny scores on a deflection to help Blues beat Predators 4-3

    NHL.com Nov 14
    ST. LOUIS - Paul Stastny is finally starting to fit in with the St. Louis Blues. A free agent signing over the summer, Stastny scored on a deflection with 5 minutes 54 seconds left to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 win over the Nashville P...
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  • Video - Neal Lifts Preds Over Kings 01:30

    Neal Lifts Preds Over Kings

    Nov 25
    James Neal scored the only goal of a six-round shootout to lift the Predators over the Kings 4-3.
  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 12:16

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Nov 25
    John Buccigross and Scott Burnside look at the surprising Islanders race to the top of the Metro Division and name favorites for the big awards through the first quarter of the season.
  • Video - Senators Squeak By Predators 00:40

    Senators Squeak By Predators

    Nov 20
    The Senators used a three-goal second period to top the Predators 3-2.
  • Video - Blues Skate Past Predators 01:04

    Blues Skate Past Predators

    Nov 13
    Paul Stastny's third-period goal lifted the Blues past the Predators 4-3.

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