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Young Guys Help the Predators Defeat the Wings in OT 4-3

Young Guys Help the Predators Defeat the Wings in OT 4-3

The Nashville Predators faced the Detroit Red Wings at the Bridgestone Arena in their first meeting of the year. There is no love lost between these teams, and the contests usually feature a high level of intensity. Tonight did not disappoint. Pekka Rinne was in net for the Predators, and Jimmy Howard was in net [...]

Justin Abdelkader will be with the Red Wings for the next four years as he signed a $7.3 million deal. Photo by Paige Kaitlyn.

Justin Abdelkader Signs Four-Year Deal With Red Wings

With a third NHL lockout in 17 years on the horizon, it hasn’t stopped the Detroit Red Wings from making transactions. Justin Abdelkader will remain a member of the Red Wings organization for the next four years as he signed a $7.2 million  deal with the NHL team earlier today. It was the team’s second [...]

Red Wings Sign Carlo Colaiacovo To Two-Year Deal

Red Wings Sign Carlo Colaiacovo To Two-Year Deal

The Detroit Red Wings, desperately in need of some blueline help since the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom and departure of Brad Stuart, has signed free agent defenseman Carlo Colaiacovo to a two-year, $5 million deal. Last season with the St. Louis Blues, Colaiacovo scored two goals and added 17 assists with 22 penalty minutes and [...]

Red Wings Sign Mikael Samuelsson, Jordin Tootoo to Multi-Year Contracts

Red Wings Sign Mikael Samuelsson, Jordin Tootoo to Multi-Year Contracts

The Detroit Red Wings brought back a familiar face and along with him will be a player who has been a thorn on the their side for a few years. Mikael Samuelsson and Jordin Tootoo signed multi-year deals with the Red Wings late Sunday afternoon. Samuelsson, who will be in his second go-around with the [...]

Predators Outlast the Wings, Take 2-1 Series Lead

Predators Outlast the Wings, Take 2-1 Series Lead

Well, that was exciting! The Nashville Predators faced the Detroit Red Wings at the Joe, a place where they had never won a playoff game, tied at one game apiece in their playoff series, and the two teams engaged in a back and forth contest that went down to the final seconds before the Predators [...]

Predators Dominate Detroit 4-1

Predators Dominate Detroit 4-1

The Nashville Predators faced off with the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena in a pivotal contest that would either give the Predators possession of 4th in the West or the Wings some breathing room in their hold on that coveted 4th spot. The Predators faced a daunting task in their attempt to win [...]

Blues Blast the Predators 3-0

Blues Blast the Predators 3-0

The war that has been the Predators/Blues series continued for the final time in the regular season at the Scott Trade Center. 4 of the previous 5 contests had gone the way of the Predators, with their only loss occurring in overtime, and there was nothing that the league leading Blues would like to do [...]

Kings Club the Predators 4-2

Kings Club the Predators 4-2

The Nashville Predators continued their last west coast swing of the regular season with a tilt against the L.A. Kings. Once again, the Predators faced a team in the Kings that was fighting for their playoff life, as the Kings had 80 points, currently in 10th place but one point out of the 8th playoff [...]

Predators Blow the Game to the Hurricanes 4-3

Predators Blow the Game to the Hurricanes 4-3

The Nashville Predators, playing the second of back to back games, traveled to Raleigh to face the Carolina Hurricanes. The Predators welcomed their newest member of the team Andrei Kostitsyn to the active roster and paired him on a line with David Legwand and Patric Hornqvist. The Predators other acquisition at the trade deadline, Paul [...]

Predators Turn the Sharks to Sushi 6-2

Predators Turn the Sharks to Sushi 6-2

Gonna be brief on this blog as I am typing with one hand and the drugs are kicking in* The Nashville Predators defeated the San Jose Sharks 6-2 at the Bridgestone Arena to run their point total to 79 and firmly hold on to the fifth spot on the /western Conference. Pekka Rinne won his [...]

Red Wings Eke Out a 2-1 Win Over the Predators

Red Wings Eke Out a 2-1 Win Over the Predators

The Nashville Predators looked to end the Detroit Red Wings 21 game home winning streak at the Joe in a contest between two Central Division foes fighting for division and conference supremacy. The Wings home winning streak was nothing short of amazing, and the Predators faced a daunting task trying to derail the home juggernaut [...]

Predators Get a Humongous Win Over the Flyers

Predators Get a Humongous Win Over the Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers made a rare visit to Nashville to take on the Predators in a barn where they last won in the year 2000. The Predators continued the Flyers misery in the Music City with a 4-2 victory in front of a sell out crowd that had a number of Flyers fans in attendance. [...]

Predators Bury the Avalanche 4-1

Predators Bury the Avalanche 4-1

The Nashville Predators ventured to the Pepsi Center to do battle with the Colorado Avalanche. Even though it is early January, this game took on some significance because the Predators stood just one point in front of the Avs in the standings, with the Predators in 7th place with 48 points and the Avalanche in [...]

Predators Hand the Stars a 4-1 Victory

Predators Hand the Stars a 4-1 Victory

The Nashville Predators handed the Dallas Stars a 4-1 victory at the Bridgestone Arena in front of the 7th consecutive sellout for the home team. “Handed?” Sour grapes? No. Consider that in a 1-1 game, the Predators made two egregious mistakes that wound up in the back of their net and allowed the Stars to [...]

Kostitsyn’s Hat Trick Leads Predators Past the Flames

Kostitsyn’s Hat Trick Leads Predators Past the Flames

New Year’s day signifies the start of something new, a chance to begin afresh. For the Nashville Predators, their contest with the Calgary Flames started in a way that was anything but new. They gave up the first goal and allowed the Flames to hold a significant territorial advantage in the first 12:30 of their [...]

Predators Win Over the Wild in a Shootout 2-1

Predators Win Over the Wild in a Shootout 2-1

Watching the Minnesota Wild play hockey is a bit like watching (if it were possible) your arteries harden. You know those clogged arteries are going to be a problem, you just never know when. The Nashville Predators took on the Wild at Bridgestone Arena and were able to do just enough against the sclerotic defense [...]

Resilient Predators Dump Detroit 4-3

Resilient Predators Dump Detroit 4-3

Persevere, verb “to persist in anything undertaken; maintain a purpose in spite of obstacles, difficulty,or discouragement” The Nashville Predators faced the Detroit Red Wings at Bridgestone Arena in a contest that required the Predators to persevere, fight, and claw their way to a 4-3 win for their fourth straight win and even their season series [...]

Predators Down the Ducks 3-2

Predators Down the Ducks 3-2

The Nashville Predators were looking to string together some wins and especially to reverse their fortunes on home ice, where they had the worst home record in the NHL. What better opponent to face than the struggling Anaheim Ducks. Nashville once again had workhorse Pekka Rinne in net, while the Ducks went with former Nashville [...]

Predators Cap an Improbable Comeback, Vanquish Vancouver 6-5

Predators Cap an Improbable Comeback, Vanquish Vancouver 6-5

The Nashville Predators faced a monumental task, trying to get their game back on track against a formidable for in the form of the Vancouver Canucks at the Rogers Centre in Vancouver. The Predators came into the game 4-4-2 in their last 10 games, while the Cancucks entered the contest on a tear, with an [...]

Predators Fall to the Flames 1-0

Predators Fall to the Flames 1-0

The Nashville Predators continued their western Canada with a tilt against the Calgary Flames at the Saddledome. The Predators had recently halted a 4 game losing skid with a win the previous night in Edmonton, while the Flames were looking to get their game back on track, having just one win in their last five [...]