• NASHVILLE, TN - MARCH 27:  Head coach Barry Trotz and assistant head coaches Phil Housley and Lane Lambert of the Nashville Predators watch from the bench during a game against the Buffalo Sabres at Bridgestone Arena on March 27, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

    Nashville Predators Fire Barry Trotz

    Barry Trotz, the only coach in Nashville Predators history, and the longest-serving active coach in the NHL has been fired.  The Predators finished tenth in the NHL’s Western Conference, three points...

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    David Legwand Traded to Detroit

    The first ever Nashville Predator is no longer a member of the team.  David Legwand was traded to the Detroit Red Wings today.  In exchange the Red Wings give the Predators...

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    Canadiens Acquire Devan Dubnyk

    With goaltender Carey Price currently sitting on injured reserve, the Montreal Canadiens have acquired some additional depth grabbing goaltender Devan Dubnyk from the Nashville Predators for future considerations. Renaud Lavoie of...

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    NHL Trade Bait: The Forwards

    The NHL’s Olympic Roster Freeze has now been lifted, and teams have until 3:00 p.m. on March 5th to make their moves before the NHL’s trade deadline.  This is expected to...

  • Damien Brunner

    Sochi Preview: Is Switzerland Ready To Become A Contender

    If the medals went out to the countries that produced the most NHLers, Switzerland wouldn’t be near the podium. That’s not the case however, and while most people look at the...

  • Michael Del Zotto

    Instant Analysis: Rangers and Predators Swap Defencemen

    The New York Rangers and Nashville Predators swapped defencemen on Wednesday afternoon with Michael Del Zotto on his way to Music City and Kevin Klein heading to the Big Apple. Del...

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    NHL Rookies Proving They Will Be Players to Watch Going Forward

    With over half the season gone, there have been a number of strong rookie performers.  I am going to highlight five players who have shown strong starts to their NHL careers,...

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    50 Memorable NHL Moments of 2013 Part 2

    Over the last two days, I have been looking back at 50 of the most memorable NHL moments of the year 2013. This will include big trade shocks, weird goals and...

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    NHL Rumors: Trade Brewing Between Nashville and Anaheim?

    It’s rare when you see an NHL starting goalie traded mid-season. It usually requires a perfect storm of a team in dire need of goaltending help and another team with a...

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    2013-14 NHL Awards Predictions

    In last year’s shortened season we got to see Alex Ovechkin claim his third Hart Trophy as the most valuable player in the league and Sergei Bobrovsky lead the Columbus Blue...

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    Habs vs Predators: What Went Wrong?

    So I won’t give a replay of everything that happened during this game.  But I will say, I, along with many of Habs fans, aren’t happy. Even though the Nashville Predators...

  • Ryan Murray

    Top Shelf Prospects: Organizational Rankings Part 2 (20-11)

    Welcome to Today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  Over the last 6 weeks we have featured a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL, going team by team throughout...

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    NHL Puck Drop: Central Division Preview

    Welcome back to Puck Drop: NHL Preview 2013-14, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season....

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    The 2013-14 Nashville Predators: Hunters or Hunted?

    Welcome back to Puck Drop: NHL Preview 2013-14, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season....

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    Top Fighters in the Central Division 2013-2014

    So, I’m at it again.  Viewing and re-viewing hockey fight after hockey fight, trying to find the league’s best. I previously wrote in two parts about the top fighters from the...

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    Top Shelf Prospects: Nashville Predators

    Welcome to Today’s edition of “Top Shelf Prospects”.  As we go through the Summer of 2013 I will be featuring a team-by-team look at the top prospects in the NHL. I...

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    NHL Draft 2013: Winners and Losers; Instant Analysis

    Welcome back to Top Shelf Prospects, the daily column that brings you the next crop of professional hockey players.  Each day I will bring you a new player profile or topical...

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    Three Stars: All Time Greats of Central Division Teams

    Welcome back to Peculiar Side of Sports.  Every so often something in sports perplexes me, and I just hate not knowing something.  So, I do what any normal, sane sports fan does –...

  • Mike Smith

    To Buy or To Sell: Trade Deadline Bubble Teams (West)

    Its less than 10 days to the NHL trade deadline, and we’ve already seen our first major deal of the season with Brenden Morrow going from the Dallas Stars to the...

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    Getting it Right: Why the NHL Needs a Coach’s Challenge

    Let’s first set the scene. The Colorado Avalanche were up 2-1 on the Nashville Predators.  The Preds had scored a power play goal right before the end of the first period,...

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