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On The Powerplay – NHL Awards Preview Edition

Next we take a look at the Nashville Predators.  Two weeks ago they were in first place in the NHL.  However, after six straight losses that is no longer the case. What is going wrong in Nashville and how do the Preds get back on track? We follow that up with a look at the NHL’s Art Ross Trophy race. …


Predators’ Mike Ribeiro Being Sued For Alleged Sexual Assault

Yesterday evening, the news broke out that Mike Ribeiro‘s former nanny is suing the Nashville Predators center for alleged sexual assault that dates back to 2012. In addition, that the nanny is also suing Ribeiro’s wife for uttering threats. However, there currently stands no specific details contained in the lawsuit aside from Ribeiro causing body injury, just after the nanny…


NHL Report Card, Term 2: Central Division

As the NHL continues on in the month of February, teams are hitting the 54-game mark which means it’s the time where almost every team has played two thirds of the NHL schedule. With student’s report cards being sent home to the moms and dads of the world, it’s only fitting to give every NHL team a report card of their own….

Cody Franson

On the Powerplay – Pre-Deadline Trades and More

Last Word on Sports is proud to present their newest hockey podcast, On the Powerplay with Ben, Shawn and Dave.  Join Ben Kerr, Shawn Wilken and Dave Gove each week as the take a look around the Hockey World focusing on the big issues of the NHL and elsewhere. Pre-Deadline Trades, Trades, and More Trades NHL general managers aren’t waiting…

Erik Cole

Trade Deadline Outlook for the Central Division

With the NHL trade deadline just weeks away, it’s time to continue looking around the league to see what options are out there for the contenders, and what players might be available. TRADE DEADLINE OUTLOOK FOR THE CENTRAL DIVISION NASHVILLE PREDATORS Record: 38-12-6, 82 Points Quite possibly the surprise story of the year, the Predators went from missing the playoffs…


The Vezina Trophy Race

The 2014-15 NHL season has already started to heat up, with most teams gearing up for the stretch of the final 25 or so games. The trade deadline is almost upon us.  Games will be tighter, points will be more scarce, superstars will be depended upon for scoring, and above all, goalies will be working to keep the pucks out…

Toronto Maple Leafs v Washington Capitals

The Franson – Santorelli Trade is a Telling One

On Sunday afternoon, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced the trade that sent defenseman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators. In return, they received veteran Olli Jokinen, prospect Brendan Leipsic and the Predators 1st-round selection in 2015. In other words, they’ve mailed it in this season. With one win in the month of February and two in…

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