NHL’s 30 in 30: Nashville Predators

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE


Series Recap: Predators Versus Blackhawks

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As the regular season has come to an end, Last Word On Sports analyzes every playoff series. In the first installment, we take a look at the matchups in five categories: Offense, defense, goaltending, coaching and special teams. We also run down the players to look out for and give our final assessment on how […] READ MORE


Last Word on NHL Awards: Jack Adams Trophy

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Last Word On Sports is doing our annual awards nominations and predictions. We’ll be giving you our nominations and predictions for the Selke Trophy, Vezina Trophy, Calder Trophy, Norris Trophy, Jack Adams Trophy, and the Hart Trophy. Among hockey fans around the league it feels like there are two kinds of coaches in the National […] READ MORE


LWOS Mid-Season NHL Awards 2015

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The turning of the calender to 2015 means not only the start of a new year, but also that we’re approaching the back half of the NHL season, when the games start to matter and the playoff races really heat up. It also means that it’s time to look back at the first 41 games […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators: Gone Hunting

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The Nashville Predators have been playing amazing so far into the 2014-15 season. They are currently leading their Central division, and stand second overall in the Western Conference with a 15-5-2 record, good for 32 points. Since coming in to the NHL in 1998, the Preds have been an on and off team with five […] READ MORE


Nashville Has Found its Star Forward in Filip Forsberg

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With 22 points in 18 games to start the season, Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg has been a force to be reckoned with. Nashville has seen a resurgence under new head coach Peter Laviolette, as the team is playing a more up-tempo style with an eye for offence, a departure from the defensive ways of […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2014-15 Nashville Predators

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2014-15, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in […] READ MORE


Predators Hire Peter Laviolette as Head Coach

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After letting Barry Trotz go, the Nashville Predators have now hired his replacement. As just the second head coach in franchise history, the pressure will be on for Peter Laviolette. Peter Laviolette will take over a Nashville team that has been very good defensively over the years but has lacked the offense to really make […] READ MORE