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The Predator’s Defense Gets Older, And Better

With Michael Del Zotto not being offered to remain with the Nashville Predators next season, the very solid defensive group lost one of their top 6/7th players so a new name would need to emerge into that slot; enter free-agent and former New Jersey Devil Anton Volchenkov. The Predators announced the signing of 32 year-old…

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Olli Jokinen, A Nashville Center

A lot has gone on these past few days with the Nashville Predators. No, let’s rephrase that. A lot has gone on in the NHL world these past few days, some things involving Nashville, maybe enough, maybe not enough, time will only tell. The Nashville Predators did indeed make a move today. The Nashville Predators…

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James Neal Is A Nashville Predator

The Nashville Predators and GM David Poile kept it no secret that they were seeking a “top-6 forward” this off-season. The Nashville Predators got that in James Neal at the 2014 NHL Draft. James Neal was acquired from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling.

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SmashTalk Episode 1

Check out the first episode of our Podcast, Smash Talk, with Fang Faction and company. Special guests included the legendary Preds announcer himself Pete Weber and managing editor of smashville247.net Robby Stanley.

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Weber Doesn’t Win Norris, Let’s Rant

Shea Weber was elected for the Norris Trophy which is awarded to the top defensemen in the NHL, he did not win. There is no way around it, Weber was snubbed. Yes, this is a Nashville Predators blog so I am a bit biased but there is no question who the best defensemen in the…

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Rumors and Free Agency Needs

The Nashville Predators have a lot of cap space (almost $22 million), which means a lot of room to possibly land some pretty decent names in free agency this off-season. Mason Raymond is one of those decent names the Predators need to take a good, hard look at.

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Brendan Leipsic: The Predator’s Future

Brendan Leipsic completed another stellar season this year with the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL. Nashville’s 89th overall selection in the 2012 NHL Draft, Leipsic has developed very well so far in his 4 seasons in Portland. Developed well enough to where I can say he very well may be the Predator’s “future”.