Game preview, Predators vs Jets

Today, the Nashville Predators are set to take on the Winnipeg Jets in their first of five meetings. It has not been said if there will be any lineup changes today. Both teams were pretty much equally as un-competitive last year in terms of finishing 10th and 11th in the Western conference last year. What…

Is Filip Forsberg the Predators best foward?

Well if you ask head coach Peter Laviolette, he would tell you yes. According to Laviolette, the “Suave Swede” was very much a stand out at development camp, carried that momentum into rookie camp where he won tournament MVP, and most notably a standout in preseason. During most of the Predators preseason games Filip Forsberg,…

Calgary defeats Nashville 3-2 (SO)

Last night, Shea Weber and the Nashville Predators met Mark Giordano and the Calgary Flames. Scoring: Only 8:46 into the first period, Derek Roy found rookie Filip Forsberg at the left faceoff dot, who did not make a mistake, one-timing a slapshot beating Calgary goaltender Karri Ramo for his first goal of the season, with…

Gameday notes, Nashville vs Calgary

With a 2-0 start in the books, the Nashville Predators will take on Sean Monohan and the Calgary Flames tonight at 7pm local time. Really no surprise, but do not expect any lineup changes when the puck is dropped at Bridgestone Arena. As reported by Brooks Bratten the morning skate lines were as followed: Foward…

What to watch for: Season opener 2014

Earlier this week the Predators opening night lineup was announced. Starting off the season the Nashville Predators will begin with 13 fowards, 7 defenseman, and 2 goalies. Beginning the season on injured reserve will be fowards; Matt Cullen, and Viktor Stalberg. Goalies: Pekka Rinne, and Carter Hutton Fowards: James Neal, Mike Ribeiro, Filip Forsberg, Gabriel…

Final thoughts on preseason

As preseason comes to an end, with 1 game remaining against the Columbus Blue Jackets, it looks as if the Nashville Predators have some intriguing questions surrounding the current roster. With Taylor Beck on a one-way deal, and requiring waivers to be sent to Milwaukee it is imminent that the 2009 3rd round draft pick (70th…