Nashville Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Predators’ Watson: Alcohol issues led to his arrest

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Jan 11, 2019—Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson says the arrest last year that led to his 18-game suspension came when he started drinking again after 23 months of sobriety. Watson, who turns 27 on Sunday, said Friday in an Instagram post that he’s been dealing with anxiety, depression and alcoholism since the age of … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Predators’ Watson: Alcohol issues led to his arrest

NASHVILLE, Tenn | Lured out of retirement, Preds’ Mike Fisher chasing 1st Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn | April 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Losing the Stanley Cup last June wasn’t what hurt Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg the most. Seeing how painful the loss was for veteran center Mike Fisher proved even more agonizing. “That was probably the worst feeling for me personally,” Forsberg said. “Seeing the look on Fish’s … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | Lured out of retirement, Preds’ Mike Fisher chasing 1st Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Predators unveil new catfish tank for start of NHL playoffs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | April 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  — Tossing catfish onto the ice has been a popular hockey tradition in Music City and the Nashville Predators finally have their own catfish tank inside the arena. Team President Sean Henry unveiled the new tank hours before the Predators opened the NHL postseason against Colorado in their … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Predators unveil new catfish tank for start of NHL playoffs

Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)(STL.News) — Even Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to be challenged trying to top this. Crosby was awarded his second consecutive Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and goalie Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first … Continue reading Crosby, Pens cap amazing year with 2nd straight Stanley Cup

Penguins crush Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup

PITTSBURGH (AP)(STL.News) — The night started with a catfish throw. It ended with haymaker after haymaker — both literal and proverbial — from Sidney Crosby and the rest of the resilient Pittsburgh Penguins. The defending champions provided an emphatic reminder of why they’re on the cusp of history with a 6-0 demolition of the Nashville … Continue reading Penguins crush Predators 6-0 to take 3-2 lead in Stanley Cup

All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)(STL.News) — A good night’s sleep has P.K. Subban more confident than ever about what the Nashville Predators will do on their own ice trailing the Pittsburgh Penguins 0-2 in the Stanley Cup Final. He delivered an All-Star guarantee for Saturday night. “There’s no question,” Subban said Thursday. “We’re going to win the … Continue reading All-Star promise: Subban says Preds will win Game 3 vs. Pens

Predators rested, ready to face Blues in surprising semi

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)(STL.News) — The Nashville Predators finally get a new opponent in the postseason after their surprising sweep of the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed. Their reward? The St. Louis Blues, fresh off downing the West’s second-best team with a 4-1 series victory over the Minnesota Wild that was as stunning as Nashville’s sweep. … Continue reading Predators rested, ready to face Blues in surprising semi

Blown leads, 11 OTs and surprises abound in NHL first round

(STL.News) The first week of the NHL postseason has been about as unpredictable as anyone could imagine, even in a sport where upsets are the norm, home-ice advantage is often meaningless and a hot goaltender can overshadow everything else that’s happening. Perennial Stanley Cup favorite Chicago is down 0-3 to Nashville and the NHL-leading Washington … Continue reading Blown leads, 11 OTs and surprises abound in NHL first round