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On the Forecheck Jan 26, 2022
Nashville Predators 4, Seattle Kraken 2: Preds Prevail Despite Penalties

Nashville Predators 4, Seattle Kraken 2: Preds Prevail Despite Penalties

Steven Bisig-USA TODAY Sports Roman Josi had two points in the win, while Juuse Saros once again stopped a lot of rubber. The Nashville Predators went back on the road tonight, taking on the Seattle Kraken at Climate Pledge Arena. The game started off slowly, but then the penalties began. Cole Smith drew a hooking penalty, but the Preds were unable to convert with Vince Dunn in the penalty box. Next it was the Preds’ turn, as Mattias Ekholm took a holding penalty and then, three seconds into the penalty kill, Matt Benning was called for a trip. Jared McCann scored for...
On the Forecheck Jan 18, 2022
Nashville Predators 1, Vancouver Canucks 3: Slump continues with dull loss

Nashville Predators 1, Vancouver Canucks 3: Slump continues with dull loss

Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports There was very little to enjoy about this game. The Nashville Predators were back in action tonight after a bruising loss to the St. Louis Blues last night. They took on the Vancouver Canucks, whose success under new head coach Bruce Boudreau has hit some recent speed bumps. David Rittich got the start for the Preds, while Juuse Saros enjoyed his first rest of 2022. Play began slowly, with a few shots broken up by long stretches of...not that. While both teams managed to do something with their possessions, neither got anywhere...
On the Forecheck Jan 17, 2022
Nashville Predators 3, St. Louis Blues 5: Shorthanded Preds fall short

Nashville Predators 3, St. Louis Blues 5: Shorthanded Preds fall short

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports Without Ekholm and Fabbro, the Preds struggled. The Nashville Predators tried to get back to winning tonight on the road, but the St. Louis Blues overpowered them and took both points. First Period Nashville started the contest off with a quick attack against backup Blues goaltender Ville Husso, who was able to make the save. The Blues got a couple of chances, including a near-breakaway by Colton Parayko that was saved by Juuse Saros after a blown defensive assignment. On the following series, Nashville got several chances at Husso, after a...
NESN.com Jan 15, 2022

Juuse Saros Leads Predators Into Matchup Vs. Bruins At TD Garden

Juuse Saros has been a workhorse for the Nashville Predators this season. The Boston Bruins welcome the Predators to TD Garden on Saturday afternoon in what’s sure to be a battle between two of the hottest teams in the NHL. The Predators netminder has solidified himself as one of the best in the league this […] The post Juuse Saros Leads Predators Into Matchup Vs. Bruins At TD Garden appeared first on NESN.com.
On the Forecheck Jan 13, 2022
Saros an All-Star; Josi on NHL’s “Last Man In” Vote

Saros an All-Star; Josi on NHL’s “Last Man In” Vote

Bob Frid-USA TODAY Sports The goaltender makes his first All-Star appearance, while fans can vote the Captain into the game. For the first time in his career, Juuse Saros is headed to the NHL’s All-Star Weekend. The Nashville Predators’ goaltender is on the Central Division roster for the All-Star Game, which is slated to take place in Las Vegas on Saturday, February 5th. It’s major kudos for Saros, who’s once again in the midst of a Vezina-caliber season. The 26-year-old mustache aficionado is towards the top of the league in overall save percentage (.928),...
On the Forecheck Jan 11, 2022
Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Made For This

Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Made For This

Photo by Norm Hall/NHLI via Big game tonight. Big links this morning. Nashville News & Notes Leading the league with 3 wins and a weekly total of 125 saves, including a season-high 46-save victory on Thursday, Juuse Saros posted a .954 SV% for the @PredsNHL on his way to being named NHLPA Player of the Week. pic.twitter.com/011kSMXTCN— NHLPA (@NHLPA) January 10, 2022 NHL Power Rankings: Avalanche keep climbing; Predators keep winning | NBC SportsThe Preds are ranked 8th, one spot behind Vegas (that team they just beat). Landeskog, Saros, Hertl Named 3 Stars of...
On the Forecheck Jan 7, 2022
On The Forecheck Podcast: The Airing of Grievances

On The Forecheck Podcast: The Airing of Grievances

Pundits sleeping on the Preds, Forsberg trade talk, Jeannot’s Calder chances highlight this week’s chat The Nashville Predators are in first place. They’ve won 10 of their past 12 games, and players like Roman Josi and Juuse Saros are having award-quality seasons. So why-oh-why are pundits around the NHL STILL writing off the Preds as just another so-so team? In this week’s On The Forecheck Podcast, Nick and Shaun air their dirty laundry with writers (and some fans) still sleeping on this year’s Preds team, and whether a case of “homer goggles” is keeping us from...
On the Forecheck Jan 1, 2022
Game Preview & Live Thread: Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks 1/1/22

Game Preview & Live Thread: Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks 1/1/22

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Go Preds. The Nashville Predators look to start the new year off right today by rebounding after a pair of tough losses. This afternoon’s opponent, the Chicago Blackhawks, have had a rough season, with an 11-15-4 record to date, and haven’t played since December 18th. Whether they’ll be rusty or rested remains to be seen. The Preds are still missing Roman Josi, Colton Sissons, and Tommy Novak to COVID-19 protocol, but hopefully the remaining members of the team can pick up the slack. Juuse Saros will presumably get the start, and it would...
On the Forecheck Dec 30, 2021
Nashville Predators 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 4: Rittich strong but Preds fall in shootout

Nashville Predators 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 4: Rittich strong but Preds fall in shootout

McCarron, Johansen, and Cousins score, Nashville gets a point but not the win. After riding a seven game win streak into the modified Christmas/COVID break, the Nashville Predators dropped their first game back in Washington D.C. before heading to Ohio for the second game in a back to back. Tonight the Predators were still without Captain Roman Josi and centers Tommy Novak and Colton Sissons. David Rittich took his place in net against the Columbus Blue Jackets, giving Juuse Saros a night off, and Matt Luff came into the lineup in place of Mathieu Olivier. Columbus had their...
On the Forecheck Dec 29, 2021
Capitals 5, Predators 3: The streak comes to an end

Capitals 5, Predators 3: The streak comes to an end

Photo by Scott Taetsch/ In a physical, back-and-forward game, Nashville fell short. After a significant hiatus, the Nashville Predators returned to play tonight in a matchup with the Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin. Did the Preds keep up their excellent play after some time away from the rink? Did anybody stand out? What exactly happened? All of that and more below. What went right? Despite a horrific first period, the Predators managed to keep things from getting totally out of hand due to the stellar play of Juuse Saros. The Finnish netminder made stunning save...

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