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May 25, 2017
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Preds captain has three more days to recover from a hit to the head sustained in the Western Conference finals

NHL Playoffs: Mike Fisher returns to Predators practice, aims to play in Stanley Cup Final

Preds captain has three more days to recover from a hit to the head sustained in the Western Conference finals
On the Forecheck May 25, 2017
Thursday's Dump & Chase: Overtime, Please!

Thursday's Dump & Chase: Overtime, Please!

Let game seven last as long as possible, hockey gods. Nashville Predators News Pekka Rinne’s Yearlong Journey from Anguish to Triumph - On the ForecheckJust over a year ago, Pekka Rinne was in San Jose, reflecting on whether his best chance at glory had come and gone. What a journey it has been since then. Stanley Cup Final 2017: Predators hopeful Mike Fisher can return for Game 1 | NHL | Sporting News Good news! Hopefully, to match the skill of the East, Gaudreau anchors the fourth line. 35 years after saving the Caps, GM David Poile reaches Stanley Cup with Predators - The Washington...
On the Forecheck May 24, 2017
The Road to the Stanley Cup Began in Milwaukee

The Road to the Stanley Cup Began in Milwaukee

Nashville’s home-grown talent carries them into first Stanley Cup Finals With their backs against the wall having lost star center Ryan Johansen for the rest of the playoffs, and captain Mike Fisher for an undetermined period of time, the Nashville Predators reeled off two improbable wins against the Anaheim Ducks to reach the first Stanley Cup finals in franchise history. Of the 19 players that took the ice for the Preds in Monday night’s series-clinching win, 12 of them spent considerable time with the Milwaukee Admirals. Viktor Arvidsson, Miika Salomaki and Colton Sissons all...

No Mike Fisher or Craig Smith for Predators in Game 6

Rickard Rakell is unable to suit up for Anaheim.
On the Forecheck May 21, 2017
Here’s What Worked: Rinne, WCFG5CW, and the Young Guns

Here’s What Worked: Rinne, WCFG5CW, and the Young Guns

The Predators called on the “next man” and he answered. The Predators went into Anaheim and stunned everyone with a 3-1 win, despite not having captain Mike Fisher and top line center Ryan Johansen. Well, they stunned everyone except for guys like Mattias Ekholm, of course. “I think it’s more media that thinks, like, ‘Oh sh**, here we go, this is never gonna work,’ we just know we have these guys down our depth chart that can just step up whenever,” Ekholm said after the game in an interview with NHL Network. “Guys are ready, guys are in game shape and ready to go when...
Orange County Register May 21, 2017
Whicker: Filip Forsberg continues to baffle Ducks in Predators’ Game 5 win

Whicker: Filip Forsberg continues to baffle Ducks in Predators’ Game 5 win

ANAHEIM — Ryan Johansen was in his bed at Vanderbilt Hospital, his bulldog Doug by his side. Mike Fisher, perhaps Nashville’s second-best center and the gray eminence of the Predators, didn’t even make the trip. Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals was nigh, and much of the hockey world thought the Predators had left […]
The Globe and Mail May 20, 2017

Pontus Aberg’s goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5

Nashville takes 3-2 series lead despite the injury absence of top scorer Ryan Johansen and captain Mike Fisher

What Mike Fisher injury could mean for Predators

Meanwhile, optimism regarding Rickard Rakell for the Ducks.
On the Forecheck May 17, 2017
WATCH: Preds Postgame Reaction Following 2-1 Win Over Anaheim

WATCH: Preds Postgame Reaction Following 2-1 Win Over Anaheim

“That’s why we pay him” - Mattias Ekholm on Filip Forsberg Mattias Ekholm Ryan Ellis Harry Zolnierczyk Mike Fisher James Neal
On the Forecheck May 15, 2017
The Forecheck Podcast: Episode III

The Forecheck Podcast: Episode III

Game 2 recap, live from my car Just a few notes following the Predators Game 2 loss to the Ducks last night, including: The watch party was neat Pekka Rinne didn’t play well, but I don’t think its a sign of bad things to come. Where the hell is Mike Fisher? Face-offs: the most important overrated stat in the game
On the Forecheck May 12, 2017
Friday's Dump & Chase: Same Faces, Different Places

Friday's Dump & Chase: Same Faces, Different Places

This is the third time the Predators will have met the Ducks in the playoffs, but the first time out of the first round. I'm optimistic, but you can never predict what the playoffs will bring. For Predators, Ryan Johansen trade gamble paying off big | The TennesseanI think having Mike Fisher in the room has been invaluable completely apart from his on-ice production. Predators' evolution carries them to NHL Western Conference final | The TennesseanPekka, honey, Trotz lost in the second round again. Conn Smythe Power Rankings: Two captains stand above the rest - Sportsnet.caTwo captains and...

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