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Pred Lines Sep 18, 2017

Nashville Predators: Sissons is the forgotten man on the roster

The focus is on the forwards of the Nashville Predators this season. All the talk centers around a handful of players. But, there is one that is forgotten. The names are plentiful. Ryan Johansen. Nick Bonino. Filip Forsberg and Viktor Arvidsson. The speed of Kevin Fiala, and the homecoming of Scott Hartnell. Even Craig Smith […] Nashville Predators: Sissons is the forgotten man on the roster - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
On the Forecheck Sep 18, 2017
Data Analysis: What Does the Ryan Ellis Injury Mean for the Predators?

Data Analysis: What Does the Ryan Ellis Injury Mean for the Predators?

An in-depth analysis on the Ellis injury from our newest contributor, Adam Jazdzewski. Ryan Ellis was a warrior in the playoffs for the Nashville; he finished the Predators incredible run with five goals and eight assists for a total of 13 points in 22 playoff games. His point production tied him with forwards Victor Arvidsson and Ryan Johansen for 3rd on the team, just three points behind team leading Filip Forsberg’s 16 and one behind Roman Josi’s 14. The Stanley Cup run the Predators went on shifted Ryan Ellis from relative obscurity outside of Nashville and into the international...
Pred Lines Sep 15, 2017

Nashville Predators: Lack of depth at center a concern for Predators

The Nashville Predators were exposed at center during the Stanley Cup Finals. So they went out and acquired Nick Bonino, but is it enough? The Nashville Predators’ center corp is Ryan Johansen, Nick Bonino, Calle Jarnkrok, and Frederick Gaudreau. An above average corp on paper for sure. But is that good enough to take the Predators […] Nashville Predators: Lack of depth at center a concern for Predators - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
On the Forecheck Sep 15, 2017
2017-18 Nashville Predators Position Preview: Centers

2017-18 Nashville Predators Position Preview: Centers

In the upcoming weeks, we will be previewing your 2017-18 Nashville Predators roster. Today we look at Nashville’s group of centers. Coming into the 2016 season, the Predators had a very established center corps. Ryan Johansen was to lead a group consisting of Mike Fisher, Mike Ribeiro, and Calle Jarnkrok. Fast forward one year and both of the Mikes are gone. In their place are Nick Bonino, acquired in free agency, and Colton Sissons, who successfully made the jump from the AHL Milwaukee Admirals to the Predators. It is well established that, after losing Ryan Johansen to injury, the...
On the Forecheck Sep 15, 2017
Friday's Dump & Chase: Media Day

Friday's Dump & Chase: Media Day

With preseason kicking off this weekend, teams all across the league opened their camps with their players addressing the media. There weren't any huge bombshells on the Predator front, but Matt Duchene caused a bit of a stir. Nashville News & Notes This Predators-Themed Corn Maze Is Actually Pretty Awesome | Nashville SceneI'm not physically prepared for this many puns. Preds 20 Days of Giveaways Begins Sept. 20 | Nashville PredatorsFree stuff! [Video] Camp Day 1: Ryan Johansen | NHL.comJoey answers questions about the playoffs and the leadership of the team. [Video] Mattias Ekholm Hockey...
Pred Lines Sep 12, 2017

Nashville Predators: Key Free Agents The Predators Should Pursue

Recent Injuries have hurt the Nashville Predators in many places. Young up-and-comers look to help out, but will they be enough? Injuries can be the death of serious contenders, no matter when they strike. The Nashville Predators and Pittsburgh Penguins series would’ve looked way different if both teams were healthy. Ryan Johansen‘s injury sunk the […] Nashville Predators: Key Free Agents The Predators Should Pursue - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
On the Forecheck Sep 10, 2017
Sunday's Dump & Chase: 'You're Gonna Go Far Kid(s)'

Sunday's Dump & Chase: 'You're Gonna Go Far Kid(s)'

The Rookie tournament gets underway, Bo Horvat signs a 6 year extension, Peter Chiarelli is down on his team, and Ryan Johansen 'shreds' on guitar. Happy Sunday everyone. Only 26 days until the start of the season. Nashville Predators News & Notes Preds Top Tampa Bay in First Game of Rookie Showcase | Nashville Predators"A three-goal third period for the Nashville Predators rookies led them to a 4-2 victory over Tampa Bay in the first of three meetings between the two clubs in this weekend's Rookie Tournament at Ford Ice Center." Rookie Camp: Dean Evason | Nashville PredatorsMilwaukee...
On the Forecheck Sep 6, 2017
Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Southern Weather

Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Southern Weather

Hockey sweaters and shorts might be the new Nashville wardrobe staple. Hockey News & Notes Predators’ Johansen says he’s 100 percent, Bonino shows promise | ProHockeyTalkA healthy Ryan Johansen, a healthy Kevin Fiala, and an almost healthy Stanley Cup winner...admit it, you squealed a little. 2017-18 team-by-team NHL season outlook: Previewing the Nashville Predators | CBS Sports“If you want a team that's built to contend now and for years to come, look no further than these Nashville Predators.” Are you fired up? Because I’m a little fired up. Ranking Stanley Cup contenders for...
Pred Lines Sep 5, 2017

Nashville Predators: Who fills the elusive second line

After a busy offseason of player acquisitions and contract extensions, there is a surplus of talented forwards in Nashville. The 2016/17 season saw the cementing of the Nashville Predators’ first line. Ryan Johansen, Viktor Arvidsson, and Filip Forsberg earned themselves a local nickname after a white-hot season. However, three additional lines will also take the ice each […] Nashville Predators: Who fills the elusive second line - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pred Lines Aug 30, 2017

Nashville Predators: Five Overlooked Predators That Will Make An Impact

It won’t just be the top-line studs that dictate the success of the Nashville Predators in 2017-18. Several often overlooked players that will produce. Every sports team has guys that go overlooked. The Nashville Predators are no different. We know Filip Forsberg, Ryan Johansen & Viktor Arvidsson will be important in 2017-18. Roman Josi, Ryan […] Nashville Predators: Five Overlooked Predators That Will Make An Impact - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
On the Forecheck Aug 24, 2017
Forget Duchene: David Poile Should Try to Sign Alexander Wennberg

Forget Duchene: David Poile Should Try to Sign Alexander Wennberg

Offer sheets are rare, but would Wennberg be worth the risks? For what feels like an eternity, rumors have swirled about Matt Duchene potentially being traded to the Nashville Predators. Nashville’s depth at center was their undoing in the Stanley Cup Final. After losing Ryan Johansen in the Western Conference Final, the Predators, despite admirable performances from Frederick Gaudreau and Colton Sissons, simply could not keep up with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Meanwhile, the Colorado Avalanche are building for the future, and for nearly eight months now, they have been trying to trade...
Pred Lines Aug 20, 2017

Why The Nashville Predators Should Acquire Pastrnak

Even though the roster appears complete, the Nashville Predators lack a powerful scoring threat. Is it time to look at acquiring Pastrnak? The Nashville Predators have one of the better forward groups in the NHL. However, even after signing Victor Arvidsson and Ryan Johansen, it still feels like they’re missing something. They’re missing that star […] Why The Nashville Predators Should Acquire Pastrnak - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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