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On the Forecheck Apr 14, 2018
Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche Game 2 Preview: Now We’ve Got Bad Blood

Nashville Predators vs. Colorado Avalanche Game 2 Preview: Now We’ve Got Bad Blood

You made a really deep cut, Colorado. Remember back when Colin Wilson was a beloved Nashville figure come the playoffs? That changed really quick, as the now-Avalanche forward got into numerous tussles against the Predators in Game One’s 5-2 victory for the Predators. Most notably, the former #33 for Nashville took offense to the new and improved #33 Viktor Arvidsson shooting the puck with one second left in the game up three goals, eventually engaging in fisticuffs with Ryan Johansen. Colin Wilson trying to get chippy with Viktor Arvidsson is like the fired aging account manager coming...
The Denver Post Apr 13, 2018

Tyson Barrie does not skate at Avalanche practice on Friday

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie did not skate at Friday's practice, a day after taking a hit to the head from Nashville Predators' Ryan Johansen.
The Denver Post Apr 13, 2018

Will Ryan Johansen get suspended? Or did Tyson Barrie “sell” the hit? Avalanche, Predators views differ on Twitter.

Perhaps the biggest talking points coming out of the Colorado Avalanche's 5-2 loss to the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of their Stanley Cup playoffs series was the bit hit Ryan Johansen laid on the Avs' Tyson Barrie, and whether a suspension will result from the blow.
The Denver Post Apr 13, 2018

Kiszla: Stay classy, Smashville. Ryan Johansen’s cheap shot on Avs defenseman Tyson Barrie merits a suspension.

Remember your first time? This city has dubbed itself Smashville. It's kind of cute, don't you think? Hockey is as fresh and exciting and sloppy here as an adolescent kiss. Try to stay classy, Smashville.
On the Forecheck Apr 7, 2018
Nashville Predators 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 2: Dress Rehearsal

Nashville Predators 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 2: Dress Rehearsal

Prior to puck drop, the Nashville Predators received the Presidents’ Trophy. After that, it was all about playoff preparation. With nothing playoff-related to play for, the Nashville Predators wanted to end the regular season on a high note. They did that with a 4-2 victory over visiting Columbus on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena, now awaiting the beginning of the Stanley Cup Playoffs next week. Columbus (45-30-7, 97 points) still had plenty to play for, as the Blue Jackets’ positioning was not solidified prior to puck drop. The Blue Jackets were attempting to do it without some of...
www.bostonherald.com Apr 6, 2018
NHL roundup: Predators beat Capitals 4-3 to wrap up Presidents' Trophy

NHL roundup: Predators beat Capitals 4-3 to wrap up Presidents' Trophy

WASHINGTON — Craig Smith scored twice and Ryan Johansen had the go-ahead goal late in the third period to help the Nashville Predators beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Thursday night to clinch first place in the Central Division, the top seed in the Western Conference and the best record in the NHL.Even though itll be Pekka Rinne in net for the Predators when they open the playoffs next week, backup Juuse Saros stopped 28 of the 31 shots and captain Roman Josi scored on the power play to give them their first division title in 19 seasons of existence.Nashville has a franchise-record 52...
WTOP Apr 6, 2018

Predators beat Capitals 4-3 to wrap up Presidents’ Trophy

Craig Smith scored twice and Ryan Johansen had the go-ahead goal late in the third period to help the Nashville Predators beat the Washington Capitals 4-3. The post Predators beat Capitals 4-3 to wrap up Presidents’ Trophy appeared first on WTOP.
CBC News Apr 5, 2018
Predators clinch Presidents' Trophy with win over Capitals

Predators clinch Presidents' Trophy with win over Capitals

Craig Smith scored twice and Ryan Johansen had the go-ahead goal late in the third period to help the Nashville Predators beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Thursday night to clinch first place in the Central Division, the top seed in the Western Conference and the best record in the NHL.
On the Forecheck Apr 3, 2018
Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Time to Shine

Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Time to Shine

Let’s play these games out like the Champions we are. Smashville News: Tolvanen Gains Experience in First Weekend with Preds; Plus, Scoresberg | NHL.comEeli is generating some conversation but the real story is Fil "Scoresberg" revving up into playoff mode. By the way, did anyone get a picture of Ryan Johansen's face after that goal? Housley fuming, players surprised Hartnell didn’t get suspended | The Buffalo NewsI totally understand Coach Housley's frustration. It is the “Spin the Wheel” of the Department of Player Safety's justice. Please reference Ryan Johansen, Calle Jarnkrok...
On the Forecheck Mar 24, 2018
Nashville Predators 1, Minnesota Wild 4: Preds Strike Early, Fall Apart Late

Nashville Predators 1, Minnesota Wild 4: Preds Strike Early, Fall Apart Late

Nashville loses their second straight regulation game after a 15-game point streak The Nashville Predators traveled to the Land of 1000 Lakes to face off against the division rival Wild tonight, falling yet again 4-1. The game started off slowly for both teams, with a total of 5 shots on goal combined in the first 5 minutes. Yannick Weber took a hard hit 7 minutes in and took a trip to the locker room, and just over a minute later Ryan Johansen shot, gathered his own rebound, and put it past Dubnyk for the first goal of the game. The Predators continued to dominate possession for the most...

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