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Canadiens limp in to visit Predators (Nov 22, 2017)

NASHVILLE -- When the Nashville Predators traded for Kyle Turris on Nov. 5 as part of a three-way deal with Ottawa and Colorado, they landed the No. 2 center they've long sought behind Ryan Johansen.
FOX Sports Nov 20, 2017
Rinne makes 32 saves as Predators stop Jets' streak, 5-3 (Nov 20, 2017)

Rinne makes 32 saves as Predators stop Jets' streak, 5-3 (Nov 20, 2017)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Kyle Turris, Kevin Fiala and Ryan Johansen each had a goal and an assist to lead the Nashville Predators past the Winnipeg Jets 5-3 on Monday night.
On the Forecheck Nov 20, 2017
Nashville Predators 5, Winnipeg Jets 3: Another Goal Explosion!

Nashville Predators 5, Winnipeg Jets 3: Another Goal Explosion!

Ekholm keeps scoring, Bitetto does his best Bobby Orr impression and slap passes become all the rage. That noise you’re hearing is the Nashville Predators drawing a little closer to the top of the Central Division. They beat the Jets 5-3 tonight in yet another offensive explosion at Bridgestone Arena. After Kevin Fiala got the scoring started in the 1st period, the Preds rattled off three unanswered goals in the 2nd by Ryan Johansen, Kyle Turris, and Mattias Ekholm to build a 4-1 lead going into the 3rd. After Nick Bonino added an insurance goal early in the final frame, the Jets made...
On the Forecheck Nov 16, 2017
Nashville Predators 4, Minnesota Wild 6: Miserable 3rd Ends Winning Streak

Nashville Predators 4, Minnesota Wild 6: Miserable 3rd Ends Winning Streak

Another Preds game, another blown lead. This time it ended in a loss The Nashville Predators took a break from playing Eastern Conference opponents to travel to the Land of 1000 Lakes tonight, and boy did they come out firing. Despite going up against Devan Dubnyk, who had a save streak of 195:05 coming into the game, the guys were unfazed, as Ryan Johansen made easy work of his first goal of the season, firing a wrister from the circle to give the Preds a 1-0 lead. The Predators more or less dominated possession for the next few minutes, leading up to a moment in which Nino Niederreiter...
On the Forecheck Nov 15, 2017
Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Dirt Off Your Shoulder

Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Dirt Off Your Shoulder

The Preds are finally putting all those early seasons woes to rest. Nashville Predators News & Notes Predators vs. Capitals: Nashville wins fifth in a row | The TennesseanThings escalated quickly in the second period. Goals! Goals for everyone! Nashville Predators 6, Washington Capitals 3: Goal Explosion! | On the ForecheckPreds blew a two goal lead, but still managed to win by three so no complaints here. I’m sure there will still be complaints though, because we can’t have nice things. Where in the World Is Ryan Johansen? | On the ForecheckI wouldn’t hit the panic button on RyJo...
On the Forecheck Nov 14, 2017
Where in the World Is Ryan Johansen?

Where in the World Is Ryan Johansen?

The sixty-four-million-dollar man hasn’t performed as well as we all hoped to start the season. Is it time to worry? Where were you when...? I remember finding out about Ryan Johansen’s injury. It wasn’t exactly one of those “where were you when...” moments, but it carried a particular sting with it. Was it Kesler’s fault? (answer: no, even though I really wanted to blame it on him) Did it turn Joey into our biggest cheerleader? (answer: yes) Is it possible that it helped drive the defeat of the Anaheim Ducks? (answer: probably) Was it a crushing and devastating loss for us as...
On the Forecheck Nov 14, 2017
Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Let’s Hockey Some More!

Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: Let’s Hockey Some More!

There are many links below and I had to scrap many more - it’s hockey season. And Hello Barry Trotz! Smashville News: Predators: Ryan Johansen is NHL's highest-paid forward without goal | TennesseanCause nothing will help him more than calling him out in the local paper, especially if it gets picked up by USAToday. Note: Joey was on the ice ahead of all others today to work on his shot. His shot is good - he needs to use it more. Kariya, Preds' First Big Free Agent Signing, Enters Hall of Fame | Nashville PredatorsFull Disclosure: I didn't listen to all of the recordings. Pete Weber...
On the Forecheck Nov 9, 2017
The Forecheck Podcast: Episode 19

The Forecheck Podcast: Episode 19

Your fearless co-managing editors took your questions for tonight’s episode. It’s time for a classic Q&A! Marya and I took on your questions. I think we did very OK at answering them! Among the topics discussed: What does the Kyle Turris trade mean for the lineup Is Kevin Fiala ok? Is Ryan Johansen ok? Is Dan Muse ok? IS EVERYONE OK? What might a post-contract salary look like for Pekka Rinne? And might it be in Nashville? Who plays defense for the Ottawa Senators besides Erik Karlsson? Is this the most complete team the Predators have ever assembled? And much more. But...
On the Forecheck Nov 7, 2017
Nashville Predators 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 1: Happy Homecoming

Nashville Predators 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 1: Happy Homecoming

Road trip = success. The Nashville Predators continued their road trip with a game Tuesday night against the Columbus Blue Jackets, winning 3 to 1. The Predators had two first line players making a homecoming visit, as Scott Hartnell was bumped up to the top line to play alongside fellow ex-Blue Jacket Ryan Johansen, with Viktor Arvidsson filling out that line. Newly acquired center Kyle Turris was listed as a healthy scratch for tonight’s game, due to the fact that he was waiting to clear Canadian customs. The game started with a bad pass from Blue Jackets goalie Joonas Korpisalo, which...
San Jose Mercury News Nov 7, 2017
Sharks’ Vlasic raises questions about concussion tests’ effectiveness

Sharks’ Vlasic raises questions about concussion tests’ effectiveness

Vlasic was injured in the third period of the Sharks' Nov. 1 game against the Nashville Predators on a check by Ryan Johansen
San Jose Mercury News Nov 3, 2017
Listen: was Preds’ Johansen’s hit on Sharks’ Vlasic dirty?

Listen: was Preds’ Johansen’s hit on Sharks’ Vlasic dirty?

Predators' Ryan Johansen will not be suspended for delivering the hit that concussed Sharks' defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic.
San Jose Mercury News Nov 2, 2017
Sharks defenseman day-to-day after head injury

Sharks defenseman day-to-day after head injury

Marc-Edouard Vlasic is considered day-to-day after he was knocked out of Wednesday's game by a hit from Ryan Johansen
On the Forecheck Oct 31, 2017
Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: California Here We Come

Tuesday’s Dump & Chase: California Here We Come

The Handsome Men’s Team travels to my one-time home in San Jose to kick off the Western road trip at the Shark Tank. Men - take your 5 Hour Energy and Stay Out Of The Penalty Box! Smashville News: Roman Josi | A Drink WithHe's such a delight. Candy and Costumes: Preds Dish on Halloween | NHL.comIn regard to the costumes - as Musamonster says....Do it. Do it. Joey never disappoints! Check out the Mike Fisher troll in the comments. A post shared by Ryan Johansen (@ryanjohansen92) on Oct 29, 2017 at 4:54pm PDT Central Division News: J.P. Parise stick finds way home to family |...

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