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On the Forecheck May 16, 2016

Nashville Predators Ink Justin Kirkland To Three-Year, Entry-Level Contract

Predators officially added another player to the cupboard on Monday. The Nashville Predators announced on Monday that they have signed 2014 third-round pick to a three-year, entry-level contract. Kirkland's AHL salary will be $70,000 per season while his NHL salary next year will be $667,500 followed by a salary of $742,500 during the final two years of his contract. The 19-year-old will carry a cap-hit of $717,500. Last season, Kirkland recorded 67 points (31G, 36A) in 69 games with the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League. His 67 points were the second most among Rockets behind...
On the Forecheck May 12, 2016

San Jose Sharks 5, Nashville Predators 0: Preds Implode, Sharks Take Advantage, Move On To WCF

The off season is here and it just got a lot longer. And so the most successful season in Predators history comes to a sudden, painful halt. The Sharks absolutely demolish the Preds 5-0 to advance to the Western Conference Final. Inexplicably, the Predators saved their worst game of the year for last. They were never, ever in this game. After going down 2-0 in the 1st period, the Sharks simply out-classed the Preds, out-shooting them 27-20 in the game. The Sharks took advantage of nearly every mistake the Preds made, of which there were plenty. Predators captain Shea Weber, known for his...
On the Forecheck May 5, 2016

Thursday's Dump & Chase: Go win another hockey game

There's a lot to like about Tuesday's performance. But it's exactly that: Tuesday's. Tonight is a new game, and we'll see the desperation cranked up another notch. This is one Nashville has to have, simply put. Nashville Predators / San Jose Sharks News & Notes Sharks vs. Predators, Game 3: The penalty box blues - Fear The Fin"San Jose needs to stay out of the penalty box to stay on top of this series." Predators' Shea Weber a finalist for Mark Messier Award | TennesseanIt will look great on his mantle, next to the 2012 Norris he should have won. Weber Nominated for Messier Leadership...

Sharks lose 4-1; series lead trimmed to 2-1

The NHL’s best road team started off well with an early goal, but the Sharks fell 4-1 to Nashville after the Predators scored four straight goals to win Game 3 of a Western Conference semifinal on Tuesday night. The loss ended the Sharks’ four-game playoff win streak and narrowed their lead in the series to 2-1. Patrick Marleau’s first-period goal gave San Jose a 1-0 lead, but Nashville answered with goals by James Neal, Shea Weber, Colin Wilson and Filip Forsberg. After a turnover inside Nashville’s blue line, Patrick Marleau stickhandled around Pekka Rinne before putting the puck...
Fear The Fin May 3, 2016

Sharks vs. Predators Game 3: It's a series again

An early goal by Patrick Marleau wasn't enough to get San Jose a win in Nashville. We have a series in Nashville. The Sharks dropped Game 3 on the road by a 4–1 score as the Predators cut their series lead to 2–1. So far the Sharks' second round matchup is playing out the same way their first round series with the Kings did—they'll hope that continues when the series resumes Thursday night. You didn't expect a sweep, did you? Shea Weber scored the game winner for Nashville late in the second period, blasting a puck over Martin Jones' glove with the Sharks and Predators skating 4-on-4....

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