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On the Forecheck Jan 19, 2019
Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers Preview: Without You

Nashville Predators vs. Florida Panthers Preview: Without You

Without Ryan Johansen, how will this team fare against the Panthers? Nashville Predators Thursday’s game was a disaster. There’s no other way around the fact that the Predators were squelched by a strong forecheck and they showed no zip or energy. The power play is not even worth discussing. It’s evident the team is frustrated based on post-game interviews on Thursday evening. Viktor Arvidsson and the “JoFA” line are one of the team’s few bright spots right now. Arvidsson brings energy every single game. The Predators remain in second place in the Central Division behind the...
On the Forecheck Jan 18, 2019
Five-Hole Friday: The Golden Guys

Five-Hole Friday: The Golden Guys

This week’s discussion includes goalies, onions, and tiny gold scoring threats. Fun-Sized Forwards On Tuesday, the toothless Viktor Arvidsson notched a hat trick against the Washington Capitals. Rocco Grimaldi added a ridiculous backhand goal in the third period of the contest. Nashville has known about Arvidsson’s skill for a long time, but the addition of a speedy, skilled, slick winger like Grimaldi just adds to the conversation about size vs. skill. No, Grimaldi is not scoring every night. But his speed is a significant advantage and he has the ability to catch an opponent...
The Hockey Writers Jan 16, 2019

Predators Manhandle Capitals – Arvidsson Hat Trick

NASHVILLE — Viktor Arvidsson scored a hat trick on National Hat Day, and the Nashville Predators routed the Washington Capitals 7-2 Tuesday night to snap a two-game skid. Arvidsson scored the opening goal of the game and added two more in the second pe... The post Predators Manhandle Capitals – Arvidsson Hat Trick appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Jan 15, 2019
Arvidsson nets hat trick as Predators rout Capitals

Arvidsson nets hat trick as Predators rout Capitals

Viktor Arvidsson scored a hat trick on National Hat Day, and the Nashville Predators routed the Washington Capitals 7-2 Tuesday night to snap a two-game skid. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Arvidsson nets hat trick as Predators rout Capitals 7-2

Viktor Arvidsson scored a hat trick on National Hat Day, and the Nashville Predators routed the Washington Capitals 7-2 Tuesday night to snap a two-game skid.
On the Forecheck Jan 15, 2019
Nashville Predators 7, Washington Capitals 2: Taking The Champs Behind The Woodshed

Nashville Predators 7, Washington Capitals 2: Taking The Champs Behind The Woodshed

Hat tricks, spin-o-rama goals and flying fists. The only thing this game missed was a Preds power play goal. The Nashville Predators like seeing the Washington Capitals, at least this season. The Preds netted a season-high seven goals in a 7-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champions at Bridgestone Arena. In two games this season, the Predators (28-16-4, 60 points) have outscored the Capitals 13-5. North Pole, Alaska native Pheonix Copley (this is not made up, promise) started in goal for the Capitals (27-14-5, 59 points) and had to work early and often. Viktor Arvidsson beat...
Sportsnet.ca Jan 15, 2019
Viktor Arvidsson lights up Washington Capitals for a hat trick

Viktor Arvidsson lights up Washington Capitals for a hat trick

Watch as Viktor Arvidsson scores a hat trick against the defending Stanley Cup champs. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Jan 10, 2019

Predators Outlast Blackhawks – Forsberg Gets OT Winner

CHICAGO — Filip Forsberg scored a minute into overtime for his second goal of the game, and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Wednesday night for their third straight victory. Colton Sissons and Viktor Arvidsson also scored to ... The post Predators Outlast Blackhawks – Forsberg Gets OT Winner appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
On the Forecheck Jan 9, 2019
Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks Preview: Staying Hungry

Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks Preview: Staying Hungry

The fourth game of the road trip is tonight. The Hawks and Preds face off tonight in the Windy City. Nashville Predators The Predators shut out the Maple Leafs on Monday with goals by Mattias Ekholm, Kevin Fiala, P.K. Subban, and Colton Sissons. The boys in gold took Tuesday off, so we won’t know what the revised line combinations will look like until morning skate today. I’d expect Filip Forsberg to be permanently back with Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson, and Calle Järnkrok will probably slot in with Colton Sissons. Matt Irwin started a second game alongside Dan Hamhuis. P.K....
Sportsnet.ca Jan 7, 2019
Maple Leafs, Predators game extra special for Par Lindholm, Viktor Arvidsson

Maple Leafs, Predators game extra special for Par Lindholm, Viktor Arvidsson

On Monday night, some 6,134 kilometres away from the little village where the grew up, Viktor Arvidsson will face Par Lindholm in an NHL game for the first time. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
On the Forecheck Jan 7, 2019
Nashville Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Preview: Here For a Good Time

Nashville Predators vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Preview: Here For a Good Time

The Preds and the Leafs square off tonight in Toronto. After a decisive victory in Montreal, the Predators continue their road trip north of the border with a stop in Toronto. This evening’s opponent blew out the Vancouver Canucks 5-0 on Saturday evening. Nashville Predators Craig Smith scored his 13th and 14th goals of the season on Saturday in Montreal. Mattias Ekholm continued to make his case for “most underrated” Nashville defenseman of the season, and Viktor Arvidsson added an empty-net goal to seal the win. Rocco Grimaldi and Phillip Di Giuseppe absorbed and survived hits...
On the Forecheck Jan 6, 2019
Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Merci Beaucoup

Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Merci Beaucoup

In which our heroes pick up a much-needed win against the Habs, Finland wins the World Juniors, and Pettersson gets a MRI. Nashville Predators News & Notes: Nashville Predators 4, Montreal Canadiens 1: Smith Scores Two for a Win in Quebec | On The ForecheckThe Predators defeated the Canadiens with goals from Craig Smith, Mattias Ekholm, and Viktor Arvidsson. Preds Roundtable: Midseason | Nashville PredatorsWilly Daunic, Chris Mason and Hal Gill evaluate the Preds’ standing at the halfway point of the 2018-19 season Preds Official Podcast: Rocco Grimaldi Talks #PredsMoms Fever |...
The Hockey Writers Jan 6, 2019
Predators Pounce on Canadiens – Smith Scores Two

Predators Pounce on Canadiens – Smith Scores Two

MONTREAL — Craig Smith scored twice as the Nashville Predators defeated the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 on Saturday night. Mattias Ekholm and Viktor Arvidsson, into the empty net, also scored for Nashville (25-15-3) while P.K. Subban had two assists. Juuse ... The post Predators Pounce on Canadiens – Smith Scores Two appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
On the Forecheck Jan 5, 2019
Nashville Predators 4, Montreal Canadiens 1: Smith Scores Two for a Win in Quebec

Nashville Predators 4, Montreal Canadiens 1: Smith Scores Two for a Win in Quebec

The Predators defeated the Canadiens with goals from Craig Smith, Mattias Ekholm, and Viktor Arvidsson. After dropping a game to Detroit in overtime last night, the Predators squared off against the Canadiens in the Bell Centre tonight. The teams traded chances early in the first, but both Montreal netminder Carey Price and Nashville’s Juuse Saros were up to the task. It was none other than P.K. Subban who set up Craig Smith for Nashville’s first goal of the game. Mattias Ekholm added another for the Predators with 35 seconds remaining in the first period. The Predators were the...
On the Forecheck Jan 4, 2019
Nashville Predators 3, Detroit Red Wings 4 (OT): Preds Unable to Seal Victory After Late Tying Goal

Nashville Predators 3, Detroit Red Wings 4 (OT): Preds Unable to Seal Victory After Late Tying Goal

The Preds take a single point in the Motor City and head to Montreal. The Predators and Red Wings faced off in Detroit in the first of their two meetings this season. Austin Watson and Luke Witkowski dropped the gloves very shortly after puck drop and each took a seat in the box. After the Predators struggled to even take a shot on net, P.K. Subban opened the scoring for Nashville with 2:24 remaining in the first period. With a little over a minute left, Viktor Arvidsson and Jonathan Ericsson were sent to the penalty box. Neither team was able to capitalize while 4-on-4. Craig Smith gave...

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