1:43 PM EST, Tue January 22, 2019
The Hockey Writers 5 hours ago

Predators’ Laviolette Wins 600th Game

On Jan. 21, Nashville Predators head coach Peter Laviolette won his 600th regular-season game in the National Hockey League. It was also his 211th victory in his 379th game as head coach of the Predators. In a league that has been, and remains, filled with quality head coaches, one might think that winning 600 regular season […] The post Predators’ Laviolette Wins 600th Game appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
On the Forecheck 5 hours ago
Tuesday Dump & Chase: On To Vegas

Tuesday Dump & Chase: On To Vegas

Yesterday may not have been the Predators' best game stats-wise, but we’ll take the two and move on. Smashville News: Nashville Predators 4, Colorado Avalanche 1: Rinne Backstops Preds to Road Victory | On the Forecheck - Kate recaps yesterday’s matinee with the Colorado Avalanche. While not pretty, it still counts for two. Also, as Kate says, “PEKKA. RINNE.” Laviolette wins 600th as Preds beat Avs | TSN.ca - Congratulations to Peter Laviolette on becoming the second US-born coach to reach 600 wins! Now go get Torts! The power play is the most frustrating attribute of this year’s...
On the Forecheck 19 hours ago
Nashville Predators 4, Colorado Avalanche 1: Rinne Backstops Preds to Road Victory

Nashville Predators 4, Colorado Avalanche 1: Rinne Backstops Preds to Road Victory

That was a bad game with good goaltending, or a good game with bad goaltending, depending on your rooting interest. The Nashville Predators got started on a new road trip after a disappointing homestand today. The result was good, but the process can still use some work. Just over a minute into the game, former Predator Colin Wilson was left all alone in the circle—maybe because it was the regular season?—but Pekka Rinne was able to make the save. Not the start the Preds were hoping for. Shortly after that, recent callup Colin Blackwell put the Avalanche on the power play with an...
On the Forecheck 23 hours ago
Predators @ Avalanche Thread

Predators @ Avalanche Thread

Show some effort. C’mon. Please?
On the Forecheck Jan 21, 2019
The Week That Was: Chapter 15

The Week That Was: Chapter 15

There were lots of hats thrown, but a suspension and a couple of stinkers make for a less-than-ideal homestand. January hasn’t been a kind month to the Nashville Predators as far as the number of home games are concerned. Between the season’s longest road trip and the All-Star break, just one multi-game homestand occurred, and this week was it with a trio of games featuring a pair of Eastern Conference foes—including the defending Stanley Cup champions—and the top team in the Central Division. The end result? A decisive whipping of said defending champion, and not much else. Ryan...