4:59 PM EDT, Mon April 19, 2021
On the Forecheck 3 hours ago
On The Forecheck Podcast Episode 18: Chemistry, Chicago, Charlie Conway

On The Forecheck Podcast Episode 18: Chemistry, Chicago, Charlie Conway

Chicago week and overrated Mighty Ducks players are just two of the topics Nick and Shaun break down in this week’s episode. For a direct link to the episode, click here. This week’s episode of the On The Forecheck Podcast is back, and it’s a spicy one! Among the topics Nick and Shaun get into this week: Has Carolina surpassed Tampa Bay as “that team” you don’t want to face in the playoffs? Is this week’s three-game series against Chicago make-or-break for the Nashville Predators? Are those dreaded “team chemistry” concerns valid? And, last but not least,...
On the Forecheck 4 hours ago
Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks 4/19/21: You Won’t Get Them For Free

Preview: Nashville Predators vs. Chicago Blackhawks 4/19/21: You Won’t Get Them For Free

Photo by Danny Murphy/Icon Sportswire via It’s a critical night in Nashville over two precious points. If you had told any Nashville Predators fan in February that the team—playing at times without Roman Josi, Filip Forsberg, Matt Duchene, Ryan Ellis, or Victor Arvidsson—would hit the ice in April at Bridgestone Arena with serious playoff implications on the line, you would be hard-pressed to find anyone who believed you. What would have seemed highly unlikely in February is reality tonight. A very different Predators team faces a determined Chicago Blackhawks...
On the Forecheck 8 hours ago
Monday’s Dump & Chase: Chicago Week

Monday’s Dump & Chase: Chicago Week

Photo by Jonathan Daniel/ Predators to play three crucial games against the Blackhawks. Nashville Predators News Predators aim to stay perfect vs. Blackhawks - yahoo.com The Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville Predators will face each other three times in a row starting Monday night in Nashville, then continuing Wednesday and Friday with meetings in Chicago. Around Hockey NHL to closely monitor teams taking advantage of LTIR cap advantages - sportsnet.ca Seventeen of the league’s 31 teams are currently utilizing LTIR to relieve cap space. But with the regular season...
On the Forecheck Apr 18, 2021
Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Mired

Sunday’s Dump & Chase: Mired

James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports The standings went the most inconvenient way possible for the Preds last night, and more. Recap: Nashville Predators 1, Carolina Hurricanes 3: Could’ve gone worse | On the ForecheckAlthough my intention was to watch the game last night since my usual Saturday commitment got rescheduled, I wasn't feeling well and accidentally slept through most of it—which sounds like it’s about what the Preds (except Saros) did too. Eamon has the recap and analysis right here for you. Panthers beat Lightning to move into second in Central |...
On the Forecheck Apr 17, 2021
Nashville Predators 1, Carolina Hurricanes 3: Lucky that wasn’t uglier

Nashville Predators 1, Carolina Hurricanes 3: Lucky that wasn’t uglier

Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via The Preds lost this one, but it could’ve been so much worse. The Nashville Predators took on the Carolina Hurricanes again tonight in what might have ultimately been a preview of Nashville’s future in the postseason. What happened, who were the stars, and where will the team go from here? All that and more below. What went well? The second period was a great effort from a Predators team that looked dead in the water. Saros maintained his smooth, “ain’t no thang” style of play against the Hurricanes’ onslaught, and the...