6:45 AM EST, Fri December 09, 2022
On the Forecheck 8 hours ago
Nashville Predators 2, Tampa Bay Lightning 5: Comeback fails, Preds fall in Tampa

Nashville Predators 2, Tampa Bay Lightning 5: Comeback fails, Preds fall in Tampa

Photo by Mark LoMoglio/NHLI via The Preds made a good attempt, but came unglued in the third. The Nashville Predators headed to Florida, accompanied by the dads, to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight. The Lightning came out ready for blood, and drew it fast. Brayden Point scored just over a minute in, on a high-speed play that wasn’t even the Bolts’ first good chance of the game, and the Preds couldn’t get their skates back under them. They looked discombobulated, with Saros seeming uncertain; they played discombobulated, eventually taking a too-many-men...
On the Forecheck 12 hours ago
Game Thread: Nashville Predators @ Tampa Bay Lightning 12/8/22

Game Thread: Nashville Predators @ Tampa Bay Lightning 12/8/22

Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports Go Preds. The Nashville Predators take on the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight.
On the Forecheck 18 hours ago
Game Preview: Nashville Predators @ Tampa Bay Lightning 12/8/22

Game Preview: Nashville Predators @ Tampa Bay Lightning 12/8/22

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via The break is finally over The Nashville Predators are returning from their extended hiatus, having not played a game since Friday December 2nd against the New York Islanders. They won that contest 4-1 thanks to a career performance from goaltender Kevin Lankinen and are currently sitting on a three game win streak heading into Amalie Arena. The Lightning are coming off a shocking 4-2 loss to the Detroit Red Wings. So the Predators are going to get a real test of their abilities against the former back-to-back Stanley Cup champions. The...
On the Forecheck 22 hours ago
Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Back In Action

Thursday’s Dump & Chase: Back In Action

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ In which our heroes return to the ice after a few days off, MacKinnon gets sidelined for a few weeks, and the trade rumors continue to build for Patrick Kane and Brock Boeser. Nashville Predators News & Notes Formidable Finns: Inside Nashville’s One-Two Goaltending Punch | Nashville PredatorsThe twin Finns, Juuse Saros and Kevin Lankinen, are hitting their stride in the crease. And it’s no coincidence the Preds are 7-2-1 over their last 10 games. Why Ryan Ufko could be the Nashville Predators’ next great blueline prospect | On the...
On the Forecheck Dec 7, 2022
Why Ryan Ufko could be Nashville’s next great blueline prospect

Why Ryan Ufko could be Nashville’s next great blueline prospect

Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via And what he needs to do to take the next step. Over the past few years, the University of Massachusetts (UMass) has become a factory of NHL defenders. Mario Ferraro, Cale Makar, and Zac Jones stand out, and there are a few more making their way, including Milwaukee’s Marc Del Gaizo. With a fourth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Nashville Predators might have found one of the next blue-chip blue-line prospects to come out of UMass in Ryan Ufko. Standing at just 5’10”, Ufko has already outperformed his 115th...