1. Will Bud Selig Change The Sports World Forever?

    A drama is playing out in Texas involving Major League Baseball and the sale of the Texas Rangers that could have an impact on all sports...

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  2. Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda...Predators Playoff Post Mortem

    The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Nashville Predators 4 games to 2 in their first round matchup of the Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  3. Long Overdue: Coach Barry Trotz of Nashville Predators Named Jack Adams Finalist

    Nashville Predators Head Coach Barry Trotz was named a finalist Wednesday for the Jack Adams Award, given by the NHL to the coach of the year. Trotz is a finalist along with Dave Tippett of the Phoenix Coyotes and Joe Sacco of the Colorado Avalanche...

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  4. 2010 NHL Playoff: Predators and Blackhawks, First Round Preview

    The Nashville Predators will take on Central Division rival Chicago Blackhawks in a first ever playoff meeting between the two teams. The series begins Friday night at the United Center...

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  5. The NHL's Rumors, Recklessness, and Responsibility

    Psssst. Want to hear a rumor? The Hockey News could be acquired by the National Enquirer. In the realm of possibility? Sure. Probable. Not very. A rumor. Somewhere in the realm of the possible, but not likely...

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  6. Predators Trade Day Post Mortem

    The Nashville Predators added two players after the Olympic break to bolster the roster for a run at playoff positioning. Defenseman Dennis Grebeshkov was acquired from the Edmonton Oilers and forward Dustin Boyd was acquired from Calgary...

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  7. Predators' Chairman David Freeman Steps Down

    David Freeman announced today via a letter from his attorney that he is stepping down as the Chairman of the Nashville Predators. The letter was delivered to the Nashville Sports Authority mid-morning by Freeman's counsel, J...

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  8. Nashville Predators' Midseason Report Card

    At the midpoint of the season, the Nashville Predators have a 25-14-3 record, good for 53 points and tied with Calgary for fifth in the Western Conference...

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  9. Barry Trotz: A Class Act

    While Predator fans were enjoying a 2-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens at the Sommet Center on Nov. 14, a very classy gesture occurred that got no notice...

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  10. Are the Nashville Predators Moving?

    The Tennessean's Nate Rau penned an article titled "Sports Authority Members Worry that the Predators Could Leave Town" and cited several factors that could precipitate that action...

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  11. Nashville Predators: One of the Hottest Teams in the NHL

    A team that had once been written off, the Nashville Predators came back to defeat Colorado 4-3 in overtime in the Pepsi Center for their seventh consecutive victory and 12th win in their last 15 games...

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  12. Nashville Predators' Quarter Season Report Card

    Twenty one games are in the books, and it's time to grade the Predators quarter season performance.With a 12-8-1 record and 25 points, the Predators currently sit 10th in the Western Conference...

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  13. So What Do We Know About The Nashville Predators?

    The Nashville Predators roll into mid-November with an 8-8-1 record and 17 points, good for 12th in the Western Conference...

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  14. A Proposal for Dealing With Head Shots

    The rash of head shots and the resulting concussions and injuries in hockey is a cause for great concern, Rightfully so. The debate rages about what to do about the head shots that are egregious and unnecessary and how to take them out of the game...

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  15. The Injury Bug Bites the Predators Hard

    Injuries are a way of life in hockey, and every team copes with them during the course of a season. At times, however, it seems as if the injury bug bites hard on a particular squad, and right now, it is the Predators that have been bitten...

    Mark Willoughby Written by Mark Willoughby about almost 5 years ago 129 reads 1 comments

  16. Nashville Predators Dig Out of a Hole

    At 2-6-1, the Predators looked to be digging a hole that would be difficult to overcome. Scoring was at a premium, the defense looked shaky at best and the goaltending was spotty...

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  17. Nashville Predators Making Too Much of a Simple Game

    Hockey is a simple game. Score more than your opponent and you win. Keep the puck out of your net and you win. Both have been a challenge for the Nashville Predators this season. Through 10 games, the Predators stand 3-6-1 and have seven points...

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  18. Seven Games Into The Season and What We Have Learned About The Predators

    Seven games into the season, the Predators stand at 2-4-1, and a picture of this team, and potentially their season, is starting to emerge...

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  19. Embarrassing Efforts Doom the Predators

    You don't win the Cup in October, but you can certainly lose it. In the last two games, the Nashville Predators have displayed the traits of a team that is destined to not even have an opportunity to play for the Cup...

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  20. The Amazing, Incredible, Disappearing Nashville Predators Offense

    Four games in to the season, an interesting, and troubling, trend has emerged for the Nashville Predators. All six goals scored have come from the number one line, with Jason Arnott netting three goals, Patric Hornqvist two, and Steve Sullivan one...

    Mark Willoughby Written by Mark Willoughby about almost 5 years ago 105 reads 1 comments

  21. The Science Of Building A Winner

    Building a winning team is as much art as it is science. Blending experienced veterans, untested rookies, and players added via trade or free agency is akin to a chemistry experiment in a science lab...

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  22. A Conversation With The Grim Reaper

    Stu Grimson was known as one of the most fearsome fighters in the NHL, patrolling the ice for eight different NHL teams and playing in 729 regular season games during his career. "The Grim Reaper", as Stu was known, was not just a fighter, however...

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