Category Archives: Predators News

Smashville Scope: Nov. 6

After dropping the first game of their five-game road trip to Edmonton, the Preds won two straight in Calgary and Vancouver. This marks the first time Nashville has won consecutive games since…MORE

Smashville Scope: Oct. 30

As the Preds gear up for a five-game road trip, catch up on all of the past week’s action here: After five straight losses, the Predators finally earned their first win on home ice in 2022-23 – and…MORE

Preds Fall to Capitals in 3-0 Shutout

1. Juuse Saros is On Fire Saros gave the Predators a chance with strong play in net, making 32 saves in a backbreaking effort Saturday night. Washington had several breakaway chances and two…MORE

Game Day: Preds vs. Capitals Preview

Below are Nashville’s lines from Thursday’s game vs. St. Louis: Forsberg – Johansen – DucheneGranlund – Glass – NiederreiterTrenin – Sissons – JeannotSmith – McCarron -…MORE

Game Day: Preds vs. Blues Preview

Head Coach John Hynes said to expect “a couple tweaks” to Nashville’s line combinations in Thursday’s game, particularly on defense in light of Mark Borowiecki being sidelined with an upper body…MORE

Sights and Sounds from Preds Practice: October 25

“It was a good practice day,” Ryan Johansen said. “It was a day we definitely had to put on the work boots and get better, and we definitely got better today.” Tweet from @emma_lingan: Gettin spicy…MORE

Smashville Scope: October 24

“We haven’t lost this many in a row in a while, and we’ve had some weird games,” Matt Duchene said following Saturday’s loss to Philadelphia. “The first 10 games are always Murphy’s Law – anything…MORE

Preds Fall 3-1 to Philadelphia

Saturday’s game saw some changes to the Predators customary forward line combinations. Head Coach John Hynes broke up the “Herd” line for the first time this season, moving Yakov Trenin up to the…MORE

Game Day: Preds vs. Flyers Preview

Nashville enters Saturday with a 2-3-1 record after falling 5-3 to Columbus on Thursday. Philadelphia is 3-1-0, coming off a 4-3 loss to Florida on Wednesday. Saturday’s contest will also mark…MORE

Preds Drop Fourth Straight to Columbus

“We played a loose game,” Head Coach John Hynes said. “We got up early and then in the second period alone we gave up seven odd man rushes, five 5-on-5 and two on the power play. Tonight in…MORE

Preds Fall to Kings in Shootout, 4-3

“Tonight it wasn’t competitiveness, tonight it was smarts,” Head Coach John Hynes said. “We started with the penalties – offensive zone penalties, penalties on the power play and penalties at key…MORE

Game Day: Preds vs. Kings Preview

Below are Nashville’s lines from Saturday’s game at Dallas: Forsberg – Granlund – DucheneNiederreiter – Johansen – TolvanenTrenin – Sissons – JeannotSmith – Glass -…MORE

Preds Drop Second Straight to Dallas

“I think if you look at our game, we were casual with the puck,” Head Coach John Hynes said. “We gave them easy offense and our commitment to defend and our urgency and attention to detail is not…MORE

Game Day: Preds vs. Stars Preview

Newcomers dominated the scoresheets in Nashville’s first two games of the 2022-23 season in Prague, Czech Republic. Nino Niederreiter, who signed as a free agent with Nashville in July, scored three…MORE

Smashville Scope: October 14

Mr. Bern’s Homecoming Roman Josi returned to his hometown of Bern, Switzerland, on Oct. 3 as the Predators faced SC Bern in the 2022 Global Series Challenge at PostFinance Arena, earning a 4-3 win….MORE

Preds Fall to Stars in Home Opener

Video: Ryan Johansen Recaps 4-1 Loss to Dallas It was a night of firsts for the Stars – Mason Marchment had two goals in his Dallas debut, Wyatt Johnston scored in his NHL debut, and Peter DeBoer won…MORE

Predators Assign Six to Milwaukee (AHL)

Nashville’s current 23-man roster is below:  Forwards: Matt Duchene, Filip Forsberg, Cody Glass, Mikael Granlund, Tanner Jeannot, Ryan Johansen, Michael McCarron, Nino Niederreiter, Zach Sanford,…MORE

Global Series blog: Mark Borowiecki

The Sharks made a harder push tonight, for sure. Maybe it wasn’t our best game, but you know, sometimes you’ve just got to find ways to win. That was coach John Hynes’ message to us after the game….MORE

Preds Sweep Sharks at 2022 NHL Global Series

“Nino has come in and has fit in seamlessly,” Head Coach John Hynes said. We feel like we have a strong identity in how we want to play and the culture that we want off the ice… Nino fits that. He’s…MORE

Game Day: Preds vs. Sharks Preview

Newcomers made an impact Friday as Ryan McDonagh (1a), Nino Niederreiter (1g) and Kiefer Sherwood (1g-1a) all found the scoresheet in their Nashville debuts. Friday marked the second time in…MORE