Thank You

Barry Trotz's long run as head coach of the Nashville Predators has come to a close, and one fan wants to offer up his thanks.

Coming to an End?

Many have begged for a change in the Nashville Predators organization, and they seem likely to get it.


FanPost: Prospecting the Predators' Future

Will the Nashville Predators' troubles today lead to better times ahead?

Do Poile & Trotz Deserve a 16th Season?

David Poile and Barry Trotz have run the Nashville Predators since their earliest days. But has the time come for change?

David Legwand's Greatest Hits

With the Nashville Predators having traded away David Legwand this afternoon, a chapter has closed in franchise history. Let's look back together at Leggy's remarkable run in Smashville.

OTF Roundtable: The Preds at the Trade Deadline

Will the Nashville Predators make major changes to the team at the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline? Our writers break down the key questions facing the Preds.

24 turns 31

Happy birthday to one of General Manager David Poile's most savvy acquisitions in recent memory, and to Poile himself!

Get Well Soon, Pete & David

We're all used to hockey players suffering the various bumps, bruises and broken bones that are a staple of every NHL season, but yesterday it was two senior members of the Nashville Predators who headed to the hospital.


How long will Rinne & Weber's Window Remain Open?

One OTF reader wonders whether the prime years of Pekka Rinne and Shea Weber are being squandered playing for mediocre teams in Nashville.

David Legwand: Lifetime Predator or Trade Bait?

After trading a mainstay in Kevin Klein, will the Predators trade David Legwand or ink a contract extension with the "original" Predator?


Should the Predators Sink or Swim?

One OTF reader argues that the Nashville Predators should trade away veteran players and look ahead to the 2014-15 season.

Kevin Klein's Greatest Hits

Saying goodbye to a Nashville Predators fan favorite.

Why Hockey needs Richard Sherman

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has the sports world talking this morning, in a way that no hockey player has ever done. There's a lesson here for the NHL.


The Roster Conundrum: How Would You Change Things?

What steps would you take to address the Nashville Predators' weaknesses this season?

Hockeynomics: Maybe Not So Bad?

Artificially high supply on secondary ticket markets makes prices to some games less expensive than others -- but the Nashville Predators still seem to have a big problem.


The NHL Transmogrifier

What might you get if you took two NHL players and fused them together into one?

Tennessee Titans Fans: Welcome to Hockey Season!

With the Tennessee Titans' season over and college football having crowned its new champion, it's time for many Nashville sports fans to turn their attention to how the Nashville Predators are doing.


Should the Predators trade for Evander Kane?

One OTF reader argues that trading for Winnipeg's young power forward might help address Nashville's continuing scoring woes.

How can we serve you better?

As we close the books on 2013 and look forward to the year ahead, I wanted to open up a thread today and get your input on how we here at OTF can serve you better in 2014.

The Biggest Preds Moments of 2013

2013 was filled with highs and lows for the Nashville Predators, ranging from the drafting of Seth Jones to the hip infection suffered by Pekka Rinne which has kept him out of the lineup for months. But who was the team's MVP for the calendar year?

Merry Christmas from OTF!

Will Santa bring something special for Nashville Predators fans?

It's Time For Change

More than any single individual, David Poile deserves credit for building the Nashville Predators into a legitimately competitive, sustainable NHL franchise. But the time has come for new leadership in Smashville.


What's the Preds' Long-Term Vision?

One OTF reader wonders where the Nashville Predators are headed in the next few seasons, and whether present management can deliver results.

Should the Predators Claim Jason LaBarbera?

With Pekka Rinne on Injured Reserve for an indeterminate amount of time, the Nashville Predators may find help on the goaltending front in Jason LaBarbera, who was waived today by the Edmonton Oilers.

Join the Fight Against Hunger in Middle Tennessee!

On The Forecheck is joining the fight against hunger this month by participating in a Virtual Food Drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee.

The Week Ahead

After having mopped the ice with the Chicago Blackhawks last night, the Nashville Predators will try to carry forward some positive momentum as they face three more Original Six opponents this week.

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