Social Media

Hendricks/Dubnyk Trade Reaction

How did OTF writers and observers around the league react to today's trade between the Nashville Predators and Edmonton Oilers?

How I Won Movember

Raising a couple grand for charity in a month isn't easy, but it's easier than you think it is.

"Predators Hockey"

What does "Predators hockey" mean? It means your top scorers will put up middling offensive numbers, and that's maddening when you think about the coin the organization is shelling out for championship-level production.

Toast of Music City 2013: Thank You, OTF Readers!

OTF is a Finalist for the Toast of Music City's Best Blog category for the second straight year!

Rich Clune Raises Money for Charity on Facebook

After learning how to use his Mac's video software, newly re-signed Nashville Predators forward Rich Clune took to Facebook to help raise money for the Ontario-based treatment center where his own recovery began, and to tease an online video series.

TiqIQ RSVP: Win $200 in Free Tickets!

How would you like to win free tickets just by watching or attending a Nashville Predators game?

Keep Up With the Conversation: Get Live Preds Talk

We all know how the sports media world has been revolutionized over the last few years thanks to Twitter. Stories break and spread like wildfire within minutes, but if you're not following the...

Win the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job!

Sports and Social Media are among the two most entertaining diversions we have today. Getting paid to dabble in both at the same time? That sounds like a dream opportunity... so check out the competition that XFINITY is holding to fill this job.

On The Forecheck takes 3rd for Best Blog in Toast of Music City 2012

For the third year in a row, a Predators-related site made Nashville's Top 3 in the Best Blog category for the Toast of Music City voting.

OTF's Jordin Tootoo Framed Photo Sweepstakes

With Jordin Tootoo apparently leaving the Nashville Predators when free agency opens on July 1, I thought this would be a good time to finally have a contest to give away an item I've had sitting...


NHL places 4 teams in Top 20 Pro Sports Teams in Social Media

Based on TV ratings and chatter on platforms like ESPN, you'd be led to believe that hockey had fallen out of popular consciousness, but the NHL has been a leader when it comes to digital marketing and fan outreach via platforms like Facebook & Twitter.

SB Nation on YouTube - 2 months old, and growing fast

Probably the most exciting blog project I've ever been involved in started a couple months ago, with the debut of SB Nation on YouTube. OTF is one of several SBN blogs contributing Team Reports,...

Get Social and come to Podcamp Nashville on April 14!

One of my favorite annual events is coming in just a few weeks, and if you're involved or interested in using various online outlets (blogs, podcasts, forums, websites, etc.) in the course of your...

Vote in the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest!

Remember that Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest I told you about a few weeks ago? Well, the contestants are lined up, and it's time to make your voice heard, and vote for who you think...

The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job Contest

So, Dear OTF Reader, you think your encyclopedic knowledge of hockey and rapier wit are only put to good use in our Game Threads? Nay, I tell you! Take a shot at putting your skills to work by...

Win tickets to a Predators game in the TiqIQ/SB Nation #TakeASeat contest!

Take your guess as to which Nashville Predator will lead the team in penalty minutes at the end of November, and you could win tickets to an upcoming home game.

On The Forecheck comes to your iPhone with the new SB Nation App!

All the juicy goodness of SB Nation's 300+ sports blogs are now available through a new iPhone app.

Get your digital groove on at Podcamp Nashville 2011

One of the great things about blogging here in Nashville is the vibrant community of folks who are active online, and the biggest and best opportunity to rub elbows with that crowd is coming up on...

Enter The OTF Facebook Contest

Do you like the Nashville Predators? Are you on Facebook? Would you like to win a fabulous prize??? Well we've got the contest for you...

When ranking NHL teams on Twitter and Facebook, there are plenty of winners and losers

When it comes to using social media to promote their brand, some NHL teams are miles ahead of the laggards.

Nashville hockey tweetup to benefit flood relief

A Nashville hockey blogger is setting up an event to help raise funds for Middle Tennessee flood relief.

Need more motivation to run a 5K? How about a signed stick from Steve Sullivan

So you've been thinking about possibly running in the Nashville Predators' Fangtastic 5K this Saturday, but haven't quite gotten around to registering yet? Steve Sullivan is offering up a reward if you sign up for the 5K run/walk, and follow him on Twitter as well.

Brett Wilson still waiting to join Nashville Predators ownership group?

It's often hard to get updates on NHL ownership news, but Canadian investor Brett Wilson surprisingly replied on Twitter to a question about the possibility of him buying into the Nashville Predators.

Social Media Club Nashville put hockey in the spotlight at "The Puck Drops Here"

Wednesday night downtown, Social Media Club Nashville hosted "The Puck Drops Here", an opportunity for members of the Predators fan base to talk about the ways in which the community connects...

When is "verified" not really verified? When it's a Twitter "Verified Account" for T.J. Oshie

While hockey fans have enjoyed the tweets of NHL players like @MartinHavlat, @Sully26 and @dellis39, word comes this morning that @tjoshie, which claims to be the account for St. Louis Blues forward T.J. Oshie, is not the real thing - despite the "Verified Account" label that Twitter has stamped on that profile page.

Nashville Predators goalie Dan Ellis joins the growing Twitter ranks

Nashville Predators goalie Dan Ellis is the latest NHL athlete to jump on the Twitter bandwagon.

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