Nashville Predators News & Notes
Nashville's Pekka Rinne Simply Not In Form - TSS
We covered this last week, but Mark drives home the point.
Predators week ahead: Blues, Wild await | Tennessean
The Nashville Predators play two more Central Division games this week. AND THEY BETTER FREAKING WIN THEM BAH GAWD.
LeBrun: Predators, Blues In "Position Of Strength" For Trades - Todays SlapShot
So many teams are looking to trade for a defenseman, and Pierre LeBrun notes both the Predators and Blues have depth in that position.
Laviolette, Preds Believe High Shot Total Will Soon Produce More Wins - Nashville Predators - Features
We can appreciate the honesty. The team knows we hold them to a high standard, and they know they're not happy with where they are. But they also know that they should have more wins in their column. I can live with that, as long as they try to fix it.
Other Hockey News & Notes
Chicago Blackhawks acquire Rob Scuderi from Pittsburgh Penguins for Trevor Daley | NHL.com - News
I'm always a fan of the teams I hate getting older and slower.
Sidney Crosby struggles for answers in career-worst season - The Washington Post
Jon mentioned this on the show this past weekend... and he's not alone thinking about Crosby and his future.
Coupon-clipping NHLer won't sue parents over bankruptcy - Article - TSN
It's hard not to feel bad for the guy... but he does own 3 BMWs and a Ferrari. I think he'll be fine as long as he can play hockey for a few more years. And $2,700 to live in suburban Columbus? NOPE.
Penguins likely looking for defensive depth before trade deadline - Cross Checks Blog- ESPN
After firing the coach, the Penguins will likely next try to add defensive depth before the trade deadline.
I'm Tired of Living in Mudville | The Dark Blue Jacket
"Another season in the tank because they can't play to win. Too many conservative, defensive minded coaches, making them afraid to make a mistake."
TJ Oshie Injures Beau Bennett With Big Hit Into Boards (Video) | RMNB
I happen to like Oshie a lot, mostly because he does lots of hockey things like hit people and shoot very well.
Video: Penguins pay tribute to Pascal Dupuis’ career | ProHockeyTalk
It might get a little dusty for Penguins sympathizers.
WATCH: Ryan Callahan fights Scott Hartnell, drops him with one punch - CBSSports.com
The Blue Jackets season, enacted by Scott Hartnell and of course... a former Ranger.
The NHL player that will be hardest for your team to trade - Sportsnet.ca
They say Shea Weber. Are they right?
Russia-based KHL expands into China with Beijing team | ESPN
Awesome. We might finally see a Gagarin Cup parade with actual missiles.
The Lightning must do all they can to keep Steven Stamkos - SBNation.com
"Yes Steven, you can play center between James Neal and Filip Forsberg."
-D. Bradley, Predators GM
Ladd, Byfuglien, Trouba asking Jets for $152M in contracts - Winnipeg Free Press
There are more direct ways of saying "GET ME THE #$%* OUT OF HERE".
MMBM: The NFL could learn a lot from the American Pharoah debacle - SBNation.com
"American Pharoah was robbed of a major award by the PC Police. Here's what the NFL can do to prevent such a travesty."
Take a Look Inside Sprinkles, Opening This Thursday in 12 South - Eater Nashville
That Cupcake ATM is ready to roll.
MLB Network to air Astrodome special Tuesday | MLB.com
Can they bring back the Earthmen? Permanently?