Same Old Stuff
Predators lose 4-1, held to two goals or fewer for the 14th time in 23 games and 21st time in 40 games this season.— Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) January 6, 2016
Nashville Predators (some loosely related) News & Notes
2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game projected rosters | 2016 NHL All-Star Weekend
No Klingberg or Josi in the Central? C'mon, man.
Inside the NHL: All-Star voting, mess in Tampa and trading a Predator - ESPN Video
I'll be honest, I didn't even watch this before clipping it. But the old NHL2Nite music is still awesome.
What's The Ceiling For Preds Prospect Kamenev - TSS
Low-end: Martin Hanzal. Extreme High-end: Eric Staal. Let's not forget that this guy was called "The Next Malkin" by some really smart Russian hockey folks. I doubt he'll become what Geno is, but he's done no wrong since arriving in North America.
Only a handful of NHL teams can afford to trade for Jonathan Drouin - SBNation.com
This has happened before.
Central and Pacific Division players deserving NHL All-Star nods - NHL - SI.com
This is much better. I'd support Klingberg getting in over Suter, but Minny needs a representative and they'll be able to see for themselves that Josi is better and more handsome. Chances are that Josi doesn't drive a tractor around and empty farm either.
Wild 4, Blue Jackets 2 | 'Boring' Wild makes it tough on Jackets | BlueJackets Xtra
"They just play boring. They wait for you to make mistakes and then they jump on you. You have to play fast against a team like that. You wait a second, sticks are in the lane, bodies are in the lane and everyone’s tied up, and you’ve got nothing." Cody, imagine if you had a puck-moving defenseman to help you break out of your own zone.
Finland downs Russia in OT to win World Juniors - Article - TSN
Vladislav Kamenev drew first blood, but the home team took the gold in an awesome game. And hey look, it's Teemu!
Nashville Sign Frédérick Gaudreau to NHL Contract | Admirals Roundtable
"One of this season's truly great stories just got even better." It's a shame the Ads followed this news with a 4-0 shutout loss to Lake Erie.
Other Hockey News & Notes
Bruins D Adam McQuaid injured in 2nd period against Capitals | USAToday
Checked headfirst into the plexiglass, and down for a while. Get well, Adam.
30 Thoughts: Good luck intimidating Yzerman - Sportsnet.ca
In this week's 30 Thoughts: Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman has a lot on his plate as he deals with Steven Stamkos and now Jonathan Drouin.
Wild captain Koivu hospitalized after crashing into boards | ProHockeyTalk
Scary incident in Columbus. Get well, Mikko.
'We really totally embarrassed ourselves' in loss that saw Jamie Benn, Tyler Seguin get benched | SportsDay
Who saw this coming? Benn and Seguin were benched for the last half of the third.
There's something special about these Florida Panthers - Sportsnet.ca
Been trying to tell you.
Pens fall to Hawks, but entertain in the process | Penguins/NHL | timesonline.com
3 on 3 looks great with teams that appear to practice it.
Kuzma: Markstrom may have a tough act to follow, but he’s handling it his way | TheProvince
Better late than never. Jacob Markstrom is finally becoming the goaltender he was picked to be a while ago.