Nashville Predators News & Notes
Pekka Rinne accepts pressure of Predators' playoff run | Tennessean
Good. I hope he's motivated, hungry, and focused.
Fisher Nominated for Clancy Trophy by Teammates - Nashville Predators - Features
Mike Fisher is worthy of whatever praise the locker room gives him.
Are the Predators good enough at home to go anywhere in the postseason? | Nashville Post
"Nashville's 23 wins, 53 points fewer than most of the franchise's previous playoff teams"
Rickard Rakell, David Perron and Kevin Bieksa trying to get healthy fast for Ducks - The Orange County Register
Injury and status updates, smoke and mirrors, etc.
Perron, Rakell, Bieksa and Vatanen all Take Part in Full Practice Wednesday - Anaheim Ducks - News
Their practice lines show that Perry has been moved away from Getzlaf, despite playing beside him the last 7 games.
Other NHL Stuff
Kings GM pushes for Doughty to win Norris; change voting process | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Wow, Poile should've whined and tried to guilt more people into voting for Weber a couple years ago.
Zatkoff emerges the unlikely hero after his patience pays off - Sportsnet.ca
NHL backup goaltenders either sound like European royalty, or short order cooks.
Backes lifts Blues to OT win in Game 1 | Blues | stltoday.com
And he did it in a very Backes-like style. Glad to see a van Riemsdyk make an impact in the postseason, finally.
Marc-Andre Fleury of Pittsburgh Penguins out for Game 1 vs. New York Rangers | ESPN
There's probably a few Rangers fans who feel bad and/or guilty about celebrating that MAF was hurt.
Rangers vs. Penguins 2016 final score: Jeff Zatkoff steals the show as Pittsburgh lights up New York, 5-2 - SBNation.com
"This was definitely not the goaltending match we were expecting."
First strike: Lightning take Game 1 from Red Wings – ProHockeyTalk
HELL YES THEY DID.
Statistically Speaking: Shots and percentages in the first round - Article - TSN
So far, his expected models are 3-0.
Who Was The Actual Best Player In The NBA Every Year During Kobe Bryant's Career? | Deadspin
I'll be looking forward to this article being written about Crosby someday.