Nashville Predators News & Notes
Sooo... It’s been a rough couple of weeks, hasn’t it?
Nashville Predators 5, Chicago Blackhawks 2: The Kids Shine in Nashville Victory | On the Forecheck
It wasn’t all bad news, however, as the Preds used a strong start to carry themselves to a 5-2 victory over the Hawks.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne is living the high life | ESPN
“Every mother in Finland would let her daughter marry Rinne, no doubt about it,” Pekka Jalonen, senior hockey writer for Iltalehti, told ESPN. “He is a gentleman. And a rich one too.”
Greg Wyshynski and ESPN provide your required reading today. Hopefully it will cheer you up.
Preds Official Podcast: Nick Bonino on Being a Dad, Teammate Pranks | Nashville Predators
Ol’ Nicky Bones discusses raising two daughters, eating pasta out of the Stanley Cup, and how the Preds need to respond to injuries.
Predators recall Eeli Tolvanen from Milwaukee | Tennessean
Well, let’s just see how long this lasts. He’s off to a strong start, though. Anthony Richard was obviously also called up in response to Forsberg’s injury.
NHL Central Division Roundup: Week 8 | On the Forecheck
ICYMI: ‘Trades! Awful mishandling of concussions! Goals! It’s like the 1980s in here this week.’
Other Hockey News & Notes
Maple Leafs sign RFA William Nylander to 6-year deal | Sportsnet
The Nylander Watch reached its anti-climatic conclusion yesterday.
Wilson scores, is ejected as Capitals extend win streak to 7 | Sportsnet
*SIGH*... Oh, Tom.
He’s not going to receive any supplemental discipline, which I guess I can kind of understand (match penalty was probably enough), but hits like this are just completely unnecessary and totally avoidable.
Dahlin named NHL Rookie of the Month for November | NHL
With 10 points in his last 15 games, Phil Housley’s shiny new toy has been named NHL Rookie of the Month.
Sharks send Erik Karlsson out for solo lap in Ottawa return | Sportsnet
Erik Karlsson received a warm welcome from Ottawa fans as he skated alone during warmups ahead of Saturday’s game.