Nashville Predators News & Notes
The Story Of The Nashville Predators Emergency Backup Goalie | News Channel 5
You've surely all heard of Scott Foster by now. Now learn about the Predators' emergency backup goalie (and Vanderbilty Law student), Tom Tysowsky.
Dierks Bentley Practices with Preds, Talks Hockey in Nashville | Nashville Predators
Dierks sure does love him some hockey.
Transit supporters trot out Nashville Predators in latest referendum TV ad | Tennessean
With five weeks remaining until Nashville's May 1 transit referendum, transit supporters are turning to the first place Nashville Predators.
Other Hockey News & Notes
Inside the NHL: Music City’s iconic draft still striking right notes 15 years later | The Buffalo News
Today I learned that people view the NHL entry draft that took place in Nashville 15 years ago as "iconic". And you know what? They’re right. Let's take a look back at some of the notable picks that year.
1. Marc-Andre Fleury
2. Eric Staal
5. Thomas Vanek
7. Ryan Suter
8. Braydon Coburn
9. Dion Phaneuf
11. Jeff Carter
14. Brent Seabrook
17. Zach Parise
19. Ryan Getzlaf
20. Brent Burns
28. Corey Perry
45(!). Shea Weber
Offense got him in the conversation, but can Kopitar’s two-way game guide him to the Hart? | The Hockey News
Guys, I'm an Anze Kopitar Stan.
Varlamov exits as Avs blank Blackhawks | TSN
The Avs stayed in the playoff hunt with a 5-0 drubbing of the Blackhawks (LULZ) on Friday night, but they ended up losing Semyon Varlamov after Tomas Jurco crashed into his pads late in the 3rd period. They were also without Erik Johnson on Friday, who suffered a knee injury in a game against the Flyers earlier in the week. Here’s to hoping that both aren’t that serious.
Erik Johnson out 6 weeks, Semyon Varlamov done for the season | Mile High Hockey
Four things we learned in the NHL: Stamkos the enforcer? | Sportsnet
You guys want to see Steven Stamkos “fight” Pavel Buchnevich? Of course you do.