Nashville Predators News & Notes
Preds Official Podcast: Why the Preds Wanted Granlund, Simmonds | Nashville Predators
After the Preds acquired them at the NHL Trade Deadline, Mikael Granlund and Wayne Simmonds discuss their roles on the team and the emotional week they’ve been through.
Preds Fan Receives Unforgettable Garth Brooks Interaction at Recent Game | Nashville Predators
So this was pretty cool.
Other Hockey News & Notes
Lowry suspended two games for high-sticking | TSN
I have no earthly idea what Adam Lowry was thinking, but the Bryce Harper impersonation he pulled on Friday night earned him a two-game suspension from the DoPS.
Devils’ Gabriel suspended one game for boarding Flyers’ Patrick | Sportsnet
Speaking of suspensions, New Jersey Devils forward Kurtis Gabriel has been suspended one game for this ugly and totally unnecessary hit on Nolan Patrick. Honestly feel like it should’ve been more.
Canadiens’ Price comforts fan whose mom died | ESPN
Words can not describe how touching this is.
Carey Price showing he is one of the classiest athletes in all of sports. The young man (Anderson) idolizes Price and his mother, before dying of cancer, promised she would try to help them meet. It finally happened. Both feel the emotion as Anderson’s dream finally comes true. pic.twitter.com/19EjIH2NNe— Goalie Gear Nerd (@GoalieGearNerd) February 28, 2019
‘Poor McDavid’? It’s time to say ‘Poor Draisaitl,’ too | The Hockey News
The idea of one marooned superstar in Edmonton doesn’t fit anymore. The Oilers have two. That also means a rebuild could happen faster than expected.
Draisaitl, Koskinen lift Oilers to shutout win over Blue Jackets | Sportsnet
Speaking of Leon Draisaitl, he scored his 40th goal of the season and tallied two assists as the Oilers smoked the new-look Blue Jackets yesterday 4-0.
Evander Holyfield ‘knocks out’ Martinook in Hurricanes’ latest ‘Storm Surge’ | ProHockeyTalk
I mean... I don’t even know what to say.
Ovechkin scores 45th; Captials top Isles | TSN
Ovechkin is now the first player in NHL history with 10 seasons of 45 goals or more. He’s the best damn goal scorer of all time. Period. End of discussion.