Outdoor hockey is coming to Music City.
The NHL has announced the Nashville Predators will host an NHL Stadium Series game at Nissan Stadium during the upcoming season on February 26, 2022. The Predators will host the Tampa Bay Lightning, currently competing for their second straight Stanley Cup.
The 2022 NHL Stadium Series is coming to SMASHVILLE!— Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) June 28, 2021
We'll see you February 26th, @NissanStadium! pic.twitter.com/VoSMD2IYCV
This will be the second outdoor game the Predators have participated, and the first in Nashville. The Predators lost to the Dallas Stars 4-2 at the Cotton Bowl on New Year’s Day 2020.
The @TBLightning and @PredsNHL will play in the 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL #StadiumSeries at the home of the @Titans, Nissan Stadium, in Nashville on Feb. 26, 2022.— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) June 28, 2021
More info: https://t.co/YwEjrz4yiX pic.twitter.com/nQuoo0Fqwq
We’ll presumably hear more in the coming months regarding tickets, special uniforms, and other festivities. As always, follow your friendly, neighborhood On The Forecheck crew for updates.
Until then, who’s excited to see outdoor hockey in Nashville?