Appearances & Interviews
The first entry in The Quarantine Series—stories on hockey, analytics and the Predators from Bryan while we’re all locked away.
So this was a real highlight, last night during the Pittsburgh Penguins/Columbus Blue Jackets pre-season game, our NHL Super Schedule was referenced by the Pittsburgh broadcast, as they broke down the impact of realignment on the travel burden faced by the Pens & Jackets this upcoming season. Thanks to all the folks on Twitter last night for alerting me to the shoutout!
We're very proud to announce that as part the Nashville Scene's 2011 Best of Nashville poll, OnTheForecheck.com has been selected as the Writers' Choice for Best Sports Blog in Nashville.
Wherein we get the scoop on how the Canucks survived a strong challenge from the defending Stanley Cup champs, and what the mood of the Vancouver fan base is like heading into the second round.
The Nashville Predators' captain launched a new weekly interview segment on the local radio scene.
Sometimes, the coaching staff has to tear into a team during intermission to get the best out of them, and Preds assistant coach Peter Horachek talks about one such recent occasion against Chicago.
While there's a lot of drama going on these days with the Tennessee Titans, the best story in Nashville sports is how the Predators have overcome adversity to keep on climbing through the NHL standings.
There have been many additions to the Nashville Predators over the last few months, but one move that flew under the radar was the hiring of a new Director of Hockey Operations.
When we got news that John Glennon was moving over to cover the Titans earlier this summer, there was concern among Preds fans as to what The Tennessean was going to do on the hockey front, but the new guy on the beat is definitely a hockey guy.
Barry Trotz talks about the growing presence of Patric Hornqvist within the Nashville Predators, how the 2010-11 squad shapes up compared to last season's, and the change in leadership with Shea Weber taking over as captain.
There are a number of similarities between Nashville & Buffalo, besides the long-tenured coach & general manager.
As a followup to the announcement regarding the local ownership group buying up the "Boots" Del Biaggio shares in the team, Preds chairman Tom Cigarran joined the Thom Abraham Show this afternoon to discuss the news and the state of the team going forward.
Words from a Broad Street Hockey blogger on Ryan Parent.
An interview with Second City Hockey's Sam Fels on the Blackhawks-Predators series.
By sticking with the Nashville Predators after a number of injured teammates returned to the lineup, Cal O'Reilly now has enough NHL experience to qualify for waivers, and it appears that he'll stick in Nashville for the time being. It's a fine achievement for a guy who's ridden the Milwaukee/Nashville express quite a bit in recent years.
The Predators drafted Nick Oliver last summer, and after recovering from collarbone injuries in 2008, he's ready for college hockey this fall.
Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne talks about his plans for the Olympic break, and whether the NHL should continue to participate in the Winter Games.
Has the Nashville Predators 4-game losing streak exposed some fundamental weaknesses in the team, or is it just a short-term blip in a long NHL season?
Taylor Beck has developed into one of the most dangerous scorers in junior hockey, and in this interview, talks about what it will take for him to contribute at the NHL level for Nashville.
Today, Predators play-by-play man Pete Weber joined the Thom Abraham Show to talk about what was, outside of the final result, a big night downtown between the near-sellout crowd, the TV Timeout standing ovation, and the big comeback against Toronto.
This afternoon Ryan Suter called into the Thom Abraham Show to talk about how the Predators are going these days, as well as, of course, his look ahead to the Winter Olympics in Vancouver next month. You can listen to the interview right here...