OTF Contributor Emeritus. A longtime Preds fan and season ticket holder, I gave up my seats because graduate school and my career took me to Washington, D.C. for five years. I came back to Nashville in early 2014, only to leave again in mid-2015 to study law in Memphis. My permanent home is in Nashville, and after the deep playoff run of 2017 converted my wife into a hockey fan, she bought a season ticket with my little sister. Now that I'm finished in Memphis, we're full STH's once more.
Ticket policies aren't Nashville's problem; never having won a Stanley Cup is.
The first episode features new Nashville Predators alternate captain James Neal and longtime friend Rich Clune.
Our SB Nation sister site Arctic Ice Hockey helps you get to know tonight's opponent.
Head coach Peter Laviolette isn't afraid to part with longstanding tradition, both on and off the ice.
How Nashville Predators bad boy Rich Clune plans to take his game to a new level this season under new head coach and one-time Stanley Cup winner Peter Laviolette.
Former head coach Barry Trotz, now with the Washington Capitals, took one on the chin in his dismissal from Nashville this year. But was what happened his fault?
A new helmet technology from CCM looks to curb the rotational impact from hits to the side of the head.
Preds defenseman Michael Del Zotto has a lot of skill and potential upside, and is still in his early twenties. But for what he brings to the ice currently, is the amount required to qualify him too big for Nashville?
Mattias Ekholm proved to be a capable second- or third-pair defenseman. For the right price, there's no reason for the Nashville Predators to not qualify him.
Born on a distant, dying planet and sent to Earth by his parents, only to be bitten by a radioactive spider, mutated by Gamma radiation, and infused with an adamantium skeleton, Dicky Clune's fantastic saga in SMASHville continues to unfold....