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Nashville Predators have little trouble with the Buffalo Sabres with 4-0 win

 

Nashville PredatorsClarksville, TN – The Nashville Predators continue to roll through the opposition with a convincing win over the Buffalo Sabres tonight, 4-0. The win completes a sweep of their three game road trip, and Pekka Rinne wins his 11th straight in goal.  Nashville defeats their former assistant coach Phil Housley, who is in his first season as the head coach of the Sabres.

Buffalo started fast, controlling the offense to begin the affair, outshooting the Predators 13-10 in the opening frame.  Buffalo would outshoot Nashville on the night, 35-32.

The problem was, they couldn’t break through the leading candidate for the Vezina trophy, Pekka Rinne, who had 35 saves on the night and recorded another shut-out. 

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (35) makes the save against the Buffalo Sabres during the third period at KeyBank Center. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne (35) makes the save against the Buffalo Sabres during the third period at KeyBank Center. (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

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Nashville Predators defeat Dallas Stars 2-0 set franchise record for consecutive wins

 

Nashville PredatorsNashville, TN – The Nashville Predators defeated the Dallas Stars 2-0 at Bridgestone Arena tonight, setting a franchise record for consecutive wins at 9 in a row.

Ryan Hartman scored the game winner after two lackluster periods at 5:33 of the third period when his backhanded shot went “top shelf” over Dallas goalie, Kari Lehtonen, for the 1-0 lead. 

That was all the Predators would need on this night against the Stars, but for good measure, Nick Bonino scored an empty netter with 14 seconds remaining in regulation for the 2-0 final.

 Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) stops a shot by Dallas Stars center Mattias Janmark (13) during the third period at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) stops a shot by Dallas Stars center Mattias Janmark (13) during the third period at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Nashville Predators defeat Colorado Avalanche 4-3

 

Nashville PredatorsClarksville, TN – The Nashville Predators defeated the Colorado Avalanche 4-3, sweeping their four game road trip and tieing the team’s record for consecutive wins at 8.

Ryan Ellis tied the game at 3-3 with just over one minute remaining in regulation, then Filip Forsberg scored the game winner in overtime to give Nashville the victory.

The Predators scored first at 3:09 of the first period when Austin Watson netted a wrist shot for the 1-0 lead.  Watson was assisted by Colton Sissons and Mattias Ekholm on the play.

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie (4) chases down Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9) in the first period at the Pepsi Center. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie (4) chases down Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9) in the first period at the Pepsi Center. (Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports)

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Nashville Predators defeat Vancouver Canucks 4-3 as Mike Fisher scores in his return

 

Nashville PredatorsClarksville, Tn– The Nashville Predators keep using this same formula while winning on the road.  Get behind early, then make a fantastic comeback to win the game, 4-3.

The Predators played that script to perfection tonight against the Vancouver Canucks, but tonight their secret weapon was Mike Fisher.  Fisher made his return to the lineup after signing a 1 million dollar contract to return to the team, after briefly retiring after last season.

His impact was felt throughout, as he scored the first goal of the night for Nashville.

Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) blocks a shot by the Vancouver Canucks during the third period at Rogers Arena. (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) blocks a shot by the Vancouver Canucks during the third period at Rogers Arena. (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports)

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Nashville Predators Dominate Los Angeles Kings In 5-0 Shutout

 

Nashville PredatorsNashville, TN – The Nashville Predators recovered from a lackluster performance against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night with an overwhelming attack against the visiting L.A. Kings, 5-0.

The return of Filip Forsberg paid dividends tonight with a goal and an assist, but Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne was solid in net with 19 saves and producing his fifth shutout of the season.  Rinne was making his first start since the NHL All-Star game and showed why he is one of the elite goaltenders in the league.  The shutout was his 48th of his career.

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) makes a save during the second period against the Los Angeles Kings at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) makes a save during the second period against the Los Angeles Kings at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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My Two Cents: Nashville Predators Win Thrilling Home Opener 6-5

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterNashville, TN – The Nashville Predators returned home after a sluggish start to the 2017-18 NHL season to defeat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-5, as Filip Forsberg sealed it with 35 seconds remaining to complete a miraculous comeback win at Bridgestone Arena.  

It wasn’t easy.

A sell out crowd was waiting for the defending Western Conference Champions, when former Predator Mike Fisher took the ice to help raise the championship banner. 

Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9) scores past Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Elliott (37) during the third period at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9) scores past Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Elliott (37) during the third period at Bridgestone Arena. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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My Two Cents: Nashville Predators Continue Historic Stanley Cup Run

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterClarksville, TN – They say the Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to hoist.  Well, if you’re a Predators fan, you know this all too well.  We’re not there yet, but what a battle it’s been. 

This amazing team has rolled through Chicago and St. Louis and has taken the best shots that Anaheim has thrown at them.  Anaheim has turned this series into a gutter brawl.  Cheap shots, low blows and hits AFTER the whistle, but,  WE’RE STILL STANDING!  In fact, we lead the series, 3-2.   

Nashville Predators celebrate the victory against the Anaheim Ducks followng game five of the Western Conference Final of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators celebrate the victory against the Anaheim Ducks followng game five of the Western Conference Final of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center. (Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports)

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My Two Cents: Nashville Predators Make History, Destiny to be Determined

 

My Two-Cents with Hank BonecutterNashville, TN – Well, now they’ve gone and done it.  Those Nashville Predators have won their second round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues.  They’ve done forged themselves into the record books, and will play for the Western Conference Championship against a yet to be determined opponent.

I don’t know if Predators fans can take it up another notch, but if there was a fan base that’s willing to say, “hey, hold my beer, and watch this” it’s Nashville. 

I’ve said all along that being at the Bridgestone Arena during a hockey game is the most earth shattering experience and I’ve seen AC/DC, Ted Nugent, and Cheap Trick in concert and by God, those were LOUD!

Nashville Predators fans celebrate as they leave Bridgestone Arena following a 3-1 win against the St. Louis Blues in game six of the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators fans celebrate as they leave Bridgestone Arena following a 3-1 win against the St. Louis Blues in game six of the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for March 22nd, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and RecreationClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Book Signing, Wettest Egg Hunt, Zumba, Swim Lessons and Lifeguard Swim Camp.

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Clarksville Park and Recreation’s “Wettest Egg Hunts” spots are filling up fast

 

Indoor Aquatic Center - New ProvidenceClarksville, TN – A not-so-typical egg hunt will once again be hosted at the Indoor Aquatic Center, located at 166 Cunningham Lane.

On Saturday, March 28th, thousands of colored eggs will be floating or sunk in the center’s pools, each good for candy and prizes. An adaptive egg hunt will be offered for children and adults with special needs at 11:00am with the remaining hunts for children ages 1 to 11 following from 1:00pm to 7:00pm.

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