Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators are in desperate need of a win, and tomorrow night the task doesn’t get any easier as they roll into Madison Square Garden to face the New York Rangers.
The two teams close out their two-game season series at 6:00pm CT, Tuesday night.
This is just the seventh game between the two teams in the last six full seasons. In 16 all-time games against the rangers, the Predators have posted a 7-8-(2)-0 record, but are 5-3-(1)-0 in nine trips to the Garden.
Washington, D.C. - The Nashville Predators continue to struggle as they dropped their fifth straight game to the Washington Capitals, 5-2.
The Caps wasted no time getting on the score-sheet, scoring three goals in the first period.
Troy Brouwer backhanded the first goal past Predator’s goalie Marec Mazenec at 6:44 of the first period, with an assist from Eric Fehr and Mikhail Gravovski.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators will square off against the Washington Capitals in the nation’s capital for the first time since December 20th, 2011, Saturday night at 6:00pm CT, at the Verizon Center.
In that last meeting, the Capitals scored two goals in the first period and a pair in the third to bookend the lone Nashville goal of the night. These teams have met six times since the start of the 2008-09 season, with the Caps winning four of the six games. The Predators are an even 6-6-4 in 17 all-time meetings with the Capitals.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators lost 5-2 tonight at Bridgestone Arena to the Carolina Hurricanes behind Jeff Skinner’s hat trick.
The Canes drew first blood just 23 seconds into the game, when Justin Faulk scored on a slap shot from the point to make it 1-0.
The Predators would tie the game on Mike Fisher’s tip of a Victor Bartley slap shot past Carolina goalie Justin Peters, just 50 seconds into the second period.
Carolina Hurricanes vs. Nashville Predators
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 | 7:00pm CT | Bridgestone Arena
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators will host the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night at the Bridgestone Arena, at 7:00pm CT. In their last meeting on February 28th, 2012, the Hurricanes escaped with a 4-3 win at PNC Arena.
The last time Carolina paid a visit to Nashville was January 7th, 2012, and the Predators notched four power-play goals on their way to a 5-2 win. Patric Hornqvist had two power-play goals while Shea Weber, Craig Smith and Ryan Ellis all scored for the Predators.
Nashville, TN - The banged up Nashville Predators put up a great effort tonight against the visiting Vancouver Canucks, but in the end, the Canucks were able to overwhelm Nashville, 3-1.
Ryan Kesler scored twice for Vancouver in the third period, and Roberto Luongo was solid in goal, stopping 30 shots on the night, and the Canucks have now won three games on their current four game road trip.
New York, NY - Nashville Predators goaltender Marek Mazanec, who posted a 5-4-1 record with a 2.00 goals-against average, .932 save percentage and two shutouts in 11 appearances, has been named the NHL Rookie of the Month for November.
Mazanec edged New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (4-9—13 in 15 games), San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl (5-5—10 in 13 games), Los Angeles Kings center Tyler Toffoli (4-5—9 in 13 games), Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon (4-5—9 in 14 games) and Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug (3-6—9 in 15 games) for the honor.
Nashville Predators vs. Vancouver Canucks
Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013 | 7:00pm CT
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators and Vancouver Canucks meet on Tuesday night for their only meeting at Bridgestone Arena in 2013-14; the Preds will travel to Vancouver on January 3rd and March 19th, 2014. Vancouver won all three meetings in the shortened 2012-13 season. Nashville has posted an 11-12-6 all-time record against the Canucks on home ice.
In the last meeting on April 15th, Vancouver jumped out to a 2-0 lead after the first 20 minutes, before the Predators responded with two goals in the first 11:40 of the second period. The Canucks would go on to score three unanswered goals to defeat the Predators 5-2 at Bridgestone Arena.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators had the Philadelphia Flyers down 2-1 late in the third period, but Sean Couturier tide it at 13:07, and Vincent Lecavalier scored the only shootout goal, and the Flyers get the extra point in the 3-2 victory.
Philadelphia scored first when Claude Giroux scored at 16:49, taking a loose puck after a blocked shot, and scoring his fourth goal of the season,giving the Flyers a 1-0 lead.
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Joe Piskula from the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL) and placed forward Filip Forsberg on injured reserve.
Piskula, 29 (7/5/84), has five assists, 12 penalty minutes and a +3 rating while appearing in all 18 of the Admirals 2013-14 contests. He was the last defenseman assigned to Milwaukee before the start of the regular season on September 29th.
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