Topic: Pittsburgh Penguins
Friday, March 8th, 2013 | 7:00pm (CT)
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators return to the friendly confines of the Bridgestone Arena Friday night when the Edmonton Oilers arrive for a 7:00pm CT face-off.
The Predators are looking to get back to their winning ways after a disappointing West Coast swing.
Predators place forward Brandon Yip on Injured Reserve
Nashville, TN – President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club claimed forward Zach Boychuk on waivers from the Pittsburgh Penguins and placed forward Brandon Yip on injured reserve.
Boychuk is on a two-way contract worth $625,000 and the NHL level and $105,000 at the AHL level in 2012-13.
Boychuk, 23 (10/4/89), has been held scoreless in eight NHL games with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Carolina Hurricanes in 2012-13. In 80 career NHL contests since 2008-09, the Airdrie, Alta., native has 18 points (7g-11a) in 80 career contests with Pittsburgh and Carolina. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN –President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Hal Gill to a two-year, $4 million contract.
Gill, 37 (4/6/75), was acquired by the Predators from Montreal Canadiens on February 17th, 2012, and suited up for 23 regular-season games (0g-5a) and five playoff games (0g-0a) for the club. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN –goaltender Pekka Rinne moved on to the Semifinals round of the EA Sports NHL 13 Cover Vote, edging Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp in Round 1 and New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist in Round 2.
Voting for the Semifinal Round runs from Thursday, May 24th through Monday, May 28th.
New York, NY –captain Shea Weber joins some elite company in the NHL as one of three finalists for the coveted Norris Trophy awarded “to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position,” the National Hockey League announced today.
Weber ranked near the top of several categories, helping the Predators earn their seventh Stanley Cup Playoff berth in the past eight seasons. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville Predators Pekka Rinne records rare Double-Double and leads National Hockey League in Wins and Goaltender Points
Written by Jay Levin
Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne pulled a rare double-double this season, leading all NHL goaltenders in both Wins and Goaltender Points. Rinne’s 43 wins were one better than the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Marc-Andre Fleury, while his five points (all assists) were one more than the New Jersey Devils’ Martin Brodeur and the Ottawa Senators’ Craig Anderson. «Read the rest of this article»
at St. Louis Blues
Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 at 7:00pm CT
St. Louis, MO – Tuesday night, the Nashville Predators and the St. Louis Blues close out their season series at the Scottrade Center. Nashville leads the season series 4-0-1 thus far. The Predators are 19-17-3 all-time on Scottrade Center ice, including a 16-7-0 mark at the venue since 2005-06.
Close battles have been a trend between these two Central Division rivals with 17 of the last 26 meetings decided by one goal. «Read the rest of this article»
at Chicago Blackhawks
Sunday, March 25th, 2012 at 6:30pm CT
Chicago, IL – The Nashville Predators make their final trip of the 2011-12 season to the United Center tonight. The Predators are 16-22-2 in the Windy City all-time. Overall, the Predators are 3-0-1 against the Chicago Blackhawks this season.
These teams last met on Valentine’s Day, as the Predators edged the Blackhawks 3-2 in the Music City. The teams traded goals through the first 46 minutes of play, with Ryan Suter and Nick Spaling finding the back of the net for Nashville. With less than six minutes remaining, rookie Ryan Ellis notched his second career game-winner to seal the win for the Predators. Pekka Rinne turned aside 30 shots on the night. «Read the rest of this article»
New York, NY – Fans in the United States will be treated to a Sunday doubleheader of NHL action on the NBC Sports Network as the playoff races head into the home stretch.
The first game begins at 5:00pm ET when the Minnesota Wild visit the Washington Capitals. The Caps need to beat the Wild to regain eighth place in the East — they dropped into ninth place when the Buffalo Sabres beat the Wild on Saturday. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – It was a mostly optional morning skate today for theat Bridgestone Arena before tonight’s game against the Winnipeg Jets.
The numbers of Anders Lindback, Colin Wilson, Craig Smith, Jordin Tootoo , Roman Josi, Jack Maclellan and Brian McGrattan were the only ones listed on the dry erase board in the locker room as required to participate.
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