Topic: Shea Weber
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.
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.
Philadelphia Flyers vs. Nashville Predators
Saturday, November 30th, 2013 | 7:00pm CT
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators host the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night in Music City for their only appearance in Nashville for the 2013-14 season. Nashville will travel to Philly on January 16th, 2014.
These two teams played twice during the 2011-12 season, as the home team won each contest.
The Predators are coming off a 3-0 loss to Edmonton on Thursday night, despite putting 33 shots on goal. Shea Weber tied Mike Fisher for the team lead in shots on goal (five), a season high for both. Weber also left the game with an upper body injury late in the second period, and didn’t return.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators played host to the Edmonton Oilers on Thanksgiving night in “Smashville” and the visitors rudely disrupted the festivities.
Behind his first start in goal for the Oilers, Ilya Bryzgalov stopped all 33 shots he faced from the Predators, and Edmonton came away with the road victory, 3-0.
Bryzgalov was making his debut for Edmonton tonight, and his first start in the NHL since April 25th, when he was a member of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators face the Columbus Blue Jackets for the first time tonight as inter-conference opponents, rather than intra-divisional foes, in 13 years. Last year, Nashville posted a 1-3-1 record against Columbus, but are 50-17-7 against them all-time, and 20-12-3 at the Columbus home ice.
The Predators open the fourth of 14 sets of back-to-backs this season, then return to Nashville on Thanksgiving night to face Edmonton. Nashville’s 14 sets of two-games-in-two nights are five more than last year, and the Predators are 1-2-0 in the opening game and 2-1-0 on the back side of back-to-back tilts.
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators got off to a fast start, then hung on for the win, defeating the Phoenix Coyotes 4-2 at Bridgestone Arena, Monday night.
Nick Spalling, Mike Fisher and Gabriel Bourque got Nashville out front 3-0, and the Predators never looked back, as Marek Mazanec continued his solid play in goal, turning away 29 shots on goal.
The Coyotes have now lost three in a row.
Nashville Predator at Toronto Maple Leafs
Thursday, November 21st, 2013 | 6:00pm CT | Air Canada Centre
Nashville, TN - The Nashville Predators visit Canada’s largest city for just the 10th time ever, and for the first time since November 16th, 2010. It is also just the sixth overall meeting between the Predators and Leafs since the 2008-09 season. The Predators hold a 7-6-(1)-0 all-time record against the Leafs, including a 4-4-1 mark at Air Canada Centre.
These teams last met in the Music City on October 10th, as the Maple Leafs rode Phil Kessel (1g-2a) and Jonathan Bernier to a 4-0 shutout win.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators kept the Detroit Redwings at bay Tuesday night for a 2-0 shutout win at Joe Louis Arena. It was the seventh straight loss for Detroit and the eighth straight home loss.
The Predators defense played great throughout the game giving Detroit very few good opportunities to score. Nashville goaltender Marek Mazanec, playing for the injured Pekka Rinne, stopped 27 shots for his first NHL shutout.
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