Topic: Presidents Trophy
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators disappointed a sellout crowd at Bridgestone Arena tonight, losing to the Calgary Flames, 3-0.
Flames goaltender Mike Smith was a brick wall in net for Calgary, stopping 43 shots on goal, and earning the shutout.
Elias Lindholm got the Flames on the board with a goal on the power play in the first period for the 1-0 lead. Sean Monahan then gave the Flames a 2-0 lead and Nashville was behind the eight ball after two periods.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators saw their season come to an end tonight with a game seven loss to the Winnipeg Jets, 5-1.
Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne was pulled after the Predators found themselves down, 2-0. He made five saves before his exit. Juuse Saros replaced him in net and had 14 saves on the night.
Nothing was working for Nashville tonight, even though they had a fired up. sold out Bridgestone Arena crowd on hand, they just couldn’t score. Connor Hellebuyck made 36 saves in net for the Jets.
Denver, CO – The Nashville Predators advanced to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a convincing win over the pesky Colorado Avalanche, 5-0. The victory sets up a premier showdown with the Winnipeg Jets, who experts are calling the series to watch.
Nashville came out storming against the Avs early and often in this game. Mattias Ekholm lit the lamp first for the Predators at 7:02 of the first period when his snapshot beat Andrew Hammond for the early 1-0 lead.
Austin Watson made it 2-0 at 10:19 of the first with a wicked wrister after an assist from Colton Sissons and Nick Bonino. The line of Watson, Sissons and Bonino was the highlight of the lineup in this game tonight.
Clarksville, TN – The Stanley Cup Playoffs begin today. It’s called “The Second Season.”
For the Nashville Predators and their rabid fans, our quest for the Cup begins Thursday night, in Smashville. It’s an EPIC time of the year for the NHL. For Nashville Predators fans, it’s OFF THE CHARTS!
Nashville Predators win Central Division and Western Conference title with win over Washington Capitals 4-3
Clarksville, TN – The Nashville Predators set several franchise records tonight with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals.
First, they clinched the Central Division and the regular-season Western Conference titles, their first in franchise history.
Nashville also scored their 52nd victory of the season which breaks the old mark of 51 wins back in the 2006-2007 season.
The win, combined with a Boston Bruin loss, clinched the Presidents Trophy for the NHL team with the best record. With one game remaining, Nashville has 115 points.
Nashville, TN – They don’t get any easier at this stage of the NHL season, but the Nashville Predators, behind goalie Juuse Saros, gutted out the win over the San Jose Sharks at Bridgestone Arena, 5-3 tonight.
The win prevents the Sharks from clinching a playoff spot.
Back up goalie Juuse Saros, who started in place of Pekka Rinne, put on a clinic in goal with 39 saves.
The win gives Nashville 111 points on the season as their quest for the President’s Trophy continues. Players and coaches have made no secret that they want that trophy and with it, home ice for the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Clarksville, 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.
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