San Jose, CA – The Nashville Predators managed to squeeze a point out of tonight’s loss to the San Jose Sharks, losing 2-1 in regulation. The game went to a shoot-out where Timo Meier, in his first shoot-out appearance, slipped one over the shoulder of Juuse Saros for the win.
Nashville entered tonight’s game wondering how they would recover from the embarrassing loss to the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night, 9-4, but hit the ice determined to play Predators hockey. This is the third of four road games for the Predators, as they wrap this road trip up in Vancouver on Tuesday night.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators rebounded from the weekend loss to the Detroit Red Wings in fine fashion tonight, beating the hapless San Jose Sharks, 5-2.
As head coach Peter Laviolette continues to shuffle his lines to see where the magic is, the Predators appeared to be hitting on all points tonight.
THE Captain, Roman Josi got things started for Nashville at 6:16 of the opening frame with a wrist shot that put the Preds on the scoreboard first, leading 1-0. Josi was assisted on the score by Colton Sissons and Ryan Ellis.
Nashville, Tn — The Nashville Predators lost to the Detroit Red Wings tonight, 5-3. Nashville just never could get a leg up on the Wings as they were having to come back all night long.
Coming off of an opening night win over the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night, the Predators came into Bridgestone Arena with a lot of momentum, but they have always had trouble with Detroit and especially with Red Wings net minder, Jimmy Howard.
Todd Bertuzzi scored his first of two goals at 10:29 of the first period on a wrist shot that beat starting Predators goalie, Juuse Saros for the early 1-0 lead. The Wings then made it 2-0 at 11:40 of the opening frame when Anthony Mantha slipped a back hand into the net.
San Jose, CA – The Nashville Predators completed their final west coast swing tonight as they defeated the San Jose Sharks 4-2. Viktor Arvidsson scored to goals in the winning effort.
The Sharks present one of the hottest scoring teams in the NHL and the Predators knew they would have to keep them out of the net. Juuse Saros started between the pipes tonight, giving Pekka Rinne a night off.
But keep your eyes on Colton Sissons who’s been playing great hockey of late. Tonight he put his Predators on the board first at 1:07 of the opening period, snatching a juicy rebound in front of the net and the Predators had the early 2-0 lead.
Los Angeles, CA – Just what the doctor ordered. A big win for the Nashville Predators.
Tonight in Los Angeles, the Predators did what they needed to do with a 3-1 win over the lackluster Kings. Coming off of two embarrassing performances of late, the Predators stepped up their energy throughout the game, firing 34 shots on goal and keeping LA goalie Jonathan Quick under fire for most of the night.
Viktor Arvidsson got things started for the Predators at 15:04 of the opening period when Nashville took off on an odd man rush after a Pekka Rinne save on the Nashville net.
Clarksville, TN -The Nashville Predators came roaring back from a 3-0 first period deficit, taking a 4-3 lead in the third period, only to come up short to the San Jose Sharks, 5-4.
Joe Thornton scored his 400th career goal for the game winner for the Sharks.
The Predators came out extremely flat in the first period, in game two of a back-to-back series after losing to the Anaheim Ducks last night, and found themselves outplayed by San Jose and down 3-0 after the first frame.
Nashville, TN – The Nashville Predators blew a two goal lead in the third period to fall to the visiting San Jose Sharks, 5-4.
The Predators were on a five game winning streak until tonight, and dropped only their second game to the Sharks in their last 11 meetings in Tennessee.
San Jose struck first on a power play goal in the first period, but Viktor Arvidsson evened the score on a breakaway goal to end the first period.
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.
Austin Peay Autumn Salon Series to host Washington Post reporter Juliet Eilperin reading from her new book “Demon Fish” October 6th
Clarksville, TN – In the summer of 2005, Juliet Eilperin jumped into the Atlantic Ocean and found herself surrounded by sharks. The sleek, fierce-looking creatures were hungry and looking for food.
Luckily, they ignored her, but what’s most astounding about this incident is that Eilperin, a national environmental reporter for the Washington Post, jumped into the swarm on purpose. She was writing an article on the sharks for the newspaper and, like all great journalists, needed to see them first hand.
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