Category: Nashville Predators

Nashville Predators hire Peter Laviolette as new head coach

Peter Laviolette will become the second head coach in Nashville Predators history. Two short weeks ago the club fired longtime bench boss Barry Trotz after seventeen years of service. The general consensus is that we’ve not seen the last of…

Nashville Predators: Seth Jones is living up to the hype

Seth Jones with Team USA. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

When defeceman Seth Jones slipped to fourth overall in the 2013 NHL entry draft, Nashville Predators GM David Poile must have been licking his chops. NHL Central Scouting pegged the smooth skating blueliner first among North American skaters, for a reason.…

Today’s 5: Suspension count, Team Canada’s forwards, USA’s defence, THN says trade Weber, and more.

Evander Kane representing Canada at the World Championships. Image courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. 2013-14 NHL suspension count. The season isn’t even a month old and already there have been seven suspensions in the NHL. That is one suspension every three days, on average. Sabres’ forward John Scott will likely join the list…

Today’s 5: Panthers fire sale, Leafs and Liles, Calder race, and more.

Shawn Matthias of the Florida Panthers. Image Courtesy of Wikipedia Commons.

1. Florida Panthers trade rumours circulate after slow start to season Early season trade rumours are running rampant, with the Florida Panthers standing out as one team garnering attention. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun published an article Saturday, October…

Vanity Fair names 10 best dressed NHL players

Hockey is a rough and rugged game played by modern day gladiators who display incredible skill and intense aggression……and……..style? Vanity Fair, not known for hockey related featured content, published a list of the ten best dressed players in the NHL…

10 Memorable Moments From The NHL’s First 12 Days

Alex Steen, St. Louis Blues

The first twelve days of the 2013-14 NHL season have been exciting, controversial, and filled with a whole lot of Patrick Roy. Here is a look at the ten best moments: 10. Grabovski hat trick almost spoils Blackhawks’ banner raiser…

30 Teams 30 Dreams: NHL Regular Season Team Rankings

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1. Chicago Blackhawks It’s hard to argue against the dominant performance the Blackhawks displayed in 2012-13. Until proven otherwise, they are the best team in the National Hockey League. 2. Boston Bruins Aside from the fact the Bruins have played…