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Nashville Predators’ Blake Geoffrion Becomes NHL’s First 4th-Generation Player

February 27th, 2011
Blake Geoffrion's grandfather was the legendary Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion, who starred for the Montreal Canadiens from 1950-64 before finishing his playing career with the New York Rangers from 1966-1968. Bernie scored 393 career NHL goals and earned the nickname due to an extremely heavy slap shot he first used ...

Nashville Predators Center Marcel Goc Out, GM Polie Working Phones

February 24th, 2011
Reports out of Nashville say that Predators center Marcel Goc is done for the season. Goc, who was on pace to have one of his best offensive campaigns, had enjoyed success while playing with Sergei Kostitsyn and Patric Hornqvist. Goc will be lost for the remainder of the season with ...

NHL Trade Deadline: 3 Surprising Teams That Could Make Major Moves at Deadline

February 14th, 2011
The NHL Trade deadline is a mere 14 days away and there seems to be an interesting array of players eligible to be traded.Many will be traded to provide depth to teams seeking a deep run in the playoffs, others will cut salary and go with youth, some teams will ...

NHL Trade Deadline: A Busy Time For The Leagues Equipment Managers

February 13th, 2011
With 15 days to go until the National Hockey League trade deadline, there will be much speculation as to who goes where and who goes there.The focus will be on those who make and break the trades as well as the immediate impact of these acquisitions. Experts will breakdown these ...

NHL Trade Deadline: A Look at Past Deals From 2005-2010

February 12th, 2011
There are 16 days until the National Hockey League deadline for trades occurs.On February 28th, at 3pm eastern standard time, the trade period for the 2010-11 season will end.With a little more than a month and a half remaining on the NHL schedule, newly acquired players used this time time ...

Nashville Predators: Mike Fisher Trade Makes Prefect Sense

February 11th, 2011
With the Nashville Predators acquisition of center Mike Fisher from the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, the Predators fill a huge need at center. The lost of centers Matthew Lombardi and Cal O'Reilly have added more than 75 man games lost. For the record, the Predators have lost 209 man games so far ...

NHL Has Homework to Do Before Landing a Major US TV Deal

January 14th, 2011
They say timing is everything. After years of being ignored and ridiculed, the NHL is poised to reap the benefits of a major US television deal—something that could very well be argued is an absolute necessity to keep the game viable and continue its growth throughout the United States. With potential doom ...

Nashville Predators’ Streaky Season Continues With West Coast Sweep

January 11th, 2011
Hang on to your hats Predators fans as the 2010-11 season continues to be one of many ups and downs. The boys from Smashville arrived back home after there second west coast trip of the season and promptly swept the California trio with wins in Anaheim, Los Angeles and San Jose. A ...

Tough Times Ahead For Nashville Predators As Injuries Consume Club; Claim Svatos

December 30th, 2010
It has been an amazing season so far for the Nashville Predators. Two big winning streaks, two big losing streaks, injuries and frustration, goaltending being good and bad and now a player who has reached out for help... and it's only the end of December! The Preds are a team that will ...

NHL Winter Classic: Top 10 Venues for Next Year’s Game and Beyond

December 30th, 2010
The Winter Classic has become a event like no other in North American professional sports.Once a season, the NHL plays a game in the outdoor conditions in their best attempt to recreate the origins of the sport of hockey. The Winter Classic game counts in the NHL's ...