Forsberg offered eight-year contract to remain with Predators

Forsberg offered eight-year contract to remain with Predators

NASHVILLE– Filip Forsberga pending unrestricted free agent, has been offered an eight-year contract by the Nashville Predators, general manager David Poile said Thursday. “He’s not signing with us for anything less than eight years,” Poile said. The Predators are the only team allowed to sign Forsberg to an eight-year contract; any other team is limited … Read more

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

TAMPERE, Finland — Sakari Manninen scored on a power play at 6 minutes, 42 seconds of 3-on-3 overtime and Finland beat Canada 4-3 on Sunday for its fourth world hockey championship title. Host Finland completed an Olympics-world double after winning in China in February, joining Sweden in 2006 as the only countries to win Olympic … Read more

3 Keys: Predators at Avalanche, Game 2 of Western First Round

3 Keys: Predators at Avalanche, Game 2 of Western First Round

(WC2) Predators at (1C) Avalanche 9:30 p.m. ET; DTT, SN360, SNE, TVAS, ALT, BSSO Colorado leads best-of-7 series 1-0 Connor Ingram will make his first start in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the Nashville Predators will try to rebound against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 2 of the Western Conference First Round at Ball Arena … Read more

2022 Stanley Cup playoffs – How the Conn Smythe Trophy will be won

2022 Stanley Cup playoffs – How the Conn Smythe Trophy will be won

Have we ever discussed how the Conn Smythe Trophy might be the NHL’s weirdest award? Let’s start with the hardware itself. In 1964, the trophy was donated to the NHL by Maple Leaf Gardens, to be awarded to the Stanley Cup playoffs MVP and as a bauble to honor Hockey Hall of Fame-inducted builder Conn … Read more

Avalanche score five in first, defeat Predators in Game 1

Avalanche score five in first, defeat Predators in Game 1

DENVER– The Colorado Avalanche scored five goals in the first period of a 7-2 win against the Nashville Predators in Game 1 of the Western Conference First Round at Ball Arena on Tuesday. Nathan MacKinnon had two goals and an assist, Hold Makar had a goal and two assists, Gabriel Landeskog had a goal and … Read more

Saros to miss first two games for Predators in series against Avalanche

Saros to miss first two games for Predators in series against Avalanche

Juuse Saros will not play for the Nashville Predators in Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference First Round against the Colorado Avalanche because of a lower-body injury. Saros, the Predators’ No. 1 goalie, missed the final two games of the regular season. He made 30 saves before leaving a 5-4 overtime loss to … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 29

Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 29

Here are the Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 29: Eastern Conference Tea Tampa Bay Lightning will clinch the No. 3 seed in the Atlantic Division and an a first-round matchup vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Boston Bruinss will clinch the first wild card and a first-round matchup vs. the Carolina Hurricanes … Read more

NHL Buzz: Saros out final two games for Predators

NHL Buzz: Saros out final two games for Predators

Nashville Predators Juuse Saros will not play the final two regular-season games for the Predators because of a lower-body injury. The goalie made 30 saves before leaving a 5-4 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames on Tuesday at 13:28 of the third period. david rittich is likely to start at the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday … Read more

Predators clinch berth after blowing lead late, losing to Flames in OT

Predators clinch berth after blowing lead late, losing to Flames in OT

NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Playoffs after losing to the Calgary Flames 5-4 in overtime at Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday. The Predators’ eighth straight playoff berth became official when the Dallas Stars defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 in a shootout. Nashville (44-29-7) will be one of the … Read more

Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 26

Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 26

Here are the Stanley Cup Playoffs clinching scenarios for April 26: Eastern Conference Tea Florida Panthers will clinch the Presidents’ Trophy: If they defeat the Boston Bruins in any fashion (7 p.m. ET; NESN, BSFL, ESPN+, NHL LIVE) AND the St. Louis Blues defeat the Colorado Avalanche in any fashion (9:30 p.m. ET; ESPN, SN360, … Read more