Wednesday May 15
Penalty Kill Fix Needed for Nashville Predators
The Nashville Predators became a team that needed their goalie to keep them in games all season long because they couldn't score on a consistent basis which resulted in the team not making the playoffs and finishing with a 16-23-9 record.
Mon May 13, 2013
Rich Clune Proved To Be Great Addition For Nashville Predators In 2013
The Nashville Predators saw defenseman Ryan Suter leave via free agency in the summer of 2012, and almost lost Shea Weber as well.
Fri May 10, 2013
Wild keys: Three big wins, three big losses during 2013 season
In a shortened 48-game season against only Western Conference teams, each result was magnified.
Thu May 09, 2013
On the Forecheck
Shea Weber Season Review: The Captain Leads Nashville Into a New Era
This was an odd year for Weber, who had to make the difficult adjustment to a new defense partner after riding herd with Ryan Suter for several years.
Tue May 07, 2013
Hawks seeing more of Suter than they'd like
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Ryan Suter stood in front of a white board Tuesday, discussing the news of his Norris Trophy contention without being propped up by Wild trainers.
Post Season Review: Defensemen
The heart of the Nashville Predators has arguably always been strong defensive play.
Habs Eyes On The Prize
P.K. Subban nominated for the Norris Trophy
I ran out of time to compare Letang to Subban before I went on vacation, but let's just say that if anyone is going to challenge him for the trophy among the nominees, it should be him.
Nashville Predators may be able to fix problems in free agency
NHL free agency begins in less than three months and, as usual, the theme will be "expect the unexpected." Last year, for instance, prize free agents Ryan Suter and Zach Parise took four days to decide where they would play before opting to sign with Minnesota.
Mon May 06, 2013
Hawks' 1991 captain reflects on playoff adversity
ST. PAUL, Minn. - As Dirk Graham was saying, the road to the Stanley Cup is paved with adversity.
Fri May 03, 2013
Predictions were wrong about Nashville Predators
We were wrong. It's that simple. During the NHL lockout, we posted five predictions for the Predators in 2013 -- and none of the in-season ones came remotely true.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
The 3 keys to the Hawks vs. Wild playoff matchup
When forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter - two of the top free agents on the market - chose the Minnesota Wild over the Blackhawks last offseason, it looked as though the Wild was on the verge of becoming a Stanley Cup contender and the Hawks would be stuck in limbo, having done nothing to improve upon two consecutive first-round playoff ... (more)
Patric Hornqvist Earns New Contract From Nashville Predators
With the door just barely closed on one of the worst seasons in franchise history, the Nashville Predators have wasted no time in making sure one of their core players stays with the team for the foreseeable future.
Will They be Going Wild in Minnesota this Postseason?
Before the puck dropped on the 2012-13 NHL season, everyone was going wild about Minnesota.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Blades of Teal
My Two Cents: Stanley Cup Playoffs Previews, Picks; Sharks-Canucks Schedule
Stanley Cup Playoffs to begin April 30th. The Sharks will begin their playoff series against the Vancouver Canucks on Wed.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
The Miami Herald
Helene Elliott: Condensed NHL season results in reshuffling of playoff deck
The Stanley Cup playoffs will have a different look this season and not only because the Los Angeles Kings, for the first time in franchise history, are the defending champions.
Shea Weber Not Able To Lead Nashville Predators Back To Playoffs
When the Nashville Predators lost defenseman Ryan Suter to free agency in the offseason, it was a huge blow to the team.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Analysis: How to repair the Nashville Predators
The Blue Jackets beat the Predators in the 2013 season opener in January. At the time, the story lines were simple.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Nashville Predators say power play behind team's failures
There are theories as to why the Predators' offense dropped off so precipitously this season: * Because All-Star defenseman Ryan Suter bolted to Minnesota as a free agent last summer.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Breaking Down the Race for the Final NHL Playoff Spots in Western Conference
There are seven teams in contention for the final four spots. A good case can be made for all of the teams being of high quality.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
NHL Power Rankings: Week 14 Edition
The bubble teams in the east are the Winnipeg Jets , New York Rangers , Ottawa Senators and New York Islanders .