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1 hr ago | MSNBC

Poile: Nashville's defense will be best we've ever had

The Nashville Predators have featured some pretty strong defensive groups in the past, but even in that context Predators GM David Poile thinks fans should be particularly excited about their current group.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Shea Weber, NHL Players, Ryan Ellis, Pekka Rinne, Michael Del Zotto, Seth Jones

Thu Apr 17, 2014

On the Forecheck

Thursday's Dump & Chase: Defense Wins Championships

Which I guess this year means "allowing less than 5 goals per game wins championships".

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Nashville Scene

Barry Trotz may leave the Preds without the elusive cup - but...

During an emotional, heart-wrenching press conference, Barry Trotz - the only coach the Nashville Predators have ever known - faced the media one last time after being told his contract would not be extended when it expired at the end of June.

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Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

On the Forecheck

2014 NHL Draft Profile: Alex Tuch

So far, you have seen Michael Dal Colle, Jake Virtanen, Nick Ritchie, Brendan Perlini, and Adrian Kempe.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

Roy, Avs anxious to open playoffs against Wild

Nashville Predators center Craig Smith scores on Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov , of Russia, during the second period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, Mikko Koivu, NHL Players, NHL Central Division, Ryan Suter, Craig Smith, NHL Northwest Division

On the Forecheck

Stanley Cup Playoffs Game Thread: 3 games begin the chase

The Greatest Show on Earth, the Stanley Cup Playoffs , kicks off this evening with three games on the docket.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Predlines

Why Laviolette Should be the Next Predators Coach

Now that Barry Trotz has moved on from the Nashville Predators, it's time for the club to pick a new head coach that will bring the culture change they want.

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Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, NHL Central Division

On the Forecheck

5 challenges facing the next head coach of the Nashville Predators

As the Nashville Predators begin a search for their next head coach, there are some major tasks which any prospective bench boss needs to be prepared to take on.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Filip Forsberg, Shea Weber, Austin Watson, Taylor Beck, Craig Smith, NHL Players

TSN.ca

Canada adds Gudbranson, three others to world roster

Ryan Ellis of the Nashville Predators and Erik Gudbranson of the Florida Panthers were added on defence, while Troy Brouwer and Joel Ward of the Washington Capitals were added at forward.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Ellis, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Erik Gudbranson, Florida Panthers, NHL Southeast Division, Washington Capitals

Flame For Thought

NHL News And Updates - April 15

Jack Capuano will be back for another season with the New York Islanders. In this article on CBS Sports , it is confirmed that Capuano will be the head coach of the Islanders for at least one more season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

Tue Apr 15, 2014

On the Forecheck

How Trotz' next job could have big impact on Preds moves this summer

It looks very likely that Barry Trotz will end up a HC somewhere in the NHL this year .

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

WKRN

Predators assistant Phil Housley named to team USA coaching staff

Nashville Predators assistant coach Phil Housley was named assistant coach of Team USA Hockey for the upcoming World Hockey Championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Hoisting the Cup without a hot goalie hard to do

Minnesota Wild goalie Ilya Bryzgalov, right, of Russia, swats away a shot past Nashville Predators right wing Patric Hornqvist, left, of Sweden, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Sunday, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Central Division, Patric Hornqvist, NHL Players, NHL Eastern Conference, Tuukka Rask

USA Today

USA to have young, skilled defense at worlds

Team USA will be skilled on defense at the World Championships with young NHLers Jacob Trouba, Seth Jones, Jeff Petry and Jake Gardiner already committing to play for the national team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Seth Jones, NHL Players, Craig Smith, Brock Nelson

Sen Shot

Destination Jason Spezza #2 - Nashville Predators

Mar 10, 2014; Ottawa, Ontario, CAN; Nashville Predators center Colin Wilson controls the puck with Ottawa Senators center Jason Spezza moving in during the first period at the Canadian Tire Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Jason Spezza, Ottawa Senators, NHL Players, Mike Fisher, Peter Forsberg, Colin Wilson

On the Forecheck

Nashville Predators News: Felix Girard signs entry level contract

The Nashville Predators have begun their off-season personnel moves by signing draft pick Felix Gerard to his entry level contract today.

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Related Topix: Sports, Felix Girard, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

On the Forecheck

2014 NHL Draft Profile: Kevin Fiala

Over the past few years, Switzerland has been moving up the ranks in the hockey world through both their team's success in the World Championships in 2013 and their players' success in the NHL.

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Related Topix: Ice Hockey, Sports, NHL Hockey

On the Forecheck

NHL playoff schedule 2014: Dates, Times & TV Coverage for all 8 series in the First Round

Sure, the Nashville Predators will watch the 2014 NHL Playoffs from the sidelines, but that allows us to soak in the greatest post-season in professional sports without having to live or die with each result, right? I'll have separate posts with odds and a poll so we can pick the winners & losers ahead of time, but for now, here's your schedule for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KTVN Reno

GM says coach change 'wake-up call' for Predators

Newly released notes from lawyers who interviewed Gov. Chris Christie say he was "nervous" about finding out if anyone else on his staff was involved in a politically motivated traffic jam scandal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Barry Trotz, Shea Weber, NHL Players

Sunherald.com

A look at 10 things to watch in the NHL playoffs

In this March 14, 2014, file photo, Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane and Nashville Predators' Gabriel Bourque battle for the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Eastern Conference, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Jonathan Toews, NHL Players, Gabriel Bourque

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