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2 hrs ago | On the Forecheck

Nashville Predators announce 2014-2015 TV schedule

Fox Sports Tennessee will be covering the bulk of the games, with SportsSouth picking up two games. The Predators get their national exposure only once this year, with a game on NBCSN in February against Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stu Grimson, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

4 hrs ago | Predlines

Nashville's Best Case/Worst Case Scenarios: Fourth-Line

Our predictions for the Predators fourth-line and our best case/worst case scenarios for the predicted fourth-liners. Credit: Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports The Nashville Predators have added a lot of new pieces this off-season; Mike Ribeiro , James Neal , Olli Jokinen , and Derek Roy are the new forwards in town while Anton Volchenkov will be seeing time manning the blue-line in Nashville likely as a top-six defenseman.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Paul Gaustad, NHL Players, Eric Nystrom, Viktor Stalberg, Barry Trotz, Filip Forsberg

8 hrs ago | On the Forecheck

Victor Bartley Season Preview: In the Mix

He's got his work cut out for him if he wants to stay out of the press box, but he'll at least a shot to prove he belongs. He spent last year as a rotating seventh defenseman, and could very possibly see the same thing this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Victor Bartley, NHL Players, Ryan Ellis, Michael Del Zotto, Mattias Ekholm, Paul Gaustad

Mon Sep 15, 2014

On the Forecheck

James Neal Season Preview: Trigger Man

When the Predators aquired James Neal you could hear a collective gasp resonating through the hockey world. Nashville traded for a goal scorer.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Neal, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Mike Fisher, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin

The Washington Post

The man who teaches the men in net

Five goalie camps down and two more ahead on another beloved summer circuit, Mitch Korn hopped from his equipment van outside the Ice Time Sports Complex with a throaty cold and an eager grin. The previous session in Connecticut had ended that afternoon, a Monday in late July, so the operation quickly rumbled toward this one-rink city, chosen because Korn's sister lives nearby and that means free laundry.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Justin Peters, Braden Holtby, NHL Players, Barry Trotz, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Central Division

On the Forecheck

Monday's Dump & Chase: A Quick Breather

Today is a light day for the rookies at Ford Ice Center, Games resume tomorrow the Preds will have practice at 12 for all you hard core fans planning on skipping work to stop by. The tournament so far has had great turnout and is getting very positive national attention Enjoy this quiet Monday, only 23 days till hockey, saddle up! It's about to get wild around here.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey

Litter Box Cats

Florida Panthers prospects hold off Nashville Predators for 3-1 win

The Florida Panthers rookie camp roster picked up their second straight victory in the four-team prospects tournament in Antioch, TN with a 3-1 victory over the Nashville Predators Sunday night. Sam Brittain got the start again and stopped 19 of the 20 shots he faced during the first 40 minutes.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Vincent Trocheck, Florida Panthers, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players, NHL Central Division

Sportsnet.ca

30 teams, 30 days: Nashville Predators

Counting down the final 30 days to puck drop on the 2014-15 NHL season, Sportsnet previews all 30 NHL teams in reverse order of how we believe they will finish the regular season. A dozen reporters and analysts from Sportsnet's hockey brain trust - Doug MacLean, John Shannon, Chris Johnston, Damien Cox, Mark Spector, et al. - submitted a list ranking all the teams in order of how they think the NHL season will shake out.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Shea Weber, NHL Players, Pekka Rinne, Filip Forsberg, Mike Fisher, Craig Smith

Predlines

Predators Fall 3-1 To Panthers At Rookie Tournament

The Nashville Predators were defeated by the Florida Panthers by the score of 3 to 1 in the team's second game of the rookie tournament. Rob Madore got the start in net tonight for the Predators and split-time with Magnus Hellberg who got the start in net the night before against Tampa Bay.

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Related Topix: Sports, Magnus Hellberg, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Filip Forsberg, Seth Jones, Vincent Trocheck, Florida Panthers

Sun Sep 14, 2014

On the Forecheck

Thoughts and Feelings: Rookie Camp Day 2

Sunday wrapped up the weekend's festivities at Ford Ice Center, which had just a fantastic atmosphere all around. People are genuinely excited for this facility as evidence by the rookie games being jam packed with people.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jonathan Drouin, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, Kristers Gudlevskis, Evgeni Nabokov

Blackhhawk up

Viktor Stalberg Days Until The Blackhawks Season Opener

Apr 19, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith is congratulated by left wing Viktor Stalberg for scoring a goal against the Nashville Predators during the first period at the United Center. Mandatory Credit: Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports Apr 19, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith is congratulated by left wing Viktor Stalberg for scoring a goal against the Nashville Predators during the first period at the United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks, NHL Central Division, Nick Leddy, Duncan Keith, NHL Players, Viktor Stalberg

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Predlines

Predators Defeat Lightning 2-1 At Rookie Tournament

The Nashville Predators welcomed NHL rookies and prospects plus hundreds of spectators into their brand new, state of the art Ford Ice Center today for the start of their rookie tournament. First off, before we get to the recap of the action today, my hat goes off to the Nashville Predators organization for building and creating such a great hockey facility.

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Related Topix: Sports, Filip Forsberg, NHL Players, Jonathan-Ismael Diaby, Magnus Hellberg, NHL Central Division

On the Forecheck

Rookie Tournament Day 1: Thoughts and Feelings

Well folks, Day 1 of the Preds rookie tournament is in the books. We had an army of photographers on the ground here at the Ford Ice Center, so we'll have a super-duper picture gallery up here shortly, but here's a couple of the high points: Lots of hockey fans made it out today! The arena was packed, not just for the Preds game, but for the Boston-Florida game earlier.

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Raw Charge

Where to follow the prospect tournament in Nashville

Tampa Bay Lightning prospects are attending a tournament at Ford Ice Center in Nashville, hosted by the Nashville Predators and also attended by prospects from the Florida Panthers and Boston Bruins. Here's how you can follow along.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Central Division

On the Forecheck

Saturday's Dump & Chase: Don't Always Copy the NFL

The NHL can learn a lot from the NFL when it comes to growing a brand, player safety, etc. But what about player conduct? The last month has been a rocky one for NFL players, with the Ray Rice indefinite suspension, Adrian Peterson indicted for child endangerment, and Josh Gordon suspended for a full season over repeated drug use.

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Predlines

Headlines: Let The Games Begin

Today is finally here. Nashville Predators rookies and prospects hit the ice today at the new Ford Ice Center in Antioch, TN.

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Related Topix: Sports, Stu Grimson, Seth Jones, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

Fri Sep 12, 2014

On the Forecheck

Nashville Predators Top 25 Under 25: Nos. 5 through 1

Rookie camp has started, and the players go out onto the ice for the first time today. So lets get familiar with the top prospects the Nashville Predators organization has to offer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Filip Forsberg, Juuse Saros, NHL Players, Calle Jarnkrok, Craig Smith, NHL Central Division

Predlines

Who Is Left? Remaining Free Agents: Torey Krug

Rookie camp and training camp are set to get underway in the next two weeks. But, that doesn't mean the offseason isn't totally over.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Boston Bruins, Torey Krug, NHL Players, Ryan Ellis, Shea Weber, Seth Jones

On the Forecheck

Friday's Dump and Chase: An Appetizer to Whet Your Appetite

We've been waiting almost three months for this meal. Now we are sitting at our favorite table and anticipating a feast that will last until April and maybe longer.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

On the Forecheck

Mike Fisher Season Preview: The Waiting Game

While we wait on Mike Fisher's return to the lineup, we'll get to see brand new players and line combinations attempt to make up for his absence. As far as season previews go, this was a tough one to write.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Mike Fisher, NHL Players, Colin Wilson, Eric Nystrom, Paul Gaustad

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