EDMONTON — Leon Draisaitl had two goals and an assist as the Edmonton Oilers emerged with a 4-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Josh Archibald also scored and Connor McDavid picked up three assists for the Oilers (25-18-5), who have gone 5-1-1 in their last seven outings. Filip Forsberg and
After a disappointing 19-15-7 record, a 3.27 goals-against average, a 74 percent penalty kill rate, and 16.8 percent power-play efficiency, the Nashville Predators made a decision seldom seen in the Music City: they fired their head coach, the first time they have done so mid-season. Peter Laviolette was relieved of his duties on Jan. 6
Update: The Nashville Predators have hired John Hynes to be their head coach Predators open for business … Will they be deadline Sellers? Greg Wyshynski of ESPN: Absolutely expect the Nashville Predators to make some trades before the February 24th NHL trade deadline. GM David Poile stated after the Winter Classic that they are “open
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is speculation that the Chicago Blackhawks and Robin Lehner are talking, there’s news surrounding a Winnipeg Jets prospect and his unhappiness with the team and updates on what the Nashville Predators will do after firing their coach and replacing him. Blackhawks and Lehner to Talk Extension A report earlier
Predators fire Laviolette Adam Vingan: The Nashville Predators have fired head coach Peter Laviolette and assistant coach Kevin McCarthy. Adam Vingan: No interim coach has been named yet and who coaches tonight hasn’t been determined yet. Pierre LeBrun: Laviolette had one more year on his contract at around $2.5 million. Quick Hits Pierre LeBrun: “David
Notes on the Predators, Sabres, Penguins, Bruins, and Senators Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: Nashville Predators GM David Poile has been trying to trade Kyle Turris for the past year. Coach Peter Laviolette could eventually take the fall but Poile said it doesn’t appear to be an option at this time. Former New Jersey
Predators looking to shake things up Sportsnet: Nashville Predators GM David Poile is getting impatient with his struggling team and he’s looking to shake things up. “There’s no question he’s started to bring up the phone lines to see what’s out there, and if things don’t change, the Predators could make some kind of roster
The NHL’s annual trade deadline will be at 3 pm ET on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. However, several clubs could attempt to make moves well before that date. Non-contenders, such as the Detroit Red Wings and Los Angeles Kings, could wait until the deadline to maximize the returns on the players they attempt to shop.
Senators could move out some pending UFAs Ken Warren of the Ottawa Sun: The Ottawa Senators have remained competitive for most nights as they deal with a young lineup and injuries. They potentially could have two top-five picks – also own the San Jose Sharks first-round pick. The Senators would get a solid return if
NASHVILLE — Roman Josi had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 26 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-2 on Monday night. Filip Forsberg and Viktor Arvidsson also scored for the Predators, who have won four of five. Lawson Crouse and Jakob Chychrun scored for Arizona. Alex Goligoski added two
It’s the holiday season and the Nashville Predators are looking to dig themselves out of the hole that they established after a dreadful November. Nevertheless, there’s a lot of hockey left and enough time for the Predators to right the ship. However, they will need a few things on their Christmas wish list in order
Andersson suspended and his trade value is real low Larry Brooks of the NY Post: The New York Rangers have suspended forward Lias Andersson after he left their AHL affiliate in Hartford. He requested a trade prior to leaving the team. The Rangers have likely been looking to move him prior to his trade request.
Interested in Kovalchuk includes… Boston Hockey Now: Teams that are interested in Ilya Kovalchuk include the Boston Bruins, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, Montreal Canadiens, and Florida Panthers. Bob McKenzie: The Bruins don’t appear to be interested in signing Kovalchuk. Rumor roundup for Friedman’s thoughts Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider
By The Canadian Press December 4th, 2019 NEW YORK — The NHL has fined Nashville Predators forward Ryan Johansen $5,000 for elbowing Tampa Bay forward Brayden Point during the Lightning’s 3-2 overtime win. The league’s Department of Player Safety announced the fine Wednesday, which is the maximum amount allowed under the collective bargaining agreement. Nashville
NASHVILLE — Nick Bonino, Dante Fabbro and Rocco Grimaldi each had a goal and an assist, and the Nashville Predators beat the New Jersey Devils 6-4 on Saturday night. Yakov Trenin scored his first NHL goal, and Daniel Carr and Filip Forsberg also scored for Nashville, which snapped a two-game losing skid. Mattias Ekholm had
Scouting the Pittsburgh Penguins and St. Louis Blues Dan Kingerski: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Penguins-Blues game: Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Detroit Red Wings, and the New York Rangers (local). Scouting the Los Angeles Kings and Washington Capitals Dennis Bernstein: Scouts listed to attend last night’s Kings-Blues game: Pittsburgh Penguins, Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers,
Nashville Predators in some serious trouble now. Adam Vingan of The Athletic (Mailbag): Again, it is getting more and more apparent that Peter Laviolette is wearing out his welcome in Nashville quickly. The first question focuses on line changes. Do coaches tend to shift lines more when things are not going well? That answer is yes in
NASHVILLE — Patrick Kane had a goal and an assist, and the Chicago Blackhawks pounded the Nashville Predators 7-2 on Saturday night for their third straight victory. Robin Lehner made 39 saves for Chicago, and Alex Nylander had two goals in the third period. Erik Gustafsson, Dominik Kubalik, Brent Seabrook and David Kampf also scored.