Oct 7, 2011, 11:31 PM EDT
Jeff Carter got off to a great start in his first regular season game with the Columbus Blue Jackets. His team, however, wasn’t quite as good.
Oct 3, 2011, 9:54 PM EDT
Many people critique Alex Ovechkin for an off year in 2010-11, but Bodog gives him the best odds to win the Hart Trophy next season. Check out their picks for other awards in this post.
Oct 3, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
Sooner or later, people are going to start realizing that the Nashville Predators are a perennial playoff team. With strong coaching, defense, and goaltending, they should be in the mix for the playoffs yet again.
Sep 10, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT
PHT explores an interesting question: is it wiser to try to land an elite goalie through the draft or free agency?
Aug 5, 2011, 10:10 PM EDT
As eventful as the offseason has been for the Nashville Predators and their fans, it’s nothing compared to the work they have ahead next summer.
Aug 3, 2011, 3:15 PM EDT
Shea Weber’s arbitration decision is a monstrous one and one that should have the Predators worried about how far they may have pushed their captain.
Aug 2, 2011, 9:09 PM EDT
After months of negotiations, Shea Weber and the Nashville Predators were unable to avoid salary arbitration. Now we know why: Weber was looking for $8.5 million per season while the Predators were offering $4.75 million per season.
Jul 31, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT
With the 48-hour salary arbitration window now open, both the Predators and Shea Weber’s representatives were forced to share their briefings today. What kind of money might Weber be looking for and what might the Predators offer? We look at those possibilities and plenty of other factors surrounding the complicated negotiations.
Jul 22, 2011, 8:31 PM EDT
While some teams are looking to bring down their payroll, four teams still have some money left to spend to get to the salary floor.
Jul 20, 2011, 4:35 PM EDT
Amid discussion of the Predators’ struggles to sign Shea Weber, there are worries that the team won’t be able to keep its “big three” of Weber, Ryan Suter and Pekka Rinne together. With that in mind, we asked our favorite Predators bloggers to name the most “expendable” player in that trio.
Jun 26, 2011, 12:09 AM EDT
For the third time in the last five years, a goalie didn’t go in the first round of the draft. The Predators made Magnus Hellberg the first goalie selected by choosing him in the second round (38th overall).
Jun 23, 2011, 11:45 AM EDT
The NHL announced their end of season All-Star Teams and the usual suspects were scattered throughout the first and second teams.
Jun 22, 2011, 9:26 PM EDT
Tim Thomas did something that no one has done since Bernie Parent in 1975 by winning the Stanley Cup, Conn Smythe Trophy, and now the Vezina Trophy. As he reflected on this accomplishment, he might have given himself a new nickname: “The redneck of goaltending.”
Jun 22, 2011, 12:00 PM EDT
The PHT staff makes a case for each of the three Vezina Trophy finalists.
Jun 18, 2011, 12:58 AM EDT
The Nashville Predators have filed for arbitration with Shea Weber; not so much to settle a salary dispute, but more to protect themselves from any potential offer sheets.
May 10, 2011, 7:06 PM EDT
While it was the Predators deepest run into the playoffs, it still came up short of the Stanley Cup. Just what went wrong for Nashville? The reasons are apparent.
May 8, 2011, 12:10 PM EDT
Pekka Rinne called last night’s Game 5 win the biggest in Predators’ franchise history.
May 7, 2011, 5:33 PM EDT
Both teams look to make improvements still in a potential elimination game for the Nashville Predators in Game 5 from Vancouver.
May 7, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT
Hockey Central’s Bill Patrick gets a preview of Game 5 between Nashville and Vancouver as the Canucks look to end the series on home ice.
May 6, 2011, 1:00 PM EDT
Ryan Kesler’s emergence in the playoffs is making all the difference for Vancouver. Also, adulation for Pekka Rinne and James van Riemsdyk, piling on Alexander Semin, and perhaps some premature looking ahead to the next round.
May 6, 2011, 12:08 AM EDT
It was a rough and ugly game, but Ryan Kesler’s game winning goal provided a beautiful moment. His performances in the last two games might also make him the Predators’ first true playoff villain, too.
May 5, 2011, 3:14 PM EDT
Just one game on tap tonight and it’s one that could see the momentum of the series shift dramatically for both Nashville and Vancouver.
May 4, 2011, 1:18 AM EDT
The Canucks were probably the better team in Game 3, but their overtime win ended up being controversial because of a shaky penalty call on Predators defenseman Shea Weber.
May 3, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT
Tampa Bay is hoping to put the Capitals on the brink of elimination with a win tonight meanwhile the Preds and Canucks do battle to see who takes control in their series.
May 3, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT
Time for the grand tour from Tim Thomas’ glorious night, finding a silver lining for Philly, looking for Milan Lucic, Caps in a must-win game despite discouragement, and how Vancouver’s other stars must step up.
- Subban: Contract in arbitrator’s hands now 14
- Flyers’ Mason broke his right pinky finger playing ball hockey 22
- Lindros, LeClair and Desjardins to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame 64
- It’s back! PHT’s Team of the Day summer series starts tomorrow 9
- Pens sign Spaling — two years, $4.4 million 13
- Agent: Subban hasn’t told me to make him NHL’s highest-paid D 32
- Devils sign Greene to five-year, $25M extension 18
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million 47
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ 59
- Gettin’ paid: Gardiner inks five-year, $20.25M extension with Leafs 15
- Lindros, LeClair and Desjardins to be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame (64)
- Cashing in: Rangers sign Brassard to five-year, $25 million deal (63)
- Marchand on Plekanec: ‘I hate him. I can’t stand him’ (59)
- Poll: Is Drew Doughty the best defenseman in the world? (54)
- Subban seeking $8.5 million in arbitration, versus the Habs at $5.25 million (47)