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  1. Five Thoughts: Flyers goaltending not all to blame for bad goals

    May 1, 2011, 9:30 AM EDT

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    Brian Boucher

    It’s not the goaltending’s complete fault for what went wrong against the Bruins in Game 1, the Flyers defense shares a big part of the blame as well.

  2. Predators take Game 2 in double overtime thanks to Pekka Rinne’s stellar saves

    May 1, 2011, 1:54 AM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Vancouver Canucks - Game Two

    Matt Halischuk may have won it in double overtime for Nashville, but they never would’ve done it without Pekka Rinne.

  3. Five Thoughts: Vancouver on a mission to be playoffs ultimate heel team

    Apr 29, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Jordin Tootoo, Keith Ballard

    Every good drama needs a heel and the Canucks are playing that role to the hilt. Also: Rinne and Luongo look for real, Barry Trotz’s slow burn, Winnipeg madness, and making clean hits the new dirty. Thanks NHL!

  4. Barry Trotz’s assessment of Game 1: “Not acceptable”

    Apr 29, 2011, 3:04 AM EDT

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    Barry Trotz

    While it looked like a 1-0 loss on the scoreboard for the Predators, it might as well have been 100-0 for coach Barry Trotz as he sounded off after his team’s loss in Game 1 to Vancouver.

  5. Roberto Luongo and Vancouver shut out Nashville, take Game 1

    Apr 29, 2011, 1:14 AM EDT

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    Chris Higgins Maxim Lapierre

    Roberto Luongo stopped 20 shots while Chris Higgins scored the game’s only goal as Vancouver took a 1-0 lead in their second round series.

  6. PHT Predicts: Second round of Western Conference Playoffs

    Apr 28, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT

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    Detroit Red Wings v San Jose Sharks

    With Vancouver and Nashville kicking off the second round tonight, we make our own predictions on what we think happens in the Western Conference second round.

  7. Predators face a great opportunity to steal an away game against Canucks tonight

    Apr 28, 2011, 5:35 PM EDT

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    Nashville Predators v Vancouver Canucks

    The Predators are underdogs in their series against the Canucks, but they might be able to take Game 1 against a Vancouver team that isn’t far removed from a dramatic game 7 on Tuesday.

  8. Western Conference semifinals Canucks-Predators; Who do you have?

    Apr 27, 2011, 2:02 PM EDT

    Keith Ballard Patric Hornqvist

    With the second round of the playoffs coming up at the end of the week, we take a preemptive look ahead at the Western Conference semifinals between Vancouver and Nashville.

  9. Uncharted Territory: Nashville advances to second round for first time, oust Ducks in six

    Apr 24, 2011, 9:14 PM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v Nashville Predators - Game Six

    The Predators are headed to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in franchise history after taking out the Ducks in six games with a 4-2 win tonight.

  10. Music City to Clutch City: Predators tie it late, win in overtime to take 3-2 series lead

    Apr 23, 2011, 1:48 AM EDT

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    J.P. Dumont, Ray Emery

    The Ducks thought they had this one in check. Turns out no one told the Predators the game was over as they win it 4-3 in overtime to take a 3-2 series lead.

  11. Video: Bobby Ryan’s candidate for goal of the season

    Apr 23, 2011, 12:58 AM EDT

    Bobby Ryan, Pekka Rinne

    Bobby Ryan’s goal in the third period against Nashville is worth watching over and over and over and over… Trust us.

  12. Roberto Luongo, Pekka Rinne and Tim Thomas named Vezina Trophy finalists; Who wins?

    Apr 22, 2011, 12:26 PM EDT

    Tim Thomas;

    The NHL named the three finalists for the 2010-11 Vezina Trophy: Roberto Luongo, Pekka Rinne and Tim Thomas.

  13. Five Thoughts: Caps toughness, Ryan Miller’s sass talk, Coyotes future all in focus

    Apr 21, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Daniel Carcillo, Ryan Miller

    In today’s Five Thoughts, we give credit to the guts and heart of the Capitals while falling in love with the G-rated sass talk from Buffalo’s Ryan Miller.

  14. Ducks fly together: Corey Perry’s three point night helps Anaheim tie series with Nashville

    Apr 21, 2011, 1:35 AM EDT

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    Anaheim Ducks v Nashville Predators - Game Four

    Anaheim was in need of a big game and got it from their Hart Trophy wannabe Corey Perry as the Ducks took out the Predators 6-3 to even the series up at 2-2.

  15. Mike Fisher comes through again as Predators edge Ducks, take 2-1 series lead

    Apr 17, 2011, 9:09 PM EDT

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    Nashville Predators v Anaheim Ducks - Game One

    If Mike Fisher keeps this up, he might be more than just Mr. Carrie Underwood in Nashville. He might be the guy who helped the Predators finally reach the second round of the playoffs.

  16. Anaheim’s stars produce early lead, Ducks tie series with Predators at 1-1

    Apr 16, 2011, 1:45 AM EDT

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    ducksevenseries11ap

    After the Predators cruised to a Game 1 win and shut down the Ducks offense, Anaheim’s stars came through to tie the series up at 1-1 with a 5-3 win.

  17. Pekka Rinne, Mike Fisher help Predators dismantle Ducks 4-1

    Apr 14, 2011, 1:38 AM EDT

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    Pekka Rinne, Bobby Ryan

    Mike Fisher scored two goals and one assist while Pekka Rinne stopped all but one shot to power the Predators’ 4-1 over the Ducks.

  18. Vote for the Save of the Week (April 4-10)

    Apr 11, 2011, 11:15 PM EDT

    Jhonas Enroth

    Who made the best save of the last week of the 2010-11 season? The contestants are: James Reimer, Tim Thomas, Ondrej Pavelec, Pekka Rinne, Ilya Bryzgalov and Tuukka Rask.

  19. Ray Emery doesn’t think he will be able to play for Ducks in Game 1

    Apr 11, 2011, 9:12 PM EDT

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    Ray Emery

    It’s unclear if Ray Emery re-injured the surgically repaired hip that endangered his career, but either way, it looks like the Ducks will need to turn to Dan Ellis in Game 1 of their series against the Predators.

  20. PHT Predicts: Ducks vs. Predators — Who do you have?

    Apr 11, 2011, 8:15 PM EDT

    Shea Weber, Bobby Ryan

    It might not be getting the attention some of the other series are, but Anaheim and Nashville are set up for a slobbknocker of a series.

  21. Save of the Night – Pekka Rinne (April 8)

    Apr 9, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    Pekka Rinne doing what he’s done all season—making beautiful saves.

  22. Western playoff picture: Predators, Coyotes, and Ducks all clinch playoff spots

    Apr 9, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT

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    Columbus Blue Jackets v Nashville Predators

    Here are summaries of Friday evening’s six games in the West including as the Nashville Predators, Phoenix Coyotes, and Anaheim Ducks all qualified for the playoffs.

  23. Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin and Pekka Rinne named Three Stars of March

    Apr 1, 2011, 12:50 PM EDT

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    Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf

    The NHL named its Three Stars for the month of March: Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin and Pekka Rinne.

  24. West playoff picture: Canucks make it official, Predators win and Sharks crush Stars

    Apr 1, 2011, 1:41 AM EDT

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    sharks6stars0ap

    The rich got richer in the West, as the Canucks, Sharks and Predators succeeding in knocking down the Kings, Stars and Avalanche tonight. Read this post for recaps and an updated look on the West playoff picture.

  25. Goal of the Night – Ryan Suter scores on Pekka Rinne (March 24)

    Mar 25, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Nashville Predators v Phoenix Coyotes

    Ryan Suter scores a beautiful goal—into the wrong goal.

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