Klingberg’s OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance

Sports 04/22/19, 23:17

John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.Klingberg's first goal of the playoffs came on a cross-ice pass from Alexander Radulov.The win by the Stars came 11 ...

Stars even series with 5-1 win over Predators after 4 in 1st

Asia & Pacific 04/17/19, 22:06

Roope Hintz and Alexander Radulov scored power-play goals on Dallas' first two shots, and the Stars chased Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne with an early four-goal onslaught, beating the Predators 5-1 Wednesday night and evening the best-of-seven series at two games each.Hintz added his second career playoff goal in the second ...

Net gains: Andersen, Grubauer, Rinne stepping up in playoffs

Sports 04/16/19, 17:00

This classifies as fun for Frederik Andersen: Protecting a late lead in the third period by leaping out of his net to stop a shot with the handle of his stick.Sticky situation handled."Doing whatever it takes to save it," the Toronto goaltender explained after the 3-2 win Monday over Boston. ...

Predators take 2-1 series lead over Stars with 3-2 victory

Hockey 04/15/19, 23:41

Mikael Granlund scored on a wrist shot from just inside the blue line with 8:19 left and the Nashville Predators, after blowing a two-goal lead, beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series.Granlund, acquired in a trade with ...

Predators beat Stars 2-1 in OT, even series 1-1

Sports 04/13/19, 20:24

Craig Smith scored five minutes into overtime to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday, tying the first-round Western Conference series at 1-1.Smith scored his first this postseason from the inside edge of the left circle to snap a three-game playoff skid on home ...

Johansen lifts Predators to 3-2 win over slumping Sabres

Hockey 04/02/19, 20:52

Ryan Johansen scored the go-ahead goal 6:32 into the third period, and the Nashville Predators stayed in the hunt for the Central Division title with a 3-2 win over the slumping Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.P.K. Subban had a goal and an assist and Craig Smith also scored as Nashville ...

Rinne, Predators top Penguins 3-1

Hockey 03/29/19, 21:29

Pekka Rinne stopped 42 shots to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.Rinne was 63 seconds from his fifth shutout of the season when Nick Bjugstad scored for Pittsburgh.Viktor Arvidsson's 32nd goal of the season - a power-play goal - set a ...

Rinne leads Predators to 3-1 win over Penguins

Hockey 03/29/19, 21:03

Pekka Rinne stopped 42 shots to lead the Nashville Predators to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.Rinne was 63 seconds from his fifth shutout of the season when Nick Bjugstad scored for Pittsburgh.It was the second game in eight days between the teams and a rematch ...

Connor’s hat trick helps Jets top Preds, clinch playoff spot

Hockey 03/23/19, 21:10

Kyle Connor had his first NHL hat trick and added an assist, Connor Hellebuyck made 33 saves for his second shutout of the season and the Winnipeg Jets clinched a playoff spot with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.Kevin Hayes had a goal and three assists, ...

Crosby, Penguins beat Predators 2-1 in shootout

Hockey 03/21/19, 22:07

Sidney Crosby's goal in the shootout gave Pittsburgh a 2-1 victory over Nashville on Thursday night, ending the Penguins' three-game losing streak.Bryan Rust scored in regulation for the Penguins, who moved into a second-place tie with the New York Islanders in the Metropolitan Division with 91 points each. Matt Murray, ...

Rinne, Preds blank reeling Maple Leafs 3-0

Hockey 03/19/19, 21:43

Pekka Rinne shut out Toronto for the second time this season and Brian Boyle, Wayne Simmonds and Filip Forsberg scored goals to give the Nashville Predators a 3-0 win over the slumping Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.Nashville won its third straight and Toronto lost for the fourth time in five ...

Predators keep pace in Central race with 3-1 win over Kings

Hockey 03/15/19, 00:12

Colton Sissons had a goal and an assist, Pekka Rinne made 25 saves and the Nashville Predators kept pace in the Central Division race with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.Viktor Arvidsson and Craig Smith also scored for the Predators, who snapped a two-game skid ...

Ducks hold off late charge by Predators for 3-2 win

Hockey 03/12/19, 23:45

Daniel Sprong scored for the third consecutive game, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Nashville Predators 3-2 on Tuesday night.Ryan Getzlaf and Jakob Silfverberg also scored for the Ducks, who have won four of their past six games. John Gibson made 32 saves.Filip Forsberg scored two power-plays goal for the ...

Johansen sends Predators past Wild again, 5-4 in shootout

Hockey 03/05/19, 23:22

Ryan Johansen scored the lone goal in a shootout and the Nashville Predators beat Minnesota 5-4 on Tuesday for their second win against the Wild in three nights.Johansen also got the game-winner in the fourth round of a shootout Sunday when the Predators edged the Wild 3-2 in Minnesota. This ...

Hayes scores 1st goal with Jets in victory over Predators

Hockey 03/01/19, 23:46

Newly acquired Kevin Hayes scored his first goal with the Jets and added two assists as Winnipeg erased a two-goal deficit to beat the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Friday night.Blake Wheeler and Mark Schiefele also each had a goal and two assists, and Kyle Connor and Tyler Myers had the ...

Boyle scores as Predators beat Oilers 3-2 in shootout

Hockey 02/25/19, 23:15

Brian Boyle scored in the fourth round of a shootout and the Nashville Predators beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Monday night.P.K. Subban had a goal and an assist, and Colton Sissons also scored as the Predators won for the third time in four games to pass Winnipeg for first ...

Predators beat Kings 2-1, move back atop Central Division

Hockey 02/21/19, 22:48

Roman Josi had a goal and an assist as the Nashville Predators beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 Thursday night to move atop the Central Division with their third win in four games.The Predators now have 77 points to edge ahead of Winnipeg (76), though the Jets have three games ...

Rinne makes 34 saves, Predators beat Canadiens 3-1

Hockey 02/14/19, 22:54

Pekka Rinne made 34 saves, Viktor Arvidsson scored and the Nashville Predators beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 on Thursday night.Ryan Hartman and Brian Boyle also had the goals for Nashville, which snapped a three-game skid.Tomas Tatar scored and Carey Price made 35 saves for Montreal, which has lost consecutive games ...

Predators need help beyond top line after 3-game skid

Hockey 02/13/19, 18:34

The Nashville Predators' sizzling 13-3 start to the season is a distant memory. The defending Presidents Trophy winners have lost three straight and seven of the last 11 on their home ice called Smashville.Part of the problem is only the top line is scoring with any regularity.It's enough to possibly ...

NHL goalies do best to prepare for unexpected, unpredictable

Hockey 02/13/19, 03:09

NHL goaltenders prepare for the unexpected and unpredictable, ready for pucks deflecting off sticks, bodies, feet or even a divot in the ice past all the gear designed to help defend their net.The freaky, fluky or simply weird goals can be laughed off by goalies who know sometimes the puck ...

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