Latest Nashville Predators News

Rangers beat Predators 3-1 on Lafrenière's third-period goal

Oct. 21, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alexis Lafrenière scored with 9:07 remaining in the third period to lift the New York Rangers over the Nashville Predators 3-1 on Thursday night. Filip Chytil and Barclay Goodrow also scored and Igor Shesterkin made 28 saves for New York,...

Predators score twice in third period, top Kings 2-1

Oct. 19, 2021 23:55 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Duchene and Tanner Jeannot scored in the third period to give the Nashville Predators a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night. Predators goalie Juuse Saros made 25 saves for Nashville, while Anze Kopitar had the lone goal...

Svechnikov, Teravainen score late, Hurricanes beat Preds 3-2

Oct. 16, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Andrei Svechnikov made a mistake in the second period and made up for it in the third. Svechnikov scored with 6:00 left in the third period, and Teuvo Teravainen added a late empty-net goal as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Nashville Predators...

Kraken post 1st NHL victory, spoiling Preds' opener 4-3

Oct. 15, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Seattle Kraken wound up having to wait longer to play their first regular-season game on home ice than they did their first victory. Brandon Tanev scored his second goal into an empty net with 1:21 left, and the Kraken beat the Nashville...

Predators sign D Mattias Ekholm to 4-year, $25 million deal

Oct. 13, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Mattias Ekholm to a four-year, $25 million extension keeping him under contract through the 2025-26 season. The Predators announced the contract Wednesday at a news conference. ...

Predators promote Scott Nichol to assistant general manager

Oct. 11, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have promoted Scott Nichol to assistant general manager going into his 13th season overall with the franchise. General manager David Poile announced the promotion Monday. Nichol will continue as...

Preds assistant Todd Richards recovering from heart attack

Oct. 04, 2021 19:03 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville assistant coach Todd Richards is recovering from a heart attack. The Predators announced Monday that Richards, a former Minnesota and Columbus head coach, had the attack Friday. Richards has been released from the hospital and is...

Predators say changes mean a reset not rebuild for franchise

Sep. 29, 2021 11:44 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators believe general manager David Poile has found the right combination that means a reset and not a complete rebuild for the franchise. Forward Filip Forsberg is all-in on the changes. “Obviously...

Preds' arena latest in NHL to require test or vaccination

Sep. 13, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — (AP) — The NHL's Nashville Predators' home arena will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test at least through Nov. 15. That makes the Predators the 14th NHL team using similar requirements. The Bridgestone Arena policy announced...

Predators sign Eeli Tolvanen to 3-year, $4.35 million deal

Aug. 30, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have signed forward Eeli Tolvanen to a three-year, $4.35 million deal. General manager David Poile announced the deal Monday. Tolvanen, 22, just finished his first full NHL season. He scored 22...