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Nashville Predators center Kyle Turris (8) and defenseman Mattias Ekholm (14), of Sweden, celebrate after Craig Smith (15) scored the go-ahead goal against the Buffalo Sabres during the third period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 2-1. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Smith's late power-play goal leads Predators over Sabres 2-1

Jan. 18, 2020 11:40 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Special teams have been a struggle for the Nashville Predators all season. But on Saturday night, that unit won them a hockey game. Craig Smith’s power-play goal with 6:29 remaining in the third period propelled Nashville to a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. With...

Winnipeg Jets' Mark Scheifele (55) runs into Nashville Predators' Mattias Ekholm (14) in front of Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) during first-period NHL hockey game action in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Sunday Jan. 12, 2020. (Fred Greenslade/The Canadian Press via AP)

Juuse Saros, Kyle Turris lead Predators past Jets, 1-0

Jan. 12, 2020 6:37 PM EST

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — John Hynes is getting some quality play from his goaltenders since taking over as head coach of the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. Hynes was behind the bench Sunday for his third game and watched as backup Juuse Saros made 28 saves for his first shutout of the season in a 1-0...

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35), celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Chicago Blackhawks during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Chicago, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Rinne scores as Predators beat Blackhawks 5-2

Jan. 10, 2020 12:30 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Pekka Rinne grinned and grinned and grinned. John Hynes got his first win with Nashville and Colin Blackwell scored his first NHL goal, but the game belonged to Rinne after one historic shot. Rinne became the 12th goaltender in NHL history to score when he converted an empty-netter with 22...

Nashville Predators' Nick Bonino (13) tries to get a shot off as Boston Bruins' Matt Grzelcyk (48) defends during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Ellis scores winner in OT, Predators beat Bruins 4-3

Dec. 21, 2019 11:19 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Nashville Predators will look back on this road trip as the turning point if the rest of their season gets rolling. Ryan Ellis scored with 54.2 seconds left on the clock in overtime to lift the Predators to a 4-3 win over the stumbling Boston Bruins on Saturday night. “The guys...

Ottawa Senators left wing Vladislav Namestnikov (90) celebrates his goal with teammates Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44), Ron Hainsey (81) and Mark Borowiecki (74) during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, in Ottawa, Ontario. (Fred Chartrand/The Canadian Press via AP)

Duclair scores in OT, Senators get past Predators 5-4

Dec. 20, 2019 12:01 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The Ottawa Senators made Marcus Hogberg’s first NHL win one to remember. Hogberg made 33 saves to complement Anthony Duclair’s power-play overtime winner, and the Senators beat the Nashville Predators 5-4 on Thursday night. The Senators jumped out to a 4-1 lead on goals...

Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74) makes a save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019, in New York. The Predators defeated the Rangers 5-2. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Josi, Saros lead Predators to 5-2 win over Rangers

Dec. 17, 2019 10:36 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Coming off back-to-back losses, the Nashville Predators came through with a strong defensive effort and some timely goals to get a needed win. Roman Josi had two goals and an assist, Juuse Saros stopped 39 shots, and the Predators beat the New York Rangers 5-2 Monday night. Rocco Grimaldi,...

Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, of Russia, celebrates after scoring the winning goal during overtime in an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Lightning won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Kucherov scores in OT to lift Lightning past Predators 3-2

Dec. 4, 2019 12:09 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After giving up the lead midway through the third period, the Tampa Bay Lightning stuck with it and pulled out a needed win in overtime. Nikita Kucherov scored at 2:35 of the extra period to give Tampa Bay a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. Victor Hedman...

Nashville Predators' Austin Watson (51) redirects the puck past Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Petr Mrazek (34), of the Czech Republic, with Jordan Martinook (48) nearby during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Rinne makes 31 saves, Predators beat Hurricanes 3-0

Nov. 29, 2019 11:08 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Nashville's Pekka Rinne has been around the NHL long enough to know that time off for a goalie can work two ways. "Sometimes it can be beneficial and sometimes it can be bad because you overthink things," Rinne said. A three-game break was good for Rinne, who made 31 saves in the...

Vegas Golden Knights center Paul Stastny (26) scores the winning goal against Nashville Predators goaltender Juuse Saros (74), of Finland, in overtime of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Golden Knights won 4-3. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Stastny's OT goal caps comeback, Vegas beats Predators 4-3

Nov. 28, 2019 12:00 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Paul Stastny’s 700th career point was certainly dramatic. Max Pacioretty tied the game with less than a second left in regulation and Stastny scored at 1:52 of overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 4-3 comeback victory over the Nashville Predators on Wednesday night....

Nashville Predators left wing Daniel Carr (26) celebrates after scoring the winning goal past St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen (34) during a shootout in an NHL hockey game Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The Predators won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Carr scores in shootout, leads Predators past Blues 3-2

Nov. 25, 2019 11:55 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Peter Laviolette’s decision to put Daniel Carr into the lineup paid off for the Nashville Predators. Carr scored the deciding goal in the shootout and Nashville beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Monday night. Nick Bonino and Ryan Johansen scored in regulation for Nashville, and...