Pekka Rinne and Nashville Advance Past Anaheim

In one of the biggest shockers of the playoffs, the so-called experts picked all the favorites to advance to the second round. Yet, some of us were still brave enough to pick an underdog, and the Nashville Predators have stepped up and won their first playoff series in franchise history to prove that it doesn’t

Pekka Rinne & Predators dismantle Ducks 4-1

The Nashville Predators gave up a pretty nice package to acquire two-way center Mike Fisher from the Ottawa Senators, but they’ll be glad they did it if Mr. Carrie Underwood keeps belting out great tunes. Fisher scored two goals and one assist while Pekka Rinne stopped 27 out of 28 shots to power the Predators

Predators Like Their Chances With The Elite Rinne

There is no distinct definition for the term “stealing a series” in NHL lingo. Only vague descriptions classify the phrase. “It means that the goalie is so way better than the other goalie,” Predators goaltending coach Mitch Korn said. This could be a fundamental storyline for Nashville’s first round playoff series against Anaheim, which starts

Pekka Rinne’s 40 saves help Preds stifle Ducks

When Shea Weber fired the puck out of the corner near Nashville’s net in the waning seconds, it ricocheted perfectly off the boards and rattled 190 feet down the ice into Anaheim’s net. That hole-in-one better suited to a miniature golf course was an ill-fitting finish for the Predators, who earned a key road win

Russia’s Igor Bobkov Set To Take On The World at WJC

But the big London Knights goalie expects to be in the crease Boxing Day in Buffalo when the Russian world junior team takes on a Canadian squad eager to prove it has enough firepower. “All goalies want to start,” said the six-foot-six, 240-pound Anaheim Ducks prospect, who leaves Sunday to join a Russian pre-tourney camp