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| 07/27/2015 11:36 AM
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Wilson signed a four-year, $15.75 million contract with the Predators on Monday, Adam Vingan of the Tennessean reports.
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| 07/25/2015 7:58 AM
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Dougherty agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract with the Predators on Friday.
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| 07/20/2015 4:34 PM
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Smith signed a five-year, $21.25 million contract extension with the Predators on Monday.
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| 07/19/2015 12:17 AM
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Smith and the Predators are far apart on a contract as they head into arbitration on Monday, reports Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada.
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| 07/17/2015 3:49 PM
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Jarnkrok has signed a one-year, $735,000 contract to remain with the Predators this season.
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| 07/16/2015 12:44 PM
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Aronson signed a one-year (two-way) contract that will pay him $605,000 at the NHL level with the Predators on Thursday.
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| 07/13/2015 1:28 PM
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Bitetto signed a one-year (two-way) contract that will pay him $665,500 at the NHL level on Monday, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
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| 07/12/2015 7:08 PM
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Devane was traded to the Predators on Sunday in exchange for Taylor Beck.
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| 07/04/2015 11:06 AM
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Bass signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Predators on Saturday, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
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| 07/02/2015 1:37 PM
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Reinhart signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Predators on Thursday.
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| 07/02/2015 12:40 PM
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Allen signed a one-year, two-way contract with Nashville on Thursday.
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| 07/02/2015 12:35 PM
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Bourque signed a one-year, $866,250 contract with Nashville on Thursday.
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| 07/01/2015 6:46 PM
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Reinhart was acquired by the Predators on Wednesday in exchange for a conditional fourth-round draft pick, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
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| 07/01/2015 3:13 PM
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Jackman signed a two-year, $4 million contract with the Predators on Wednesday, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
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| 07/01/2015 3:08 PM
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Hodgson signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Predators on Wednesday, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
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| 07/01/2015 10:49 AM
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Ribeiro re-signed Wednesday with the Predators on a two-year, $7 million contract, TSN's Aaron Ward reports.
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| 06/30/2015 5:05 PM
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Predators GM David Poile said Weber is progressing well in his recovery from a dislocated kneecap.
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| 06/30/2015 5:01 PM
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GM David Poile said Tuesday that he's "very confident" that Watson will make the Predators out of training camp.
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| 06/30/2015 4:39 PM
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Predators GM David Poile admitted Tuesday that the team is looking to trade Hellberg this summer, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
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Predators winger James Neal scored two goals in Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Saturday to help Nashville take a, 2-0, lead, but again Nashivlle could not hold an early lead against Chicago. | 04/26/2015 11:55 AM
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Predators winger James Neal scored two goals in Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Saturday to help Nashville take a, 2-0, lead, but again Nashivlle could not hold an early lead against Chicago.
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Impact
The Blackhawks came back to win, 4-3, and clinched the series. Neal played so well in the first 10 minutes, but he then went back to his old self, committing a silly penalty at the 12:09 mark in the first period. The Blackhawks scored on the power play, and that got them back into the game. Neal finished with four goals, an assist and eight penalty minutes in the series..
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne made 45 saves, but it wasn't enough in the triple overtime loss to the Blackhawks in Game 4 of the Western Conference on Tuesday. | 04/22/2015 10:34 AM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne made 45 saves, but it wasn't enough in the triple overtime loss to the Blackhawks in Game 4 of the Western Conference on Tuesday.
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Impact
Rinne was excellent in overtime, but Nashville was able to beat Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling. On the game-winning goal, Rinne was screened and had no chance to stop the shot. Nashville returns home for Game 5 trailing in the series, 3-1.
Predators center Mike Ribeiro scored his first goal of the playoffs on Sunday versus the Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals. | 04/19/2015 6:03 PM
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Predators center Mike Ribeiro scored his first goal of the playoffs on Sunday versus the Blackhawks in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.
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Impact
Ribeiro scored about 30 seconds after Chicago scored its first goal of Game 3. The Blackhawks took another lead in the first minute of the second period, but again the Predators responded within 30 seconds to tie. Chicago, however, scored two more goals in the second period and won Game 3, 2-1. The Blackhawks lead the series, 2-1.
Predators center Filip Forsberg broke the Blackhawks with his third period goal in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Friday. | 04/18/2015 12:35 AM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg broke the Blackhawks with his third period goal in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Friday.
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Impact
Forsberg stole the puck from Duncan Keith right in front of Corey Crawford and hit the puck into the back of the net. At the time, Nashville was clinging to a one-goal lead, so the score put the Predators up by two. From there, Chicago got very sloppy on defense and allowed to more goals and lost, 6-2. The series is tied 1-1.
Predators center Filip Forsberg broke the Blackhawks with his third period goal in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Friday. | 04/18/2015 12:35 AM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg broke the Blackhawks with his third period goal in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Friday.
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Impact
Forsberg stole the puck from Duncan Keith right in front of Corey Crawford and hit the puck into the back of the net. At the time, Nashville was clinging to a one-goal lead, so the score put the Predators up by two. From there, Chicago got very sloppy on defense and allowed to more goals and lost, 6-2. The series is tied 1-1.
Predators forward Craig Smith had a pair of goals and an assist in the, 6-2, victory in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Blackhawks. | 04/18/2015 12:31 AM
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Predators forward Craig Smith had a pair of goals and an assist in the, 6-2, victory in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Blackhawks.
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Impact
Smith scored to give Nashville the lead for good, 3-2, towards the end of the second period. It appear as if the game would be a nailbiter until the end, but Nashville unleashed three goals in the final eight minutes to win, 6-2.
Predators defenseman Shea Weber left Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals with a lower body injury and will not return versus the Blackhawks. | 04/17/2015 11:23 PM
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Predators defenseman Shea Weber left Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals with a lower body injury and will not return versus the Blackhawks.
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Impact
It's a big loss for Nashville. Weber had 15 goals and 30 assists with a plus-15 rating in 78 regular season games.
Nashville center Colin Wilson scored a pair of goal in the, 4-3, double overtime loss in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Blackhawks. | 04/16/2015 12:30 AM
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Nashville center Colin Wilson scored a pair of goal in the, 4-3, double overtime loss in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Blackhawks.
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Impact
Wilson opened up the scoring with an unassisted goal and then scored on the power-play as Nashville led, 3-0, after the first period. Chicago, however, scored the final four goals of the game, including the winner in double overtime.
Predators center Filip Forsberg had a goal in the season finale on Saturday. | 04/11/2015 10:45 PM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg had a goal in the season finale on Saturday.
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Impact
Forsberg finished the season with 26 goals and 37 assist. He should be taken much earlier in fantasy drafts than he was last fall.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne continues his slump, losing on Tuesday, 3-2, to the Avalanche. | 04/08/2015 9:52 AM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne continues his slump, losing on Tuesday, 3-2, to the Avalanche.
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Impact
Rinne has lost his last three starts and allowed at least three goals in each of his last four games. He did lose two of those last three starts in overtime and the shootout, though, so for fantasy owners, they didn't count as losses. Despite the struggles, Rinne is still 41-16-6 with a 2.17 GAA and .923 save percentage this season.
Predators winger James Neal posted two points during Saturday's overtime loss to the Stars. | 04/05/2015 9:51 AM
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Predators winger James Neal posted two points during Saturday's overtime loss to the Stars.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, and continued his solid season. Neal now has 23 goals, 57 penalty minutes, and a plus-15 rating through 64 games.
Predators center Mike Fisher posted two points during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Canucks. | 04/01/2015 9:35 AM
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Predators center Mike Fisher posted two points during Tuesday's shootout loss to the Canucks.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots, two penalty minutes, and a minus-one rating on the night. Fisher now has 19 goals and 39 points through 57 games this season.
Predators defenseman Roman Josi recorded two points during Sunday's loss versus Calgary. | 03/29/2015 7:45 PM
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Predators defenseman Roman Josi recorded two points during Sunday's loss versus Calgary.
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Impact
Josi had a goal and an assist, along with five shots and a minu-one rating. He now has 15 goals, 55 points, 26 penalty minutes, and a plus-rating through 77 games overall.
Predators defenseman Shea Weber will not play on Sunday versus the Flames according to Sportsnet. | 03/29/2015 3:41 PM
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Predators defenseman Shea Weber will not play on Sunday versus the Flames according to Sportsnet.
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Impact
Weber didn't play on Sunday due to a lower-body injury. He is a big loss for fantasy as Weber has 15 goals and 30 assists in 75 games this season.
Predators center Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Capitals on Sunday. | 03/28/2015 6:41 PM
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Predators center Mike Ribeiro had a goal and an assist in the, 4-3, victory over the Capitals on Sunday.
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Impact
Ribeiro assisted Filip Forsberg's goal in the first period and then Forsberg assisted Ribeiro's goal a period later. Ribeiro has 15 goals and 44 assists in 76 games this season.
Predators center Filip Forsberg had a goal and two assists with a plus-two rating in the, 4-3, victory over the Islanders on Saturday. | 03/28/2015 6:33 PM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg had a goal and two assists with a plus-two rating in the, 4-3, victory over the Islanders on Saturday.
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Impact
Forsberg scored the third Nashville goal of the first period. He assisted Mike Fisher's score earlier in the period. Forsberg then assisted Mike Ribeiro's goal in the second stanza. Forsberg has 23 goals and 36 assists in 76 games this season.
Predators center Mike Ribeiro scored a goal during Thursday's win over the Lightning. | 03/26/2015 10:10 PM
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Predators center Mike Ribeiro scored a goal during Thursday's win over the Lightning.
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Impact
Ribeiro has been fantastic this season, with 14 goals, 57 points, 52 penalty minutes and a plus-12 rating through 75 games.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne picked up his 39th victory of the season on Tuesday night. | 03/24/2015 10:48 PM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne picked up his 39th victory of the season on Tuesday night.
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Impact
He helped defeat Montreal in overtime by stopping 27-of-29 shots on goal. Rinne is now 39-15-4 overall.
Predators center Filip Forsberg netted the overtime winner Tuesday against the Canadiens. | 03/24/2015 10:44 PM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg netted the overtime winner Tuesday against the Canadiens.
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Impact
He scored the winner on the power play, and now has 22 goals, 56 points, and a plus-15 rating through 74 games this season. Mattias Ekholm and Ryan Ellis also scored for Nashville.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne posted a shutout Saturday versus Buffalo. | 03/22/2015 8:08 AM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne posted a shutout Saturday versus Buffalo.
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Impact
It was not a particulary tough not for Rinne, who stopped all 24 shots on goal. He is now 38-15-4 with a 2.09 GAA and .927 save percentage.
Predators defenseman Roman Josi scored a pair of goal in the, 3-2, loss to the Wild on Tuesday. | 03/17/2015 10:39 PM
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Predators defenseman Roman Josi scored a pair of goal in the, 3-2, loss to the Wild on Tuesday.
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Impact
Josi scored both his goals on even strength in the second period, but Minnesota tied the game in the third and won in overtime. Josi has 14 goals and 37 assists in 72 games this season.
Predators forward Craig Smith scored a power-play goal as the Predators came back to defeate the Kings, 2-1, on Saturday. | 03/15/2015 1:25 PM
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Predators forward Craig Smith scored a power-play goal as the Predators came back to defeate the Kings, 2-1, on Saturday.
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Impact
Smith scored on the man advantage to tie the score at one about six and a half minutes into the third period. About a minute later, Viktor Stalberg scored the game-winner for Nashville. Smith has 22 goals and 18 assists with a plus-11 rating in 70 games this season.
Predators forward Craig Smith scored a power-play goal as the Predators came back to defeate the Kings, 2-1, on Saturday. | 03/15/2015 10:44 AM
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Predators forward Craig Smith scored a power-play goal as the Predators came back to defeate the Kings, 2-1, on Saturday.
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Impact
Smith scored on the man advantage to tie the score at one about six and a half minutes into the third period. About a minute later, Viktor Stalberg scored the game-winner for Nashville. Smith has 22 goals and 18 assists with a plus-11 rating in 70 games this season.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed just one goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday. | 03/15/2015 10:40 AM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed just one goal in the, 2-1, victory over the Kings on Saturday.
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Impact
Rinne has allowed just one goal in three straight games, so it appears he is out of his slump. The cold streak, however, went long enough that he is no longer the Vezina Trophy front runner and the Predators are clinging to just a two point lead in the Central Division.
Predators defender Ryan Ellis scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versys Winnipeg. | 03/07/2015 10:00 PM
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Predators defender Ryan Ellis scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versys Winnipeg.
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Impact
Ellis has played well this season. He now has six goals, 20 points, 27 penalty minutes, and a plus-12 rating through 43 games overall.
Predators defender Ryan Ellis scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versys Winnipeg. | 03/07/2015 10:00 PM
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Predators defender Ryan Ellis scored the team's lone goal during Saturday's loss versys Winnipeg.
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Impact
Ellis has played well this season. He now has six goals, 20 points, 27 penalty minutes, and a plus-12 rating through 43 games overall.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne is in a real slump. | 03/05/2015 10:41 PM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne is in a real slump.
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Impact
Rinne allowed four goals again on Thursday. He has allowed at least three goals in his last four starts, all loses. In his last seven starts, Rinne is 1-5-1. Strangely, Rinne won five starts in a row before that. Rinne has still been superb this season, but he is losing his chance at the Vezina Trophy.
Predators center Mike Fisher scored his team's only goal in their loss to the Devils on Tuesday. Nashville has now lost four games in a row. | 03/03/2015 10:18 PM
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Predators center Mike Fisher scored his team's only goal in their loss to the Devils on Tuesday. Nashville has now lost four games in a row.
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Impact
Fisher recorded four shots on net, which was third on the team. He scored on even strength in the second period. Fisher has 16 goals and 18 assists with a plus-12 rating in 44 games this season.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed three goals on Monday night. | 03/02/2015 9:47 PM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne allowed three goals on Monday night.
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Impact
He did so in a loss against the Rangers. Rinne is still having a remarkable season, and is now 35-11-3 overall.
Nashville forward Matt Cullen scored the team's lone goal during Monday's loss against the Rangers. | 03/02/2015 9:43 PM
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Nashville forward Matt Cullen scored the team's lone goal during Monday's loss against the Rangers.
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Impact
He also had two shots on goals and two penalty minutes as well. Cullen is not a relevant option, with seven goals and 20 points through 49 points this season.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne ends the month of February on a cold streak. | 02/28/2015 7:19 PM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne ends the month of February on a cold streak.
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Impact
Rinne allowed four goals on Saturday versus the Red Wings to lose his second staight game for the second time this season. Rinne has lost four of his last five starts. All the sudden, the Vezina Trophy is not a sure thing for Rinne.
Predators defenseman Roman Josi had a plus-three rating on Tuesday night. | 02/24/2015 10:41 PM
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Predators defenseman Roman Josi had a plus-three rating on Tuesday night.
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Impact
Josi also scored a goal and had three shots. He is a great option on defense, and now has 11 goals, 43 points, 18 penalty minutes, and a plus-20 rating through 61 games. Owners cannot ask for much more out of a defenseman.
Predators center Filip Forsberg scored a goal and had two penalty minutes during Tuesday's victory over the Avalanche. | 02/24/2015 10:39 PM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg scored a goal and had two penalty minutes during Tuesday's victory over the Avalanche.
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Impact
Forsberg is a great fantasy option, with 21 goals, 52 points, 18 penalty minutes, and a plus-21 rating through 61 games this season.
Predators center Mike Ribeiro scored the team's lone goal Sunday against the Sabres. | 02/22/2015 9:08 PM
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Predators center Mike Ribeiro scored the team's lone goal Sunday against the Sabres.
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Impact
It, however, was just enough as Nashville won, 2-1, in the shootout. He has 12 goals and 38 assists with a plus-16 rating in 60 games this season.
Predators backup goaltender Carter Hutton played great on Sunday in the, 2-1, shootout victory over the Sabres. | 02/22/2015 9:07 PM
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Predators backup goaltender Carter Hutton played great on Sunday in the, 2-1, shootout victory over the Sabres.
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Impact
Hutton made 16 saves in regulation and overtime plus three saves in the shootout. HUtton is 6-4-4 this season as Pekka Rinne's backup.
Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne lost for the second consecutive game for the first time this season. | 02/21/2015 5:58 PM
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Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne lost for the second consecutive game for the first time this season.
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Impact
Pretty impressive feat for the Vezina Trophy candidate. Rinne made some big saves on Saturday afternoon, stopping 31-of-33 shots on goal, but allowed two goals in the shootout, doing Nashville in. He is still an impressive 34-8-3 on the season.
Nashville center Colin Wilson scored a goal during Saturday's shootout loss to the Flyers. | 02/21/2015 5:55 PM
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Nashville center Colin Wilson scored a goal during Saturday's shootout loss to the Flyers.
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Impact
Wilson fast been fantastic all season, and now has 19 goals, 39 points, and a plus-24 rating through 55 games. Craig Smith also scored his fourth goal in the past four games for the Predators.
Nashville center Colin Wilson scored a goal during Saturday's shootout loss to the Flyers. | 02/21/2015 5:55 PM
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Nashville center Colin Wilson scored a goal during Saturday's shootout loss to the Flyers.
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Impact
Wilson fast been fantastic all season, and now has 19 goals, 39 points, and a plus-24 rating through 55 games. Craig Smith also scored his fourth goal in the past four games for the Predators.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne had a rare horrible game on Thursday. | 02/19/2015 9:52 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne had a rare horrible game on Thursday.
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Impact
Rinne faced 40 shots and allowed five goals. He has allowed five goals or more in just two other games this season. Rinne drops to 34-8-2 this season.
Predators forward Craig Smith scored a pair of goals as Nashville routed San Jose, 5-1, on Tuesday. | 02/17/2015 10:50 PM
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Predators forward Craig Smith scored a pair of goals as Nashville routed San Jose, 5-1, on Tuesday.
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Impact
Smith scored with about four minutes remaining in the first period and then added a power-play goal in the first minute of the second period. Smith has 17 goals and 14 assists in 57 games this season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne had a dream game for fantasy owners on Tuesday. | 02/17/2015 10:46 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne had a dream game for fantasy owners on Tuesday.
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Impact
The only thing Rinne didn't do was record the shutout. He allowed just one goal, making 42 saves versus the Sharks. Rinne is now 34-7-2 this season and improved upon his .197 GAA and .931 save percentage, which were his numbers coming into Tuesday.
Penguins center Nick Spaling scored on Sunday versus the Blackhawks. | 02/15/2015 3:35 PM
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Penguins center Nick Spaling scored on Sunday versus the Blackhawks.
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Impact
Pittsburgh did a good job of creating scoring chances, but Corey Crawford was excellent for Chicago. In the third period, Crawford finally allowed a juicy rebound off a Beau Bennett shot that Spaling was able to then turn into a goal. Spaling has nine goals and 13 assists in 56 games this season.
Predators center Colin Wilson scored a goal, leading the team in shots on goal versus the Devils on Saturday. | 02/14/2015 10:49 PM
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Predators center Colin Wilson scored a goal, leading the team in shots on goal versus the Devils on Saturday.
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Impact
Wilson scored the game-winning goal with less than four minutes left in regulation. Nashville won, 3-1. Wilson also had seven shots on net. He has 18 goals and 19 assists in 52 games this season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne made 21 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Devils on Saturday. | 02/14/2015 10:47 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne made 21 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Devils on Saturday.
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Impact
Since allowing four goals in his first game back from injury on Feb. 5, Rinne has allowed six goals in the last four games, all victories. He is 33-7-2 this season.
Predators defenseman Shea Weber recorded three points during Thursday's loss versus Winnipeg. | 02/12/2015 10:42 PM
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Predators defenseman Shea Weber recorded three points during Thursday's loss versus Winnipeg.
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Impact
He had a goal and two assists, along with four shots, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating. Weber now has 13 goals and 39 points through 55 games this season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne defeated Tampa Bay in overtime on Tuesday night. | 02/10/2015 10:50 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne defeated Tampa Bay in overtime on Tuesday night.
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Impact
He made 30 saves on 32 shots on goal, and raised his record to 31-7-2 on the season. Rinne has a solid chance to win the Vezina Trophy.
Predators winger James Neal scored the overtime winner Tuesday against the Lightning. | 02/10/2015 10:49 PM
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Predators winger James Neal scored the overtime winner Tuesday against the Lightning.
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Impact
It was his 18th goal of the season, and Neal also has 31 points through 48 games this season. He is a fine option for fantasy owners.
Predators backup goaltender Carter Hutton made 34 saves in a, 3-2, shootout victory over the Panthers on Sunday. | 02/08/2015 9:13 PM
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Predators backup goaltender Carter Hutton made 34 saves in a, 3-2, shootout victory over the Panthers on Sunday.
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Impact
Hutton allowed just two second-period goals, keeping Florida off the scoreboard as Nashville rallied from a two-goal deficit. Hutton is now 5-4-4 starting in place of the injured Pekka Rinne.
Predators backup goaltender Carter Hutton made 34 saves in a, 3-2, shootout victory over the Panthers on Sunday. | 02/08/2015 6:07 PM
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Predators backup goaltender Carter Hutton made 34 saves in a, 3-2, shootout victory over the Panthers on Sunday.
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Impact
Hutton allowed just two second period goals, keeping Florida off the scoreboard as Nashville rallied from a two-goal deficit. Hutton is now 5-4-4 starting in place of the injured Pekka Rinne.
Predators center Filip Forsberg scored a power-play goal late in the third period to help Nashville defeat Florida, 3-2, in a shootout on Sunday. | 02/08/2015 6:03 PM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg scored a power-play goal late in the third period to help Nashville defeat Florida, 3-2, in a shootout on Sunday.
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Impact
Forsberg scored, unassisted, on the man advantage with less than five minutes remaining in regulation. He then scored the game-winner in the shootout although fantasy owners really don't care about that. Forsberg has 18 goals and 30 assists with a plus-21 rating in 53 games this season.
Predators defenseman Roman Josi recorded two points during Saturday's victory over the Rangers. | 02/07/2015 8:52 PM
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Predators defenseman Roman Josi recorded two points during Saturday's victory over the Rangers.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-one rating. Josi now has an impressive 10 goals and 37 points through 52 games.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne returned to action on Thursday, but took the loss versus Anaheim. | 02/05/2015 10:46 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne returned to action on Thursday, but took the loss versus Anaheim.
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Impact
He had not played since Jan. 13, and went onto allow four goals on 25 shots during Thursday's loss. Nevertheless, it is good to seem him back on the ice, and owners need to activate him everywhere.
Predators winger James Neal lit the lamp during Thursday's loss to the Ducks. | 02/05/2015 10:44 PM
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Predators winger James Neal lit the lamp during Thursday's loss to the Ducks.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal, and now has 17 goals, 30 points, and a plus-18 rating through 45 games this season. Neal is a fine option.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (knee injury) is expected to start Thursday against Anaheim. | 02/04/2015 3:45 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (knee injury) is expected to start Thursday against Anaheim.
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Impact
Rinne has been fantastic this season, going 29-6-2 with a 1.96 GAA and .931 save percentage, but hasn't played since Jan 13. Get him back into your lineup today.
Predators center Filip Forsberg had two assists in the, 4-0, victory over the Penguins on Sunday. | 02/01/2015 4:53 PM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg had two assists in the, 4-0, victory over the Penguins on Sunday.
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Impact
Forsberg assisted Roman Forsberg's goal to start the game and then Mike Fisher's power-play score in the third period. Forsberg has 17 goals and 27 assists in 49 games this season.
Nashville backup goaltender Carter Hutton recorded his first shutout of the season on Sunday versus the Penguins. | 02/01/2015 4:48 PM
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Nashville backup goaltender Carter Hutton recorded his first shutout of the season on Sunday versus the Penguins.
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Impact
Pittsburgh is really struggling to score goals lately, scoring just two goals in the last nine period, but Hutton owners will take it. He made 21 saves in the shutout.
Predators center Mike Fisher scored a pair of goals in Thursday's loss to the Blues. | 01/29/2015 11:00 PM
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Predators center Mike Fisher scored a pair of goals in Thursday's loss to the Blues.
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Impact
Fisher scored on the power play and shorthanded. James Neal tied the game for Nashville late in the third period, but St. Louis won in a shootout, 5-4. Fisher has 11 goals and 10 assists in 26 games this season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (knee injury) skated before the team's practice on Thursday. | 01/29/2015 4:01 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (knee injury) skated before the team's practice on Thursday.
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Impact
Rinne was expected to miss 3-to-5 weeks and we are finishing Week 2. He has been fantastic this season, going 29-6-2 with a 1.96 GAA and .931 save percentage.
Predators forward Craig Smith netted the overtime winner Tuesday versus Colorado. | 01/27/2015 10:45 PM
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Predators forward Craig Smith netted the overtime winner Tuesday versus Colorado.
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Impact
It was his 14th goal of the season, and Smith now has 26 points through 46 games. He is worthy of a roster spot, but does not need to be in the starting lineup every night.
Predators center Colin Wilson scored a goal and had two shots pn Tuesday night. | 01/27/2015 10:43 PM
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Predators center Colin Wilson scored a goal and had two shots pn Tuesday night.
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Impact
Wilson is a great option for fantasy owners, as he has 15 goals, 32 points, and a plus-22 rating through 44 games.
Nashville center Mike Ribeiro scored the team's lone goal Tuesday against Montreal. | 01/20/2015 10:31 PM
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Nashville center Mike Ribeiro scored the team's lone goal Tuesday against Montreal.
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Impact
Ribeiro should be owned everywhere, as he has 10 goals, 39 points, and a plus-15 rating through 45 games this season.
Predators center Mike Fisher scored a goal during Saturday's loss to the Red Wings. | 01/17/2015 10:09 PM
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Predators center Mike Fisher scored a goal during Saturday's loss to the Red Wings.
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Impact
Fisher also had three shots on goal and a minus-one rating. He is a solid option, with nine goals and 18 points through 23 games.
Nashville backup goaltender Carter Hutton played alright in his first start since team doctors ruled starting goaltender Pikka Rinne out for three-to-five weeks with a knee injury. | 01/16/2015 10:49 PM
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Nashville backup goaltender Carter Hutton played alright in his first start since team doctors ruled starting goaltender Pikka Rinne out for three-to-five weeks with a knee injury.
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Impact
Hutton allowed three goals but made 31 saves in a, 4-3, victory. Also, if you are going to allow three goals, two of them might as well be against one of the best players in the league in Alex Ovechkin.
Predators winger James Neal scored the game-winning goal versus the Capitals inside of two minutes left in regulation on Friday. | 01/16/2015 10:43 PM
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Predators winger James Neal scored the game-winning goal versus the Capitals inside of two minutes left in regulation on Friday.
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Impact
The Predators won, 4-3. Neal also had a goal in the second period, and now has 15 goals this season. In his first season with Nashville, Neal has 15 goals, 12 assists and a plus-17 rating.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne will miss the next three games and All-Star Weekend due to a knee injury, the team announced. | 01/15/2015 1:28 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne will miss the next three games and All-Star Weekend due to a knee injury, the team announced.
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Impact
Carter Hutton should see most of the work between the pipes, but he Predators did call up Marek Mazanec. Rinne has been fantastic this season, going 29-6-2 with a 1.96 GAA and .931 save percentage. Hutton is 0-3-2 this season while Mazanec was 8-10-0 last season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne earned the win on Tuesday, but more importantly left the game after a third-period collision. | 01/13/2015 10:39 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne earned the win on Tuesday, but more importantly left the game after a third-period collision.
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Impact
Chris Higgins and Anton Volchenkov got tangled up and collided with Rinne, forcing him to go down. Rinne picked up his 29th victory, and leads the NHL in wins, but owners are just hoping he is healthy.
Predators forward Craig Smith scored twice during Tuesday's victory against the Canucks. | 01/13/2015 10:36 PM
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Predators forward Craig Smith scored twice during Tuesday's victory against the Canucks.
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Impact
He also had six shots on goal, two penalty minutes, and a plus-one rating on the night. Smith is a decent fantasy option, with 14 goals and 24 points through 42 games.
Predators winger James Neal will return to action on Tuesday. | 01/13/2015 6:19 PM
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Predators winger James Neal will return to action on Tuesday.
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Impact
Neal has missed the last five straight games but was activated from the injured reserve list on Tuesday. He will play on the second line with Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson. Neal has 13 goals and 10 assists this season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne defeated the Wild on Saturday afternoon. | 01/10/2015 4:48 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne defeated the Wild on Saturday afternoon.
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Impact
He stopped 36-of-37 shots on goal and improved his record to 28-6-2 on the season. Rinne may be the leading candidate for the Vezina Trophy.
Predators center Colin Wilson recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Wild. | 01/10/2015 4:47 PM
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Predators center Colin Wilson recorded two points during Saturday's win over the Wild.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with a plus-one rating. Wilson now has 12 goals and 26 points through 39 games.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne picked up an overtime victory Thursday versus Dallas. | 01/08/2015 10:49 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne picked up an overtime victory Thursday versus Dallas.
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Impact
He only faced 20 shots, and stopped 18 of them. Rinne is one of the best goaltenders in the league, as he has a 27-6-2 record.
Predators defenseman Shea Weber scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, Thursday versus Dallas. | 01/08/2015 10:47 PM
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Predators defenseman Shea Weber scored two goals, including the game-winner in overtime, Thursday versus Dallas.
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Impact
He also had five shots on goal and a plus-one rating. Weber now has 10 goals nad 28 points, along with a plus-14 rating through 40 games.
Predators winger James Neal has missed the last three games and was placed on injured reserve Thursday. | 01/08/2015 3:12 PM
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Predators winger James Neal has missed the last three games and was placed on injured reserve Thursday.
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Impact
Neal has 13 goals, 23 points and a plus-14 rating through 35 games and is a viable fantasy asset when healthy.
Predators center Filip Forsberg has already set the Predators' rookie record for most points in a season. | 01/07/2015 2:24 PM
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Predators center Filip Forsberg has already set the Predators' rookie record for most points in a season.
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Impact
Forsberg had an assist in Tuesday's victory over the Hurricanes and that gives him 14 goals and 24 assists this season. The 38 points in 39 games surpasses Alexander Radulov's previous rookie high for Nashville of 37 points in the 2006-2007 season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne continued his dominanting season on Tuesday. | 01/06/2015 10:42 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne continued his dominanting season on Tuesday.
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Impact
Rinne made 25 saves and allowed two goals in a victory over the Hurricanes. He is 26-6-2 this season and remains in the top-five goaltenders in GAA and save percentage.
Predators defenseman Roman Josi scored the game-winning goal on Tuesday inside of five minutes remaining in the third period. | 01/06/2015 10:39 PM
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Predators defenseman Roman Josi scored the game-winning goal on Tuesday inside of five minutes remaining in the third period.
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Impact
Josi scored on passes from Viktor Stalberg and Eric Nystrom. Josi has seven goals and 18 assists this season.
Nashville defenseman Roman Josi recorded the game-winner during Saturday's overtime victory against the Kings. | 01/03/2015 6:43 PM
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Nashville defenseman Roman Josi recorded the game-winner during Saturday's overtime victory against the Kings.
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Impact
He also had an assist, three shots, and a minus-three rating. Josi has been very solid this season, and now has six goals, 19 points, and a plus-10 rating through 37 games.
Predators center Colin Wilson had a nice game during Saturday's overtime win over the Kings. | 01/03/2015 6:42 PM
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Predators center Colin Wilson had a nice game during Saturday's overtime win over the Kings.
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Impact
He had a goal and an assist, along with three shots and a plus-three rating. Wilson now has 11 goals, 22 points, and a plus-16 rating through 35 games.
Predators defenseman Shea Weber scored twice on Tuesday. | 12/31/2014 1:57 PM
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Predators defenseman Shea Weber scored twice on Tuesday.
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Impact
Weber started the scoring in the first period and then scored a short-handed goal in the third period that proved to be the game-winner. Weber has eight goals and 17 assists with a plus-14 rating in 36 games this season.
Predators goalie Pekka Rinne made 26 saves to earn another victory on Tuesday. | 12/31/2014 1:51 PM
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Predators goalie Pekka Rinne made 26 saves to earn another victory on Tuesday.
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Impact
Rinne now has 24 victories in 32 starts. He is 24-6-2 with a 1.88 GAA and .934 save percentage. He has just simply been incredible.
Predators winger James Neal scored two goals during Monday's shootout loss to the Blackhawks. | 12/30/2014 12:29 PM
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Predators winger James Neal scored two goals during Monday's shootout loss to the Blackhawks.
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Impact
He also had four shots on goal. Neal now has 13 goals, 23 points and a plus-14 rating through 34 games.

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