Staal, Niederreiter lift Hurricanes past Predators 5-2
Jordan Staal scored twice and Nino Niederreiter beat Juuse Saros for the go-ahead goal early in the third period, helping the Carolina Hurricanes to a 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators in the first game of the teams' first-round playoff series.
Grimaldi scores 4 goals as Predators rout Red Wings 7-1
Grimaldi scored four goals to tie a team record and lead the Nashville Predators over the Detroit Red Wings 7-1 on Thursday. “Rocco was flying obviously in the first period,” Nashville coach John Hynes said. “I just thought we had too many no-shows tonight,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. OFFENSIVE STRUGGLESThe Red Wings have scored just once during their three-game slide. WHAT’S NEXTThe Red Wings return home to host Columbus on Saturday and Sunday.
Detroit Shutout Again
Juuse Saros made 31 saves for his first shutout of the season and the Nashville Predators beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 on Tuesday night. With Nashville up 1-0 and on a power play, Saros denied Darren Helm on a breakaway. Nashville was 1-2 on the power play while Detroit came up empty in three power play opportunities. “Tonight, we had chances for our power play to make a difference and it wasn’t good enough,” Detroit coach Jeff Blashill said. It was a lot of fun being back.”POWER PLAY CLICKINGAfter a slow start to the season, Nashville’s power play has hit its stride of late.detroit.cbslocal.com
NHL ref's career over, 'make-up' calls in hockey spotlight
Tim Peel's career as an NHL referee is over after his voice was picked up by a TV microphone saying he wanted to call a penalty against the Nashville Predators. The league on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, announced that Peel no longer will be working NHL games now or in the future. Peel will “no longer will be working NHL games now or in the future," the league said. “Watch what happens at the end of games,” said Carolina coach Rod Brind’Amour, a former center who played more than 1,600 NHL games. That level of experience made him a “senior-level official” in the terms of the league's collective bargaining agreement with the NHL Officials Association.
Rinne makes 24 saves as Predators beat Red Wings 2-0
(Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)DETROIT – Pekka Rinne made 24 saves in his first shutout of the season, leading the Nashville Predators to a 2-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. But the Red Wings challenged for goaltender interference because Mikael Granlund’s skate had hit Bernier’s left pad, and the goal was nullified. AdThe Red Wings came up empty on their only power play in the second. “I thought our battle level was about 80%,” Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said. The Red Wings recalled forward Mathias Bromé and defenseman Danny DeKeyser from the taxi squad and reassigned goaltender Kaden Fulcher to the taxi squad.
Fabbro’s late goal lifts Predators over Red Wings, 3-2
NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - JANUARY 30: Dante Fabbro #57 of the Nashville Predators skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 30, 2020 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The first game-winning goal of Dante Fabbro’s career came in dramatic fashion. Fabbro scored with 59.2 seconds remaining to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the struggling Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. POWER PLAY STRUGGLINGAfter coming up empty in four opportunities with the man advantage Thursday night, the Red Wings have not scored a power-play goal in their last seven games. “We still go over the boards trying to score,” Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin said.
Predators Late Goal Takes Out Red Wings 3-2
Fabbro scored with 59.2 seconds remaining to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the struggling Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night. “Pekka has given us a chance to win every night,” Predators coach John Hynes said. The Red Wings and Predators were Central Division foes from the time Nashville entered the NHL in 1998 until Detroit moved to the Eastern Conference when the league realigned for the 2013-14 season. POWER PLAY STRUGGLINGAfter coming up empty in four opportunities with the man advantage Thursday night, the Red Wings have not scored a power-play goal in their last seven games. “We still go over the boards trying to score,” Red Wings captain Dylan Larkin said.detroit.cbslocal.com
Radulov, Pavelski 2 goals as Stars beat Preds 7-0 in opener
... That was a special moment.”Joe Pavelski had two goals and two assists and Alexander Radulov also scored twice for the Stars, who had a scoreless first period. Five of Dallas’ goals came in the second, including three on the power play and an unassisted short-handed wrist shot by Esa Lindell. Pavelski and Kiviranta added power-play goals in the third period, those against Pekka Rinne, who entered after Saros allowed five goals on 20 shots. CAPTAIN HURTStars captain Jamie Benn was injured when his right leg buckled awkwardly after a collision with Viktor Arvidsson in the second period. Three of the shots game in the first period, including a wraparound attempt into Khudobin’s pads and a hard second shot on the rebound.
Jeff Blashill back as U.S. Men's National Team head coach
Marie, Mich.), who just finished his fourth season as head coach of the NHLs Detroit Red Wings, will serve as the head coach of the 2019 U.S. Mens National Team it was announced today by USA Hockey. Its terrific to have Jeff back coaching our national team, said Chris Drury (Trumbull, Conn.), general manager of the 2019 U.S. Mens National Team. Prior to becoming head coach of Detroit, Blashill spent three seasons within the Red Wings' organization as head coach of its AHL affiliate, the Grand Rapid Griffins. The head coach of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Men's Ice Hockey Team in Sochi, Russia, Bylsma most recently served as an assistant coach for the bronze medal-winning 2018 U.S. Men's National Team, a capacity he also held for the 2015 bronze medal-winning U.S. Mens National Team. About ReiterKevin Reiter, who serves as the director of player personnel for USA Hockey's National Team Development Program, is making his debut as an assistant coach for the U.S. Mens National Team.