Nashville Predators

Team Name: Nashville Predators
Inaugural Season: 1998-1999 season
Current Head Coach: Peter Laviolette
Current General Manager: David Poile
Current Team Owner: Craig Leipold
Current Team Captain: Mike Fisher
Where do they play: Bridgestone Arena
Arena Capacity: 20,000
Stanley Cups Won:
0 cups, but in the 2016-2017 season the team reached the Stanley Cup and eventually lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins
Retired Numbers: no retired numbers yet for this franchise

This is the new 2017 Adidas Jerseys for the Nashville Predators for the 2017-2018 season. Image rights to Adidas and the NHL

Current Team Roster

Forwards

# Player Name Age Height Weight Shoots Birth place
46 Pontus, Aberg 23 5’11 196 Right Stockholm, Sweden
38 Viktor, Arvidsson 24 5’9 180 Right Skelleftea, Sweden
16 Cody, Bass 30 6’0 205 Right Owen Sound, Ontario
13 Nick, Bonino 29 6’1 196 Left Hartford, Connecticut
56 Kevin, Fiala 21 5’10 193 Left St. Gallen, Switzerland
9 Filip, Forsberg 23 6’1 205 Right Ostervala, Sweden
32 Frederick, Gaudreau 24 6’0 179 Right Bromont, Quebec
43 Scott, Hartnell 35 6’2 215 Left Regina, Saskatchewan
19 Calle, Jarnkrok 25 5’11 186 Right Gavle, Sweden
92 Ryan, Johansen 25 6’3 218 Right Vancouver, British Columbia
26 Pierre-Cedric, Labrie 31 6’3 226 Left Baie-Comeau, Quebec
55 Cody, McLeod 33 6’2 210 Left Binscarth, Manitoba
20 Miikka, Salomaki 24 5’11 203 Left Raahe, Finland
10 Colton, Sissons 23 6’1 200 Right North Vancouver, British COlumbia
15 Craig, Smith 28 6’1 208 Right Madison, Wisconsin
51 Austin, Watson 25 6’4 204 Right Ann Arbor, Michigan

Defencemen

# Player Name Age Height Weight Shoots Birth place
2 Anthony, Bitetto 27 6’1 210 Left Island Park, New York
14 Mattias, Ekholm 27 6’4 215 Left Borlange, Sweden
4 Ryan, Ellis 26 5’10 180 Right Hamilton, Ontario
47 Alexei, Emelin 31 6’2 218 Left Togliatti, USSR
8 Petter, Granberg 25 6’3 200 Right Gallivare, Sweden
52 Matt, Irwin 29 6’1 207 Left Victoria, British Columbia
59 Roman, Josi 27 6’1 201 Left Bern, Switzerland
76 P.K. Subban 28 6’0 210 Right Toronto, Ontario
7 Yannick, Weber 28 5’11 200 Right Morges, Switzerland

Goalies

# Player Name Age Height Weight Shoots Birth place
29 Anders, Lindback 29 6’6 215 NA Gavle, Sweden
35 Pekka, Rinne 34 6’5 217 NA Kempele, Finland
74 Juuse, Saros 22 5’11 180 NA Forssa, Finland

Puck Planet Posts

Nashville Predators Name Roman Josi as the 8th Captain in Franchise History

Today the Nashville Predators announced their core leadership group and in doing so named Roman Josi as their new Captain. Joining Josi as the Associate Captain will be Ryan Ellis….

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How do the Nashville Predators deal with the loss of Ryan Ellis to start the season?

Ryan Ellis capped off a great season last year by having offseason surgery to repair damage to his knee he suffered in the Stanley Cup Finals. The expected recovery time…

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Eeli Tolvanen Starts His KHL Career With a Bang!

Nashville Predators 1st round draft pick from the 2017 NHL Draft, Eeli Tolvanen began his KHL career with a hat trick in his first game. Here is a quick video…

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Team News

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