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Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor A new era of leadership has begun in Nashville as the Nashville Predators announced defenseman Roman Josi as the franchise’s eighth captain in its 20-year history. Josi has some big shoes to fill, following up Mike Fisher and Shea Weber as the newest player to don the “C” …

Photo by Taylor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor When the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs began, the Nashville Predators found themselves in a tough spot. Not only were they the eighth seed in the western conference, but they were also the last of the 16 teams that qualified for the postseason. Add in the fact that they had …

Photo courtesy of predators.nhl.com In Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, the Nashville Predators gave up their 1-0 series lead by losing to the Anaheim Ducks by a final score of 5-3. Still working off the momentum of winning Game 1, the Predators took the early lead in the game when Ryan Johansen netted the first …

Photo Courtesy of predators.nhl.com After defeating the St. Louis Blues in six games, the Nashville Predators defeated the Anaheim Ducks in overtime by a score of 3-2 for their first Western Conference Final game in franchise history. A physical game throughout, the Preds found themselves down early after a goal from the Duck’s Jakob Silfverberg at …

Photo courtesy of predators.nhl.com Story by Kaitlin Reeves / Contributing Writer The Nashville Predators faced the St. Louis Blues for Wednesday for Game One of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Showing perseverance, the Preds squeaked past the Blues 4-3 to remain undefeated in the 2017 …

Photo courtesy of predators.nhl.com Story by Kaitlin Reeves / Contributing Writer To wrap up Round One of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the No. 8 Nashville Predators defeated the No. 1 Chicago Blackhawks by a score of 4-1, allowing the Predators to gain their first postseason sweep in the franchise’s 19-year history. Before the night’s action began though, …