Matt Hendricks was never really known for his scoring powers but more for letting his fists do the talking. To date, he's had a total of 87 career NHL fights which also include the preseason according to hockeyfights.com. His career peak in fights in a season was when he was suiting up for the Nashville... Continue Reading →
Matt Cullen has been around for ages! Born in 1976, Matt is still playing hockey in the NHL at the young age of 41. Before this season, Jaromir Jagr was crowned the oldest player in the league currently but since he has left, the trophy now belongs to Matt. For the record, Gordie Howe owns... Continue Reading →
Marek Mazanec was initially drafted by the Nashville Predators, going 179th overall in the 6th round back in 2012 but recently was signed by the NY Rangers after the Predators and his camp decided to not fulfill his contract. Although I haven't seen much of Marek, I literally would not have a clue if he's... Continue Reading →
A sweet return from Paul Kariya! Paul is one of my favorite players to have played the game. He hails from Vancouver, BC which makes it pretty neat as he was once one of the elite players in the league. He signed this Upper Deck, MVP card, which in fact wasn't mine, but still happy... Continue Reading →
Dan Ellis was drafted 60th overall, picked by the Dallas Stars in the 2000 entry draft. He made his debut in 2004 vs the LA Kings, posting a 4 - 3 win. Dan came under hot water when he tweeted, complaining about a pay cut. Of course, most of us wouldn't feel bad, making an... Continue Reading →
The captain of the Nashville Predators, Olympic gold medalist, and NHL all-star, Shea Weber is a hulking defenseman born out of BC. He represented Team Canada recently at the Vancouver Olympics and scored a goal that will be remembered as one that actually broke the netting! Shea came out to greet us, and signed everything... Continue Reading →
Sergei Kostitsyn, a Belarusian hockey player, has played for both Montreal and now Nashville. In the beginning of his career, Sergei, like Andrei, excelled at the Belarusian junior hockey program. Now he's an integral part of the Predators and recently signed a 1 year deal. Maybe he isn't as important to the Predators than I... Continue Reading →
Patric Hornqvist was drafted 230th overall in the 2005 entry draft by the Predators (it seems like they retain some good players the past few posts). He had a breakout year, posting 30 goals and 51 points in 80 games. A very good start for someone just breaking into the league.
One of the newest inductees into the Nashville Predators squad, Colin Wilson was drafted 7th overall by the Nashville Predators in 2008. He's participated in a couple of international tournaments for Team USA, capturing one gold and one silver medal.
Jordin Tootoo is the first player of Inuit decent to play in the NHL, as well as be drafted by an NHL team. Interestingly enough, he chose his jersey number as a play on his name. Jordin was one of a very fan-friendly team to sign for us autograph hounders.
David Legwand, drafted 2nd overall by the Nashville Predators back in the 1998 entry draft, has been with the Preds for over 10 years. Legwand has the distinction of being the first NHL player to have scored in overtime on a penalty shot. He is the current franchise leader in games and points.