22 Facts About Nashville Predators


Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,694

The Nashville Predators are currently affiliated with one minor league team: the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League .

FactSnippet No. 1,228,695

The Nashville Predators were eliminated by the Detroit Red Wings in six games in the first round of the 2004 Stanley Cup playoffs.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,696

However, the Nashville Predators would be eliminated by the San Jose Sharks in five games in the first round of the 2006 playoffs.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,697

Late in the season, the Nashville Predators traded two former first-round draft picks, Scottie Upshall and Ryan Parent, plus their first and third-round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, to the Philadelphia Flyers for five-time NHL All-Star Peter Forsberg.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,698

The Nashville Predators finished the season ranked fourth in the Western Conference with a franchise-record 110 points, finishing third overall behind the Buffalo Sabres and the Red Wings.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,699

Nashville Predators made few major additions to their roster in the 2009 off-season, signing former San Jose Sharks forward Marcel Goc and former Montreal Canadiens defenseman Francis Bouillon.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,700

The Nashville Predators played against the number-one ranked team in the NHL in the second round, the Vancouver Canucks.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,701

The Nashville Predators surrendered draft picks to bolster their team for the 2012 playoffs.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,702

However, for the second year in a row, the Nashville Predators were ousted in the Western Conference second round, this time to the Phoenix Coyotes.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,703

Nashville Predators hosted the 2016 National Hockey League All-Star Game at Bridgestone Arena.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,704

Nashville Predators played in their first outdoor game at the 2020 NHL Winter Classic, facing the Dallas Stars at the Cotton Bowl.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,705

The Nashville Predators returned to the playoffs in 2021, but were defeated by the Carolina Hurricanes in the First Round.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,706

Nashville Predators have played their home games at Bridgestone Arena since their inaugural season in 1998.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,707

Fans of the Nashville Predators have modified the octopus-throwing tradition of Detroit Red Wings fans to show their support: on occasion, a fan will throw a catfish onto the ice.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,708

The Nashville Predators went on to win the game against the St Louis Blues and advanced to the playoffs that year, where the "standing O" during the final TV timeout has since become a fan tradition.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,709

Original Nashville Predators uniforms were worn from 1998 to 2007 and both featured a silver yoke on the shoulder.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,710

From 2001 to 2007 the Nashville Predators wore mustard gold third jerseys featuring the front-facing saber-toothed cat logo.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,711

From 2009 to 2011, the Nashville Predators wore navy third jerseys but with black replacing gold as trim color.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,712

Furthermore, the Nashville Predators changed their logo, making it purely white, gold and navy.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,713

Nashville Predators's claim was that his ownership stake has been improperly diluted by Cigarran failing to notify him of capital calls, and that he had not received loan guaranty fees that the ownership group had agreed to pay him.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,714

Nashville Predators players have been active in the community with several different initiatives.

FactSnippet No. 1,228,715