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Preds Notes & Quotes: Training Camp Day 1

Josi, Duchene, Forsberg, McDonagh, Niederreiter, Hynes Share Thoughts on First Day of Formal Practices and Scrimmages

by Emma Lingan @Emma_Lingan / Senior Content Manager & Beat Reporter

The boys are back.

Excitement was in the air as players hit the ice Friday for the first day of practice and scrimmages at Predators training camp presented by Vanderbilt Health, and the optimism surrounding this year's team was palpable. 

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Back in Nashville, Pekka Rinne Acclimates to New Role with the Predators

Retired Predators Goaltender Talks Returning to Nashville, Adjusting to New Alumni Advisor Role

by Zach Gilchriest @ZachGilchriest / Digital Media & Content Producer

On the third day of training camp, Centennial Sportsplex was noticeably busier than usual, with throngs of excited Predators fans filling the stands and lining the glass around the rink. 

When a familiar-looking tall, blonde man dressed in Navy and Gold coaching gear stepped out onto the ice, it became immediately clear why. 

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Predators 2022-23 Training Camp Primer

From Offseason Moves to Position Battles, Everything You Need to Know as On-Ice Activities Begin

by Emma Lingan @Emma_Lingan / Senior Content Manager & Beat Reporter

The wait is over. Preds hockey is back.

Nashville Predators training camp, presented by Vanderbilt Health, kicked off with media day on Wednesday and continued with on-ice testing Thursday. Before practice and scrimmages begin on Friday, here's an overview of everything you need to know.

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Bridgestone Arena Ranks Among World Leaders in 2022 Pollstar Report

Arena Ranks Third in U.S., Fourth Globally for Gross Ticket Sale Revenue in Publication's Third Quarter Industry Report

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (September 22, 2022) - Bridgestone Arena ranks third in the United States and fourth in the world for gross ticket sale revenue according to international trade publication Pollstar's 2022 Third Quarter Industry Report. The quarterly report states that Bridgestone Arena grossed $54,803,565.60 in revenue and sold 536,802 tickets. 

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Preds Foundation Set to Host Sixth Annual Fishing Tournament on Sept. 24

Online Registration for the Saturday Tournament Closes at 12 p.m. CT on Friday, Sept. 23

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (September 22, 2022) - The Nashville Predators Foundation empowered by SmileDirectClub will host its sixth annual Fishing Tournament sponsored by Bass Pro Shops and Guy Harvey this Saturday, Sept. 24 on Old Hickory Lake. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Preds Foundation.

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Pekka Rinne Re-Joins Predators Organization as Special Alumni Advisor

Franchise Legend will Learn From and Observe Alongside Predators Staff

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (September 22, 2022) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that former Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne - the only player in franchise history to have his number retired - has re-joined the organization as a Special Alumni Advisor. In his role, Rinne will learn from and observe alongside Predators Goaltending Coach Ben Vanderklok and Goaltending Development Coach Dave Rook in their efforts with the team's goalie prospects in Nashville, Milwaukee and overseas. Additionally, he will participate in alumni activities throughout Nashville and the Middle Tennessee area and continue to serve as an ambassador and representative for the Nashville Predators Foundation empowered by SmileDirectClub.

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Top Players to Watch at Predators Training Camp

Breakout Candidates, New Faces and More to Monitor When Camp Opens Sept. 21

by Emma Lingan @Emma_Lingan / Senior Content Manager & Beat Reporter

The wait for Preds hockey is almost over.

Nashville Predators training camp, presented by Vanderbilt Health, kicks off on Wednesday, bringing both excitement and intrigue about the Predators rosters. With a new face in the top six, a deep goaltending crop and a defensive shake-up, there are plenty of storylines to keep an eye on throughout the preseason. Before camp begins, here's a look at some of the most interesting players to watch in Smashville.

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Preds Honor Terry Crisp with Rink Dedication Ceremony at Ford Ice Center

The Predators Renamed Rink One the "Terry Crisp Rink" and Announced the Terry Crisp Scholarship Fund on Sept. 20

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (September 20, 2022) - The Nashville Predators organization dedicated and renamed Rink One at Ford Ice Center Bellevue to the "Terry Crisp Ice Rink" during a ceremony this evening. The rink dedication, which also featured Preds play-by-play announcer Pete Weber and Preds President and CEO Sean Henry, honored Crisp's service to the Nashville Predators over the last two decades.

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Preds Players Swing for the Fences at Smashville Showdown

Preds Players and Vanderbilt Student-Athletes Take Part in Inaugural Event Benefiting the Predators Foundation and Vandy United Fund

by Emma Lingan @Emma_Lingan / Senior Content Manager & Beat Reporter

Before a new NHL season gets underway, Predators players traded their hockey sticks for baseball bats in Monday night's Smashville Showdown at Hawkins Field.

The inaugural event benefiting the Nashville Predators Foundation Empowered by SmileDirectClub and the Vandy United Fund featured Nashville players and various Vanderbilt student-athletes participating in a home run derby and softball game at Hawkins Field, home of the Commodore baseball program.

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Bally Sports South to Televise 72 Predators Games for 2022-23 Season

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (September 20, 2022) - Bally Sports South will televise 72 Nashville Predators regular season games for the 2022-23 NHL season. The telecasts will be anchored by Predators LIVE, before and after every game.

The network will televise all three of the Predators' overseas games to start the season, starting with a preseason game against SC Bern on Monday, October 3 with coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. CT. The Predators will start the regular season with two games against the San Jose Sharks in Prague, Czech Republic on October 7-8. Bally Sports South will televise both games with coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. CT for each game.

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