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Celebrities Enjoy Preds Advancing to Conference Final

Lady Antebellum Sings National Anthem, Kevin Fiala Rallies Crowd and Al Gore Tweets Congrats to Preds

by Thomas Willis @TomAWillis / Digital Manager & Producer

Lady Antebellum sings the anthem

STL@NSH, Gm6: Lady Antebellum, Fiala excite the fans

R2, Gm6: Country music group Lady Antebellum sings the national anthem before injured Predators forward Kevin Fiala gets the crowd pumped up

  • 02:25 •

It turns out Smashville can take it up another notch.

A 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues - Nashville's third home win of the series - sent the Predators to a place they've never been before: the Western Conference Final.

Not to be outdone, celebrities, national media and organizations throughout Nashville sent out their words and photos of congratulations to the team.

To begin, Grammy-award-winning Lady Antebellum sang the national anthem.

Tweet from @ladyantebellum: #Preds #Smashville #STLvsNSH

Tweet from @charleskelleyla: I told you @ladyantebellum is good luck! @PredsNHL

Next, a very special hype man emerged to rally the crowd. Shedding his crutches and waving a rally towel was none other than Preds forward Kevin Fiala, who suffered a season-ending injury in Game One of the series (watch the video above).

Tweet from @TomAWillis: This was really cool. #Preds #STLvsNSH

The stage set, the Predators then preceded to rally for their ninth consecutive win on home ice in the playoffs and their second series victory in a row.

Tweet from @MrDrewScott: Today is going to be epic!! @PredsNHL #Smashville #predspride

Tweet from @carrieunderwood: Game day! The @PredsNHL are going to be on ��! I'm so proud of our boys & can't wait to see them make a little history today in #Smashville

Tweet from @carrieunderwood: Thanks @LukeBryanOnline for having me at the show last night and for showing the @predsnhl some ������! #fangfingers...

Tweet from @MrDrewScott: It's #Smash time!

Tweet from @paramore: dear @PredsNHL please buy our album now

Tweet from @PredsMaverick: Who outside needs a tshirt?! #STLvsNSH #StandWithUs

Tweet from @algore: Stand with us! Go @PredsNHL! #StanleyCup

Tweet from @espnSteveLevy: Of course the @PredsNHL are the first team through to the conference final.

Tweet from @andylassner: Congrats to @PredsNHL Unreal

Tweet from @MarioAndretti: Congrats Smashville and my good friends @philhousley6 @KarinHousley Continue on @PredsNHL !!!

Tweet from @ChrisYoungMusic: Hell yeah @PredsNHL !!!!!!!!!!! First conference finals here we come!!!!!!!!!

Tweet from @oakridgeboys: Our @PredsNHL WIN Move on to Western Conference Finals for the first time EVER!! #Smashville #StanleyCupPlayoffs2017 Congrats Predators!

Tweet from @Titans: Congrats! Let's keep this going @PredsNHL!

Tweet from @NC5_MTorres: Broadway is shutdown as @PredsNHL fans took over! @NC5

Tweet from @REALBobbyRoode: Congratulations to @PredsNHL on a #Glorious series win.....

BOOM! @predsnhl win! The bus is rocking. @bhelson going craaaazy. #GoPreds

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Tweet from @memgrizz: Congrats, @PredsNHL! ������ #TeamTN

Tweet from @DaveRamsey: Wow look at our Nashville Predators!!! @PredsNHL way to go guys!!! We are proud of you!!

Tweet from @espn: Marching on in the Music City!Nashville tops St. Louis 3-1 in Game 6 to clinch a spot in its first-ever conference finals.

Tweet from @KirkHerbstreit: What a passionate scene yesterday in Nashville. Congrats to the @PredsNHL AND their wild fans on advancing to the Conference Finals!

Tweet from @JoeNichols: Enjoyed the NHL playoffs in Nashville today! Way to go @PredsNHL!

Tweet from @TheEricYoung: @PredsNHL still undefeated when I'm in the house! Just saying! #goodluckcharm #StanleyCupPlayoffs2017 #Smashville

Tweet from @VandyBaseball: #VandyBoys win ���@PredsNHL win ���#VandyBoys fans approve!

Tweet from @J_Cyprien: Congrats @PredsNHL on closing it out today. On to the next!! #GoPreds #Smashville

Tweet from @Gnash00: Does anyone want to argue that Nashville is not a hockey town? You fans are amazing and the reason we are in the and Pekka.

Tweet from @marcmariani80: So pumped for the @PredsNHL!!! On to the next!

Tweet from @brooksbratten: .@PKSubban1 borrows my recorder to ask the hard hitting questions to @rjosi90. #Preds are moving on. #StanleyCup

Tweet from @PKSubban1: Smashville... It's #LIT #StandWithUs #PKApproved @PredsNHL

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