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"Predsolution" Passed in Tennessee House of Representatives

Predators Honored for Accomplishments by Local Government

by Natalie Aronson @NatalieAronson /

It's not every day you see the president and mascot of a professional hockey club passing out rally towels to government officials, ranging from chairmen and floor leaders to whips and representatives.

Then again, it's not every day the Tennessee House of Representatives passes a resolution honoring the Nashville Predators.

The six-page "Predsolution" was filed jointly by the House and signed by Gov. Bill Haslam last month recognizing the organization and honoring the Nashville Predators as 2017 Western Conference Champions.

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Subban, Preds Teammates Visit Montreal Children's Hospital

Nashville Defenseman Continues to Pledge Support, Love for Patients in Montreal

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator

Among the traffic and the snow-covered sidewalks, amid the hustle and bustle of the lunchtime rush in Quebec, the Montreal Children's Hospital rose up into the sky, bright with blues, greens and golds glowing on its exterior.

From the moment he stepped off the bus and through the front doors, into the atrium that bears his name, the energy grew tenfold.

Donning a gold jersey with his No. 76 emblazoned on the back and sleeves, and a custom adidas hat to match, he went to work. Everyone who laid eyes on him smiled, some brave enough to ask for a photograph, others observing from afar, a wave of happiness spreading over the space.

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Turris Hosts Sled Preds as Hockey Is For Everyone Month Begins

Nashville Center Serving as Hockey Is For Everyone Player Ambassador

by AJ Mazzolini @ajmazzolini /

In a buzzing hallway within the bowels of Bridgestone Arena, Kyle Turris scribbled his signature over and over again. He shook hands with admirers and penned his name on Nashville Predators jerseys, posters and pucks in the kind of scene familiar to most longtime professional athletes.

The evening felt different though. A two-way reverence connected the group of fans and the 10th-year NHL veteran in his first season with the Preds. Last month when Turris was named Nashville's Hockey is for Everyone Player Ambassador, he knew whom he wanted as his first guests of honor.

On Thursday the Predators welcomed the Nashville Sled Preds, a local organization of hockey teams for those with paraplegic disabilities. Team members attended the matchup against the Los Angeles Kings before a postgame, backstage meet-and-greet with Turris.

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Blog: Preds Staff Offers Hurricane Relief in Houston

Members of the Predators Front Office Staff Check In from Houston as They Rebuild a Home in the Community

by Nashville Predators @PredsNHL /

Preds Staff Serves in Houston

Preds staff help with Hurricane Harvey relief

Preds staffers join with Houston's Habitat for Humanity to donate funds and time while painting the home of a hurricane survivor

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Over 20 members of the Nashville Predators front office staff have made the journey to Houston, Texas, to help rebuild a home that was damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Led by Predators Senior Vice President, General Counsel Heidi Bundren, a Houston native, the volunteers touched down in the Lone Star State on Wednesday and got to work.

Read below as they report on their journey.

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Video: Subban Visits 'The Daily Show with Trevor Noah'

Preds Defenseman Talks Blueline Buddies on Comedy Central

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator

No spotlight is too bright for P.K. Subban, and as usual, he handled his latest appearance with nothing but class.

The Predators All-Star defenseman was a guest on Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Wednesday night, stopping by to discuss everything from backyard rinks to his desire to win the Stanley Cup. Subban's chat was highlighted by his Blueline Buddies program he hosts at Preds home games, a chance to highlight the endeavor on a national platform.

Subban and Noah's discussion may be seen below, well worth the 10 minutes.

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Preds Staff to Build Home, Provide Hurricane Relief During All-Star Break

Members of Nashville's Front Office Head to Houston to Rebuild Home; Also Make Donations in Texas, Florida

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator

Mask Supports Hurricane Relief

Pekka Rinne's mask supports Hurricane Harvey relief

Goaltender Pekka Rinne delivers his mask that was auctioned off in support of Hurricane Harvey relief

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Nashville, Tennessee, is almost 800 miles away from Houston, Texas, but that's not about to stop the Predators from assisting those in need.

More than 20 Preds employees are set to embark to the Lone Star State this week to provide relief for those affected by Hurricane Harvey, a storm that devastated portions of the city last fall. In partnership with Habitat for Humanity Northwest Harris County, the Predators staffers will help to rebuild the home of an elderly woman over a two-day span.

In addition, the Predators Foundation has made a monetary donation of $10,000 to the local Habitat for Humanity organization to support ongoing efforts to rebuild the lives of Hurricane Harvey victims.

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Preds, Montgomery County, Fort Campbell Host Clarksville Broomball Match

101st Airborne Division Tops Montgomery County in Friendly Matchup

by Keely Ninness @PredsNHL /

Montgomery County Broomball

Preds, mayor challenge military members to broomball

The Preds help the Montgomery County mayor challenge the 101st Airborne Division to a game of broomball

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With the glow of the outdoor rink lights and the sound of announcers calling out the lineups for the city's first-ever broomball match, excitement could be felt throughout downtown Clarksville.

A fixture during the winter season, the outdoor rink was brimming with both players and spectators. The matchup, dubbed Mayor vs. Majors, pitted Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett and Predators alumni against soldiers stationed at Ft. Campbell, headed by Major General Andrew Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Commander.

After a puck drop by GNASH, the game was on. Families and hockey fans alike were in attendance, cheering on the players and having a laugh over the slips and slides they took while shuffling down the ice.

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Preds, Special Spaces Give Bedroom Makeover to Deserving Teen

Predators Wives, Girlfriends and Front Office Staff Join in Completing Makeover

by Keely Ninness @PredsNHL /

In a quiet neighborhood in Franklin, Tennessee, the streets were crowded with cars sporting Preds license plates and bumper stickers.

Inside one of the homes, Predators' wives and girlfriends were hard at work transforming 19-year-old Krystal Adams's bedroom into a beach-themed getaway. Because of her battle with a rare brain tumor, the Predators, in partnership with Special Spaces, wanted to give Krystal the perfect space to relax and unwind.

"A child's room is an escape from their life-threatening conditions," Rhonda McCarthy, wife of Associate Coach Kevin McCarthy and Director of the Nashville chapter of Special Spaces said. "The Preds work with Special Spaces to guarantee every child will always have a space to escape and forget about their pain."

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Photos: Preds Wear Titans Jerseys for Pregame Arrival to Arena

Predators Players Show Support for Titans Run in NFL Playoffs

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator

The handful of Predators players taking the second bus to Staples Center were all huddled around an iPhone.

Sure, they had their own game to worry about in just a few hours against the Los Angeles Kings, but at that moment on Interstate 10, they were fully invested in how the Tennessee Titans were faring in Kansas City.

The final answer saw the Titans advancing to the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs that continue this weekend when the Titans head to Foxboro for a meeting with the New England Patriots (7:15 p.m. CT, CBS).

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Preds to Support Broomball Match in Clarksville

Fort Campbell Major General Andrew Poppas, Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett to Face Off on Clarksville Outdoor Rink

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator

Less than 24 hours after the Nashville Predators host the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night at Bridgestone Arena, a skirmish of similar proportions will take place just up the road.

The Downtown Commons outdoor ice rink in Clarksville, Tennessee, will be the sight, with Montgomery County Mayor Jim Durrett challenging Fort Campbell's Major General Andrew Poppas to a game of broomball, with faceoff set for 6:30 p.m. (CT) on Wednesday.

Members of the Preds Energy Team and GNASH, plus Predators alumni, will be on site to greet fans and cheer on the County and Fort Campbell teams as they do battle on the outdoor rink, with a public skating session to follow.

The event is a perfect opportunity for the Preds to support Clarksville's endeavors to grow the game of hockey, as well as show gratitude toward our nation's armed forces by joining in a friendly game of broomball - with major bragging rights on the line.

The public is invited to wear their Preds gear and attend the game on Wednesday evening, free of charge.

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