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Preds Active During the Olympic Break

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators
Jump on Board at these Upcoming Preds Events!

While the NHL schedule may be shutting down for two weeks in February, things are heating up in Smashville. Jump on board the Smashville Express and join the Preds at these upcoming public events during the Olympic break.

Public Skate
Tuesday, February 16 (5-7pm)
Sommet Center

Here’s your chance to lace up your skates and take to the same Smashville ice as your Nashville Predators! Admission is free to the public. Participants must bring their own skates (no rentals available). Enter through main arena doors at corner of Fifth Avenue and Broadway. Space is limited.

104-5 The Zone SportsFest
Saturday, February 20 (8am-4pm)
Nashville Convention Center, 601 Commerce Street, Nashville

Join the Preds at the inaugural 104-5 The Zone’s Sports Fest. This event, designed to celebrate Middle Tennessee’s sports heritage in a fun and affordable setting, will feature a speaker’s bureau, interactive games and setups from Nashville area teams, including the Preds, Tennessee Titans, Nashville Sounds, Nashville SuperSpeedway, local collegiate athletic programs and more. Stop by and meet GNASH and the Equiplinq Dancers. Try your luck at our inflatable slap shot booth. Register to win tickets to an upcoming game in March! Admission is $5. For details and ticketing information, click here.

O’Charley’s Chill Out Party
Sunday, February 21 (6pm)
1202 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin, TN

Watch Ryan Suter battle Shea Weber in Vancouver at the O’Charley’s in Franklin. Bring a friend and enjoy good food and good times as this exciting battle of the border unfolds. Woody & Jim from 107.5 The River will be hosting trivia, while GNASH and the Equiplinq Dancers will be on hand to greet fans.

Bumps, Bruises and Bedtime Stories
Tuesday, February 23 (Doors – 6:30pm, Show – 7:30pm)
Zanies Comedy Club, 2025 8th Avenue South, Nashville

“Bumps, Bruises and Bedtime Stories,” featuring Nashville Predators broadcaster Terry Crisp and Preds alumni Stu Grimson and Jim McKenzie, will give hockey fans a peek “inside the glass” rarely seen from their seat in the stands. The trio will share their own NHL stories and take questions from the audience. As an added bonus and in keeping with the true comedy club experience, Ralphie May will be adding his own commentary to the stories and videos. Tickets are $15 and all proceeds benefit the Nashville Predators Foundation. For tickets, click here or call 615-269-0221.

Hockey Tonk Gala
Wednesday, February 24 (6:30pm)
Sommet Center
Shine up those belt buckles and point your boots toward lower Broadway, Y’all. It’s time to grab a partner for the fun and fashionable Hockey Tonk Gala benefiting the Nashville Predators Foundation. The Sommet Center will become one swingin’ country and western dance hall filled with twang and familiar faces, including the team, coaches, VIPs, and everyone’s favorite cowboy, GNASH. This formal benefit - with lots of leeway for tastefully creative attire – will feature a hearty five-star dining experience as well as a fantastic silent auction. It’ll be a night to remember … YEE-HAW! For details and tickets, click here.

Preds Open Practice
Thursday, February 25 (11am)
Centennial Sportsplex, 222 25th Avenue North, Nashville

Catch the Preds at Centennial Sportsplex as the team gets back on the ice together for the first time in 11 days as they prepare for their March to the Playoffs. Admission is free.

Preds Day at the Frist
Saturday, February 27 (10am-5:30pm)
Frist Center for the Visual Arts, 919 Broadway, Nashville

All fans who wear Preds gear (hat, shirt, jacket, etc.) will receive free admission that day, a $10 savings off the adult general admission price! You won’t want to miss the new ‘Heroes’ exhibit: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece. For more details on the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, click here.

Where’s GNASH?!
Your favorite mascot could not make it to Vancouver for the Olympic festivities and is staying at home in Smashville! But that doesn’t mean he won’t be busy during this two-week break in the action. Jump on board and join GNASH at some of our incredible sponsor locations in the area!

Tuesday, February 16 (12-1pm)
Wendy’s – 2050 Mallory Lane, Franklin

Friday, February 19 (1-2pm)
MAPCO – 194 S. Mt. Juliet Rd., Mt. Juliet

Saturday, February 20 (1-2pm)
Best Buy – 1600 Galleria Boulevard, Brentwood

Sunday, February 21 (6-7pm)
O’Charley’s – 1202 Murfreesboro Road, Franklin

Monday, February 22 (12-1pm)
Jersey Mike’s – 1175 Meridian Boulevard, Franklin

Thursday, February 25 (8-9:30pm)
Trevecca Nazarene University – 333 Murfreesboro Road, Nashville (Men’s basketball game)

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