Tag: Nashville Predators

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After Sweeping Chicago Blackhawks in Playoffs Nashville Predators Mascot Tells ESPN Analysts To Stick To ‘Social Issues’

The Chicago Blackhawks took home the Stanley Cup in 2015, taking the series 4 to 2 against the Tampa Bay Lightning and advanced through the playoffs, coming up short against the St. Louis Blues just last year. But, much to the surprise of ESPN’s prognosticators, this year the No. 8 seed Nashville Predators swept the Hawks right out of the series. And Gnash, the Predators’ mascot, isn’t about to let ESPN forget it.

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Watch: Lightning, Predators Brawl

Monday, the Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning were involved in a brief brawl after a big hit by Predators defender Ryan Ellis on Lightning right winger JT Brown. Ellis’ hit blindsided Brown, who immediately started punching the Predators defenseman. Players from