Austin Watson Suspended 27 Games

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News Commentary Nashville Predator forward Austin Watson will serve a 27-game suspension for unacceptable off-ice conduct. Watson, 26, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor domestic assault charge in an incident with his girlfriend on June 16. The Predator's right wing will miss 27 games of the regular season and...

NHL Central Division Preview: Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators won the President's Trophy as the NHL's best regular-season team last year. After being bounced in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Predators should have something to prove in 2018-19.

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2017-2018 Recap The Minnesota Wild finished the regular season in 3rd place in the NHL Central Division with a record of 45-26-11. With 101 points, it marked the second consecutive season the Wild finished with 100-plus points. However, for the second consecutive season, the Wild exited...

NHL Central Division Preview: Chicago Blackhawks

For the next 31 days, the Hockey Writers at Full Press Coverage explore the strengths and weaknesses of NHL teams entering the 2018-19 season. We lead off with the Central Division. 2017-2018 Overview: The Chicago Blackhawks (33-39-10) missed the playoffs last year for the first time since...

Predators Re-sign Ryan Ellis

Ryan Ellis, a valuable defenseman of the Nashville Predators, became more valuable when he signed an eight-year, $50 million contract this week, solidifying his role on the team through the 2026-2027 season. Ellis, 27, provides outstanding playoff experience and leadership. Named associate captain before the 2017-2018 season, Ellis...

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