Goalie Games:
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1st B2B game, 2nd B2B game
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NHL Team Pages News:

GoaliePost.com
Predators Recall Pickard
"Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that goaltender Chet Pickard (CHEHT PIH-kuhrd) has been assigned to the team. The Winnipeg native comple...(more)
Tue, 3 Apr 2012

Preds Starter Tomorrow Up to Rinne
Scroll down to the bottom of this post for more information on tomorrow's starter for the Predators: "Trotz does not know who his starting goaltender will be tomorrow night in Chicago. He said he\'s l...(more)
Mon, 23 Jan 2012

Lindback Recalled, Smith Reassigned
"Per the #Preds, Anders Lindback recalled and Jeremy Smith reassigned."...(more)
Sun, 8 Jan 2012

Anders Lindback Update
"Trotz said the plan is for Lindback to play the back-to-back in Milwaukee, then come back Sunday."...(more)
Fri, 6 Jan 2012

Lindback Swapped With J. Smith
On Predators goaltenders: "Three of the goaltenders in the Nashville Predators\' system were in Bridgestone Arena Thursday night, meaning that a move is in the works. Both Pekka Rinne and Anders Lindb...(more)
Thu, 5 Jan 2012

Pekka Rinne Analysis
Here's a good post on Predators starting goalie Pekka Rinne and what he's doing to get back on his horse: "It\'s no secret that Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne isn\'t playing his best hockey right no...(more)
Mon, 5 Dec 2011

Rinne out with lower body injury.
Predators starting goaltender Pekka Rinne will miss Saturday's game against Carolina with a lower-body injury, and will likely miss Monday's game at Atlanta, Coach Barry Trotz said Friday. Rinne suffe...(more)
Fri, 3 Dec 2010

Pekka Rinne Injured
Jay Grossman, Pekka Rinne's agent, said that his client will miss up coming games due to injury. He is currently being examined by Docters....(more)
Fri, 3 Dec 2010

Rinne Likely for Saturday
Coach Barry Trotz said that Pekka Rinne will likely be ready for Saturday....(more)
Fri, 15 Oct 2010

Rinne Ruled Out for Wednesday's Game
Pekka Rinne (lower body) will not make the trip to Chicago for Wednesday's game. Anders Lindback will likely get the start....(more)
Tue, 12 Oct 2010

Rinne Leaves Game
It looks precautionary as Pekka Rinne left the game after a Troy Bodie crashed into the net. It happened at the beginning of the 3rd period and Rinne played another minute but took himself outta the g...(more)
Sat, 9 Oct 2010

Pekka Rinne Start Saturday Opener
"Nashville G Pekka Rinne is 6'-5" and new Predators G Anders Lindback is 6'-6". The Preds are going with their short goalie in Saturday's opener."(Kevin Allen USA Today)...(more)
Fri, 8 Oct 2010

Preds #2 - Anders Lindback
Anders Lindback has won the backup job to Pekka Rinne. Mark Dekanich was assigned to the AHL. "In the end," Coach Barry Trotz said, "we felt that Lindback had a little better camp. We said to (Dekanic...(more)
Thu, 30 Sep 2010

Dan Ellis on Tuesday
Predator Insider is reporting that Dan Ellis will start in goal against Atlanta after Pekka Rinne suffered the loss Sunday...(more)
Mon, 8 Mar 2010

Pekka Rinne Signs Extension
The Nashville Predators have re-signed Pekka Rinne to a two-year, $6.8 million contract extension. This pretty much will end Ellis ' run in Nashville this season....(more)
Mon, 1 Mar 2010

Rinne Ends Rotation?
Nothing confirmed, but Trotz put it out there. "You're looking for signs that someone is getting in a groove," Trotz said. "If Peks has a real strong game (against the Avalanche), I'll probably come b...(more)
Sun, 24 Jan 2010

Predators Carousel?
Regarding Ellis starting the season Trotz said, "We thought Ellie had a touch better training camp. Also he's had fairly good success with Dallas, and he's familiar with that arena." "Maybe Peks goes ...(more)
Mon, 5 Oct 2009

Predators Starter Unknown
Nashville's head coach Barry Trotz noted he has not decide on a starting goalie for Saturday. It could be a very long season if you own either of these goalies. "We're going to take everything into co...(more)
Fri, 2 Oct 2009

Nashville's Goalie Games
According to Pred's head coach Pekka Rinne will start the season as #1, however that could change often during the season. "There are times when starting goaltenders struggle with different mind sets ...(more)
Wed, 30 Sep 2009

Predators will go with Pekka Rinne
"I said to the goaltenders that whoever gets hot we're going to ride for a little bit and just go from there," coach Barry Trotz said Monday, a day off for the players. "I felt lately that (Rinne) has...(more)
Tue, 3 Feb 2009

UPDATE: Rinne Will Start
Even though Dan Ellis is fine Pekka Rinne will start tonight. Coach Trotz noted it was a non-conference game and Rinne might be able to get some momentum going....(more)
Sat, 1 Nov 2008

Pekka Rinne to Play this week
This week the Predators have four games in six days including a back-to-back with the Columbus Blue Jackets. The best place to pay Rinne would be the Friday-Saturday B2B. "I think Elly has proven in t...(more)
Mon, 13 Oct 2008

Dan Ellis By The Numbers
Brandon Felder compares Dan Ellis' numbers to other active NHL goalies. It is a pretty good statistical comparison, however still speculation. Will Ellis endup like Chris Mason and give way to Pekka R...(more)
Mon, 25 Aug 2008

Preds Sign Pick Chet Pickard
The Nashville Predators have signed the 2008 18th overall pick Chet Pickard to an entry level contract. Pickard will be in Nashville for training camp with new #1 goalie Dan Ellis and Pekka Rinne. P...(more)
Tue, 12 Aug 2008

Pekka Rinne Signs Predators Extension
The Nashville Predators signed a one year extension with Pekka Rinne.  The extension is worth $725,000 and will keep him under contract through the 2009-10 season....(more)
Fri, 25 Jul 2008

Ellis Signs Two-year Deal
After shipping Chris Mason off to St. Louis the Nashville Predators signed Dan Ellis as their #1 goalie. He'll earn $1.5 million this season and $2 million in 2009-10; not bad for a goalie with one g...(more)
Sat, 21 Jun 2008

Preds Signing Dan Ellis Doubtful
Nashville Predators General Manager David Poile noted contract talks with Dan Ellis have made little progress lately. "If it gets to July 1st, I don't think it's realistic that Dan is coming back here...(more)
Wed, 18 Jun 2008

Josh Harding Wins Saving Grace Award
Nashville's Harding played the minimum 25 games and had the League best save percentage. The MBNA/Mastercard Roger Crozier Saving Grace Award winner is given $25,000 to donate to youth hockey or other...(more)
Thu, 12 Jun 2008

Ellis A Busy Goalie
Dan Ellis stopped 39 of 41 shots in the Predators' 3-2 win over Detroit in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals on Wednesday. Ellis has faced a barrage of Red Wing pucks throughout this s...(more)
Thu, 17 Apr 2008

Ellis' job to lose
The Nashville Predators will ride Dan Ellis to start the playoff's tonight. It's a move that had to be made based this seasons performance and not playoff goalie experience....(more)
Thu, 10 Apr 2008

Ellis scratched
Because Ellis has been losing so much weight after playing he didn't even backup last night in Nashville's back-to-back games. Mason was pulled half way and Rinne finished the game. Nashville lost 3-1...(more)
Sat, 5 Apr 2008

Rinne recalled, stuck in storm
Snowstorms cancelled a number of flights so Rinne will leave on a flight in this morning. Wether he makes it or not is another question....(more)
Sat, 22 Mar 2008

Nashvilles goalie carousel
Mason and Ellis have been on the carousel all year. John Glennon has a good article over at the Tennessean...(more)
Sat, 22 Mar 2008

Rinne maybe called up?
Brandon Felder has reported that he's heard rumors of Pekka Rinne being recalled. As of 7:00pm Pekka Rinne had not been officially recalled....(more)
Fri, 21 Mar 2008

Nashville rotation
Looks like Mason and Ellis will continue to split time in the net. "Dan's made it tough, absolutely," Trotz said. "You want competition within your goaltenders. They're both fresh and ...(more)
Tue, 12 Feb 2008

Dan Ellis a supermodel
Ellis' can eat almost anything without gaining weight, which is a problem being a goalie. "I tend to try to keep my weight up a little higher, so I can afford to lose 10 pounds during a game,&quo...(more)
Tue, 15 Jan 2008

Mason fighting back
Dan Ellis has been stealing starts in Nashville, but Mason is making his own case when he stopped all 28 shots shutting out Kings 7-0....(more)
Wed, 9 Jan 2008

Ellis ends 2007 with shutout
Dan Ellis and the Nashville Predators blanked the Stars New Year's Eve as Ellis stopped all 22 shot he faced. Ellis and Mason are going back and forth on who's starting....(more)
Tue, 1 Jan 2008

Ellis earns number seven
Ellis has played in three straight games (starting last night). The Preds beat LA 4-3. Not bad for a backup goalie....(more)
Sun, 23 Dec 2007

Mason pulled early
Chris Mason allowed two goals on two shots by 5:23 of the first period. Dan Ellis was replaced him but the steam was already gone as Nashville lost 5-2. Mason had an GAA of 22.30 - ouch....(more)
Thu, 20 Dec 2007

Ellis to start for Predators tonight
Dan Ellis will be in goal against Ottawa tonight. This will be his first start since November 2nd. Ellis is 4-0 record with a 1.35 GAA and .952 SV PCT....(more)
Thu, 29 Nov 2007

Ellis to play on road trip
Predators Coach Barry Trotz plans to get Dan Ellis back in the net at some point during the team's upcoming road trip through Eastern Canada. We just don't know if it'll be Ottawa, Mont...(more)
Sun, 25 Nov 2007

Mason coming around, finally
Mason's early season woo's have disappeared. Mason is 3-0-1 in his last four games. He has allowed eight goals in those four games and saw 30 or more shots in each game. ...(more)
Tue, 13 Nov 2007

Nashville Goalie Controversy
Predators Radio Network analyst Paul McCann has a good take on Mason and Ellis....(more)
Mon, 29 Oct 2007

Slide continues for Mason
Chris Mason was 17/19 as the Sharks beat Nashville 3-1 Saturday night. Mason continues to struggle and is 2-5-0 this season....(more)
Sun, 21 Oct 2007

Dan Ellis signs with Nashville
Former Stars goalie Dan Ellis is now expected to compete with Pekka Rinne for the backup role behind Chris Mason. Ellis will earn $500,000 for this one-year contract....(more)
Sat, 7 Jul 2007

Pred's sign Mason to extension
The Predators have signed Chris Mason to a two-year $6 million extension. He will make $1.25 million on his old contract this season and then $3 million each year after that for the extension....(more)
Tue, 3 Jul 2007

Pekka Rinne
The Predators have signed Pekka Rinne. It is assumed Chris Mason will be the #1 for the Predators this season....(more)
Tue, 26 Jun 2007

Nashville Starter
Coach Barry Trotz probably would would not announce his starting goalie ahead of time. It appears to be Vokoun, however if he faults Mason will be a quick choice....(more)
Tue, 10 Apr 2007

Predators goalie rotation
Coach Barry Trotz has said Tomas Vokoun is going to be the team's No. 1 goalie. Trotz's plan is to rotate the first couple games and then go from there. Great another planned rotation Vokoun could ret...(more)
Thu, 4 Jan 2007

Vokoun could start practicing
Tomas Vokoun has made 'good progress with his hand,' and could be cleared to return to practice either late this week or early next reports the Nashville Tennessean....(more)
Tue, 26 Dec 2006

Mason taking over for Vokoun
Chris Mason is making the best of his starts while Vokoun is injured; he won last night 3-2 over Philadelphia. He now has a two game winning streak....(more)
Thu, 30 Nov 2006

Vokoun out two+ weeks
Tomas Vokoun tore a ligament in his left thumb during the game Thursday and will undergo surgery Monday. The injury will sideline him a minimum of two weeks (he won't be returning early) and up to six...(more)
Sat, 25 Nov 2006

Vokoun day-to-day
Tomas Vokoun left last night's game with a jammed finger; apparently he couldn't hold his stick anymore. Vokoun was working on his second shutout of the season. Mason filled in last night and should p...(more)
Fri, 24 Nov 2006

Vokoun streaking
Tomas Vokoun has strung together another three game winning streak. Vokoun has been great this season after missing the end of last year with a blood clot....(more)
Mon, 20 Nov 2006

Vokoun hitting stride
Tomas Vokoun is continuing his winning ways beating Columbus 4-2 last night. Vokoun has now won nine of his last 11 games. He has really taken shape after his horrible start this season. Two losses wi...(more)
Sun, 19 Nov 2006

Nashville has two great goalies
Chris Mason shutout Colorado 1-0 Saturday night. This was Mason's first shutout of the season and fourth of his career. Mason improved to 3-1-0 .938 SV% and a 1.97 GAA....(more)
Sun, 12 Nov 2006

Mason the strongest backup
Chris Mason made his second start last night for Nashville. Mason stopped all three Devils' shot in the shootout. Mason has played three games with three shootouts (two last year, one this year) and h...(more)
Fri, 20 Oct 2006

Vokoun's value way up
Tomas Vokoun has his first shutout of the season and his 17th of his career. Vokoun made 38 saves last night and has really turned his season around since allowing 14 goals in his first two games. Vok...(more)
Thu, 19 Oct 2006

Vokoun will get better
Tomas Vokoun made 29 saves last night as Nashville beat Phoenix 4-1. Vokoun need a good game last night as his past performances this season have been horrible. (October 5th L6-8, October 7th L5-6). T...(more)
Sun, 15 Oct 2006

Nashville's Prospect Goalie
Prospect Pekka Rinne completed surgery (dislocated shoulder) Thursday and will be out of action until at least January. Rinne would only have seen a handful of game in the NHL this season anyways. Rin...(more)
Fri, 8 Sep 2006