2018 Round One Playoff Preview – Lets do those playoffs! First though David, Nathan, and Mark revisit the final NHL Central standings, recap their horrible pre-season picks, finish off the final three games of the year, and run down all the first round match-ups. Then on to what you all want– Predators versus Avalanche! David breaks down the regular season stats, Mark profiles the Avs top six contributors, and Nathan profiles the Preds top six. Finally, the guys give you their predictions for round one.
Episode #26 – In the last regular season episode of the podcast the guys fine and suspend one another while updating you on the NHL Central Division Standings, reviewing games versus the Wild, Sharks, Sabres, and Lightning. They talk about the tight playoff race, the impending Tennessee Titans jersey refresh, and discuss what would happen in an emergency goalie situation. Finally, they prepare you for the final games of the regular season against the Panthers, Capitals, and Blue Jackets.
Episode #25 – Nathan is left to his own devices and brings you the Central Division Update, Recaps a rough week versus the Leafs, Wild, and Jets, urges Predators fans to R-E-L-A-X, brings you up to speed on Tolvanen Warning, and goes over the changes to goalie interference. Finally, in the Predators Week Ahead Nathan prepares you for games against the Wild, Sharks, Sabres, and Lightning.
Episode #24 – Mark is a healthy scratch again leaving David and Nathan to update you on the Central Division, discuss games against the Jets, Coyotes, Avalanche, and Sabres. Then it’s on to random topic time where the guys discuss Eeli Tolvanen, the 18 year old phenom who Predators fans hope will help them win the cup. David discusses a ridiculous article about Brad Marchand and Nathan finishes off by calling NHL Player Safety out for their continued lack of consistency. Finally, the guys tie a bow on episode 24 by preparing you for games versus the Leafs, Wild, and Jets.
Episode #23 – Mark is rested after his healthy scratch & starts off the podcast with the Central Division Update – the Predators are still in the lead. Then Mark, Nathan, and David recap games against the Stars, Ducks, and Devils, Talk about GM David Poile breaking the all-time wins record, and Pekka Rinne for the Vezina Trophy. Finally, the guys give you a preview of upcoming games versus the Jets, Coyotes, Avalanche, and Sabers.
Episode #22 – Mark is a healthy scratch in preparation of the playoffs, and the Blackhawks are still in last place which means DSH puts out another episode. Nathan brings the NHL Central Division update, The guys talk about the four game road trip versus the Jets, Oilers, Canucks, and Avalanche. David and Nathan then talk about the impact Ryan Hartman and the player formerly known as captain have on the team and the playoff roster, and prepare you for games against the Stars, Ducks, and Devils.
Episode #21 – Everyone’s back in Tennessee and the Blackhawks are still in last place as Mark brings the NHL Central update. The guys recap blowouts versus the Sharks and Blues, Nathan and Mark talk about their trip to Detroit and the Spitfires/Redwings games. Then they discuss the trade deadline moves the Preds made, and prepare you for games against the Jets, Oilers, Canucks, and Avalanche.
Episode #20 – Nathan and Mark are recording on location in Detroit, Michigan– they have a quick update on the NHL Central Division standings, games versus the Blues, Flames, Wings and Senators, and prepare you for games versus the Sharks and Blues.
It's time for your weekly goal of the week nominees– who takes the cake this week!? https://t.co/BV6pc9oYA3. #Preds #Goaloftheweek #Arvidsson #Josi #Subban #Ellis #Smashville #DSHPodcast #Hockeypodcast #Hockey — Down South Hockey (@DSHshow) February 15, 2018
Episode #19 – The guys laugh about Gallagher’s ongoing feud with PK Subban, update you on the NHL Central Division standings (the Blackhawks are still in last place), five minute recaps of games versus the Islanders, Leafs, Senators, and Canadiens. They then discuss both positive and negative trade deadline deals– Are the Predators set, or do they make a final trade before the deadline? Finally, previews of games versus the Blues, Flames, and Red Wings.
It's that time again– Who had the best tally of the week? Check out the replays at https://t.co/2ymhpE1pph then VOTE! .#Preds #Goaloftheweek #Fiala #Arvidsson #NHLPlayerSafety #Smashville #DSHPodcast #Hockeypodcast #Hockey @NHLPlayerSafety — Down South Hockey (@DSHshow) February 8, 2018
Nathan, David, and Mark continue their conversation on the looming NHL Trade Deadline with a list of players who could help the Nashville Predators make a run for the cup.
Episode #18 – David and Nathan are taking Mark to Vegas as he forecasted Fisher’s return to the Predators way back in the preseason episode. The guys talk about what this means for the team as the trade deadline looms. The Blackhawks are still in last place as Mark gives an update on the NHL Central division. In the Predators Week in Review we cover games versus the Blackhawks, Kings, and a chippy game against the Rangers. Finally, in the Predators Week Ahead, the guys preview games against the Islanders, Maple Leafs, Senators, and Canadiens.
It's time to vote on the best Arvidsson (Predators) goals for week 17! Check out the nominees. If you vote for Gnash, Brad Marchand will beat you up! https://t.co/RIc79uMvcp.#Preds #Goaloftheweek #Hartnell #Fiala #Arvidsson #Gnash #Smashville #DSHPodcast #Hockeypodcast #Hockey — Down South Hockey (@DSHshow) February 2, 2018
Episode #17 – David, Mark, and Nathan are back at it with the Ford Ice D-League update–Nathan’s team Mid Ice Crisis wins the Stanley Keg, Mark celebrates the Blackhawks last place spot in the Central Division Update, the guys bring you up to speed on a short week versus the Lightning and Devils, recap the NHL Skills Competition & 3v3 tournament, and begin a three-part series on the trade deadline. Finally, in the Preds Week Ahead there’s a preview of games versus the Chicago Blackhawks, Los Angeles Kings, and New York Rangers (Vesey STILL sucks!)
It's time to vote on the best Predators goals for week 15 & 16! Check out the nominees @ https://t.co/8eNZAWBL2B.#Preds #Goaloftheweek #Hartnell #Fiala #Arvidsson #PKSubban #Smashville #DSHPodcast #Hockeypodcast #Hockey #NHL — Down South Hockey (@DSHshow) January 25, 2018
Episode #16 – David, Mark, and Nathan are back after taking their own bye-week with a list of their biggest fan faux pas–“Woo’ing loses games.” The guys also recap games versus Oilers, Golden Knights, Coyotes, and Panthers, provide you with an overview of the All Star captains, and the Central Division roster. Finally, in the Preds Week Ahead give you the lowdown on games versus the Lightning, and Devils. Now go watch the Bachelor!
It's time to vote on the best Predators goal of week 14! Check out the nominees @ https://t.co/vapEXVIBZ8. .#Preds #Goaloftheweek #Hartnell #Nogoal #Smashville #DSHPodcast #Hockeypodcast #Hockey #NHL — Down South Hockey (@DSHshow) January 11, 2018
Episode #15 – David, Mark, and Nathan celebrate as the Blackhawks fall to last place in the Central Division, review games against the Golden (yellow) Knights, Coyotes, and Kings, remind you why they don’t do pick’em anymore, and update you on Central Division rookies thus far. Finally, in the Preds Week Ahead they prepare you for upcoming games pre bye-week versus the Oilers, then afterwards versus the Golden (yellow) Knights, and Coyotes. Déjà vu!?
It's time to vote for the goal of the week– catch Mark, Nathan, and David's nominations here: https://t.co/Hh6Gp6pRJa then vote!. #Predators #Nashville #Smashville #Hockey #HockeyPodcast #Podcast #GooglePlay #iTunes #PocketCasts #RSS #DownSouthHockey #Jarnkrok #Turris #Hartnel — Down South Hockey (@DSHshow) January 4, 2018
Episode #14 – David, Mark, and Nathan wish you a happy new year as they bring you Central Division Updates (the Blackhawks are second-to-last, YAY!), review games against the Blues and Wild. The guys then bring you their own Predators Top 10 of 2017, then ring in the new year with a Preds Resolution. Last but certainly not least they prepare you for upcoming games versus the Yellow (Golden) Knights, Coyotes, and Kings. It’s going to be a late week of Preds hockey– coffee up!
It’s the holiday weekend, we’re slackers… so here’s our late goal of the week nominees: Which is your favorite, or do you have another favorite?
Episode #13 – David, Nathan, and Mark are each in separate states recording their Festivus episode. Mark updates you on Festivus miracles (NHL Central division update), then the airing of grievances (Predators Week in Review) as the Predators only manage to steal one point in a shootout loss to the Stars. Mark and David then do a deep-dive into the corsi, heat maps, and a penalty breakdown from the past three games to determine if this is a fluke or a larger issue. Finally, we bring you the Feats of Strength (Predators Week Ahead) with games versus the Blues and Wild. Happy Festivus for the rest of us!
Which is your favorite, or do you have another favorite? Make sure and comment to let us know!
Episode #12 – David and Nathan are pumped to bring you a great week of Predators hockey! Nathan recaps the Central Division standings with the Preds in first place, review games from the Western Canada trip versus the Canucks, Oilers, and Flames, then dive into the numbers comparing the 16-17 team to this 17-18 team through 32 games. Finally, we bring you an upcoming week of games versus the Jets, Hurricane, and Stars.