Episode #9 – Mark is out searching for Smith-like confidence leaving David and Nathan to update you on the Central Division standings, recap games against the Canadiens, Blues, and Hurricanes. They then dive into Craig Smith and Mattias Ekholm’s impact on the Predators. Finally, we preview you for upcoming games versus the Blackhawks, Canucks, and Ducks in the Predators Week Ahead.
Episode #8 – Mark makes it two episodes in a row and Nathan protests all the penalties! The trifecta update you on the NHL Central standings, recap games against the Capitals, Wild, and Avalanche. We discuss the Predators league-leading penalty minutes and dive into some causes and outcomes. Finally, we preview you for upcoming games versus the Jets, Canadiens, Blues, and Hurricanes in the Predators Week Ahead.
Episode #7 – We activate David from IR and welcome Mark back from a podcast conditioning stint to anchor episode seven of the podcast. The guys update you on the NHL Central standings, recap games against the Blue Jackets and Penguins, Nathan leads a “State of the Unit” discussion, and the trio prepares you for upcoming games versus the Capitals, Wild, and Avalanche. Exciting episode
Episode #6 – Nathan’s running solo with your Central Division Updates, Recaps the West Coast trip against the Sharks, Ducks, and Kings games. Then an overview of the huge three-way-trade between Ottawa, Colorado, and the Predators which provides Nashville much needed depth at center. Finally, a look at the week ahead and the Predators play the Blue Jackets, then the Penguins.
Episode #4 – Mark is off doing his best Juuse Saros impression leaving David and Nathan to update you on the NHL Central, Recap games against the Flames, Hawks, and Islanders, discuss the backup goalie troubles, and prepare you for the Preds West Coast road trip against the Sharks, Ducks, and Kings.
Pictures of the multitude of jersey options with the NHL Adidas redesign.
Episode #4 – David and Nathan are without Mark as they don’t want to burn a year of Mark’s sophomore contract. They update you on the NHL Central Division, Recap another busy week of games against the Avalanche, Flyers, and Rangers, discuss the new Predators jerseys; which to buy/which to avoid, and prepare you for upcoming games against the Flames, Blackhawks, and Islanders.
Episode #3 – David, Mark, and Nathan are back together bringing you NHL Central Division Updates, a Predators Week in Review discussing the banner raising, current injuries, and a look ahead at games against the Colorado Avalanche, a rematch against the bitter Philadelphia Flyers, and an early Saturday match up against the New York Rangers.
Episode #2 – Way-too-early Central Division standings, Mark and Nathan bring you a PREDATORS WEEK IN REVIEW of the first two games of the season; versus Boston and Pittsburgh. Nathan urges caution and patience to Preds nation with the slow start, and they discuss changes in the lines. Finally they guys look ahead to prepare you for games against Philadelphia, Dallas, and Chicago.
Episode #1 – HOCKEY IS BACK! David and Nathan discuss the Predators leadership group, opening roster surprises, rule changes, and cover the upcoming games versus Boston and Pittsburgh. It’s also time for their favorite prediction– NHL Central Division rankings. The guys might tease Mark for his outlandish prediction that the Wild and Jets will be Central Division dumpster fires.
With all the updates to Bridestone arena; the different fan experiences and locker room we thought we’d do a little updating of our own. Behold the Down South Hockey logo 2.0!
Pre-Season Episode #1 – The guys are back together for season two! Dave has gone through the stages of grief only to rewatch the final episode of All Access, while Mark and Nathan have started playing ice hockey. In this episode we cover the expansion draft, off-season trades, signings, coaching changes, and predict line combinations for the Nashville Predators!
Season 1 Finale – David, Mark, and Nathan take a look back at Stanley Cup Finals game 6; the Sissions disallowed goal (How/why you review this), the inconsistency of calls throughout the playoffs, injuries, and final thoughts on the regular and postseason experiences.
Stanley Cup Finals Game 5– The guys recap the 0-6 loss at the hands of the Penguins at PPG Paints. Pekka is pulled after the first period, PK Subban is assaulted by Sidney Crosby.. who uses appropriate force according to Mike Milbury– Crosby can do no wrong, apparently. Nathan and Mark are cautiously optimistic while David says everything we’re thinking right now.
Stanley Cup Finals Game 4– David is back to balance Mark and Nathan’s bromance, and recap the Predators 4-1 victory over the Penguins. Pekka stands on his head, Gaudreau scores his 3rd of the playoffs, and we discuss a bedazzled catfish with Negative Nancy. Everyone needs a Nancy?
Stanley Cup Finals Game 3– Mark and Nathan recount Smashville’s first ever Stanley Cup Finals game– a 5-1 beat down of the Pittsburgh Penguins by the Nashville Predators. Pekka found his mojo, PK has bad breath, a 129 decibel ‘Stone, and 50,000 fans shut down Lower Broadway for a Stanley Cup Experience like no other!
Stanley Cup Finals Game 2– David is still at sea leaving Mark and Nathan to recap a game that started well for the Predators, minus 3:28 in the third period. The guys answer the tough question, what can the Preds do to get back in this series?
Stanley Cup Finals Game 1– Mark, and Nathan have marooned David for picking against the Predators again! Together, Mark and Nathan break down the breakdown by the referees in the first period and recap the comeback that almost was. This episode is so good it could be considered an instrument of crime!
Stanley Cup Finals Preview – David, Mark, and Nathan welcome special guest the Ultimate Predator to the podcast. The guys break down the regular and post season statistics for the Finals matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins, and give their predictions on who will take The Stanley Cup. Warning: the Ultimate Predator will have you ready to lace up skates against the Penguins when you hear his prediction!