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All-Star weekend ‘great experience’ for Predators’ Josi

Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi was one of four hometown players to appear in the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition and the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game. He was joined by defenseman Shea Weber, forward James Neal and goalie Pekk…

Gaudreau, Saad among Team North America hopefuls

NASHVILLE — If the rosters for the NHL’s best-on-best midseason 3-on-3 extravaganza can serve as an indication, the biggest wild-card team set to compete for gold in the next best-on-best international hockey tournament is looking like a legitima…

Quick turnaround for players at All-Star weekend

NASHVILLE — The Eastern Conference All-Stars had plenty of fun at the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday, but they’ll be battling against each other in the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday (5 p.m. ET…

NHL.com goes behind the scenes at Skills Competition

NASHVILLE — NHL benches are typically sacred areas, reserved for teams; for coaches, players and trainers. Occasionally they’ll let a broadcaster on the bench for an interview, but it’s normally a place where strategy is discussed, trash talk is …

Scott gets rousing ovation at Skills Competition

NASHVILLE — The 2016 Honda All-Star Skills Competition was a perfect night for John Scott.

The unlikely NHL All-Star got a rousing ovation from the Bridgestone Arena crowd and even pulled off a spin-o-rama in the Discover Shootout on Saturday….

Predators’ All-Stars enjoy hometown crowd

NASHVILLE — Nashville Predators defensemen Shea Weber and Roman Josi, goalie Pekka Rinne and forward James Neal got to experience the 2016 Honda NHL Skills Competition in front of a raucous home crowd at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday.

It erupt…

Josi: Red Carpet, skills competition ‘extremely special’

Nashville Predators defenseman Roman Josi is one of four hometown players who appeared in the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Saturday and will play in the 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Game on Sunday (5 p.m. ET; NBCSN, Rogers, TVAS). He i…

Skills Competition rehearsal uses college club players

NASHVILLE — Andrew Herzog knew quite some time ago that his chances of playing in the NHL were beyond slim.

A native of Mendota Heights, Minn., Herzog decided to go to the Air Force Academy and try to play hockey for his uncle, Air Force coach…

NHL’s Learn to Play program big hit in Nashville

NASHVILLE — There were more spills than goals, and a few puddles as well, but the countless smiles at the IntelliCentrics Ice Rink at Bridgestone Winter Park made it all worth it.

As part of the NHL’s Learn to Play program, 14 Nashville young…

Panthers’ Luongo, Jagr excited for playoff push

NASHVILLE — When goaltender Roberto Luongo accepted a trade from the Vancouver Canucks to the Florida Panthers on March 4, 2014, a lot of people thought he was doing what many people do when they relocate to Florida: preparing to retire.

Less …