The Hockey PDOcast

Episode 169: How the Predators Won Over The Hockey World

May 25, 2017

Alex Prewitt joins the show to discuss how the Nashville Predators have captured the attention and imagination of the hockey world, how they were constructed and put together from the top down, and why they've been as successful as they have been. The topics covered include: 1:20 The atmosphere at Predators games 6:12 The fickle nature of Hockey Markets 9:31 David Poile's longevity and adaptability 18:46 The job of a coach behind the scenes 22:02 The frantic pace the Predators play at 25:33 Covering for all of the injuries up front 30:30 A frank discussion about PK Subban 36:49 Pekka Rinne's hot playoff run 43:09 Filip Forsberg and The Trade Sponsoring today’s show is SeatGeek, which is making it easier than ever before to buy and sell sports and concert tickets. They’re giving our listeners a $20 rebate off of their first purchase. All you have to do is download the free SeatGeek app and enter the promo code PDO to get started. Every episode of the podcast is available on iTunes, Soundcloud, Google Play, and Stitcher. Make sure to subscribe to the show so that you don’t miss out on any new episodes as they’re released. All ratings and reviews are also greatly appreciated. Thanks for listening! neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.