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Predators Serve in the Community

On several occasions throughout the year, Predators players, coaches, broadcasters and staff make visits within the community.

Whether it is speaking to a local civic group, classroom lectures, fundraising events, charity functions, visiting patients at local hospitals, or reading to kids at a school, all such visits are some of the most important road trips the Predators make.

The Predators also welcome the opportunity to present a program on hockey for your organization. Since the inception of the franchise, many members of the front office staff have spoken to civic clubs, chambers of commerce, youth groups, schools, career days and various other groups.


Player and Coach Community Appearances and Speaking Engagements

Predators players and coaches often make appearances in the community which are open to the public, such as an autograph sessions at a local store or as a guest on a radio show. In addition to the public appearances, players participate in visits to schools, youth groups, golf tournaments clinics, and hospitals.
If you or your organization is interested in having one of the Nashville Predators appear at a particular function, please mail a formal request to the Community Relations department at the address listed below, and write "Player Appearance Request" on the envelope.
Request Guidelines
  • Request must be made at least six (6) weeks prior to event
  • Request must be received on organization’s letterhead via mail
  • Event must be in the Middle Tennessee area
  • Request must include the event name, purpose of the event, who the event benefits (personal or charitable) and description of the organization
  • Date, time and anticipated length of appearance (Note: No appearances are made on game days and most appearances are one hour maximum. If you are requesting a player please look at our calendar to make sure the team is home.)
  • Role of player, coach or executive
  • Anticipated number of audience members and age range
  • Contact name, address, phone number and email address.

Due to demanding schedules during the season, a limited number of requests will be granted, with schools and youth-oriented non-profit organizations receiving priority. Please note that players and coaches do not make appearances on game days. Beginning March 1st of each season, public player appearances come to a halt due to the team's commitment and concentration toward the impending playoff run. In addition, appearance requests for the off-season (April - September) are extremely difficult to fulfill.

All requests must be submitted via mail at least six (6) weeks prior to the event. Phone, fax and email requests will not be accepted.


Requests should be mailed to:

Nashville Predators Community Relations
Player Appearance Request
Bridgestone Arena
501 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

Speakers Bureau

When they are not busy broadcasting Nashville Predators games, the Predators television and radio broadcasters are on the road as part of the Speaker's Bureau. The broadcasters and Nashville Predators executive staff visit a variety of professional associations, civic groups, corporate events, colleges, and universities to deliver a high energy presentation on "Your Team."

The speaker will deliver a presentation to run 20-40 minutes, depending on your individual needs. The show content encompasses information on your favorite Predators players, history of the franchise, current promotions, community initiatives, and ticket information.

The Predators Speakers Bureau includes:
  • Terry Crisp, TV Host
  • Willy Daunic, TV Play-by-Play Announcer
  • Stu Grimson, Color Analyst
  • Gerry Helper, Senior Vice President, Communications and Development
  • Chris Junghans, Senior Vice President, Corporate Development
  • Brent Peterson, Radio Analyst
  • Pete Weber, Radio Play-by-Play Announcer

Youth Hockey Requests

All requests for street hockey demonstrations at your school or center can be found through our Nashville Predators Hockey Rules Tour or Street Pride Program or Preds Fitness Challenge.

For more information, visit our Donation Policies page for information.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
S. Weber 78 20 31 -7 51
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33