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Pete Rogers
Head Equipment Manager

Pete Rogers enters his 18th season as Head Equipment Manager of the Nashville Predators in 2015-16.  He is responsible for the everyday equipment needs of all the players as well as coordinating transfer of equipment to and from road games. Rogers works with the NHL to ensure compliance with programs concerning equipment tracking, jersey authentication and on-ice exposure.

Rogers served as the Equipment Manager for the U.S. Men’s National Team in his second Olympic Games at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi after having first done so in Torino in 2006. He has also represented his country in six IIHF World Championships (1999-2002, 2005, 2013), most recently in Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland in 2013 where Team USA earned a bronze medal. He’s also served as the United States’ equipment manager at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey and the 2004 Deutschland Cup in Germany.

The President of the Professional Hockey Equipment Managers (SPHEM) for the past three seasons, Rogers worked his 2,000th professional game as an equipment manager in Nashville’s 2014-15 regular-season finale on April 11, 2015 at Dallas. The “Original Predator” has been behind the bench for all 1,278 regular-season and 56 playoff games the team has played, including his 1,000th game with the Predators on November 12, 2011. Rogers was the Head Equipment Manager for the Eastern Conference All-Stars at the 2007 NHL All-Star Game in Dallas.

Prior to joining the Nashville organization in July 1998, the SUNY Brockport graduate spent eight seasons as the Equipment Manager and Director of Team Travel for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League.  Rogers also spent nine seasons as an assistant equipment manager in Rochester before a one-year stint as head trainer with the Hampton Roads Admirals of the ECHL in 1989-90.

Pete, his wife, Judy, and daughter, Alexandra, reside in Brentwood, Tenn.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 CHI 57 36 17 4 158 130 76
2 DAL 54 34 15 5 174 145 73
3 STL 56 30 17 9 133 130 69
4 LAK 53 32 18 3 146 124 67
5 SJS 52 28 20 4 149 138 60
6 ANA 53 26 19 8 120 125 60
7 COL 57 28 25 4 153 158 60
8 NSH 54 25 21 8 139 144 58
9 MIN 53 23 20 10 130 130 56
10 VAN 54 22 20 12 125 144 56
11 ARI 53 24 23 6 139 163 54
12 CGY 52 24 25 3 138 151 51
13 WPG 53 24 26 3 137 151 51
14 EDM 55 21 29 5 133 166 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Josi 54 11 27 -3 38
F. Forsberg 54 17 18 -7 35
S. Weber 54 14 21 -5 35
M. Ribeiro 54 6 27 2 33
J. Neal 54 19 13 18 32
M. Ekholm 54 6 18 3 24
R. Ellis 53 6 16 2 22
C. Smith 54 11 7 -2 18
C. Jarnkrok 53 9 8 0 17
C. Wilson 37 4 12 -1 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 20 18 7 .903 2.54
C. Hutton 5 2 1 .916 2.36