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The Predators Official Podcast is hosted by the NashvillePredators.com duo of Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten. The 45-minute long program offers inside access to the team, the best interviews with players and analysts and hockey talk in a new and fun way.

The Predators Official Podcast is hosted by the NashvillePredators.com duo of Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten. The 45-minute long program offers inside access to the team, the best interviews with players and analysts and hockey talk in a new and fun way.
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The Predators Official Podcast is hosted by the NashvillePredators.com duo of Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten. The 45-minute long program offers inside access to the team, the best interviews with players and analysts and hockey talk in a new and fun way.

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@PredsNHL

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English


Episodes

Back on the Ice

9/13/2019
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Predators Captain Roman Josi joins the Preds Official Podcast to chat about his wedding this summer and shares why he believes the 2019-20 season can be the Preds' year to win it all. Plus, Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten outline the roster battles to watch as training camp begins. They also recap the 2019 NHL Prospects Showcase at Ford Ice Center Antioch.

Duration:00:48:04

NHL Prospects Showcase

9/6/2019
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The Predators host the four-team NHL Prospects Showcase at Ford Ice Center Antioch. Preds defenseman Dante Fabbro joins the show to reflect on what has become an eventful summer. Plus, Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis outline what to look for during rookie camp.

Duration:00:50:10

Preds' Offseason Recap

8/29/2019
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You'll be surprised just how much happened during the 2019 offseason. Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten provide a full summer recap and look ahead to the 2019-20 season, which starts next week. They also answer Twitter questions on the Opening Night lineup, the Preds' goaltending split and provide prospects to keep an eye on.

Duration:00:46:53

Goaltending and Broadcasting with Chris Mason

8/24/2019
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Former Predators goaltender - and current Predators broadcaster - Chris Mason joins the Preds Official Podcast to discuss his playing career, his broadcasting career and his favorite memories in hockey from the past three decades. He also answers your Twitter questions before the show concludes with some PoP bloopers from Season One.

Duration:00:46:59

Ryan Hurd, Country Music and Preds Hockey

8/16/2019
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Singer/songwriter and country music star Ryan Hurd joins the show to share his favorite Preds' memories, including befriending Preds forward Matt Duchene and watching his wife and fellow country artist, Maren Morris, sing the national anthem in the playoffs. Plus, Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis share the latest news on Ford Ice Center Bellevue and answer your Twitter questions.

Duration:00:48:00

Rocco, Rocco, Rocco

8/9/2019
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Winger Rocco Grimaldi signs a one-year, $1 million contract with the Preds, asks interview questions of himself and joins the Preds Official Podcast. With the Preds' lineup "finalized," what lines do we see on Opening Night? Plus, the Predators will appear on national TV 12 times during the 2019-20 season.

Duration:00:47:34

What's Changing at Bridgestone Arena?

8/2/2019
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RFA Rocco Grimaldi's arbitration date draws closer. Preds President & CEO Sean Henry joins the show to reveal details on Bridgestone Arena's new scoreboard and several other updates you may not know about. Plus, Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten recap the Preds' picks at the 2019 NHL Draft and tell a story on visiting Dante Fabbro in Vancouver.

Duration:00:47:03

Seven Years for Colton Sissons

7/26/2019
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Forward Colton Sissons signs a seven-year, $20 million contract with the Predators. He celebrates by joining the Predators Official Podcast, of course. Plus, Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten - finally - go over the roster changes to the teams in the Central Division.

Duration:00:45:19

Offseason Recap

7/19/2019
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Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis take a moment to address the state of the Nashville Predators following the NHL Draft, development camp, free agency and a new 30-year lease. Plus, Preds Assistant GM Brian Poile joins the show to recap the offseason.

Duration:00:47:03

A Lesson in RFAs and Arbitration

7/12/2019
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Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten peel back the curtain on the RFA and arbitration process. They also take an in-depth look at where Matt Duchene slots in the Preds' lineup. Plus, Voice of the Predators Pete Weber stops by to remember Greg Johnson and analyze the recent roster moves in the Central Division.

Duration:00:46:47

Welcome, Matt Duchene

7/5/2019
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The Predators and Matt Duchene finally unite in Nashville as the center signs a seven-year, $56 million contract. He also joins the podcast for his first "anything but hockey" interview. Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis recap the destinations of the NHL's top free agents and preview the new look to the Preds' 2019-20 lineup.

Duration:00:48:07

NHL Free Agency Preview

6/27/2019
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Do the Predators sign center Matt Duchene in free agency? Someone else? Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten preview the top players available with July 1 and the free-agent signing day looming. Plus, Preds 2019 first-round pick Philip Tomasino joins the show.

Duration:00:47:17

Hometown Visit: Matt Irwin

6/21/2019
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Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis sift through the plethora of trade and free agency rumors leading up to the 2019 NHL Draft. Plus, the show goes on the road to visit Preds defenseman Matt Irwin in his hometown of Victoria, B.C.

Duration:00:47:48

What Did the 2018-19 Season Teach Us?

6/14/2019
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The Predators announce their 2019 preseason and development camp schedules. The Athletic's Scott Burnside joins the show to discuss video review changes for next season and how the Preds could improve their roster in the next two weeks. Plus, Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten debate the merits of proposed rule changes on offense and for player safety.

Duration:00:46:59

Power Play with Dan Lambert

6/7/2019
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Newly hired Preds Assistant Coach Dan Lambert shares his power play philosophy and explains why he wanted to join the Predators. Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis discuss free agency and trade rumors with the 2019 NHL Draft only a couple weeks away.

Duration:00:47:13

Judah & The Lion

5/31/2019
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Nate Zuercher of Judah & The Lion joins the show to discuss his band's new album Pep Talks, performing at the NHL Winter Classic and being a Predators fan. Plus, the IIHF World Championship concludes and Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten answer fan questions on free agents, prospects and offseason training.

Duration:00:48:00

Roman Josi's Next Contract

5/24/2019
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Senior NHL Columnist for The Athletic Pierre Lebrun provides his perspective on Preds GM David Poile's next roster move and frames the conversation on Roman Josi's next contract. Dante Fabbro and Kyle Turris advance at the IIHF World Championship. Plus, what lessons should the Preds learn from the 2019 Stanley Cup Finalists?

Duration:00:48:15

Free Agent Musings, Scouting Research

5/17/2019
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What would it take for the Predators to land a big free agent like Matt Duchene? Preds Chief Amateur Scout Tom Nolan explains the process of researching and scouting a prospect. Plus, is an overhaul needed for NHL video review?

Duration:00:48:14

Draft Board Decisions

5/10/2019
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The Predators scouting team assembles in Nashville to prepare their prospect board for the NHL Draft. Preds Assistant GM Jeff Kealty provides updates on Eeli Tolvanen, Dante Fabbro, Anthony Richard and more. Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten discuss the conference finals and Preds at the IIHF World Championship.

Duration:00:46:59

The Aftermath

4/26/2019
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The show takes an in-depth look at the conclusion of the Nashville Predators' 2018-19 season, following a six-game, first round loss to the Dallas Stars. Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis talk about the team's power-play struggles, look at upcoming roster moves and interview players and management on locker clean-out day.

Duration:00:48:57