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The Predators Official Podcast is hosted by Brooks Bratten of NashvillePredators.com. The 45-minute long program offers inside access to the team, the best interviews with players and analysts, plus the Preds hockey talk you crave.

The Predators Official Podcast is hosted by Brooks Bratten of NashvillePredators.com. The 45-minute long program offers inside access to the team, the best interviews with players and analysts, plus the Preds hockey talk you crave.

Location:

Nashville, TN

Description:

The Predators Official Podcast is hosted by Brooks Bratten of NashvillePredators.com. The 45-minute long program offers inside access to the team, the best interviews with players and analysts, plus the Preds hockey talk you crave.

Twitter:

@PredsNHL

Language:

English


Episodes

Learning Lessons and Heading Outdoors...Soon

1/14/2022
The Predators see their win streak come to a close, but there is still much to gain. Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer look back at Nashville's contests with Colorado and Buffalo while discussing the lessons learned as the season continues. Preds goaltender Juuse Saros is named an NHL All-Star, Roman Josi might be - plus, the NHL's Chief Content Officer Steve Mayer joins the show to discuss the upcoming Stadium Series game in Nashville. Finally, Brooks and Kara answer your questions from the...

Duration:00:55:55

The Mustachioed Magician

1/7/2022
The new year has arrived, and 2022 is off to an excellent start for the Predators. Filip Forsberg joins the show to discuss his team's success, his offseason engagement and so much more. Plus, Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer look back at recent wins and start the campaign - Tanner Jeannot for Calder as the NHL's top rookie. Also, your Twitter questions are answered on this first episode of 2022.

Duration:00:52:05

Bravo, Fordo & Farewell, 2021

12/21/2021
The final episode of the year has arrived, and the Predators are on a "heater" as they head into the holiday break. Nashville's seven-game win streak leads into a pause from the NHL, and the Milwaukee Admirals helped to get the job done. Admirals Assistant Coach Scott Ford joins the show to discuss his surreal 72-hour stretch with the Preds. Plus, Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer look back at the year that was and look ahead to 2022 on Episode 155 of the PoP.

Duration:00:50:31

Yak Attack, Eeli Tip-Them-In and Rob Scuderi

12/10/2021
The Preds are out east, and they're collecting points once more. Eeli Tolvanen can't stop tipping pucks into the twine, Yakov Trenin embodies Nashville's identity and the Predators are staying in the thick of the Central Division. Preds Defense Development Coach Rob Scuderi stops by to discuss his role and how he helps the next generation of blueliners carve out a career. Plus, Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer look back on the career of a Predators mainstay and answer your Twitter questions.

Duration:00:52:09

Four Goals and Granny's Apples

12/3/2021
The holiday season has arrived, and Mikael Granlund is in the giving spirit. The Preds centerman dished out an assist on each one of Filip Forsberg's four goals this week during a record-setting performance. Granlund joins the show to discuss the apples, Pekka Rinne and Christmastime. Plus, Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer round up the last two weeks and offer another giveaway.

Duration:00:46:23

Thankful for Player Development - and Side Dishes

11/19/2021
The 2021 Thanksgiving episode is here with a healthy dose of hockey and food talk. Predators Forward Development Coach Sebastien Bordeleau joins the show as the Preds make their way through Toronto and Montreal, while Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer discuss Matt Duchene's hot start and their favorite Thanksgiving side dishes and desserts. Plus, listen for your chance to win a pair of Preds tickets during the Thanksgiving homestand at Bridgestone Arena.

Duration:00:59:31

Road Warriors & 2,500 Games

11/12/2021
The Predators return home from one of the most successful road trips in franchise history. How did they claim nine out of a possible 12 points on their six-game excursion? Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer break it down - plus, Preds Assistant Athletic Trainer Doug Agnew joins the show as he works his 2,500th professional hockey game. Also, Veterans Day, Hockey Fights Cancer and Twitter questions on Episode 151 of the pod.

Duration:00:50:28

Pekka's Honor and Crispy's Farewell Tour

11/4/2021
Episode 150 of the Preds Official Podcast is here, and we're celebrating two of Nashville's best. Hear from former goaltender Pekka Rinne as the Predators get set to retire his No. 35. Plus, Preds broadcaster Terry Crisp joins the show as he begins his farewell tour ahead of retirement at the end of the season. Additionally, Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer discuss the start to Nashville's six-game road trip.

Duration:00:50:27

Strength and Conditioning - and Candy

10/29/2021
The annual Halloween show is here, and Nashville's power play is scary good. What's led to the success, and how have the Predators put together their first win streak of the season? Preds Strength and Conditioning Coach David Good joins the show to discuss his behind-the-scenes roll with the team - plus, Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer discuss Connor Ingram's first NHL win and answer your Twitter questions.

Duration:00:54:32

Homestands, Coaches and Stadiums

10/22/2021
The Predators conclude their first homestand of the season as the 2021-22 campaign truly gets underway. Preds Head Coach John Hynes joins the show to talk coaching, settling in Nashville, family life and more; plus, Brooks Bratten and Pete Weber discuss the recent NHL Stadium Series press conference in Nashville and announce another Preds ticket giveaway - listen to learn how to enter and win!

Duration:00:51:08

Four More for Mattias

10/15/2021
The 2021-22 season has officially arrived, and the Predators got it started against the Seattle Kraken. Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer look back on Opening Night and how the club fared to begin the campaign. Plus, defenseman Mattias Ekholm joins the show (18:05) after he signs a four-year contract to remain in Nashville, and the blueliner discusses how the deal came together and why he loves to play and live in the Music City.

Duration:00:46:45

Opening Week 2021

10/9/2021
The 2021-22 NHL season is almost here, and Opening Night is less than one week away. The Predators have reached the conclusion of Training Camp, and there are some tough roster decisions to make. Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer discuss, plus NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman joins the show (17:24) to talk all things Preds. Plus, listen to see how you can win tickets to see the Predators host Seattle at Bridgestone Arena on Opening Night!

Duration:00:53:01

The Juice Box

10/1/2021
October is here, and the 2021-22 regular season is inching closer. Predators goaltender Juuse Saros makes his debut appearance on the show and tells his summer engagement story and talks about his friendship with Pekka Rinne. Plus, Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer discuss Nashville's preseason games, what's been learned at Training Camp so far and answer listener questions.

Duration:00:51:25

Preds Camp and the Captain

9/23/2021
The Predators have reported to Training Camp, and excitement is plentiful. Preds Captain Roman Josi joins the show to talk camp, his anticipation for the season and his expert drawing skills. Plus, Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer look ahead to main Training Camp, look back on Preds Rookie Camp and answer listener questions.

Duration:00:45:00

Rookie Camp Extravaganza

9/16/2021
Hockey is back, and Predators Rookie Camp is underway. Preds prospect Luke Prokop joins the show to discuss coming out as a gay athlete and the amazing support he's felt in Nashville and beyond. Plus, Milwaukee Admirals Head Coach Karl Taylor joins Brooks Bratten and Kara Hammer to chat about Rookie Camp and what's next for Nashville's top prospects.

Duration:00:52:27

So Long, Summer - Hockey Is Coming

9/10/2021
The offseason has come to a close, and hockey is on the horizon. Predators General Manager David Poile discusses the team's moves over the past three months and looks ahead to the 2021-22 campaign. Guest co-host Kara Hammer joins Brooks Bratten to talk Nashville's offseason - including a new deal for Eeli Tolvanen - and answer listener questions as the Preds Official Podcast returns.

Duration:00:52:58

Future Stars, Future Starter

8/20/2021
The final episode of the offseason is here, and Juuse Saros is signed. Nashville's goaltender agrees to a four-year, $20 million contract and looks back on Pekka Rinne's influence on his career. Also, Preds prospect Philip Tomasino joins the show as Development Camp concludes. Brooks Bratten and Chris Mason discuss it all, plus they answer some listener questions.

Duration:00:50:09

Prospective Preds

8/13/2021
For the first time in two years, the Predators are set to host Development Camp once more. Brooks Bratten and Pete Weber are joined by Preds Assistant General Manager and Director of Scouting Jeff Kealty to discuss Nashville's top prospects and how the Predators were able to make two picks in the first round of the 2021 NHL Draft. Plus, offseason tidbits on Luke Prokop and Tanner Jeannot, and Pete answers your Twitter questions.

Duration:00:50:39

The Keeper of the Cup

8/5/2021
The month of August is here, and Preds hockey is getting closer. Hal Gill joins Brooks Bratten to discuss the signings of Dante Fabbro, Tanner Jeannot and Rem Pitlick, plus Hal looks back on the career of his former teammate, Pekka Rinne. Also, Phil Pritchard, better known as the "Keeper of the Cup," joins the show to discuss what it's like to have one of the coolest jobs in hockey.

Duration:00:53:05

Draft Picks, Free Agents & Cody Glass

7/30/2021
The busiest week of the offseason is now complete, and guest co-host Willy Daunic joins Brooks Bratten to break it all down. Mikael Granlund and David Rittich are among those who sign with the Preds in free agency, Nashville selects Fedor Svechkov and Zachary L'Heureux in the first round of the 2021 NHL Draft and Predators newcomer Cody Glass joins the show as he arrives in the Music City.

Duration:00:51:19