Predlines Headlines: Sin City Hockey?

We’re inching closer and closer to the NHL season. On the bright side, SEC football is almost back (Go ‘Dores)! The Barclays Premier League has also kicked off (Go Chelsea). For now, get your hockey fix from a nice game of street puck.

Here are your Predlines Headlines for today:

Nashville is Maturing as a Pro Sports City-Smashville 24/7

A great take from Robby Stanley on the evolution of Nashville sports with the hirings of Peter Laviolette for the Predators and Ken Whisenhunt for the Titans. The deposing of the “old guard” represents a real shift in the attitudes towards these teams in Music City.

Preds Media vs. Preds Staff Hockey Game at Ford Ice Center-Section 303/Penalty Box Radio

A fantastic event to help open the sleek new hockey center in Antioch, Tenn. As the video shows, the media team almost had a shot at winning. Almost…

NHL to Las Vegas is a ‘done deal’-The Province

Whoa. The speculation about NHL expansion has been running rampant for months, but something like ‘done deal’ has never been thrown around before.

Also, Quebec City can’t catch a break.

Ryan Malone May Try Out With The Rangers-The Score

The 34-year-old winger would add some good forward depth to a roster that is still lacking it, even after signing Kevin Hayes. If he can get his name cleared following the cocaine possession charges, he could easily end up in New York. But, “it’s not my cocaine” is a horrible excuse.