With the Preds opening game against the Red Wings cancelled on Friday and the home opener gone for Saturday night, the Predators and Fox Sports Tennessee have stepped in to provide historic video footage of top games from the Predators' first 14 seasons to try to fill the void..
It all kicks off on Saturday night at 9:30 p.m. when the Predators game five, series clinching win over the Detroit Red wings is re-aired. Make the jump for all the details about upcoming "Predators' Golden Classics"...
NASHVILLE PREDATORS AND FOX SPORTS TENNESSEE DEBUT “PREDATORS GOLDEN CLASSICS”
Nashville, Tenn. (October 11, 2012) – The Nashville Predators and FOX Sports Tennessee, the team’s exclusive regional television partner, will debut a new series, “Predators Golden Classics,” highlighting some of the most memorable games in franchise history.
Predators Golden Classics will begin this Saturday, Oct. 13 at 9:30 p.m. CT with the airing of the Predators Game Five defeat of the Detroit Red Wings during the 2012 Western Conference Quarterfinals, sealing the team’s first playoff series victory over their Central Division rivals. The 2-1 win, which took place on April 20, 2012, will re-air on Tuesday, Oct. 16, with a new classic game to follow each Tuesday at 7 p.m. The second memorable contest – which airs Oct. 23 – will be Nashville’s first playoff overtime victory, Game Five of the 2011 Western Conference Quarterfinals at Anaheim. Two nights later, the Predators returned to Bridgestone Arena and clinched their first ever playoff series victory.
“We have 14 exciting seasons under our belt that include some very memorable contests,” Nashville Predators Senior Director of Broadcasting Bob Kohl said. “Among them – the excitement of our first overtime playoff win at Anaheim, and our first ever playoff series win over arch-rival Detroit this past season. We’re happy to share these significant games and relive these memories with our fans.”
For additional information on re-airs of classic games, visit nashvillepredators.com or foxsportstennessee.com.
The Nashville Predators and FOX Sports Tennessee enter their 15th season as partners in 2012-13, with FS Tennessee and sister station SportsSouth televising approximately 70 regular-season games. Predators’ telecasts reach more than four million cable and satellite households across Tennessee, Kentucky and northern portions of Mississippi and Alabama.
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