Chris Rydburg

  • joined Jun 18, 2012
  • last login Feb 22, 2013
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Graduate of Miami University

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NHL Playoffs: Islanders vs Penguins Preview


Can the upstart New York Islanders derail Pittsburgh's drive to another Stanley Cup?

NHL Playoffs: Kings vs Blues Preview


History has not been kind to the Blues in this matchup, as the Kings swept them in last year's playoffs and their three meetings this season, outscoring St. Louis 14-7 along the way. Can Ken...

NHL Western Conference Stock Exchange


Which western teams are buys, and which are like stocks due for a fall? Let's take a tour around the conference...

Roman Josi: Nashville's Swiss Army Knife


When Ryan Suter left Nashville via free agency, the Swiss sophomore was tabbed to take over the bulk of his responsibilities. How has he done so far?

Canucks 1, Predators 0: Luongo Shuts Out Nashville


We've got the video highlights (such as they were) and advanced stats as the Canucks came into Bridgestone and shut out the Predators.

Western Confrence Roundup: Hawks & Ducks Soaring


After three weeks of NHL play all the rust has come off as the season is now in full swing. Rivalries have been renewed and new ones are springing up around the league. It doesn’t get better than...

Western Conference Roundup: Hawks & Sharks Soar


Week 2 of the 2013 NHL Regular Season saw two teams start to pull away from the pack in the Western Conference, the Chicago Blackhawks and the San Jose Sharks.

How the Western Conference is Shaping Up


The cream is already rising to the top of the NHL's Western Conference, leaving an assortment of teams battling for playoff position in the weeks ahead. Chris Rydburg separates the contenders from...

Jonathon Blum Season Preview: Road to Redemption

The on-again, off-again Jon Blum hasn’t been seen in Nashville in a long while, like December 2011 long. The Predators’ 2007 first round pick has seen NHL playing time, but has yet to solidify his...

Craig Smith Season Preview: Super Sophomore?

Nashville’s favorite "Honey Badger" returns to Bridgestone Arena for his sophomore season in the NHL. Last year, Craig Smith proved he could put up points but then lost his offensive spark for the...

Scott Hannan Season Preview: Steady As He Goes

Nashville Predators fans may not be impressed with Scott Hannan’s offensive production, but they will appreciate the steady leadership he will provide on the blueline.

Matt Halischuk Preview: Here Comes Hustlechuk

Matt Halischuk put up respectable offensive numbers despite relatively little ice time. Can he grow into a larger role with the Preds this season?

Roman Josi Season Preview: A Swiss Suter?

Will the smooth-skating Swiss defenseman be able to make Predator fans forget Ryan Suter?

The Healing Begins for Hockey Fans


In wake of the 113 day work stoppage, NHL and the NHLPA are finally reunited. Problem is, some fans aren't.

Craving Local Hockey? Check Out GNASH


While the NHL Lockout keeps the Predators sidelined, Nashville's high school hockey league is gearing up for the new season.

Could We Lose the Whole NHL Season?

With the NHL announcing the cancellation of the preseason, it's time for fans to have a long talk about the possibility of a season-long lockout.

One on One with Ryan Jones

Former Nashville Predator Ryan Jones visited his alma mater as Miami University held their pro camp last week.

Silence is Golden


It's been over a week since Ryan Suter left Nashville, and we still don't know what Shea Weber's intentions are.

A Pound of Flesh: Tootoo's Departure and Suter's Waiting Game


A motivated Jordin Tootoo can be a dangerous hockey player, so how will he fare when facing the Predators next season?

Nashville Predators 2012 NHL Draft Recap


While major trades took place for some teams, the Nashville Predators focused on loading up at forward during the 2012 NHL Draft.

Making Sense of the 2012 NHL Draft


Need help navigating the 2012 NHL Entry Draft? It's OK, Chris Rydburg has you covered.

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