The Gold Standard

The Gold Standard

We talk about the Nashville Predators. There is no better show in Smashville. In fact, one might even go so far as to call it The Gold Standard of Preds podcasts.

Episodes

April 19, 2024 43 mins
Emma Lingan, Michael Gallagher and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. We preview the Predators-Canucks playoff series set to begin on Sunday. The Preds have more experience and are playing better hockey but it is enough to overcome the depth and talent of Vancouver? And who has the coaching edge? The goalie edge? We make official predictions. The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyNews.com ...
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Emma Lingan, Michael Gallagher and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. We look back on the first year of Barry Trotz, the first year of Andrew Brunette and evaluate what was accomplished. Records, streaks, Forsberg, Josi, Saros. The immediate instant reaction autopsy of the 2023-2024 Preds. Also, what could relocation and expansion mean for Nashville? The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyN...
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April 11, 2024 48 mins
Emma Lingan, Michael Gallagher and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. A huge response against the Blues, playing better than the record, chasing records, rest vs. rhythm, potential first round match-up and more jersey fouls! The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyNews.com and NashvilleHockeyNow.com
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April 4, 2024 53 mins
Emma Lingan, Michael Gallagher and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. How concerned are we following three straight ugly losses? Is the power play or the defense a bigger concern? The St. Louis game takes on new meaning. The similarities between 2017 and 2024. We are not ashamed of how petty we will be today: uniforms, hockey labels, Mike's tweets and more! The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to Th...
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March 28, 2024 60 mins
Emma Lingan, Michael Gallagher and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. They just keep winning and winning. In every way imaginable - dominating Florida, a defensive struggle against Detroit and an incredible three-goal comeback against Vegas. Records, awards, playoffs and fan etiquette. The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyNews.com and NashvilleHockeyNow.com
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March 21, 2024 58 mins
Emma Lingan, Michael Gallagher and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. A record 15-game unbeaten streak has the Preds ready for the postseason. How did it happen? Learning how to play with a lead, finishing games, Roman Josi and Juuse Saros to start. Injuries are hitting the blue line hard and how are the new faces fitting in? The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyNews.com and NashvilleHock...
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March 13, 2024 68 mins
Michael Gallagher and Emma Lingan talk Nashville Predators hockey. The squad was extremely active during the trade deadline. What do the new pieces bring to the table? But what about the players that didn't get moved? How will the new roster work? And, by the way, the team is still collecting points. The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyNews.com and NashvilleHockeyNow.com
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March 6, 2024 57 mins
Michael Gallagher, Emma Lingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. The 8-game winning streak is over but the Preds are absolutely now a playoff team. But with the deadline looming, how should Barry Trotz approach his roster? Who could be dealt, who could be targeted and why the Preds resigned Tommy Novak. The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyWriters.com and NashvilleHockeyNow.com
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February 29, 2024 62 mins
Michael Gallagher, Emma Lingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. The Preds have won six straight and are back in control of their playoff fates. Why and how did this happen? What should we learn about the future of the team? How does this change their trade deadline strategies? We're streakin! The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyWriters.com and NashvilleHockeyNow.com
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February 22, 2024 70 mins
Michael Gallagher, Emma Lingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. Two of the worst games of the year followed by two of the best... what is this team? Trade deadline implications. The right way to understand the U2 concert punishment. Do we have definitive evidence of Andrew Brunette's system? The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Subscribe to TheHockeyWriters.com and NashvilleHockeyNow.com
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February 15, 2024 55 mins
Emma Lingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. How has the team looked coming off a 10-day break? What do we make of more Juuse Saros trade rumors? Has our prediction changed? Finding a trade partner now versus the offseason? Andrew Brunette's making more roster moves and answering questions about balancing development and winning. The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Check out their free game room and eve...
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February 8, 2024 62 mins
Michael Gallagher, Emma Lingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. What should be the franchise's goals for the final 31 games? Stop pretending, make tough decisions and allow talent to develop? Also, Chicago sucks. The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Check out their free game room and even free-er parking. Subscribe to the 440 YouTube page. Subscribe to TheHockeyWriters.com and NashvilleHockeyNow.com
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February 1, 2024 60 mins
Michael Gallagher, Emma Lingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. The Preds lose three straight heading into the break with glaring issues facing the future of the team. The team is what it is... an average team that is unlikely to make the playoffs. But with young talent, a surging Milwaukee team, a looming trade deadline and a new direction, this could be a good thing. If fans are patient. The Gold Standard is BTYB...
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January 25, 2024 72 mins
Michael Gallagher, Emma Lingan and Braden Gall talk Nashville Predators hockey. Roster changes are taking place and line-up changes could be coming as well. What to make of Cody Glass situations, a potential call-up of Egor Afanasyev, Cole Smith's new contract and more. The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Check out their free game room and even free-er parking. Subscribe to the 440 YouTube page. Subscribe to TheHockeyW...
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January 17, 2024 57 mins
Braden Gall and Micheal Gallagher from NashvilleHockeyNow.com talk Predators hockey with TheHockeyWriters.com Emma Lingan. How should fans feel about the season thus far? Why was the loss to Vegas on Monday night more important than any other this season? What are the three biggest questions for the Preds in the second half? What does Amazon buying Bally's mean for Preds fans? The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Check o...
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January 11, 2024 49 mins
Braden Gall and Micheal Gallagher from NashvilleHockeyNow.com talk Predators hockey with TheHockeyWriters.com Emma Lingan. The Preds are fresh off the two worst periods of hockey of the year? Is it the system? What's wrong with Juuse Saros? Has our goalie succession plan changed? Can the team still blame growing pains? Positive notes: Trades, back-up goalies, Colton Sissons, Jeremy Lauzon and Michael McCarron. The Gold Standard is ...
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Braden Gall, Micheal Gallagher and Clay Brewer from NashvilleHockeyNow.com talk Predators hockey. The Preds snap the losing streak with two wins, including yet another dominating performance against the rival Blackhawks. The penalty kill had a great week and the power play is working too. So is rookie net-minder Yaraslov Askarov, who got his first NHL win over the weekend. How good can he be? Then we dive into every major contract ...
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December 28, 2023 44 mins
Braden Gall and Micheal Gallagher from NashvilleHockeyNow.com talk Predators hockey. The Preds have hit a cold streak during the Holiday Break and it showed in the Carolina loss. Sloppy penalties, bad special teams and another game in which Juuse Saros got pulled. Yaraslov Askarov made his Bridgestone Arena debut and is getting closer to NHL ready. Is now the time to trade Juuse Saros? What is the future of the Preds goal-tending s...
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Braden Gall and Micheal Gallagher from NashvilleHockeyNow.com talk Predators hockey with TheHockeyWriters.com Emma Lingan. How are they doing it? How are the Preds continuing to win? What is it about Brunette's culture and communication skills that is working? Why the locker room and organizational culture working? And why boneless wings are a very touchy subject. The Gold Standard is BTYB Jasper's on West End. Check out their free...
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December 14, 2023 57 mins
Braden Gall and Micheal Gallagher from NashvilleHockeyNow.com talk Predators hockey. The Preds have won 11 out of 14 and are finding ways to win even when they don't play their best. Juuse Saros is red hot and so is the penalty kill. But no one is hotter than Filip Forsberg. What is his ceiling and can he be an elite NHL forward? When should fans allow themselves to buy into the Andrew Brunette system? The Gold Standard is BTYB Jas...
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