The Nashville Predators are a professional hockey team that compete in the National Hockey League (NHL). They are based in Nashville, Tennessee and compete in the Central Division of the Western Conference. They were founded in 1997 as an expansion team and, although they have made the playoffs 6 times, are yet to win a division championship. If you want to know where the Nashville Predators play their home games, keep reading to find out.
Where do the Nashville Predators play?
The home arena of the Nashville Predators is called Bridgestone Arena. It is located in downtown Nashville and has a seating capacity of 17,113 for ice hockey games. It cost over $140 million to build and was opened in 1996. The current naming rights belong to Bridgestone, but it has also been known as Nashville Arena, Gaylord Entertainment Center and the Sommet Center. The stadium is not currently used as a home arena by any other sporting teams, but it does host concerts, wrestling, conferences, figure skating, trade shows and other sporting events.
Did you know?
Section 303 hosts a passionate group of Predators fans known as “The Cellblock.” They call themselves “the loudest section in the loudest building.”
Since the founding of the team the mascot has been a saber-toothed tiger called Gnash. He is known for the stunts that he performs.