A guide to the Nashville Predators’ 2023 NHL season

Hockey is back — here’s how to stream the games, navigate the schedule like a pro, and cheer on the Nashville Predators this 2023-2024 NHL season.


It’s time to get loud, Smashville.

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Smashville, bundle up in your gold and navy, and get ready to hit the ice — hockey season is back. Gear up for all things game day before the Predators’ first matchup on Tuesday, Oct. 10.

What everyone’s talking about

Cheers to 25 years. The team is celebrating a big birthday this season. Get in on Anniversary Kickoff Week perks before the last preseason home game on Thursday, Oct. 5.

Bridgestone Arena saw upgrades to the tune of ~$20 million this year. Take note of new dining (hello Music City Taps Bar + Cotton Candy Robots), Twice Daily’s Amazon Just Walk Out tech, Eurostone Club (previously 501 Club), and more.

The best way to watch from home

Watch the Predators live with a 5-day free trial of DIRECTV Stream or with a Hulu Live TV subscription.

All regionally available games will also be televised on Bally Sports South and the Bally Sports app.

Getting loud in Smashville

Opening Night at Bridgestone Arena is on Thursday, Oct. 12 against the Seattle Kraken at 7:00 p.m. Here are a few other season highlights:

  • The schedule includes 12 Saturday home dates.
  • The Preds have eight home games in November, the most in a single month this season.
  • The team’s longest homestand — in both November (Nov. 11-22) and February (Feb. 27-March 2) — is five games.

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