Nashville's Love For Hockey Precedes The Predators, With The Dixie FlyersPlay
The Nashville Predators are tied 2-2 in a series with the Pittsburgh Penguins for the 2017 Stanley Cup. It’s a stunning accomplishment for the Predators, who have never been this close to a championship.
But there are a few Nashville fans who can trace their enthusiasm for hockey back much further — to the first professional hockey team to play in Nashville: the Dixie Flyers, who took to the ice nearly four decades before the Predators.
Chas Sisk (@chassisk) of Here & Now contributor WPLN reports.
This segment aired on June 6, 2017.