Jonathan Garcia

Blogger, Photographer, Hockey Nut.

Nashville, TN

Jonathan Garcia

Northern Virginia native living in Tennessee, writing words about the local NHL team.


Ranking NHL Teams: Game of Thrones Edition

The biggest piece we've produced on OTF, which required days of editing, formatting, tweaking and producing.
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New court document explains detail of alleged Mike Ribeiro sexual assault

New court documents allege that Mike Ribeiro sexually assaulted his nanny at the family's suburban Virginia home in 2012. Ribeiro's wife is alleged to be negligent in failing to stop the assault.
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Shots (Not) Fired: What's Going On With the Predators?

A look into what may be causing Nashville's current losing skid.
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2016 NHL All-Star Break comes at good time for Nashville Predators

The All-Star break comes as the team is playing better than it has all season, but the players think having time off is a good thing.
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The Capitals, the Predators, and a Fan Divided

Insight on what it's like to love one team while covering another.
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Fox Sports Tennessee plays porn sounds on Predators broadcast

Sexy time sounds permeated the broadcast between Nashville and St. Louis, much to the embarrassment of the station.
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Mike Ribeiro and James Neal excited to play together again

Two of the newest Predators have played on the same team before, but haven't played together as much as you might think. Since Mike Ribeiro signed with the Predators in July, much of the media talk has been about how he'll get to reunite with James Neal, and the two will try to rekindle some of the chemistry they might have had in Dallas.
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Pekka Rinne's Poor Performance: Predators Need More from Their Starter

Lately, Nashville's star netminder has not been performing up to his usual standards.
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WARNING: Do Not Make the Predators Angry

You wouldn't like them when they are hurting your face.
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Burned Biscuits: The Tennessean's column is downright embarrasing

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Ryan Johansen and Seth Jones meet at Columbus airport after being traded for one another

What a small world.
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The Curious Case of Colin Wilson

The first-round pick may be playing the best hockey of his career right now, even if his point production isn't showing it yet.
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Jonathan Garcia

I was born an raised in Fairfax, Va., and attended school at Western Kentucky University to pursue a career in photojournalism. While galavanting across the frozen tundra of Michigan and Northern Indiana, I started expending some of my hockey-based insanity through blogging.

Little did I know, after only a few years creating pixels about the Nashville Predators, I'd be tasked with running their SB Nation webpage. A hobby for keeping active while I was snowed in during the winter became a newfound part of life.

Since the regime change, I've made my home in Nashville, Tennessee to cover the team (both in person and from afar) and expand hockey coverage in a town that is hungry to consume the very best in analysis, opinion and nonsense.

When not paying attention to sports, I go on adventures with my lab/boxer mix, Buster, binge Netflix with my cat, Ovie, read too much and play terrible guitar renditions of my favorite heavy metal songs.



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