The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team that was founded in 1962. The Nashville Predators play in the Central Division of the Western Conference of the NHL and play their home games at the Sommet Center, which was previously titled the National Arena and the Gaylord Entertainment Center. The Nashville predator’s team mascot is a blue saber-toothed cat called Gnash, who joined the team in 1998. Gnash performs stunts to help get the crowd cheering for the Nashville Predators. The Nashville Predators fans have modified a tradition of the Detroit Red Wings to show their support for The Nashville Predators, which involves throwing catfish onto the ice.