1. Grading out Each Draft Class in Predators' 15 Years of Play

    As the Predators prepare for their 15th season, they must first negotiate their 16th NHL Entry Draft come Sunday at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 26 reads 0 comments

  2. For Preds, Drafting a Forward Is the Way to Go

    There is a draft-related theory out there that teams, when in doubt, should take the forward over the defenseman – especially at the top of the draft. Why? At 17 or 18 years old, defensemen are harder to project than forwards...

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  3. Agent: Kostitsyn Talked with KHL Club, Hasn't Signed Yet

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  4. Report: Sergei Kostitsyn in Talks with KHL Team

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  5. Predators Willing to Use First-Round Pick on One Particular Defenseman

    The idea that a team drafts the best player available – regardless of position – often is little more than lip service “A lot of times you draft because of your ...

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  6. Patrick Kane: Predators' David Poile Great Pick for U.S. Olympic GM

    CHICAGO – After Chicago Blackhawks ' games against the Nashville Predators , Patrick Kane would occasionally cross paths with Preds GM David Poile in the bowels of the arena...

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  7. Predators Re-Sign D-Man Victor Bartley

    The Predators have re-signed defenseman Victor Bartley to a three-year, $2 million contract. It is a one-way deal. He will be paid $600,000 in both 2013-14 and 2014-15, and $800,000 in 2015-16 according to the team...

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  8. Predators Re-Sign Kevin Henderson

    The Predators re-signed forward Kevin Henderson to a two-year, two-way contract worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $75,000 at the AHL level in 2013-14, and $550,000 at the NHL level and $80,000 at the AHL level in 2014-15...

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  9. Josi's Life Is Good

    This picture was uploaded on Josi's Twitter page, @rjosi90, which "relaunched" after the signing. Josi's teammates jabbed at him a bit through Twitter because of his new profile picture...

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  10. Annual Report Card: Mike Fisher

    Mike Fisher is the epitome of a natural leader and by example he became an exemplary assistant captain for the Predators this season...

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  11. Nashville Predators Sign Joe Piskula to Two-Way Contract

    The Nashville Predators announced Monday they have signed defenseman Joe Piskula to a one-year, two-way contract. The 28-year-old Piskula is slated to earn $550,000 at the NHL level and $135,000 at the American Hockey League level...

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  12. Preds Ink Josi to 7-Year Deal

    Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Roman Josi to a seven-year, $28 million contract. He will make $2...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 months ago 503 reads 0 comments

  13. Predators' Wilson on the Mend from Shoulder Surgery

    There were a few days after Colin Wilson's second shoulder stabilization surgery on May 6 that he didn't have use of both his arms. So when he slept, he stayed on his back and propped pillows on both sides so he couldn't roll over...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 11 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  14. Predators Shopping No. 4 Pick in 2013 NHL Early Entry Draft

    There could be a lot of movement at the top of the 2013 NHL Draft if the teams interested in moving out of the top five have their way. First, the Colorado Avalanche have expressed their desire to shop the No...

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  15. Hip Surgery Should Mean Better Results for Rinne

    There were no shortage of disappointments for the Nashville Predators in 2013. Even their big name players, as low in quantity as they are on this roster, failed to perform at the level we are accustomed to seeing them at...

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  16. Preds Continue to Shake Up Staff, Fire Head Athletic Trainer

    While we're not usually in the business of announcing the hirings and firings of teams' training staffs, this one is kind of noteworthy — the Nashville Predators have fired head athletic trainer Dan Redmond, according to The Tennessean...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 months ago 20 reads 0 comments

  17. Predators Fire Dan Redmond

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  18. Preds Hire Phil Housley as Asst. Coach

    Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that Phil Housley has been named assistant coach of the team...

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  19. Predators Fire Associate Coach Peter Horachek

    The Predators have fired associate coach Peter Horachek, sources close to the team told The Tennessean on Monday night. Broadcast analyst Darren Pang first reported the news on Twitter...

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  20. Pekka Rinne Optimistic About Hip Surgery

    Pekka Rinne isn't about to blame his somewhat sub-par season on a hip injury that bothered him throughout the year. But the Predators goaltender does expect to feel better on the ice next season, thanks to surgery on his left hip about two weeks ago.

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  21. Preds Have Decisions to Make with RFA's

    The Nashville Predators made it their first offseason priority to lock up restricted free agents Patric Hornqvist and Roman Josi. With Hornqvist signed to a five-year contract, Josi becomes the next priority...

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  22. Free Agency Preview: Playoff Teams With Potential UFAs

    Earlier we talked about who we could possibly sway from the Vancouver Canucks , but I am not so sure if there are any other teams who have multiple free agents that we need...

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  23. Predators Want Roman Josi to Get Stronger in Offseason

    Asked to evaluate Roman Josi near the end of the 2013 season, Predators coach Barry Trotz gushed about the second-year defenseman. Josi's skating, vision, overall awareness and confidence all had taken major steps from his rookie season, Trotz raved.

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  24. Preds' Wilson out 4-6 Months After Shoulder Surgery

    One of Nashville's top offensive performers will be on the shelf for a while. On Thursday, Preds GM David Poile announced forward Colin Wilson had stabilization surgery on his left ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 12 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  25. Rinne Undergoes Hip Surgery, Expected to Miss 4 Months

    Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne recently underwent arthroscopic hip surgery, general manager David Poile said Thursday. The recovery time is four months, Poile said...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 12 months ago 2 reads 0 comments