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Nashville Predators 2015-16 Season Preview

Last Season Record: 47-25-10, Eliminated in first round. Key Additions: Max Reinhart, Barret Jackman. Key Subtractions: Viktor Stalberg, Matt Cullen.   The Nashville Predators are not a fundamentally different team from last season; they managed to re-sign Mike Fisher and Mike Ribeiro to two-year deals. They also managed to lock down Craig Smith to an additional five years. The Predators …

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Nashville Predators Contracts

PLAYER POS TEAM AGE YRS DOLLARS AVERAGE FREE AGENT Shea Weber (2012-2025) D NSH 29 14 $110,000,000 $7,857,143 2026 Pekka Rinne (2012-2018) G NSH 32 7 $49,000,000 $7,000,000 2019 James Neal (2012-2017) LW NSHSigned w/PIT 0 6 $30,000,000 $5,000,000 2018 Roman Josi (2013-2019) D NSH 24 7 $28,000,000 $4,000,000 2020 Mike Fisher (2008-2012) C NSHSigned w/OTT 34 5 $21,000,000 $4,200,000 2013 Paul Gaustad (2012-2015) C NSH …

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Filip Forsberg And Company Leading The Way For The Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators are currently 16-5-2. That’s good for 34 points across their first 23 games. They currently sit in second place in the league (Pittsburgh is only claiming first because they went head-to-head with Nashville and came out victorious) and first place in both the Central Division and Western Conference. Nashville has only lost by three goals once so …

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Nashville Predators 2014-15 Season Preview

The off-season has been a long and interesting one for the Nashville Predators. They gained a new head coach in Peter Laviolette, but lost a few familiar faces, such as Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling. The loss of Hornqvist and Spaling did give way to an exciting new touch of offense in former-Pittsburgh Penguin James Neal. Long-story short: The Nashville …

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Deadline Deals: David Legwand to Detroit/Patrick Eaves, Calle Jarnkrok, and Pick to Nashville

Veteran forward and lifetime Nasvhille Predator, David Legwand, has been traded to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for Patrick Eaves, star prospect Calle Jarnkrok, and a 3rd-Round Pick (becomes 2nd-Round pick if Detroit makes the playoffs this season), who have been bitten by the injury bug once again this season. Legwand can fill a much needed secondary scoring role with the …

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Deadline Deals: Devan Dubnyk to Montreal/Future Considerations to Nashville

Goaltender Devan Dubnyk has been traded to the Montreal Canadiens, after he was waived by the Nashville Predators just two days ago.  The trade gives the Habs some insurance in net with Carey Price’s recent injury. Keep in mind that Dubnyk’s stats may not be indicative of his true skill. He’s played all but two of his 173 games with the defensively-weak Edmonton …

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Five Represent Predators At World Junior Camps

The Nashville Predators had five prospects who participated in the World Junior evaluation camps in Lake Placid, New York, last week. Goalie Juuse Saros, who was Nashville’s fourth pick, 99th overall, during the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, had a win in Finland’s first game. The 6-5 overtime game was against Team USA Blue. The 5-foot 10-inch, 178-pound goaltender had 20 …

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Predators Fire Associate Coach Peter Horachek

TSN panelist Darren Pang reported that an insider close to the Nashville Predators has stated that the franchise has fired associate coach, Peter Horachek, after nearly ten years with the team. Horachek was hired by the Predators during the 2002-2003 season and was assigned to coach the Predators’ AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. The following season, he joined the staff …

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Back To Back Wins Have Predators Feeling Confident

After a long, rough road trip and a four-game losing skid, the Nashville Predators knew that their playoff chances were slowly slipping away. They’re currently 13-13-6 for the season, holding 32 points, and sitting at 10th place in the Western Conference. After adding many new faces to the ice, two forwards and a defenseman, the young blood from Milwaukee seems …

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Preds Trade McGrattan to Calgary; Acquire D-man Joe Piskula

This trade has just about every Nashville Predators fan a little sad yesterday. Yesterday the Predators traded forward Brian McGrattan to the Calgary Flames in exchange for defenseman Joe Piskula. Piskula will report to the Predators’ AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals. Back on February 15th, the Predators sent McGrattan down to Milwaukee for conditioning training. He had only appeared in …

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