July 20th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Predators Prospects 0 comments

Viktor Arvidsson's first North American season can only be viewed as a success. The 22-year-old played the majority of the 2014-15 season with the Nashville Predators' AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals, leading the team in scoring with 55 points (22 goals, 33 assists) in 70 games but appeared in six NHL contests for the Preds. The...

July 19th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Predators Prospects 0 comments

Don’t look now, but the Nashville Predators are starting to assemble a young group of forwards that is loaded with potential. Predators Packed with Young Talent Nashville is in the midst of a youth movement already as only four of its forwards are over the age of 30. (Mike Fisher, Mike Ribeiro, Paul Gaustad and Eric Nystrom.) The rest are on...

July 16th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Predators Goaltending, Predators Prospects 0 comments

For years, the Nashville Predators have been associated with spectacular goaltending. With prospect Juuse Saros in the system, that stigma will not change any time soon. Saros, a fourth round selection (99th overall) by the Predators in 2013, is one of the best goalie prospects in his age group. Last season, the 20-year-old starter for HPK in...

July 15th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Predators Prospects 0 comments

Most NHL prospects patiently wait for the opportunity to get called up to play in the big leagues. But Nashville Predators prospect Kevin Fiala is not like most NHL prospects. Having already played in two NHL games for the Predators, Fiala is thirsty for more time in Nashville. In the end-of-the-year meeting with general manager David Poile,...

July 13th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, News, Predators Prospects, Predators Transactions 0 comments

On Monday, the Nashville Predators signed defenseman Anthony Bitetto to a one-year, two-way contract, according to the team. The Predators join the rising number of teams including financial terms in contract announcements -- despite the fact that commissioner Gary Bettman is sure we don't care about that kind of thing. The deal is worth...

July 11th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Predators Transactions 0 comments

While many National Hockey League fans were busy celebrating Canada Day and Fourth of July, general managers were busy wheeling and dealing. Nashville Predators GM David Poile was surprisingly busy this July 1 after indicating in late May the team might be quiet . The Preds not only kept some players that helped them be a surprise team in the...

July 11th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Predators Prospects, Predators Transactions 0 comments

The Nashville Predators are officially over its fear of Russian-born hockey players. On Friday, the club signed signed 2014 second round selection Vladislav Kamenev and 2015 second round pick Yakov Trenin to three-year entry level contracts. Kamenev was the first Russian-born player selected by Nashville in a decade. Last season, the Orsk,...

July 10th, 2015 In Editor's Choice, Nashville Predators, Predators Prospects 0 comments

One of the biggest mistakes many college athletes make is turning pro before graduating from school with a degree. Nashville Predators prospect Jimmy Vesey is not about to make that mistake, too. Despite being given the opportunity to play for the Predators in the upcoming season, Vesey will return to Harvard University to play out his senior...

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