July 9th, 2016 In Nashville Predators, Predators Prospects 0 comments

In the 2014 NHL Draft, the Nashville Predators selected Kevin Fiala with the 11th overall pick. With the 112th pick in the fourth round, Viktor Arvidsson's name was called by the Predators. Most would expect Fiala to earn a roster spot before Arvidsson based on where they were drafted, but that is not how the story has played out. Offensive...

July 2nd, 2016 In Nashville Predators, NHL Expansion 0 comments

A few weeks ago the NHL announced the addition of a Las Vegas franchise and the NHL Expansion Draft for the new Las Vegas team. The expansion draft will not take place until June of 2017, but it is never too early to look at how the draft could impact your team. The rules for the 2017 Expansion Draft were made to help make sure the Las...

July 1st, 2016 In Free Agents, Nashville Predators, News 0 comments

Two days after trading away Shea Weber, the Nashville Predators have added another Weber to their organization's blue line. Yannick Weber to Nashville. — Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) July 1, 2016 The terms of Weber's deal with the Preds have not yet been reported. The 27-year-old Weber is coming off a disappointing 2015-16 season with...

June 30th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators, Predators Transactions 0 comments

General manager David Poile is more than willing to make a blockbuster trade. Wednesday’s deal of captain Shea Weber to the Montreal Canadiens for the high-flying P.K. Subban was the second big-time deal he’s pulled off in six months. Poile shipped young Seth Jones to Columbus in exchange for number-one center Ryan Johansen. The hockey...

June 30th, 2016 In Nashville Predators, Predators Transactions 0 comments

Much of the hockey world was blown away Wednesday when the Nashville Predators traded Shea Weber to the Montreal Canadiens for P.K. Subban. In both cities, the respective fan bases hated to see their star defensemen be traded. Some fans were even brought to tears. For Nashville, however, the pain of losing their long-time captain eased by...

June 29th, 2016 In Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators, News, Top Stories 0 comments

The Montreal Canadiens have traded defenseman P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Shea Weber, the teams announced on Wednesday. The deal is a one-for-one swap much like the trade earlier today involving Taylor Hall and Adam Larsson. "We completed today an important transaction which I am convinced will make the Canadiens a...

June 29th, 2016 In Calgary Flames, Nashville Predators, News 0 comments

According to multiple sources, the Calgary Flames will buyout forward Mason Raymond and the Nashville Predators will buyout left wing Eric Nystrom. Both have been placed on waivers Wednesday with the intention of a buyout officially coming Thursday. Raymond got a nice three-year deal from the Flames after scoring 19 goals and 45 points with...

June 29th, 2016 In Nashville Predators, NHL Entry Draft, Top Stories 0 comments

The 2016 NHL Draft is over and the Nashville Predators have gotten back to basics. The team went back to its roots and had a defense-heavy weekend. General manager David Poile restocked the defensive pipeline by taking five blueliners. There was some worry about the shallow prospect pool at the back, but those concerns got addressed in this...

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