Post Tagged with: "David Poile"

Will Nashville Be Active This Summer?

Will Nashville Be Active This Summer?

The Nashville Predators ended the 2013-14 regular season in a positive manner, finishing 9-1-2 in the final 12 games. Although Nashville fell short of qualifying for the playoffs for the […]

by · June 24, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
Team USA GM David Poile. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Nashville Looking To Trade First Round Pick?

The general consensus around the League believes that this year’s draft class is considerably more shallow than 2013’s when Nathan MacKinnon, Aleksander Barkov, Seth Jones, Jonathan Drouin and Valeri Nichushkin highlighted the […]

by · June 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, NHL Entry Draft
Team USA GM David Poile. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Nashville Predators Have Yet To Acquire Winning Culture

The Pittsburgh Penguins made a staff move contrary to the general consensus Friday. Instead of relieving Dan Bylsma from his head coaching duties (for now), the team fired general manager Ray Shero. […]

by · May 17, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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Post-Sochi Failures Led to Predators’ Downfall

Heading into the NHL’s Olympic Break on February 8, the Nashville Predators were not in a comfortable spot in the standings and had plenty of work to do in order to […]

by · April 18, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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Barry Trotz: The Gig Is Up

  An emotional Barry Trotz said his goodbyes to the city of Nashville and the Predators’ organization Monday when General Manager David Poile announced he would not offer the head […]

by · April 14, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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Does Barry Trotz Have the Predators Stuck In Neutral?

When Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz’s contract expires on June 30th, it likely won’t be renewed. That could be a good thing for both parties involved. For almost sixteen […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 2 comments · Nashville Predators
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Why Team USA Will Win Olympic Gold

For all the bitterness thrown toward GM David Poile and the rest of Team USA hockey’s management team, something Poile said during the roster discussions has proven to be remarkably — […]

by · February 16, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
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Struggling Goalie Dubnyk traded to Nashville for Hendricks

The Edmonton Oilers, staring a lost season in the face, decided to cut bait on their most frustrating possession: Devan Dubnyk. The 27-year-old net-minder is currently making $3.5-million. His contract will expire at […]

by · January 15, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Trades Contracts and Transactions
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Fanning the Flames: Now Jack Johnson is Disappointed in USA Hockey

It has been more than a week since the announcement of the American Olympic roster, and despite repeated efforts in the media to stop the negative spin from GM David […]

by · January 10, 2014 · 3 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
Team USA GM David Poile. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

David Poile Apology to Bobby Ryan: Real or Imagined?

David Poile delivered an apology to Bobby Ryan on Friday. Poile apologized on behalf of Brian Burke for Burke’s degrading comments regarding Ryan’s playing style. Burke, known for his outspoken opinions, was one […]

by · January 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · International Hockey, Olympics
Americans Shouldn’t Worry About Team USA Omissions

Americans Shouldn’t Worry About Team USA Omissions

“I don’t need the best players.  I need the best team.” ~ Fred Shero Shortly after the commencement of the Winter Classic between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red […]

by · January 2, 2014 · 2 comments · International Hockey, Olympics
Early Returns for Erat-Forsberg Trade Show Clear Predators Victory

Early Returns for Erat-Forsberg Trade Show Clear Predators Victory

“Since day one, I didn’t get the chance here, I got traded here to be a top-six player but never got the chance, never played more than 15 minutes in […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, Washington Capitals