Post Tagged with: "David Poile"

Team USA GM David Poile. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

A Trade Is Bound to Happen in Smashville

The Nashville Predators made a surprising amount of moves over the summer to increase offensive production for head coach Peter Laviolette. The issue is, however, general manager David Poile may […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 2 comments · Nashville Predators
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David Does It Again: Re-Signs Ryan Ellis

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile made the signings of the summer acquiring forwards Olli Jokinen, Derek Roy and Mike Ribeiro for only $4.55 million this season. All three will […]

by · September 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators, News
Pittsburgh never found a scoring winger to replace James Neal (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

James Neal: The New Star in Music City

As controversial a player James Neal has become over recent seasons, there isn’t a doubt that he’s exactly the player Nashville has been looking for. Neal (and Matt Niskanen) was […]

by · September 5, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
Olli Jokinen has done a lot to secure more ice-time as of late, and he could be an intriguing option for fantasy managers down the line. (Photo By Andy Martin Jr)

Rinne, Laviolette Persuaded Olli Jokinen To Predators

The Nashville Predators chose not to partake in the mayhem of the free agency frenzy that consisted of over-payments to average players. Instead, they waited to the second day when […]

by · July 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Nashville Predators
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
Hockey is doing pretty well in Nashville (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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
(Wes Cunningham/Flickr) TJ Oshie reportedly missed practice Monday.

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