Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expect it to come soon
thehockeynews.com Updated Aug 18 (yesterday)
The state of the Philadelphia Flyers defense core remains a troubling issue. They’ve lacked a true top-two defenseman since Chris Pronger’s career was ended by injury nearly three years ago. They attempted to address that issue in July of 2012 by signin…Upvote Share Tweet
Predators hope Ellis contract done before campNHL.com Aug 14 (6 days ago)In what has been a busy offseason for the Nashville Predators, one more important goal has to be reached. Ryan Ellis, who was third among the team's defensemen last season with 27 points, is the lone restricted free agent from last season's ro...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Aug 13 (7 days ago)Mike Fisher's recovery from an Achilles injury will keep the Nashville Predators forward out until at least late November, the team said in providing an update to The Tennessean on Wednesday. "Everything is tracking to date, but the bottom line...Upvote Share Tweet
Nashville Predators GM David Poile breaks down his (many) off-season movesthehockeynews.com Aug 10Surely, some Nashville Predators fan out there took trip to a remote country in early June and just got home now. “What did I miss? Preds do anything?” “Gary, you better sit down.” There’s a ceiling on how exciting it is to cheer for Nashville at the mo…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Aug 6After receiving tough news Tuesday about veteran blueliner Kimmo Timonen, the Philadelphia Flyers moved quickly to replace their most experienced defenseman by signing Michael Del Zotto to a one-year, $1.3-million contract. But the fact GM Ron Hextall t…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL logo rankings No. 15: Nashville Predatorsthehockeynews.com Aug 4The Nashville Predators presented our panel with an interesting debate point: How much do we like certain logos simply because we’ve grown up with them? The Preds have only been around since 1998, so they do not benefit from any sort of nostalgia. And t…Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Del Zotto is waiting. What team will give him a shot?thehockeynews.com Aug 2Piecing together what we do know makes what we don’t know about Michael Del Zotto all the more mysterious. We know the Nashville Predators traded steady stay-at-home defenseman Kevin Klein to get Del Zotto, a talented but inconsistent puck-moving blueli…Upvote Share Tweet
Music and hockey: an all-star panel, part onethehockeynews.com Jul 31As obsessed as I am with hockey, I was once similarly preoccupied with music. I am nowhere near as plugged in as I used to be, but I still love music and since my tastes tend to run on the obscure side, I don’t get a lot of opportunities to talk about m…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could Marc Staal join his brothers with the Hurricanes?thehockeynews.com Jul 23The New York Post’s Larry Brooks believes the Rangers should get busy re-signing defenseman Marc Staal. The 27-year-old blueliner is eligible for unrestricted free agency next summer. His cap hit for this season is $3.98 million. Barring another concuss…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 18Former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur remains available in this summer’s unrestricted free agent market. The Bergen Record’s Tom Gulitti recently reported Brodeur spoke with Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay about their backup jobs, but both clubs w…Upvote Share Tweet
Predators Site Redirects To Sex Offenders Site Because Of Troll Ex-Ownerdeadspin.com Jul 17It seems that Orlando's Arena Football team has been the subject of some out-going regime hijinks. The franchise was recently sold to David Siegel, CEO of Westgate Resorts, and around the same time as the sale was announced, the team's website began red…Upvote Share Tweet
Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley Cup?thehockeynews.com Jul 17We recently sorted out our Yearbook predictions for 2014-15, which included projected standings and which team will win the Stanley Cup. Without giving it away, our anticipated winner has been to the promised land before. Which mathematically, should no…Upvote Share Tweet
OrlandoPredators.com Is Not An Arena Football Team's Websitedeadspin.com Jul 16At some point very recently, Orlandopredators.com stopped taking folks to the web home of the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators and began redirecting them to Florida's website for tracking and reporting sex offenders. It's true, try it: OrlandoP…Upvote Share TweetThe Nashville Predators went bargain shopping to address their need for centers and picked out two veteran players looking for a fresh start. The Predators signed Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy to one-year contracts Tuesday. Ribeiro will make $1.05...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 15Nashville Predators general manager David Poile usually pitches free agents on joining his team. He didn’t expect to be pitched by a free agent. After taking a humiliating buyout from the Arizona Coyotes, in which GM Don Maloney cited “behavioral issues…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Could Patrick Sharp end up with Canadiens or Panthers?thehockeynews.com Jul 14With the Chicago Blackhawks needing to shed salary before the regular season begins, NBC Sports’ Mike Halford wonders if they could turn to their pipeline with the Florida Panthers. The Blackhawks currently sit $2.2 million over the $69-million cap for …Upvote Share Tweet
Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-playoff teams who could get inthehockeynews.com Jul 12If only the puck bounced this way or that way. If only Wade Dubielewicz hadn’t stood on his head in a random shootout performance on the last day of the season. Making or missing the playoffs often comes down to a few chance occurrences. It’s thus reaso…Upvote Share Tweet
Kamenev will return to Russia after Predators campNHL.com Jul 10Nashville Predators prospect Vladislav Kamenev, a participant in the organization's development camp this week at Bridgestone Arena, will return to his country to fulfill contract obligations with Metallurg Magnitogorsk in the Kontinental Hockey L...Upvote Share TweetThe Nashville Predators have signed restricted free-agent defenseman Mattias Ekholm to a two-year, $2.075 million contract.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Jul 9NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have signed restricted free-agent defenceman Mattias Ekholm to a two-year, $2.075 million contract. The Predators announced the signing Wednesday. The contract will pay Ekholm $1.0375 million each of...Upvote Share Tweet
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Silicon Valley VictoryAug 18SANTA CLARA, Calif. — There are two words for the 49ers’ new Levi’s Stadium, which opened for football Sunday afternoon: imaginative and cool. Imaginative, because the Niners, when they couldn’t get a deal done with the city of San Francisco for a new s…