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Barry Trotz on Subban vs. Weber, Radulov's return, playoff disa…

Barry Trotz on Subban vs. Weber, Radulov's return, playoff disappointments (Puck Daddy Q&A Part II)

yahoo.com Updated Aug 20 (6 days ago)
(Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images) Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz has a good understanding of Montreal Canadiens defenseman Shea Weber. The two were together with the Nashville Predators from Weber’s draft day in June of 2003 through T…
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  • Jimmy Vesey chooses New York Rangers in free agency

    Jimmy Vesey chooses New York Rangers in free agency

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (7 days ago)
    (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) The New York Rangers have won the Jimmy Vesey sweepstakes. Late Friday afternoon the team announced it had signed the prized college free agent, who was picked by the Nashville Predators in the third-round of the 2012 NHL Dr…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Nashville Predators

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Nashville Predators

    yahoo.com Aug 17
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Weber concerned with winning games as a Canadien, not compariso…

    Weber concerned with winning games as a Canadien, not comparisons to Subban

    Shea Weber isn’t concerned about the comparisons to P.K. Subban this coming campaign, because the former Nashville Predators captain only wants to think about one thing in Montreal: wins. Weber, 30, made his first public appearance as a member of the Ca…
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  • Watch Subban vow to keep fundraising for Children’s Hospital in…

    Watch Subban vow to keep fundraising for Children’s Hospital in tear-jerking video

    P.K. Subban made a big commitment to the Montreal Children’s Hospital in September 2015, pledging to raise $10 million for the hospital over the next seven years. And though a trade to the Nashville Predators had some wondering if Subban would continue …
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  • Subban makes jokes about Bergevin, Therrien at comedy gala, rai…

    Subban makes jokes about Bergevin, Therrien at comedy gala, raises $130,000 for charity

    P.K. Subban may be a Nashville Predator, but he still had some work to take care of in Montreal, including hosting an All-Star Comedy Gala at the Just For Laughs comedy festival Monday. Subban’s appearance and hosting of the gala was part of his commitm…
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  • Carle joins Predators; McPhee waiting to name coach (Puck Headl…

    Carle joins Predators; McPhee waiting to name coach (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jul 27
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . YUMP. New mesh tanks dropping on F…
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  • Calle Jarnkrok’s six-year, $12-million deal with Predators is b…

    Calle Jarnkrok’s six-year, $12-million deal with Predators is baffling after career year

    Calle Jarnkrok is a young, versatile player coming off of a career-best 16-goal, 30-point season. He took a big step forward for the Predators in 2015-16 and was the sixth-highest scoring forward Nashville had in their lineup. So, when Jarnkrok elected …
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  • Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…
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  • So is Shea Weber actually an ‘average’ NHL defenseman?

    So is Shea Weber actually an ‘average’ NHL defenseman?

    Some things in life are not terribly fair. And in the case of the P.K. Subban trade, much of the trade has become a referendum on the merits of Shea Weber. Last I checked, Weber didn’t ask to be traded to one of the most hockey-mad cities on the planet …
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  • The five early off-season moves that will have the biggest impa…

    The five early off-season moves that will have the biggest impact

    There’s still nearly three months until the NHL campaign opens, which will leave the league’s 30 teams with ample time to tune and tweak their rosters as opening night approaches. However, a few teams have made big splashes this off-season. Some have go…
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  • Signing bonuses leading to lockout; Is Lupul done? (Puck Headli…

    Signing bonuses leading to lockout; Is Lupul done? (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jul 19
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • We think the Nashville Predators…
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  • Are NHL teams moving away from analytics?

    Are NHL teams moving away from analytics?

    Predators Matt Pfeffer is the analytics consultant who argued against the P.K. Subban trade and was subsequently let go by the Montreal Canadiens. And while “I was against the Subban for Shea Weber trade” isn’t exactly “I voted against the war in Iraq” …
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  • P.K. Subban arrives in Nashville for the first time, sings John…

    P.K. Subban arrives in Nashville for the first time, sings Johnny Cash

    P.K. Subban touched down in Nashville for the first time as a member of the Predators on Sunday, though it’d be hard to tell because Subban looks like he fit right in. Subban, 27, was acquired by the Predators on June 29 — days before a no-movement clau…
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  • Which players could take on the six vacant captaincies?

    Which players could take on the six vacant captaincies?

    Four players became first-time captains in the NHL ahead of the 2015-16 season, each to varying degrees of success. In San Jose, Joe Pavelski took over as captain after years of speculation that he was the next in line to wear the ‘C’ for the Sharks. In…
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  • Subban denies problems with teammates, says memories with Canad…

    Subban denies problems with teammates, says memories with Canadiens are all good

    There may never be a clearcut, simple answer as to why the Canadiens felt it best to trade P.K. Subban to the Nashville Predators in a blockbuster deal that brought Shea Weber to Montreal, but Subban said he doesn’t believe that it had anything to do wi…
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  • Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good…

    Jimmy Vesey still planning to test free agency after ‘very good meeting’ with Sabres

    The Buffalo Sabres took a gamble in mid-June when they dealt a third-round pick in the 2016 draft to the Nashville Predators for the rights to NCAA standout Jimmy Vesey. The hope was the Sabres would lock up Vesey before Aug. 15, the day the Hobey Baker…
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  • Video - 'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL 16:06

    'SportsCenter's' Inside The NHL

    Mar 17
    John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Scott Burnside kick around the rule changes proposed by the general managers, look at the turmoil in San Jose and make their picks at the tight race for the Presidents' Trophy.
  • Video - Dumba Wins It For Wild 01:03

    Dumba Wins It For Wild

    Mar 17
    Matt Dumba's seventh goal of the season won the game for Minnesota in overtime, 3-2 over Nashville.
  • Video - Ducks Rock Predators In Third Period 00:56

    Ducks Rock Predators In Third Period

    Mar 15
    Anaheim scored all four of its goals in the third period to come back and beat Nashville 4-2.
  • Video - New Norris Trophy Front-Runners 01:55

    New Norris Trophy Front-Runners

    Mar 10
    With the Flames' Mark Giordano out for the season, Scott Burnside offered some candidates for the new front-runners for the Norris Trophy.