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Rumor Roundup: Teams looking for blueline help should look to Y…

Rumor Roundup: Teams looking for blueline help should look to Yandle, Hamhuis

thehockeynews.com Updated 10 hours ago
With the Winnipeg Jets re-signing defenseman Dustin Byfuglien earlier this week, teams that were interested in trading for him must look elsewhere for blueline help. Their focus could shift toward pending unrestricted free agents like the New York Range…
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  • Johansson has goal, 2 assists as Caps beat Predators 5-3

    Johansson has goal, 2 assists as Caps beat Predators 5-3

    NHL.com Feb 9 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Marcus Johansson had a goal and two assists to lead the Washington Capitals over the Nashville Predators 5-3 on Tuesday night. Tom Wilson and Justin Williams each had a goal and an assist, and Jason Chimera and Alex Ovechki...
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  • Arvidsson scores twice and Predators beat Sharks 6-2

    Arvidsson scores twice and Predators beat Sharks 6-2

    NHL.com Feb 7 (5 days ago)
    NASVHILLE, Tenn. - Nashville's forwards have taken plenty of criticism for not producing this season. Not Saturday night. Recent call-up Viktor Arvidsson scored twice, Filip Forsberg had a goal and two assists and the Predators rolled to a...
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  • Simmonds scores twice to lead Flyers past Predators 6-3

    Simmonds scores twice to lead Flyers past Predators 6-3

    NHL.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - No one appears to be able to stop Wayne Simmonds right now. The Flyers star had two more goals and an assist, and Claude Giroux also scored twice to lead Philadelphia to a 6-3 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursda...
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  • Does NHL treat diving more seriously than concussion protocol?

    Does NHL treat diving more seriously than concussion protocol?

    The NHL announced Thursday morning that Winnipeg Jets winger Alexander Burmistrov has been fined $2,000 for violating Rule 64, which deals with diving and embellishment. Burmistrov is the fifth player to receive a fine for diving, joining teammate Nikol…
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  • Why the Columbus trade is gonna get Seth Jones paid

    Why the Columbus trade is gonna get Seth Jones paid

    Seth Jones’ chances of playing in the post-season this year decreased dramatically when he was swapped from Nashville to Columbus for Ryan Johansen, but if there’s an upside to the deal, it’s that Jones probably added millions on to his next contract in…
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  • Wideman incident raises questions about NHL’s concussion protoc…

    Wideman incident raises questions about NHL’s concussion protocol

    There’s a good chance Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman will become the first player in NHL history to have his suspension appealed to an independent arbitrator, but that’s not what will make this process so interesting over the next little while…
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  • David Poile says Jimmy Vesey can jump right to NHL if he signs

    David Poile says Jimmy Vesey can jump right to NHL if he signs

    yahoo.com Feb 3
    Nashville Predators GM David Poile is really going all-in on trying to convince Harvard senior winger Jimmy Vesey to sign with the team and avoid becoming an unrestricted free agent in August. Poile drafted Vesey in the third round in 2012 and has watch…
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  • James Neal embraces Nashville's country attitude during All-Sta…

    James Neal embraces Nashville's country attitude during All-Star weekend

    yahoo.com Jan 31
    NASHVILLE – At the NHL All-Star Game, James Neal sat at a press conference podium in Bridgestone Arena after the Central Division lost 9-6 to the Pacific Division as somewhat of an outsider. Next to him were three homegrown Nashville Predators players, …
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  • Predators' Weber wins hardest shot contest again

    Predators' Weber wins hardest shot contest again

    NASHVILLE -- Nashville Predators defenseman Shea Weber won the AMP Energy NHL Hardest Shot for the second consecutive season with a shot of 108.1 mph. Weber fell short of the 108.5 mph shot he had in 2015 in Columbus, but his 108.1 mph shot was...
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  • Canadiens’ Subban and Sharks’ Burns display breakaway flair

    Canadiens’ Subban and Sharks’ Burns display breakaway flair

    The breakaway challenge at the NHL All-Star Skills Competition was designed to get players to show off some personality, have a little fun and display some niffy moves. Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban, San Jose Sharks blueliner Brent Burns, Na…
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  • NHL, Nashville unveil All-Star Legacy Family Center

    NHL, Nashville unveil All-Star Legacy Family Center

    NHL.com Jan 29
    NASHVILLE -- Someone's all-star dream started today at what used to be a flooded lumber yard. The National Hockey League and Nashville Inner City Ministry on Friday unveiled a 30,000-square-foot space that dozens of children already were using...
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  • Best and worst of 2016 NHL All-Star Game merchandise (Photos)

    Best and worst of 2016 NHL All-Star Game merchandise (Photos)

    yahoo.com Jan 29
    The 2016 NHL All-Star Game is blessed with being in Nashville. Not just for the food and the music and the fact that everything is in waking distance and doesn’t require anyone to get on stinky buses, but because the Nashville Predators have some damn f…
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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.