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Draft day drama; Predators owner sues; Jordie Benn extended (Pu…

Draft day drama; Predators owner sues; Jordie Benn extended (Puck Headlines)

yahoo.com Updated Jun 24 (3 days ago)
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  • Alex Radulov keeping his talents in KHL next season: Report

    Alex Radulov keeping his talents in KHL next season: Report

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    When we last left Alexander Radulov, the 30-year-old former Nashville Predators sniper was leaving the Kontinental Hockey League after four seasons for the NHL. The Detroit Red Wings were courting him, offering him a one-year deal in the neighborhood of…
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  • What type of coach will lead the Las Vegas NHL team?

    What type of coach will lead the Las Vegas NHL team?

    yahoo.com Jun 23 (4 days ago)
    LAS VEGAS – When Barry Trotz coached the Nashville Predators, he could have pushed a more rigid defensive system in the team’s early years after expansion. This may have led to more wins, but Trotz knew it wouldn’t attract more fans as the Predators tri…
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  • Shea Weber wins all-important Mark Messier Leadership Award

    Shea Weber wins all-important Mark Messier Leadership Award

    yahoo.com Jun 22 (4 days ago)
    Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber captured the 2015-16 Mark Messier Leadership Award, which may have lost a title sponsor in Bridgestone but none of its immense importance at the NHL’s postseason awards in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Weber is able to a…
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  • Vesey’s agent says NCAA standout plans to become free agent des…

    Vesey’s agent says NCAA standout plans to become free agent despite trade to Sabres

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com yahoo.com Jun 21 (6 days ago)
    The Nashville Predators swung and missed when trying to sign top NCAA free agent Jimmy Vesey, but dealt the winger to the Buffalo Sabres for a third-round pick Monday in order to recoup something for their asset. Now it’s the Sabres’ turn to try and sig…
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  • 10 players who could be buyout candidates this off-season

    10 players who could be buyout candidates this off-season

    Nothing says the off-season quite like the threat of buyouts, and we’re inching ever-closer to the NHL’s buyout window opening and several players could see their time with their current teams come to a close. For some of the candidates, massive contrac…
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  • Anaheim Ducks hire Randy Carlyle as head coach

    Anaheim Ducks hire Randy Carlyle as head coach

    yahoo.com Jun 14
    The Anaheim Ducks hired former head coach Randy Carlyle as the team’s new head coach The team announced the decision Tuesday morning. Carlyle replaces Bruce Boudreau who was fired after the Ducks were ousted by the Nashville Predators in the first-round…
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  • Max Reinhart forgoes NHL free agency, signs deal with German cl…

    Max Reinhart forgoes NHL free agency, signs deal with German club

    In the four seasons since he began his professional career, Max Reinhart hasn’t been able to find himself a steady role in the NHL. And after spending the entirety of the 2015-16 campaign in the AHL, Reinhart has decided to take his game overseas. The D…
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  • Predators ink Cody Bass to two-year deal, fill spot in bottom-s…

    Predators ink Cody Bass to two-year deal, fill spot in bottom-six

    The Nashville Predators’ off-season started with GM David Poile announcing that Paul Gaustad and Eric Nystrom wouldn’t be back with the team in 2016-17 and that a number of young players ready to take over bottom-six roles would fill the spots left vaca…
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  • Predators sign Cody Bass, Jonas Gunnarsson to contracts

    Predators sign Cody Bass, Jonas Gunnarsson to contracts

    NHL.com Jun 1
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have signed forward Cody Bass to a two-year contract and goaltender Jonas Gunnarsson to a one-year, entry-level contract. Both signings were announced Wednesday. Bass' contract will be worth $575,...
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  • Returning Matt Nieto should give Sharks an injection of speed f…

    Returning Matt Nieto should give Sharks an injection of speed for Game 2

    PITTSBURGH – In a Stanley Cup final where speed could end up being a determining factor, the San Jose Sharks got a lot faster for Game 2 when they announced winger Matt Nieto would be drawing back into the lineup after missing eight games with what is s…
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  • Matt Nieto expected back for Stanley Cup final after missing en…

    Matt Nieto expected back for Stanley Cup final after missing entire third round

    Matt Nieto hasn’t played since Game 6 of the Sharks’ second-round series against the Nashville Predators, but the 23-year-old could be finding his way back into San Jose’s lineup Monday night. After missing the past seven games of the post-season, inclu…
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  • The complete list of World Cup of Hockey rosters

    The complete list of World Cup of Hockey rosters

    These are the final rosters for the eight teams taking part in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. The event starts September 17 and finishes with the final on Oct. 1. FINLAND G Mikko Koskinen, SKA St. Petersburg (KHL) G Tuukka Rask, Boston Bruins G Pekka Rin…
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  • Nashville GM Poile says Gaustad, Nystrom won’t be back with Pre…

    Nashville GM Poile says Gaustad, Nystrom won’t be back with Predators

    The Nashville Predators went deeper into the playoffs this post-season than the franchise had ever been before, but that doesn’t mean GM David Poile is going to stand pat and be happy just to contend. Changes are coming for the Predators, and Poile made…
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  • GM ready to be patient expecting Predators to keep improving

    GM ready to be patient expecting Predators to keep improving

    NHL.com May 18
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - General manager David Poile believes patience might be the remaining ingredient needed for the Nashville Predators to take that "next step." The Predators are coming off the longest playoff run in their history and Poile no...
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  • Eulogy: Remembering the 2015-16 Nashville Predators

    Eulogy: Remembering the 2015-16 Nashville Predators

    yahoo.com May 18
    (Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we're bound to lose some friends along the journey. We've asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hated them the mo…
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  • Predators sign left wing Justin Kirkland to entry-level deal

    Predators sign left wing Justin Kirkland to entry-level deal

    NHL.com May 16
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators have signed left wing Justin Kirkland to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Predators announced the deal Monday. Kirkland, now 19, was Nashville's fourth draft pick at No. 62 overall in the t...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Big decisions loom in Dallas as Stars seek goalt…

    Rumor Roundup: Big decisions loom in Dallas as Stars seek goaltending upgrade

    The Dallas Stars, Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals are the latest to join the list of playoff casualties. Their early exits from the postseason makes them fodder for offseason trade and free-agent speculation. Shaky goaltending was the prime …
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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.