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Rumor Roundup: Could Marc Staal join his brothers with the Hurr…

Rumor Roundup: Could Marc Staal join his brothers with the Hurricanes?

thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 23 (6 days ago)
The 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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Brodeur’s patience will extend into the season

    Rumor Roundup: Brodeur’s patience will extend into the season

    Former 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…
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  • Predators Site Redirects To Sex Offenders Site Because Of Troll…

    Predators Site Redirects To Sex Offenders Site Because Of Troll Ex-Owner

    deadspin.com Jul 17
    It 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…
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  • Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley …

    Which franchise will be the next to win its first-ever Stanley Cup?

    We 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…
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  • OrlandoPredators.com Is Not An Arena Football Team's Website

    OrlandoPredators.com Is Not An Arena Football Team's Website

    deadspin.com Jul 16
    At 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…
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  • Predators sign Ribeiro, Roy to one-year contracts

    Predators sign Ribeiro, Roy to one-year contracts

    The 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...
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  • Mike Ribeiro admits crumbling marriage wrecked Coyotes contract

    Mike Ribeiro admits crumbling marriage wrecked Coyotes contract

    yahoo.com Jul 15
    Nashville 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…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Could Patrick Sharp end up with Canadiens or Pan…

    Rumor Roundup: Could Patrick Sharp end up with Canadiens or Panthers?

    With 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 …
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2014-15, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    If 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…
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  • Kamenev will return to Russia after Predators camp

    Kamenev will return to Russia after Predators camp

    NHL.com Jul 10
    Nashville 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...
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  • Preds ink defenseman Ekholm to 2-year deal

    Preds ink defenseman Ekholm to 2-year deal

    The Nashville Predators have signed restricted free-agent defenseman Mattias Ekholm to a two-year, $2.075 million contract.
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  • Nashville Predators sign defenceman Mattias Ekholm to two-year,…

    Nashville Predators sign defenceman Mattias Ekholm to two-year, $2.075 million contract

    NHL.com Jul 9
    NASHVILLE, 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...
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  • Nashville’s Rich Clune opens up about alcoholism, sobriety in N…

    Nashville’s Rich Clune opens up about alcoholism, sobriety in NHL

    yahoo.com Jul 8
    Rich Clune of the Nashville Predators has a simple message he wants to convey to fans, players and everyone involved in the sport of hockey: “I don’t drink. I don’t do drugs. And my life is amazing.” Clune is a recovering alcoholic. It’s a fact he first…
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  • Video - Laviolette Tabbed To Turn Around Predators 03:27

    Laviolette Tabbed To Turn Around Predators

    May 6
    Scott Burnside discusses the Predators' hiring of Peter Laviolette.
  • Video - Preds Decline To Renew Trotz's Contract 01:44

    Preds Decline To Renew Trotz's Contract

    Apr 14
    Craig Custance discusses the Nashville Predators' decision to let coach Barry Trotz's contract expire.
  • Video - Predators Power Past Blackhawks 01:25

    Predators Power Past Blackhawks

    Apr 12
    The Predators scored five goals in the third period en route to defeating the Blackhawks 7-5.
  • Video - Predators Blank Coyotes 00:35

    Predators Blank Coyotes

    Apr 10
    Pekka Rinne had 29 saves in the Predators' 2-0 win over the Coyotes.

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