Tag: Nashville Predators

New York Rangers trade upside for stability

Michael Del Zotto, New York Rangers

After months of rumour circulation regarding New York Rangers defenceman Michael Del Zotto’s trade status, the Blueshirts have finally shipped the 2008 first round pick to the Nashville Predators for defenceman Kevin Klein. Kevin Klein: he’s the model of consistency,…

Washington Capitals forward Martin Erat wants to be traded

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His time as a member of the Washington Capitals has been short and uneventful. Today, the story broke that Caps forward Martin Erat has asked to be traded. His agent confirms: Martin Erat's agent confirms that they have requested a…

What does Buffalo Sabres GM hopeful Paul Fenton do?

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Do you ever wonder what assistant general managers actually do? Because the role of an Asst. GM isn’t always well-documented. Well, in Paul Fenton‘s case, according to an insightful article by Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, the Preds aspiring…

Nashville Predators: Seth Jones is living up to the hype

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When defeceman Seth Jones slipped to fourth overall in the 2013 NHL entry draft, Nashville Predators GM David Poile must have been licking his chops. NHL Central Scouting pegged the smooth skating blueliner first among North American skaters, for a reason.…

Today’s 5: Panthers fire sale, Leafs and Liles, Calder race, and more.

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1. Florida Panthers trade rumours circulate after slow start to season Early season trade rumours are running rampant, with the Florida Panthers standing out as one team garnering attention. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun published an article Saturday, October…

5 NHL Players With Something To Prove In 2013-14

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For five players in the NHL, this season provides an opportunity to prove their doubters wrong and further along their careers. Each player on this list has his own reasons to deliver at the highest level, and for each, nothing…

2013-14 NHL Season Preview: The Central Division

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The reigning Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks will begin the 2013-14 season as favourites to win the newly formed Central Division. The Hawks are joined by the Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Minnesota Wild, Nashville Predators, St. Louis Blues and Winnipeg…