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David Legwand traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Eaves/Järnkrok/3rd Round Pick

Per reliable sources, David Legwand has been traded to the Detroit Red Wings for Patrick Eaves, Calle Järnkrok and a third round pick. Although no confirmation has come from the Predators as of yet, Legwand’s trade makes sense on multiple levels. Nashville has been non-committal on retaining Legwand for next season and, with the possibilities of Legwand...

Klein trade risky, but delivers more positives than negatives for Nashville

Klein trade risky, but delivers more positives than negatives for Nashville

Jan 22, 2014

With Kevin Klein traded to the New York Rangers for Michael Del Zotto, Nashville’s defense lost a stay-at-home defenseman that’s been with the team near a decade in exchange for an offensive defenseman who will be a restricted free agent at the end of the season. Is this a win or a loss for Nashville? Personally, there is definitely more than meets...

Predators trade Matt Hendricks to Edmonton for Devan Dubnyk

Predators trade Matt Hendricks to Edmonton for Devan Dubnyk

Jan 15, 2014

From the Nashville Predators PR department: “Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired goaltender Devan Dubnyk from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Matt Hendricks. Dubnyk, 27 (5/4/86), has posted an 11-17-2 record, a 3.36 goals-against average, a .894 save percentage and a...

Predators burned by Ducks’ top talent in disastrous second period

Predators burned by Ducks’ top talent in disastrous second period

Jan 9, 2014

An early two-goal lead by the Nashville Predators and a dominating first period performance should have given them enough momentum to carry that through the remainder of the game. However, for a team that has now won 15 of their past 16 games, the Anaheim Ducks find ways to get back into games. Four second period goals, two by Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf,...

Simon Moser signs a one-year/two-way entry level contract with Nashville

Simon Moser signs a one-year/two-way entry level contract with Nashville

Sep 30, 2013

Per the Nashville Predators PR department: “Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed free-agent forward Simon Moser to a one-year entry-level contract worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level. Moser attended Predators training camp under a...

Will Nashville’s “Entertainment Tax” be collected by Matt Hendricks?

Will Nashville’s “Entertainment Tax” be collected by Matt Hendricks?

Aug 29, 2013

Coming back to where it all started, can Matt Hendricks contribute to the Nashville Predators with his unique hard-nosed style of play? Originally drafted by the Predators in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Hendricks bounced around the WCHA, ECHL, and AHL before making his professional debut in 2008 for the Colorado Avalanche. After successful stints with both the...