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Report: Maple Leafs may lose Leipsic to Vegas
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Brendan Leipsic has shown to be quite productive at the American Hockey League level, and now he may be on his way to join the Golden Knights. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, there have been rumblings that the Toronto Maple Leafs will lose the 23-year-old Leipsic in today’s expansion draft. Originally selected by the Nashville […]

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2017 Stanley Cup championship carpet for sale, comes at hefty price
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It would really tie the man cave together, and it can be yours if you have about five grand to plunk down on an area rug. The NHL is auctioning off the 2017 Stanley Cup presentation rug that took center ice when the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Nashville Predators in game 6 to take back-to-back […]

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Report: Predators struggle to avoid losing key player to expansion draft
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After a painful defeat in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, the Nashville Predators might end up being one of the biggest losers of the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft, too. On Friday, TSN’s Pierre LeBrun reported that Predators GM David Poile hadn’t enjoyed success trying to entice Vegas GM George McPhee to lay off one […]

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Stanley Cup Final Makes Big Economic Impact
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  The Nashville Predators' Stanley Cup Final run made a huge economic impact on the city. The Predators and city officials held an end-of-season press conference on Thursday and estimated there was $8 million in economic impact per game during the final. "What a run, what a ride," Mayor Megan Barry said, adding […]

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Housley wants Sabres’ defense to attack like Predators did
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It sure sounds like Phil Housley wants the Buffalo Sabres’ defense to attack much like the Nashville Predators did during his stay as assistant head coach … not to mention like he did as a Hall of Fame blueliner. During his introductory press conference as the Sabres’ head coach, Housley did qualify things a bit […]

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Marc Bergevin wins big in Jonathan Drouin trade
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Let’s give Marc Bergevin his due. The Montreal Canadiens general manager was fitted for clown shoes last summer after he traded defenseman P.K. Subban, 28, to the Nashville Predators for defenseman Shea Weber, 31. The main justification for that trade was the short-term benefits to Montreal.

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PHT Morning Skate: The long and crazy history of NHL expansion drafts
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The NHL has a long history with expansion. McIndoe outlines the best players taken in each expansion draft since 1967 and notable oddity in each draft. This young Nashville Predators fan is disappointed her team didn’t win the Stanley Cup, but she offers them some incredible encouragement (you have to love the way she rattles […]

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Grand Rapids wins Calder Cup; Predators reveal injuries; Cunningham's story (Puck Headlines)
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Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly held a conference call with the league’s general managers on Tuesday to answer any final questions regarding the expansion draft. • The […]

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Eulogy: Remembering the 2016-17 Nashville Predators
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Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we’re bound to lose some friends along the journey. Ladies and gentlemen, we’ve come here once again to bur….you know what, it doesn’t feel right this time. In most ways, it feels like the Nashville Predators were born this spring.

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GM: Preds focused on winning Stanley Cup with young roster
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General manager David Poile believes the Nashville Predators wiped away two lingering notions with their run to the franchise's first Stanley Cup Final. Ditched forever 20 years after the NHL granted Nashville a franchise. The Predators were the last team into the postseason with 94 points and became only the third team seeded last in […]

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March of the Penguins! 650,000 Pittsburgh fans celebrate Stanley Cup win
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More than half a million Penguins fans packed the city of Pittsburgh on Wednesday to celebrate their side's Stanley Cup triumph. An estimated 650,000 people turned out to celebrate with their heroes after the Penguins claimed back-to-back titles, becoming the first side to do so in almost two decades. Pittsburgh won the best-of-seven Finals 4-2 […]

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Predators bring back Yannick Weber with one-year contract
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Two days after having their season come to an end in the Stanley Cup Final the Nashville Predators got to work assembling their roster for next season. The Predators added Weber one year ago and he ended up appearing in 73 regular season games for the team, scoring one goal and adding seven assists on […]

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