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Losing James Neal was ‘painful’ for Nashville Predators GM
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David Poile was in Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee’s shoes 19 years ago. The Nashville Predators were an expansion team and Poile, the only general manager the franchise has had, constructed their first roster by selecting one player from the NHL’s other 26 teams. A player the caliber of the one he lost […]

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Predators’ David Poile named 2016-17 NHL GM of the Year
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Getty Images David Poile of the Nashville Predators has been named the NHL’s 2016-17 General Manager of the Year. All 30 GMs plus a panel of NHL executives and print and broadcast media vote on this award at the end of second round of the playoffs. From

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Predators post early look of new home Adidas jersey
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The Nashville Predators appear to have jumped the gun. With the NHL’s new Adidas jerseys set to be officially unveiled Tuesday night in Las Vegas, the Western Conference champions went ahead and posted a clear video preview of their new home look. Here’s a look at the front of the jersey: (Courtesy: NHL.com) These jerseys […]

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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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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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David Poile: Predators focused on winning Stanley Cup with young roster
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) 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 […]

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Loss in Stanley Cup Final still stings Predators
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Gone were the untidy beards, replaced by freshly shaven, wistful faces.  The scene inside Bridgestone Arena on Tuesday afternoon transpired no differently than any other locker clean-out day in the NHL. Predators players bundled their sticks, slung their oversized equipment bags over their shoulders and exited the building for the last time this season.  But this particular getaway […]

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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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Stars and Bites: Penguins fans catfish Predators
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Pittsburgh Penguins fans mock Nashville supporters by eating catfish

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Predators to start contract negotiations with Johansen, Arvidsson next week
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David Poile is setting his priorities straight. Nashville's longtime GM said he'll begin contract negotiations with pending restricted free agents Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson next week, according to NHL.com's Robby Stanley. “We have contracts to do,” Poile said. “The most notable are Ryan Johansen and Viktor Arvidsson. Both are restricted free agents (on July […]

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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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