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After Friday afternoon’s practice session, we sat down with the newest Nashville Predator, Brandon Yip. We talked to him about the change of scenery, his frustration with the injury bug and the limbo he was in during the waivers process.
Without further ado, we’d like to introduce you to #18, Brandon Yip.
section303.com: You had a strong campaign your rookie year but you’ve battled injuries recently. How frustrating is it to go through a series of injuries and not be able to play?
Brandon Yip: It’s the worst, to be honest. It’s really frustrating. It’s a big part of the games and a lot of guys go through but, unfortunately, I’ve been injured a little more than most, you could say. I’m just excited to get back out there and I’m ready to go.
303: There are obviously worse places to get claimed by. What was your reaction when you found out Nashville claimed you and what have you heard about the organization?
BY: I’ve heard nothing but good things. I got a lots of text messages and ...
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Yip (right) was claimed off waivers by the Predators. He will make his Predator debut Saturday night (Getty Images)
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Nashville Predators 5, Chicago Blackhawks 2
Bridgestone Arena; Nashville, Tennessee
January 21, 2012
* Coming into the night, Chicago had won three straight.
* Saturday night was the first time Preds winger Brandon Yip has suited up for a team other than the Colorado Avalanche. He was claimed off of waivers by Nashville on Thursday afternoon.
* Yip finished...
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Nashville Predators 3, Columbus Blue Jackets 0
Nationwide Arena; Columbus, Ohio
January 19, 2012
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