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It’s official: the Nashville Predators have acquired Andrei Kostitsyn from the Montreal Canadiens.
The Preds send a second round pick in 2013 plus the conditional pick they got in the Hal Gill trade back the other way. So, in essence, the Montreal and Nashville trade now becomes Gill and Andrei Kostitsyn for minor leaguers Blake Geoffrion, Robert Slaney and second round picks in 2012 and 2013.
Two key players without a single dent in the current roster.
The rumor of Andrei, 27, coming to Nashville has been around for over a year and now the reuniting of the Kostitsyn brothers will finally come fruition. Sergei Kostitsyn‘s negotiating rights were acquired by the Predators in the summer of 2010 and the much-maligned forward resurrected his career in Music City. His 23 goals last season led the club.
His $3.5 million deal expires on July 1 and he’s a shoot-first guy. Yes, he’s not the big name forward everyone is looking for, however, the former first round pick is a four time 20-goal ...
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NASHVILLE -- Over and over they said it, players and a member of the front office alike.
Andrei Kostitsyn, the Nashville Predators' acquisition before Monday's NHL trade deadline expired, comes with a certain amount of baggage and reputation.
He is a talented, offensive-minded wing a three-time 20-goal scorer who was selected 10th overall in 2003 -- who will provide the...
The Nashville Predators have acquired forward Andrei Kostitsyn from Montreal in exchange for a second-round and conditional fifth-round pick in the 2013 draft.
General manager David Poile announced the move on Monday. Nashville had received the conditional fifth-round pick from Montreal 10 days ago along with Hal Gill in a trade.
The Predators expect Kostitsyn, who is the brother...
The Montreal Canadiens have traded winger Andrei Kostitsyn to Nashville, reuniting him with borther Sergei.
The Canadiens received a second-round pick in 2013 and a conditional fifth-round selection ahead of the NHL's trade deadline on Monday.
Andrei Kostitsyn is earning more than $3 million and will become an unrestricted free agent July 1. He's struggled recently and...
The Nashville Predators may have been a big sleeper team to become buyers this trade deadline.
They’ll sure be a headache in the clustered Central Division, while adding a top-6 forward in Andrei Kostitsyn from the Montreal Canadiens, who is the brother of Nashville’s Sergei.
The price tag: Just a second-round 2013 NHL Entry Draft pick, and a conditional fifth-round...
Predators add Andrei Kostitsyn, Gaustad
Following the Andrei Kostitsyn trade this morning, Nashville Predators Assistant General Manager Paul Fenton spoke with radio play-by-play man Tom Callahan. Fenton echoed Head Coach Barry Trotz in his comments about how the Preds aren’t done.
“This isn’t going to end until 2:00pm,” Fenton said. “We want to go for the whole thing so we’re really looking at some different...
The Montreal Canadiens have traded winger Andrei Kostitsyn to Nashville, reuniting him with brother Sergei. The Canadiens received a second-round pick in 2013 and a conditional fifth-round selection ahead of the NHL's trade deadline on Monday. Andrei Kostitsyn is earning more than $3 million and will become an unrestricted free agent July 1.
Nashville Predators 37-19-7
Carolina Hurricanes 23-26-13
Anders Lindback, right, will get the start in goal Tuesday night against Carolina (Photo: Sarah Fuqua)
The Nashville Predators visit the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. Joining the team in Raleigh will be trade deadline acquisitions Andrei Kostitsyn from the Montreal Canadiens and Paul Gaustad from the...
* The two players that the Predators traded for on Monday were not able to meet the team in Nashville in time for the game.
* Andrei Kostitsyn and Paul Gaustad will make their Pred debuts tonight in Carolina.
* Predators defenseman Kevin Klein was scratched with an upper-body injury.
* Jack Hillen was in the lineup for he first time in seven games last...
It was a really busy day in Music City. The Nashville Predators kicked off NHL Trade Deadline Day by giving a second round pick in 2013 to the Montreal Canadiens for forward Andrei Kostitsyn. Later on, they closed out the day by sending the Buffalo Sabres a first round pick in this summer’s draft for penalty kill specialist and face-off extraordinaire Paul Gaustad and a fourth...
It appears our day is over and the Wings pretty much stood pat. However, just as I sort of feared, each of our opposition tuned up for the playoffs. Nashville especially. Let's take a look at what each of our enemies got, after the break:
Nashville: Not only did they pick up Andrei Kostitsyn, but they also picked up the guy that many Detroit fans wanted: Gaustad...