Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 6/30/12
Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images Hopefully Santa will be in the gift-giving mode early this year and bring the Predators some much needed pieces for a solid team this year. With the departure of Andrei Kostitsyn and Alexander Radulov with the looming departure of Jordin Tootoo and possibly Ryan Suter, it’ll be up to GM David Poile to fish out some winners in what many are citing as a not-so-deep pool of talent to be angling. With that in mind, we will delve into the available options at forward, defense and goaltending to fill some of Nashville’s gaps and what might bring in the extra charge of talent needed for another successful season of Predators hockey. I touched on some of these players in my previous article, but I wanted to go a little further and explain why they might be beneficial to Nashville without the overpayment that some teams are inevitably going to do come July 1st. I took out such players as Zach Parise and Olli Jokinen because I believe that some other teams
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