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Well, tonight’s the night. The Nashville Predators will find out whether they can finally put their miserable 2013 season behind them or if their bad luck continues even after their final game.
Monday night at 7:00pm Central, the NHL will hold the 2013 Draft Lottery. Every team that failed to qualify for the playoffs is eligible to win the lottery and, therefore, pick first overall on June 30.
The Predators finished the regular season 16-23-9, good for 27th place in the league’s standings. This makes them “Team 4″ as they were the fourth worst team in the league. Slotted where they are, the Preds will either pick first (winning the lottery), pick fourth (if Florida, Colorado or Tampa Bay win) or fifth (if any other team wins).
Nashville sits in “the danger zone” right now. They can fall to fifth and, while they’d still get a really good prospect at #5, the elite forward who can step in right away and make a difference will almost certainly be taken in the top four. There are still p...
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The 2013 NHL campaign may be over for the Nashville Predators but six of their prospects still have more hockey to play.
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The Nashville Predators have signed forward Patric Hornqvist to a five-year, $21.25 million contract.
Injuries limited Hornqvist to four goals and 10 assists in 24 games this season, but the 26-year-old has been one of the team's best offensive players when healthy. In a Tuesday release announcing the move, Predators general manager David Poile said Hornqvist ''has become...
Five years, $21.25 million. That’s what the Nashville Predators feel Patric Hornqvist is worth.
Can you argue otherwise? Not only has he led the team in goals two times (30 in 2009-10 and 27 in 2011-12) but he’s a leader on the ice. There’s no greater example of the latter than his all-out, hustling, desperation, sliding back check on what would have been an empty net goal...
The Nashville Predators finished the regular season in 27th place. That means they would be “Team Four” in the NHL Draft Lottery on Monday night, giving them a 10.7% chance of winning the lottery and a 58% to retain the fourth pick. Considering the cream of this draft class crop is four players deep, picking in the top four was the goal.
But, if a team above them in the final...
After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009, the Nashville Predators began their rebuilding process Tuesday by agreeing to a long-term deal with forward Patric Hornqvist.
Hornqvist signed a five-year, $21.25 million contract to stay in Nashville, where he has spent his five-year NHL career and has emerged as one of the Predators' top offensive weapons.
Pekka Rinne and the Predators didn't have much luck this season en route to a 14th-place finish in the West...
“Let’s hope this is a one-time situation,” David Poile said of tonight's draft lottery in regards to the Predators...
Patric Hornqvist, after signing a new five-year contract: "I’ve always dreamt to be one of those guys that you can lean on and now I have to be one of those guys.”
Congratulations to Patric Hornqvist who now has 21.25 million reasons to smile as he just signed a lucrative 5-year deal to stay with the Nashville Predators. Battling injuries throughout the entire 2013 season, the wingman could had been a restricted free agent following the season. The Predators saw fit to make sure that didn’t happen.
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Missing the postseason is a feeling coach Barry Trotz wants his Predators to remember so it doesn't happen again for a long time.
The Predators were the only Western Conference team to reach the semifinals the previous two seasons, but Saturday night's 3-1 loss in Columbus merely was a finality for a team long eliminated. The Predators spent Sunday with exit interviews the...
Center Joonas Rask was sent down by the Nashville Predators to partake in the AHL playoffs. The other five that Nashville will be sending include Taylor Beck, Chris Mueller, Daniel Bang, Kevin Henderson and Victor Bartley.
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Yes, the Nashville Predator’s 2013 season is over, but the best hockey has yet to begin. While Preds fans ponder over the 2nd highest draft spot in franchise history, there are still 16 teams continuing on for the holy grail of hockey. It’s only appropriate that the playoffs be just as special as the season itself. For the first time ...
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Last nightâs NHL Draft Lottery saw the Nashville Predators retain the 4th spot in the draft order. Colorado won the first pick and most certainly will pick local prospect Seth Jones. Nashville remains in position to get one of the top four prospects in this draft.
The NHL Draft will take place on June 30th at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.