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Saturday night will mark just the second time that former Predators Scott Hartnell and Kimmo Timonen have played in Nashville since leaving. The duo’s negotiating rights were dealt to Philadelphia during the Preds’ fire sale in the summer of 2007, but they are excited to be back in Nashville this weekend.“It actually feels like coming home,” Timonen said on Friday. “I have so many good memories from this rink and this team and the coaching staff. It’s nice. It’s like a second home for me.”Said Hartnell, “Being here as a young kid and growing up here, the city was awesome. The people down here are super nice. I miss the city a lot, but in the hockey world you have to move on sometimes and I love Philadelphia. But it’s real nice to come back here and enjoy the city. I try to come back once each summer for a couple days to get my fill of honky tonks and see some old friends.”Hartnell and Timonen were important pieces for the Preds when they went from expansion team to playoff t...
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