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Prev1 of 1NextPer Josh Cooper, the Nashville Predators have signed forward Matt Hendricks. And, according to ESPN’s Craig Custance, it’s a four-year deal worth $1.85 million per season.Hendricks was drafted by the Preds in the fifth round (131st overall) of the 2000 NHL Draft but has spent his NHL career with the Colorado Avalanche and Washington Capitals.Hendricks becomes Nashville’s third free agent forward signed today.MORE TO COME….

Hendricks signed to a four-year deal with Preds

With their third move so far of the first day of free agent frenzy, the Nashville Predators have signed center Matt Hendricks to a four-year deal worth $7.4 million; $1.85 million per season. Last season, Hendricks was a part of the Washington Capitals and played all 48 games in the nation's capital. Hendricks was originally drafted by the Predators in the 2000 NHL Entry...

Predators announce 2013 Development Camp Roster

From the Nashville Predators PR Department, below is a look at the players coming in to development camp next week: FORWARDS Pontus Aberg, Chase Balisy, Zach Budish, Filip Forsberg, Sebastien Geoffrion, Felix Girard, Max Gortz, Ludwig Karlsson, Brendan Leipsic, Michael Liambas, Wade Murphy, Joe Pendenza, Emil Pettersson, Miikka Salomaki, Josh Shalla, Colton Sissons...

Predators immediately add offense, toughness

Over the years, the Nashville Predators have built their organization so that they might not have the most skilled players, but they always tried to have the hardest-working players.General manager David Poile said on Friday after the team signed four forwards that the organization helps will provide a course correction that last season something went awry.We all feel we lost a little...

Carter Hutton will be Pekka Rinne’s back-up in 2013-14

Prev1 of 1NextAccording to Kevin Wilson of their media relations staff (and first reported by Kevin Woodley of InGoal Magazine), the Nashville Predators have signed goaltender Carter Hutton to back-up two-time Vezina Trophy finalist Pekka Rinne next season.Hutton, 27, has spent the past four seasons bouncing around AHL teams and even had a stint with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL...

Get your Twilight jokes ready as Preds ink Matt Cullen

Prev1 of 1NextAccording to Daniel Friedman of WFAN/CBS Sports New York, the Nashville Predators have signed free agent center Matt Cullen.Cullen is a seven-time 40+ point scorer and even had two seasons with 39-points (missed action in both those seasons). In addition, he’s just a two-time 20-goal scorer during his 15-year career. His 27 points last season for the Minnesota Wild...

Drama over Ovechkin's All-Star nods

Alex Ovechkin is so good, he's an All-Star at a position he doesn't even play. That is apparently the conclusion of the NHL media after selecting Ovechkin on Wednesday to the All-Star first team at right wing, where he played all 44 games this season, and to the second team at left wing, where he played just four. That's right. The Washington Capitals star, a left-winger...

Predators sign goaltender Carter Hutton to a one-year contract

From the Nashville Predators PR department: “Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed goaltender Carter Hutton to a one-year, two-way contract worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level. Hutton, 27 (12/19/85), appeared in one game for the 2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks...

Predators sign Stalberg, Hendricks to four-year deals

The Nashville Predators have bolstered their forward group with two signings on the first day of free agency. They’ve inked C Matt Hendricks, formerly of the Washington Capitals, and LW Viktor Stalberg, fresh off a Stanley Cup championship with the Chicago Blackhawks, to four-year deals. Hendricks, 32, will come in as a checking-line center for the Predators. He was third on Washington...

Nashville adds five to the roster, were they the right moves?

For the Predators, something they’ve sorely lacked recently is grit and depth. That may not be the scenario any longer. Nashville locked up five free agents on the first day of the NHL’s Free Agency period today, signing Viktor Stalberg, Matt Cullen, Matt Hendricks, Eric Nystrom, and Carter Hutton. Nashville needed a boost after the losses of both Martin Erat and Sergei Kostitsyn...

Nystrom signs with Nashville, marks fifth free agent signing of the day

Nashville added another piece to the puzzle as well, signing veteran Eric Nystrom to a 4 year, $10 million deal, marking the fifth player the Predators have picked up in the first day of free agency. Nystrom, 30, scored 11 points last season for the Dallas Stars and has 83 points in 408 career games in the NHL. Nystrom is another depth forward, but is great on the ice during the...

Trotz: “If you’re the visiting team, it will be harder to come in here.”

Hours after making five signings, General Manager David Poile and head coach Barry Trotz held a press conference at Bridgestone Arena to discuss the latest moves. Said Poile: “We have never been this active on the first day of free agency, signing five players.” Poile on his offseason goals:  In my game plan, I set the following objectives. First was to re-sign Patric...

Mike Ribeiro Headed To Phoenix

“@DarrenDreger: Ribeiro to Phx is done.” — Stéphanie (@StephBourgie) July 5, 2013 added 12:43pm, 4 year / 22 M$ for Mike Ribeiro with Coyotes. #JA2013 — Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) July 5, 2013 Ribeiro's salary by year with PHX: $4.5M, $5.5M, $6M and $6M. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013

David Kolomatis Signs With Washington Capitals by   Steven Ellis

The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman David Kolomatis to a one-year, two-way contract. Kolomatis was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the 5th round (126th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. He recorded 28 points and 18 penalty minutes in 46 games last season with the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League. The season before Kolomatis skated in 58 games...

Preds add grit, sandpaper in free agency

With the signings of Matt Hendricks and Eric Nystrom, the Predators added the grit and sandpaper they wanted...
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