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On post-Trade Deadline day, the Nashville Predators have elected to call up defenseman Ryan Ellis and forward Chris Mueller from Milwaukee prior to puck drop against the Columbus Blue Jackets. In the press release, the Predators made it known that this move was "under emergency conditions".
Mueller was on four flights between Milwaukee and Nashville yesterday. Tough for a player trying to earn a spot on the NHL squad to go through all that mental and physical stress, but Mueller will have to battle through that.
Ellis hasn't played with the Preds since March 21 against the Calgary Flames. This season, the 22 year old has participated on 31 games, but was squeezed out of the lineup due to the return of Hal Gill and the solid play from Jonathon Blum and Victor Bartley.
Mueller will most likely be in the lineup to help in the faceoff dot, but Ellis will probably be a healthy scratch. Puck drops at 7:00pm CT.
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A Nashville Predators fan was caught on camera picking his nose and eating it during Tuesday night's game against the Colorado Avalanche. Making matters even worse, FOX Sports had the "Bridgestone Performance Moment" graphic on the screen at the time.
This begs the question: How does he live this one down?
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A year ago when the NHL's trade deadline passed, Nashville Predators general manager David Poile was treated like a triumphant hero, the winner of the league's annual sweepstakes.
He acquired forwards Andrei Kostitsyn and Paul Gaustad. Earlier, he had traded for defenseman Hal Gill and persuaded forward Alex Radulov to return from Russia.
This year, while Poile felt he...
A Nashville Predators fan was caught picking his nose and eating his boogers during their 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.
This fan needs to take a lesson in nose picking 101 from this guy. Rule No. 1: don’t eat your boogers. Rule No. 2: ALWAYS give a wink after getting caught picking your nose on National television — it makes it cool.
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The Nashville Predators 3-1 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets left goaltender Pekka Rinne at a loss for words. “It was a tough game to lose,” he said. Rinne made(More here)…
The Washington Capitals have acquired right wing Martin Erat and minor leaguer Michael Latta from the Nashville Predators for 2012 first-round draft pick Filip Forsberg.
Erat leads the Predators with 17 assists and is tied for the first on the club with 21 points this season. He's played all 723 of his NHL games with Nashville, and ranks second in team history with 163 goals...
Per multiple sources, Hannan has officially been traded to the San Jose Sharks. Nashville, in return, will acquire a conditional 6th/7th round draft selection from San Jose in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Nashville sends Hannan to San Jose for a conditional 67th round pick. #tradecentre
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) April 3, 2013
And per David Pollak..
#SJSharks conditional deal...
After a couple hours of waiting on pins and needles for an announcement, the Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals completed a trade before clock struck 2:00pm CT. Martin Erat and Michael Latta have been traded to the Capitals in exchange for Filip Forsberg.
Filip Forsberg was a top prospect entering the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but dropped to 11th overall, where the Capitals...
The Nashville Predators have signed Zach Budish to an entry level contract. Nashville’s second pick (41st overall) in the 2009 Entry Draft, Budish has spent the past few seasons in the NCAA. In 40 games with the Gophers this season, Budish had 14 goals and 22 assists for 36 points on the season, the best numbers [...]
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Trade deadline 2013 was a day of shock and jubilation for most Nashville Predators fans.
First and foremost, the tumultuous and medicore Scott Hannan era drew to a close. Hannan was jettisoned off to San Jose, and get this: they gave us a draft pick for him! Can you believe it?
Riding that high alone, social media seemed to be of the...
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The Nashville Predators have traded defenseman Scott Hannan to the San Jose Sharks for a conditional 7th round pick. Hannan will return to the team where he started his career with and played for from the 1998-99 season through 2006-07.
Hannan is 34 and signed a one year deal during the summer. However, because of his lack of play...
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The Nashville Predators started the post-Martin Erat era with a 3-1 loss to Central Division rival Columbus Blue Jackets. This win snapped allowed Columbus to record their first regulation win at Bridgestone Arena since 2006.
It was quite the goaltending dual as Pekka Rinne and Sergei Bobrovsky were trying to one up each...
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Zach Budish signed a two year, two way deal with the Nashville Predators Wednesday worth $575,000 average, according to Renud Lavoie of RDS on Twitter.
This past season, Budish played for the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers, where he was captain of the squad. In his fourth year on the collegiate team, he played in 40 games posting...
After missing the last game against the Blue Jackets due to illness, Victor Bartley will return to the lineup at maybe the best time possible; before a home and home with the Western Conference's best team in the league Chicago Blackhawks.
With Bartley returning, the Predators no longer need the services of defenseman Ryan Ellis and have reassigned him to Milwaukee.