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Jim Diamond (@diamondhockey) – Nashville Predators Examiner on the Thom Abraham Show Predators plan to reduce Rinne’s regular season workload http://www.hockeynightinnashville.com/2012/08/predators-plan-to-reduce-rinnes-regular.html One month out: The NHL labor talks and how the Preds may benefit http://nashvillepost.com/news/2012/8/15/one_month_out_the_latest_on_the_nhl_labor_talks_and_how_t...

Press release: Predators sign defenseman Scott Hannan to one-year deal

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year, $1 million contract. Hannan, 33 (1/23/79), has amassed 197 points (33g-164a) and 522 penalty minutes in 908 regular-season games and 15 points (1g-14a) and 89 penalty minutes in 82 playoff games with San Jose, Colorado, Washington...

Poile breaks down the organization’s goaltending depth…

Seemingly lost in all of the Ryan Suter and Shea Weber news this summer was the revolving carousel that was the Nashville Predators depth chart in goal.When you have a back-to-back Vezina Trophy nominee like Pekka Rinne on your hockey club, it’s pretty obvious, he will be in the crease when the 2012-13 season starts (hopefully on Friday, October 12 in Detroit). But what about...

Let’s all feel special: Suter’s agent buys more Wild season-ticket packages

From the Pioneer Press’s Charley Walters, here are two lovely Zach Parise and Ryan Suter-related tidbits: Local attorney Neil Sheehy, who represents new Wild defenseman Ryan Suter, has owned two Wild season tickets. But with the addition this summer of Suter and fellow free agent Zach Parise, Sheehy bought eight more season tickets. “The Wild have made a commitment to having...

Details announced for Monday's Predators Skate of the Union

NASHVILLE PREDATORS SKATE OF THE UNION TOWN HALL MEETING SET FOR MONDAY, AUGUST 20-Event highlighted by autograph session, open skate and Town Hall meeting-WHAT: Nashville Predators’ Skate of the Union Town Hall Meeting·Event highlighted by player autographs, open skate, select a seat/open house, Pro Shop deals, an auction item fire sale, Smashville Rewards demo, Smash Hit Karaoke...

Predators get Bouillon replacement, steady leadership in Scott Hannan…

Remember that one time the Nashville Predators chose to let Francis Bouillon walk?Meet his replacement.General Manager David Poile and the Nashville Predators have announced that they’ve signed veteran defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year, $1 million contract.The Richmond, British Columbia, native was a first round pick of the San Jose Sharks back in 1997, went onto play in Northern...

Press Release: Town Hall Meeting details

Today, the Predators announced their plans for the annual Skate of the Union Town Hall Meeting, which will take place this Monday...

PRESS RELEASE: Skate of the Union Town Hall Meeting Details

Via the Nashville Predators: “The following is a press release from the Predators… WHAT: Nashville Predators’ Skate of the Union Town Hall Meeting · Event highlighted by player autographs, open skate, select a seat/open house, Pro Shop deals, an auction item fire sale, Smashville Rewards demo, Smash Hit Karaoke and Town Hall meeting. WHO: Nashville Predators players, executives...

PRESS RELEASE: Town Hall Meeting date set!

The Nashville Predators' Skate of the Union Town Hall Meeting's date is set for Monday, August 20 from 4 PM - 8 PM. Included in this event is player autographs, open skate and much more. Read the press release after the jump from the Nashville Predators after the jump. WHAT: Nashville Predators’ Skate of the Union Town Hall Meeting• Event highlighted by player autographs...

Heatley Takes Former Agent To Court

From Dawn Walton of the Globe and Mail, The man who helped troubled hockey player Dany Heatley rebuild his career after a devastating car crash is at the centre of an $11-million lawsuit filed in an Alberta court by the NHL star. Heatley, a left winger with the Minnesota Wild, alleges that his former agent and business adviser, Stacey McAlpine, as well as McAlpine’s parents, Gerald...

Scott Hannan Joins the Nashville Predators

Just when you though Poile might be done with signing for this summer, defender Scott Hannan has inks a 1 year, one million dollar contract with the Predators.Hannan, at 33, dressed for 72 games with the Calgary Flames last year contributing with two goals and 10 assists and a -10 rating. He is a hard working defensemen who will blend well into the Preds system, but it might be interesting...

Scott Hannan Signs With Nashville

Nashville, Tenn. (August 17, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year, $1 million contract. Hannan, 33 (1/23/79), has amassed 197 points (33g-164a) and 522 penalty minutes in 908 regular-season games and 15 points (1g-14a) and 89 penalty minutes in 82 playoff...

What if a Lock-Out Happens? A Hard-Core Fan Perspective

Back in 2004, I was attending MTSU and finishing up my summer studies when a good friend of mine invited me to attend the draft party at Gillian’s for the Nashville Predators. I got to meet Adam Hall and Coach Peterson and it was a great day had by all, including the Predators acknowledging the draft party on live T.V. and then picking up the now enigmatic Russian Alexander Radulov...

BREAKING NEWS: Preds Sign Scott Hannan To a 1-Year Contract

Photo Credit: Mike Ridewood, Getty Images This morning I tweeted out news that Jon Blum was close to re-signing with the Nashville Predators, a 1 year/1-way contract. However news JUST broke that Nashville signed veteran defenseman Scott Hannan to a 1 year/$1mil contract. With Hannan (and possibly Blum as well), the defense corp will look like this: Weber Josi Klein Hannan Gill...
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