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Nashville Predators season ticket holders received an email from the team regarding the lockout and its effect on the 2012-13 season.Dear STH,Below please find a letter from Predators CEO Jeff Cogen and President Sean Henry in regards to the expired Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL and NHLPA. We hope for a quick resolution and look forward to having the Predators back on the ice as soon as possible. We truly value your commitment to the Predators and your role in our growth; that support has catapulted the Predators to the ranking of 14 out of 122 professional sports franchises in ESPN the Magazine’s annual Ultimate Standings list. We thank you for your continued support through this negotiation. To that end, we will not process any outstanding payments nor will you receive any future billings until a new partnership is reached. I am happy to answer any questions you may have and will keep you informed regarding any CBA developments. I will also keep you updated on ex...
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With less than six hours remaining before the NHL owners are expected to lockout the players, the Nashville Predators announced that they have signed forward Craig Smith to a two year contract extension.This season will be the final year of Smith's entry level contract that will pay him $900,000 this year. Here is the full release from the Predators...NASHVILLE PREDATORS SIGN...
Less than twelve hours before NHL owners plan to lock out the players, the Nashville Predators signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a cap friendly five-year, $14.5 million contract that solidifies another piece of the Preds' blueline for the next six seasons.Klein is entering the final year of a three year contract that has paid him $1.35 million a year and the new deal will run...
In the final hours of the NHL’s now expired collective bargaining agreement, the Nashville Predators were able to sign Gabriel Bourque, Craig Smith and Kevin Klein to contract extensions. While Bourque and Smith are perceived to be key parts of the franchise’s offense moving forward, Klein has been, and will continue to be, a key component on the blue line.
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We thought the Nashville Predators were finished getting their house in order before the NHL locks out it’s players at midnight Eastern tonight.We were wrong.Just two days after re-signing restricted free agent Jon Blum and a day after extending forward Gabriel Bourque for two more years, General Manager David Poile and the Predators announced that they’ve locked up blueliner...
Pekka Rinne reiterates he plans to stay in Nashville for the time being. Plus, Roman Josi addresses the possibility of playing in Europe during the lockout...
Craig Smith is next on the Predators’ list of contracts resolved pre-lockout:Nashville, Tenn. (September 15, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed forward Craig Smith to a two-year, $4 million contract that will pay him $2 million in both 2013-14 and 2014-15.Smith, 23 (9/5/89), tied for...
Kevin Klein talks about his new contract that will keep him in Nashville through the 2017-18 season...
The Nashville Predators announced their second signing on Saturday with Craig Smith signing a two-year, $4 million contract extension. With Smith's contract set to expire next offseason, this deal will lock him up until the 2014-15 season. In the two year extension, Smith will receive $2 million each season.
Here is the press release sent out by the Nashville Predators.
Nashville Scene columnist J.R. Lind said it perfectly on Twitter yesterday morning.just a reminder that nothing, ya know, has actually been cancelled yet— J.R. Lind (@jrlind) September 16, 2012Emotion get you fired up that the National Hockey League and it’s owners think a lockout is even an option. Especially when just a few short years ago a lockout forced the loss of an entire...
The Nashville Predators announced Saturday afternoon that they have re-signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a 5 year, $14.5 million contract extension. Klein has one year remaining on his current contract. Starting in the 2013-14 season, his newest contract will go into effect.Read the press release and thoughts after the jump.
Here is the press release sent out by the Nashville...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville Predators signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a five-year, 14.5 million contract Saturday.
The 27-year-old Klein had four goals and 17 assists in 66 regular-season games last season, and added two goals and two assists in 10 playoff games. In 309 career games, he has 12 goals and 53 assists.
Today, the Predators announced D Kevin Klein has been signed to a 5-year, $14.5 million extension...
From the Nashville Predators:
“Nashville, Tenn. (September 15, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a five-year, $14.5 million contract that will pay him $3 million in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16, and $2.75 million in 2016-17 and 2017-18.
“My family and I love...
Today, the Predators announced C Craig Smith has received a 2-year, $4 million extension...
The Nashville Predators organization emailed a statement to all season ticket holders regarding the lockout. Read it after the jump.
As of today, the NHL and NHLPA have been unable to reach terms on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”). The NHL season will not commence until the parties agree upon a successor CBA. The National Hockey...