Originally written on Section 303  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Nashville-predators
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 California for eight seasons before signing with the Colorado Avalanche in 2007. Thanks to recent stints in both Calgary and Washington, when he suits up for the Predators in October, he’ll be donning his fourth NHL jersey in 22 months.Hannan, 33, is cut from the same cloth style-wise as Bouillon but is a younger and sturdier version. Bouillon, over the past couple seasons, battled concussion and injury issues making him a contract liability at 36 years old. Hannan has never missed more than seven games in any one season since becoming an NHL regular in 2000-01.His stats won’t blow you away (197 career ...
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