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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 bit of the -- not hard work -- but hardness, Poile said. We lost a little bit along the way. We got it back today.Two of the forwards -- 27-year-old right wing Viktor Stalberg, formerly of Stanley Cup champion Chicago, and 36-year-old center Matt Cullen, late of Minnesota -- were brought in to provide offense. The other two, left wingcenter Matt Hendricks, who played his last three seasons with Washington, and right wing Eric Nystrom, most recently with Dallas, were brought in for grit, character and toughness.Not only do the Predators hope that Nystrom and Hendricks can help to bring back a physical s...
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From the Nashville Predators PR Department, below is a look at the players coming in to development camp next week:
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...
Prev1 of 1NextThe Nashville Predators have announced their 2013 Development Camp roster.FORWARDSHtWtPlace of Birth Date2012-13 TeamPontus Aberg5-11193Stockholm, SWE9/23/93Djurgarden (Sweden-2)Chase Balisy5-11174Fullerton, CA2/2/92Western Michigan (CCHA)Zach Budish6-3219Edina, MN5/9/91U. of Minnesota (WCHA)/Milwaukee (AHL)Filip Forsberg6-1188Ostervala, SWE8/14/94Leksand (Sweden-2...
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...
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...
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...
ORLANDO The Arizona Rattlers posted their highest point total of the season and improved to an Arena Football League-best 13-2 with an 84-56 rout of the Orlando Predators on Saturday night at the Amway Center.
Rattlers quarterback Nick Davila went 23 for 31 for 411 yards with nine touchdowns and one interception in the blowout win. Wideout Tysson Poots hauled in nine catches for...
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...
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...
The Nashville Predators have signed free-agent forward Viktor Stalberg to a four-year, $12 million contract in an attempt to boost an anemic offense.
Stalberg will make $2.5 million in 2013-14 and $3.5 million each in 2015-16 and 2016-17 under terms of the deal announced Friday in a team release.
The 27-year-old Stalberg had nine goals and 14 assists in 47 games for the Stanley...
The Nashville Predators made a surprising move in signing goaltender Carter Hutton to a one-year, two-way deal worth $550,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the AHL level. Hutton is expected to back-up star goaltender Pekka Rinne next year.
Hutton has played in only one NHL game so far, losing by giving up three goals with the Chicago Blackhawks last season. Most of the 2012...
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...
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...
The Nashville Predators have found their depth center who can play on the second or third line next season, Matt Cullen. He has agreed to terms with the Predators on a two-year, $7 million contract, according TSN's Aaron Ward.
On November 2, Cullen will turn 37 years of age. One thing he will bring into the locker room is a veteran presence. Next season will be his 17th...
General Manager David Poile has made his first signing for the offseason, one guy they have apparently been targeting for the past week. According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Nashville Predators have signed Viktor Stalberg to a four-year contract worth $12 million; $3 million annually.
Adding Stalberg is a major plus for the organization after losing out on star forwards...