Originally written on Section 303  |  Last updated 3/28/15
In a stunner, the Nashville Predators announced this afternoon that center Mike Fisher is on the shelf for four to six weeks with a ruptured Achilles. GM David Poile comments on Mike Fisher’s injury. Read more -> http://t.co/qFXm3MkVsI — Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) July 7, 2014 General Manager David Poile made no secret at the 2014 NHL Draft that the team was looking for a top line center. They recently signed 35-year old veteran pivot Olli Jokinen to help with depth at the position but this news really puts Nashville in a pickle. At his age, Jokinen is not a top line center and if the rumors are true about their interest in Philadelphia’s Vincent Lecavalier, the Flyers know they have a need now — not just a want — and that will only drive the price up. The Hockey News‘ Matt Larkin threw out an interesting possibility. Mike Fisher out 4-6 months. At least the Preds can really turn Calle Jarnkrok loose now. — Matt Larkin (@THNMattLarkin) July 7, 2014 Calle Jarnkrok was alm...
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