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Nashville, Tenn. (October 12, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that forward Zack Stortini has cleared waivers and been assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).
Stortini, 26 (9/11/85), made his Predators debut in Saturday night’s 4-2 victory at St. Louis, logging 4:53 and recording seven penalty minutes.
The Nashville Predators kick off their home season this Thursday, Oct. 13 when they take on the Phoenix Coyotes (7 p.m. on SportSouth – Comcast channel 284 HD, 102.5 The Game) at Bridgestone Arena. The fun begins at 4 p.m. when all Nashville Predators players, coaches and broadcasters walk the gold carpet with select season ticketholders. After the carpet walk, a plaza party begins will take place up until game time. All those in attendance at Thursday’s game will receive a free opening night t-shirt courtesy of Nissan.
Limited tickets for Thursday night are still available and can be purchased by visiting nashvillepredators.com, ticketmaster.com or by calling 615-770-PUCK (7825). Looking to win tickets? Be on the lookout for some exciting Smashville activities throughout the week via Preds social media (facebook.com/nashvillepredators and Twitter @PredsNHL).
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Tonight is one of those times.
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In front of a...
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Phoenix Coyotes 0-1-1
Nashville Predators 2-0-0
The Nashville Predators play their home opener Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena when they host the Phoenix Coyotes. Nashville is undefeated, winning both of their road games last weekend against divisional rivals Columbus and St. Louis.
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It is that time of year. The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are just beginning to change and the puck is about to drop on another NHL season. October is not only opening month; it is also when the NHL takes the opportunity to support cancer research with the Hockey Fights Cancer program and we NEED your help.
This year the Nashville Adult Hockey League (NAHL) is teaming...
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McGratton spent last season between Providence and Syracuse of the American Hockey League.
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