Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 2/22/12
Photo Credit: Yahoo Sports I realize that this has been beaten to death, and most Predators fans have taken a firm “Enough already, I’ll believe it when I see it,”  but a recent interview with SovExpress may contain a few pearls of optimism, depending on how willing you are to interpret subtext. While the topic may be a source of frustration for many, there’s a reason it doesn’t seem to want to go away.  Alexander Radulov is easily the most dynamic, offensively-gifted forward that the Predators have ever drafted.  He scored 26 goals in his first full season with the Preds, and went on to be Nashville’s best forward in their first round matchup with the San Jose Sharks(despite names such as Kariya and Forsberg being on that same roster.) It’s no secret that consistent, reliable, high-end scoring is the Achilles heel of the Nashville Predators. So when stories surface with quotes from Radulov himself that seem to suggest that a long-awaited return is closer than ever, we can’t help b...
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