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The Nashville Predators have kicked off NHL Trade Deadline Day with a signing, not a trade.
Renaud Lavoie of RDS is reporting that the Preds have signed 2009 second round pick Zach Budish.
Budish, 21, just finished his red shirt junior season at the University of Minnesota and decided to leave school early to turn pro.
Can you blame him? He has an unfortunate injury history that is undeniable and, if his dream is to play in the NHL, the sooner he turns pro, the better. In 2008-09, he missed his entire senior season after suffering a torn ACL while playing for his high school’s football team. Then, in 2010-11, he was involved in a moped accident that shelved him for the majority of his sophomore season with the Golden Gophers.
The Edina, Minnesota, native is a mountain of a man. At 6’3″, 215 pounds, Budish is projected as a power forward in the pro game and will get his feet wet right away as he’s expected to join the Milwaukee Admirals for their stretch run.
There’s a lot to be exci...
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A year ago when the NHL's trade deadline passed, Nashville Predators general manager David Poile was treated like a triumphant hero, the winner of the league's annual sweepstakes.
He acquired forwards Andrei Kostitsyn and Paul Gaustad. Earlier, he had traded for defenseman Hal Gill and persuaded forward Alex Radulov to return from Russia.
This year, while Poile felt he...
Back on Tuesday night, a rather unlucky Nashville Predators fan got caught picking his nose during the Predators tussle with the Colorado Avalanche.
To make the moment even worse, there was a graphic at the bottom of the screen for the "Bridgestone Performance Moment" and clearly, this nose-picking was an impressive performance:
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Today the Predators dealt defenseman Scott Hannan to the Sharks in exchange for a draft pick...
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Chris Mueller was recalled to play with the Nashville Predators Tuesday afternoon, prior to their match against the Colorado Avalanche at Bridgestone Arena. This movement was made because of an upper body injury suffered Monday night to Gabriel Bourque.
Bourque left the game at the end of the first period and didn't return. The cause of the injury is uncertain, but is believed...
According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Nashville Predators have traded defenseman Scott Hannan to the San Jose Sharks for a conditional 6th or 7th round pick.
Hannan, 34, was a first round pick for the Sharks back in 1997.
San Jose appears to be going through a bit of nostalgia. They brought back Brad Stuart, their first round pick in 1998, last summer for the final year(s) of his...
For the second night in a row, the Nashville Predators found themselves trailing in the third period. For the second night in a row, the Predators found a way to(More here)…
After a couple hours of waiting on pins and needles for an announcement, the Nashville Predators and Washington Capitals completed a trade before clock struck 2:00pm CT. Martin Erat and Michael Latta have been traded to the Capitals in exchange for Filip Forsberg.
Filip Forsberg was a top prospect entering the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, but dropped to 11th overall, where the Capitals...
Nashville sends Hannan to San Jose for a conditional 6\7th round pick. #tradecentre
— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) April 3, 2013
#SJSharks conditional deal for Hannan: NSH gets 7th round pick, but if he sees action in a playoff game, that moves up to 6th.
— David Pollak (@PollakOnSharks) April 3, 2013
The Minnesota Golden Gophers have made a big splash in hiring Richard Pitino to replace Tubby Smith at their next basketball coach.
If the Nashville Predators want to return to the playoffs, they probably can't afford to lose too many more times to the lowly Colorado Avalanche.
The Predators have already dropped the first two meetings, but have to like their chances Tuesday night as they try to extend the Avalanche's road losing streak to 13 games.
Nashville (14-14-8) is in 11th place in the Western...
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For two games in a row, Nashville has found themselves behind the proverbial eight-ball in the third period. For two games in a row, Nashville has dug out of the hole they built and found a way to string points together. This time, though, with a more positive outcome.
After tying the game on a review-standing powerplay goal by Patric Hörnqvist...
In a somewhat partial attempt to create deadline excitement, the Nashville Predators have traded defenseman Scott Hannan to the San Jose Sharks in return for a conditional 7th round pick. In 78 games with Calgary last season, Hannan had 2 goals and 10 helpers. He was a -10 and spent 38 minutes in the penalty box. [...]