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PLAYERS: Hal Gill
TEAMS: Nashville Predators
Yesterday, Hal Gill signed a two-year, $4 million deal to stay in Nashville. Here’s why it was important to keep him around...
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Hal Gill re-ups with Predators…

TSN’s Ryan Rishaug is reporting that the Nashville Predators have re-signed defenseman Hal Gill.The reported deal is a two-year contract worth $4 million.The Concord, Massachusetts native is the only Predator with a Stanley Cup ring and provides tons of leadership on and off the ice. Gill not only kills penalties and provides stay-at-home security on the blueline but he embraced...

Veteran defenseman Hal Gill signs with Preds

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Veteran defenseman Hal Gill has signed a two-year, 4 million contract with the Nashville Predators. The 37-year-old Gill was acquired by the Predators from Montreal in February and suited up for 23 regular season games and five in the playoffs. Gill has played in 1,070 regular season games since 1997-98 and had 36 goals and 148 assists. He's also played...

Gill Signs, What About Suter?

In late May, Dave Stubbs of Hockey Inside/Out posted a Q & A with Hal Gill.  One of the questions… Are you expecting to talk contract with the Predators before the July 1 UFA period kicks in? I think we’ll talk more coming up, I’d like to hear what (Poile) has to say. Right now they’re thinking about (UFA defenceman Ryan) Suter. If they don’t get Suter, it’s going...

Preds re-sign Gill to two-year deal

Defenseman Hal Gill has re-signed with the Predators...

Why the Preds could be a major player tomorrow…

“Hopefully it will be a meaningful day to us and not to somebody else.”Those words were spoken by Nashville Predators General Manager David Poile back in May. He was referring to July 1 and the start of the free agency period in the National Hockey League.The salary cap for next season is set at $70.2 million, with the floor being $54.2 million. According to capgeek.com, the...

Casual Speculation: Jordin Tootoo, where will you go?

**I'm in no way have any inside knowledge at all. As seen on Fang Faction last week, Jordin Tootoo announced that he was not returning to the Nashville Predators next season. Rather, he will search the league with his agent for another possible suitor. But who? Tootoo was loved in Nashville by both the fans and the organization. However, this love is definitely not shared in...

Predators, Gaustad agree to four-year deal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville Predators and Paul Gaustad agreed to a four-year, 13 million deal Saturday, keeping the 6-foot-5 American center from becoming a free agent. The 30-year-old Gaustad joined the Predators in February in a deal that sent a first-round pick this year to Buffalo. The Sabres also received a fourth-round pick in 2013. Gaustad had seven goals and...

Predators announce road-heavy preseason schedule

The Nashville Predators released their preseason schedule for the upcoming 2012-13 campaign and it features only a pair of home games at Bridgestone Arena while they will play five games on the road.The Preds will play the St.Louis Blues on Tuesday, September 25 and the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, September 29 in Smashville, with both games starting at 7 p.m.Rookie camp will...

BREAKING NEWS: Predators lock-up Gaustad for 4 years

The Nashville Predators announced Saturday night that center, Paul Gaustad was re-signed to a four year deal worth $13 million. That is an average is $3,250,000 per year. Gaustad was given the money that he longed for and not only benefited himself, but also the organization to get closer to the cap floor.Read opinion and the press release after the jump. The signing of Hal Gill...

Preds re-sign Gaustad to four-year deal

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What If Nashville Signed Suter And Parise?

from Jeremy K Gover of Section 303, The prizes of this free agency class are defenseman Ryan Suter and forward Zach Parise. Some think it will take roughly $9 million to sign each player. Using that number, let’s take the best case scenario and say the Preds sign both (again, purely as an example). That’s a whopping $18 million tied up in just those two players. But guess who’s...

Ryan Suter Headed to Free Agency, AP Reports

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Preds' 2012 Free Agency Preview

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Christmas in July: The Predators “Realistic” Wish List

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images Hopefully Santa will be in the gift-giving mode early this year and bring the Predators some much needed pieces for a solid team this year. With the departure of Andrei Kostitsyn and Alexander Radulov with the looming departure of Jordin Tootoo and possibly Ryan Suter, it’ll be up to GM David Poile to fish out some winners in what many...

Gaustad Agrees To Terms With Nashville

via KWilsonPreds tweet, The #Preds have agreed to terms with Paul Gaustad on a 4-year, $13 million contract. More to follow tomorrow!
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