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The biggest story on the opening day of NHL free agency was the decision of Senators captain Daniel Aldredsson to jilt the organization with which he had played his first 17 seasons.
After he signed with the Red Wings, Alfredsson said he did so because he thought Detroit provided him with the best chance of winning the Stanley Cup.
Alfredsson's message, apparently, was no less strident in private recently when he played a round of golf with one of the newest Predators, Viktor Stalberg, a fellow Swede who, in his fourth NHL season, had just come off winning the Cup as a member of the Blackhawks.
"It's so hard to grasp that you won it," Stalberg said from Sweden in a conference call with media members. "It's just one of those things guys work so long in their career for and some guys never get the opportunity. I feel very fortunate to be part of a good team at the right time when we won it. It was a great ride, just seeing what the Cup did for Chicago and...
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Viktor Stalberg never got the chance to be a primary option in Chicago, but he will likely get that opportunity in Nashville...
Monday morning, new Nashville Predator Viktor Stalberg talked with the media all the way from his home country in Sweden. Friday, Stalberg signed a four-year deal worth $12 million as an unrestricted free agent. Stalberg sounded eager to play under head coach Barry Trotz as a top six forward.
Stalberg on joining the Predators: "I'm very excited about the opportunity...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Seth Jones knew all eyes were on him Tuesday morning during the first day of Nashville Predators development camp.
Oh sure, some 30 or so prospects hit the ice and will also go through various off-ice rigors this week at Centennial Sportsplex, but it was the new kid on the block who attracted the most attention.
After all, the franchise's recent first-round...
Prev1 of 1NextAt noon today, alongside General Manager David Poile, Head Coach Barry Trotz, Chief Amateur Scout Jeff Kealty, Assistant Coach Phil Housley and his father “Popeye,” first round pick Seth Jones signed a three-year entry-level deal.The fourth pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, as well as 20 other Predators’ prospects, are in town for Development Camp at Centennial SportsPlex...
On most nights in a Chicago Blackhawks' uniform, Viktor Stalberg would have been seen playing on the third or fourth line, totaling around fourteen minutes per night under head coach Joel Quenneville. That was to no fault of his own because of the extreme depth the Blackhawks possessed. Stalberg was on a team filled with superstars at the forward position like Marian Hossa, Patrick...
Prev1 of 1NextEvery year during Development Camp, we pick Nashville Predators players, coaches and personalities to be a part of our Three Minutes With… interview series. The summer of 2013 is no different and we’re bringing you a great lineup this year. In today’s edition, we sit down with Predators Chief Amateur Scout Jeff Kealty to get his take on a handful of prospects...
From the Nashville Predators PR Department:
“Nashville, Tenn. (July 10, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the Predators will open their seven-game 2013 preseason schedule with a doubleheader at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., on Monday, Sept. 16. Nashville and Florida also played a doubleheader...
Prev1 of 1Next In this episode of The 303:30, presented by Copeland Wealth Management, we recap the 2013 NHL Draft for you as we visit with Nashville Predators General Manager David Poile, new Predators Assistant Coach Phil Housley and the number four overall pick himself, Seth Jones.As a special bonus, we had a quick one-on-one chat with NHL pioneer Willie O’Ree at the draft...
Seth Jones, Nashville Predators' first overall draft pick, was signed to a three-year entry-level deal worth $925,000 per season. "It is a big moment for us, him, his family and we're very proud to have him with us," said GM David Poile.
This week, Jones arrived in Nashville to partake in development camp. Poile wasted no time in signing the 18-year old defenseman...
NASHVILLE (July 10, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Seth Jones, the fourth overall selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract. The base salary of the contract is $925,000, with maximum rookie contract signing bonuses giving him a salary cap...
Prev1 of 1NextThe Nashville Predators have announced their 2013-14 preseason slate. A double-header against the Florida Panthers and a tilt against the Tampa Bay Lighting in Florida before heading home to Bridgestone Arena to play two games against the New York Islanders and Lightning, respectively.On Wednesday, September 25, they’ll travel to play the Washington Capitals before...
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From the Nashville Predators PR Department:
“Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Seth Jones, the fourth overall selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract. The base salary of the contract is $925,000, with maximum rookie contract...
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The Nashville Predators came to terms with their 2013 first round draft pick, Seth Jones on Wednesday. The deal is the usual three-year entry level deal worth $925,000 of base salary resulting in a $3.225 million cap hit.
Here is the full release from the team:
NASHVILLE (July 10, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey...
Starting on Sept. 19, the Predators will play seven preseason games prior to the 2013-14 regular season...