Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 4/4/13
Photo Credit: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images Trade deadline 2013 was a day of shock and jubilation for most Nashville Predators fans. First and foremost, the tumultuous and medicore Scott Hannan era drew to a close.  Hannan was jettisoned off to San Jose, and get this: they gave us a draft pick for him!  Can you believe it? Riding that high alone, social media seemed to be of the consensus that while seeing the Blue Jackets and Wild celebrate with their shiny new toys may have plucked the strings of envy a bit, standing mostly pat was the right move for the Predators.  Going into the day, most believed that at most, there may have been a Jan Hlavac\Shane Hnidy tweak. So when a buzz began to build in the hour after the deadline passed that the Washington Capitals were still working on completing a deal, and that it potentially involved the Predators, it was met with a healthy measure of shock.  The expected “WEBER FOR OVECHKIN?!” and “KOSTITSYN FOR WARD?!” conjecture was rampant, but the
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