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Predators sign Bourque as the clock winds down

With the probable lockout looming just hours away, the Nashville Predators signed Gabriel Bourque to a new two-year deal that will start at in the 2013-14 season after his entry level deal expires this season.Interestingly, there is no mention of it being a two-way deal so the Preds appear confident that he will be in Smashville for good after the coming season. Here is the full...

Gabriel Bourque signs two-year contract extension with Nashville…

The Nashville Predators have been busy lately. And for good reason. Starting Saturday at 10:59pm Central, the teams and their players won’t be able to have discussions of any kind, let alone contract negotiations.So they’re taking care of that now.Defenseman Jon Blum signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Predators yesterday, 2012 second round pick Colton Sissons inked a three...

Predators sign Kevin Klein to five-year extension

Less than twelve hours before NHL owners plan to lock out the players, the Nashville Predators signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a cap friendly five-year, $14.5 million contract that solidifies another piece of the Preds' blueline for the next six seasons.Klein is entering the final year of a three year contract that has paid him $1.35 million a year and the new deal will run...

Money not ‘the big point’ for Klein in getting contract extension done

In the final hours of the NHL’s now expired collective bargaining agreement, the Nashville Predators were able to sign Gabriel Bourque, Craig Smith and Kevin Klein to contract extensions. While Bourque and Smith are perceived to be key parts of the franchise’s offense moving forward, Klein has been, and will continue to be, a key component on the blue line. At a players skate...

Klein excited to stay in Nashville long term

Kevin Klein talks about his new contract that will keep him in Nashville through the 2017-18 season...

Preds not done getting house in order, extend Kevin Klein for five years…

We thought the Nashville Predators were finished getting their house in order before the NHL locks out it’s players at midnight Eastern tonight.We were wrong.Just two days after re-signing restricted free agent Jon Blum and a day after extending forward Gabriel Bourque for two more years, General Manager David Poile and the Predators announced that they’ve locked up blueliner...

Press Release: Klein signed to 5-year extension

Today, the Predators announced D Kevin Klein has been signed to a 5-year, $14.5 million extension...

Predators sign Klein to 5-year contract

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Nashville Predators signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a five-year, 14.5 million contract Saturday. The 27-year-old Klein had four goals and 17 assists in 66 regular-season games last season, and added two goals and two assists in 10 playoff games. In 309 career games, he has 12 goals and 53 assists.

Preds sign Klein to a 5 year, $14.5 million extension

The Nashville Predators announced Saturday afternoon that they have re-signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a 5 year, $14.5 million contract extension. Klein has one year remaining on his current contract. Starting in the 2013-14 season, his newest contract will go into effect.Read the press release and thoughts after the jump. Here is the press release sent out by the Nashville...

Nashville Re-Signs Up-and-Coming Bourque

The Nashville Predators followed up Thursday's signings of Jonathon Blum and Colton Sissons by re-signing 21 year-old forward Gabriel Bourque. Bourque had statistically the best postseason performance by a rookie for the Predators last season. The deal is two years worth $1.55 million over the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 seasons. He will play out the remainder of his entry-level...

Press release: Defenseman Klein signs 5-year contract extension with Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (September 15, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a five-year, $14.5 million contract that will pay him $3 million in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16, and $2.75 million in 2016-17 and 2017-18. “My family and I love Nashville; the fans, my teammates...

PRESS RELEASE: Nashville Predators Sign Klein to a 5-Year Contract

From the Nashville Predators: “Nashville, Tenn. (September 15, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Kevin Klein to a five-year, $14.5 million contract that will pay him $3 million in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16, and $2.75 million in 2016-17 and 2017-18. “My family and I love...

Kevin Klein Signs Extension With Nashville

We interrupt your college football Saturday to announce #Preds sign Kevin Klein to a 5-year, $14.5 million extension bit.ly/OwMscN — KWilsonPreds (@KWilsonPreds) September 15, 2012

With lockout looming, Predators officially assign 22 to Milwaukee…

They re-signed Jon Blum yesterday, they extended Gabriel Bourque today and now the Nashville Predators have taken care of what is thought to be their final loose end before the lockout begins on Saturday night. They’ve sent 22 players to their AHL affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals.The following players have been assigned to start training camp with the Admirals:Taylor Aronson ...

Weekend Roundup and my thoughts on the NHL Lockout

Photo Credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images As the CBA drew near to its expiration late last week, a flurry of signings around the league came through the home office pipelines and antiquated fax machines as teams tried to re-sign players under the current rules of the now-expired CBA before it was to expire at 11:59pm ET this past Saturday night. Included in those multitude of signings...
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