Originally posted on The Predatorial  |  Last updated 6/19/12
Photo by: Rob Grabowski, US Presswire It is a slow plodding course that GM David Poile and soon to be UFA Ryan Suter have been navigating for the past year. Neither side seems to be flinching and the Draft is getting closer and closer by the day. Poile has already made a deft move by sending goalie Anders Lindback, Kyle Wilson and a 7th round pick to the Tampa Bay Lightning for two 2nd round picks and a 3rd in next year’s draft. Added to this was the UFA Sebastien Caron, a goalie that could compete for the back-up job behind Pekka Rinne. One of the key pieces, however, in Poile’s ability to throw the kind of money and contract to keep Ryan Suter is more than likely living out the famous (or infamous) Beatles song that sounds like a Beach Boys cut. Having Radulov here gave the Predators an elite level scorer at a fraction of the cost, but the prodigal son has yet again turned tail and run off to re-join the KHL. Poile is at fault as much as anybody for tipping his hand and announci...
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