Found August 13, 2012 on The Hockey Guys:
Getty Images   By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) Earlier this week, in a twist of Chris Nolan-like proportions, it was discovered that Shea Weber and the Nashville Predators have yet to formalize their agreement in a contract (SPC). The Predators had previously matched the Flyers offer sheet of 14 years, $110 million on July 24. Over at Predators Insider, Josh Cooper of the Tennessean explained that Weber’s agent, Jarrett Bousquet of Titan Sports, is still negotiating with the Club on including a no-trade or no-movement clause as part of Weber’s gargantuan agreement. The next day, Dirk Hoag of the SB Nation blog “On the Forecheck” ran the story. Last night, Dustin Leed of The Hockey Guys caught wind of the article through Twitter. Now that Flyers fans have caught wind of this twist in events, they’re looking for answers. Nineteen days later, there is still no agreement. Why? And what, if anything, does this mean for the Flyers? I decided to scavenge the CBA for an answer. And...

Nashville Plans To Keep Competing

from Josh Cooper of The Tennessean, Jeff Cogen wants to make one thing perfectly clear: The decision to match defenseman Shea Weber’s offer sheet from the Flyers was an effort throughout the Predators organization, and he was just one part of the “most important hockey transaction in franchise history.” With dust from the July 24 announcement finally settling, however, the...

Poile expects to add veteran to defense corps

The Predators are confident that their youngsters will step up immediately, but GM David Poile re-confirmed his interest in adding an experienced defenseman before the season begins.

The Program Hockey Mailbag: 8/6 - 8/12

After one week of trying to get people to ask me questions pertaining to hockey, I have received four questions from two people. Even though it is a low amount, I thank them for it. You can see their questions and my answers after the jump.This upcoming week, as well as just about every week throughout the year, I will continue to answer your questions that you would like answered...

A Dangerous and Deceptive 3rd Line: Craig Smith

Photo by Frederick Breedon/NHLI via Getty Images There was one current theme running through all the video clips that Kris has been posting in his Predator Top Ten List and that is the speed and reckless abandon in which Craig Smith plays every shift. While it may be a long shot that Smith will center the third line and make my premonition of the fastest (and possibly youngest) energy...
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