Found October 11, 2011 on Smashville 24/7:
According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Predators have placed Zack Stortini on waivers with the intent of sending him to Milwaukee. Simultaneously, the team has claimed fellow enforcer Brian McGrattan off waivers from the Anaheim Ducks. In 182 career NHL games, McGrattan has racked up 395 PIM. He last played in the NHL for the Calgary Flames in the 2009-10 season.

Press release: Stortini clears waivers, assigned to Milwaukee

Nashville, Tenn. (October 12, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that forward Zack Stortini has cleared waivers and been assigned to Milwaukee (AHL). Stortini, 26 (9/11/85), made his Predators debut in Saturday night’s 4-2 victory at St. Louis, logging 4:53 and recording seven penalty minutes. The Nashville Predators...

Admirals send former first round pick Pickard back to Cincinnati…

Cincinnati Cylones Director of Public Relations Nick Brunker has confirmed that Nashville Predators goaltending prospect Chet Pickard has been sent to the ECHL. This is Pickard’s second trip to the Cyclones in as many seasons. The former first round pick was taken 18th overall by the Preds in 2008, just 11 spots behind his childhood best friend Colin Wilson. And while Wilson has...

Predators claim enforcer McGrattan off waivers

The Nashville Predators claimed enforcer Brian McGrattan off waivers on Tuesday. McGratton spent last season between Providence and Syracuse of the American Hockey League. The 30-year-old McGrattan collected three goals, 11 assists and 395 penalty minutes in 182 career games with the Ottawa Senators, Phoenix Coyotes and Calgary Flames.

Predators Opening Night Will Feature a Gold Carpet Walk

The Nashville Predators will feature a special "Predator Gold" carpet for all the arriving players and dignitaries for opening night on Thursday. The carpet walk begins at 4 p.m. and will be followed by a full out party on the plaza. Puck drop will be at 7 p.m. and all fans in attendance will receive a T-shirt courtesy of Nissan.The fun continues Saturday, when the...

PRESS RELEASE: Preds to roll out the gold carpet Thursday night

NASHVILLE PREDATORS ROLL OUT THE GOLD CARPET ON OPENING NIGHT - Highlights from opening weekend include players walking down the gold carpet, plaza parties and giveaways courtesy of Nissan and O’Charley’s -   Nashville, Tenn. (October 10, 2011) – The Nashville Predators kick off their home season this Thursday, Oct. 13 when they take on the Phoenix Coyotes (7 p.m. on SportSouth...

Nashville Predators to Host Gold Carpet Ceremony Before Team's Home Opener

If you're heading to the Nashville Predators game on Thursday, you better dress up. The team is rolling out the red gold carpet to celebrate the team's home opener. Players, coaches and broadcasters will walk the gold carpet along with a few lucky season ticket holders before entering a "plaza party" with a live band, drumline, inflatable games and, of course, snow...

Preview #3: Citizens of Smashville, are you game ready?

Phoenix Coyotes 0-1-1 Nashville Predators 2-0-0 The Nashville Predators play their home opener Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena when they host the Phoenix Coyotes. Nashville is undefeated, winning both of their road games last weekend against divisional rivals Columbus and St. Louis. Phoenix has not found the win column yet this season and will be looking for their first victory...

Press release: Adult hockey league fights cancer with Wednesday night fundraiser

It is that time of year.  The weather is getting cooler, the leaves are just beginning to change and the puck is about to drop on another NHL season.  October is not only opening month; it is also when the NHL takes the opportunity to support cancer research with the Hockey Fights Cancer program and we NEED your help. This year the Nashville Adult Hockey League (NAHL) is teaming...

Preds Claim Forward Brian McGrattan Off Waivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (October 11, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club claimed forward Brian McGrattan on waivers from the Anaheim Ducks. McGrattan is on a two-way c...

Anaheim Ducks sign RW Troy Bodie to 1-year deal

The Anaheim Ducks have signed right wing Troy Bodie to a one-year contract. Bodie was expected to report to the Ducks' AHL affiliate in Syracuse on Wednesday. Bodie went to training camp with the Winnipeg Jets, scoring one goal in four preseason games. After making his NHL debut with the Ducks in January 2009, Bodie began last season with Anaheim, but was claimed on waivers...

Lydman Possibly Returning This Weekend

By Matt Vevoda Anaheim’s blue line will be getting a big addition soon, possibly as early as Friday’s home opener, in the form of Toni Lydman. &ldq...

Coyotes-Predators Preview

Pekka Rinne has led the way in the Nashville Predators' first two games, and he's been spectacular in his career against the Phoenix Coyotes.

POTG Monday Headlines, News and Links: Happy Holidays to All

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Canadian readers and Happy Columbus Day to those who are celebrating with a day off in the States of which I am not one. There are four games this afternoon to give us worker bees hockey to listen to while we toil.It was the biggest of days in Winnipeg with the return of the Jets. While the team lost on the ice, it was still a victory for the Winnipeg...

Ducks, winger Bodie agree on one-year contract

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Anaheim Ducks have signed right wing Troy Bodie to a one-year contract.

Ducks ink RW Bodie to 1-year deal, send to AHL

The Anaheim Ducks have signed right wing Troy Bodie to a one-year contract.
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