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Ferland, Flames visit children's hospital dressed as The Avengers (PHOTO)

Members of the Calgary Flames were quick to the rescue on Thursday as they dressed as The Avengers to provide much-needed smiles to the faces of those at the Alberta Children's Hospital.Josh Jooris donned the costume of Thor, defenseman Dougie Hamilton as Iron Man, Micheal Ferland looked pretty ripped as The Incredible Hulk and Sam Bennett made a convincing Captain America.While...
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October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Randy Lee Speaks: Rookie Camp, Prospects, Tournament, Volchenkov Nostalgia

With his prospects riding the bus to London, Ontario for this weekend’s rookie tournament, Senators assistant general manager joined Steve Lloyd and Todd White on TSN 1200‘s ‘In the Box’ to pimp the event and regale the prospect porn indulging listeners with assessments and insight on what to expect from this year’s group of players. The full interview has been embedded...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking Back and Moving Forward: #20 Anton Volchenkov

Not the best. Not a disaster, either. That’s the best way to describe the Russian defender’s season. Volchenkov came over after being bought out by the New Jersey Devils, and Nashville sought to squeeze the last bit of good hockey from the veteran. He showed signs of continuing to be a physical presence on the backend, but it wasn’t enough to really make his season a success...
Via The Predatorial
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Anton Volchenkov is a necessity in Nashville

David Poile signed Anton Volchenkov to a one-year deal as the offseason was drawing to a close. But why did Poile go out and ink Volchenkov and then as the trade deadline approached, go out and use a first round pick to acquire Cody Franson? A case could be made that the Predators are a […] The post Why Anton Volchenkov is a necessity in Nashville appeared first on Along the Boards.
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nashville Predators 3 – Colorado Avalanche 0

Optimistic Thoughts: Anton Volchenkov and Paul Gaustad returned to the lineup after healing from minor injures, but Gaustad unfortunately was reinjured very early in the game and was unable to return. The forward lines were shuffled with the second line of Craig Smith, Colin Wilson, and Calle Jarnkrok being broken up. Olli Jokinen joined Wilson and Jarnkrok while Smith skated with...
Via The Predatorial
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators D Volchenkov suspended for 4 games for illegal check to the head

NEW YORK --  Nashville defenseman Anton Volchenkov has been suspended for four games for an illegal check to the head of Calgary forward Michael Ferland. The NHL announced the punishment on Sunday. Volchenkov also loses $21,505.36 in salary, which goes to the players' emergency assistance fund. The play occurred at 19:06 of the second period in Nashville's 4-3 loss on Friday night...
Via Associated Press
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators D Volchenkov suspended for 4 games

NEW YORK (AP) Nashville defenseman Anton Volchenkov has been suspended for four games for an illegal check to the head of Calgary forward Michael Ferland. The NHL announced the punishment on Sunday. Volchenkov also loses $21,505.36 in salary, which goes to the players' emergency assistance fund. The play occurred at 19:06 of the second period in Nashville's 4-3 loss on Friday night...
Via Associated Press
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators News: Nashville signs Anton Volchenkov

Jonathan Brazeau fills us in on the latest with Anton Volchenkov, who joins the infamous club of players drawing paychecks from two teams at a time.By Lisa Gansky via Wikimedia CommonsVolchenkov, who was bought out by New Jersey by way of their second and final compliance buyout, has signed a one-year deal worth $1M with the Nashville Predators according to Jonathan Brazeau.The 32...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds add blueline depth, sign Anton Volchenkov

The Nashville Predators have added a veteran presence to their young blueline today. General Manager David Poile has signed free agent defenseman Anton Volchenkov to a one-year deal worth $1 million. The 32 year-old Russian doesn’t impact the scoresheet very often but he is a solid stay-at-home defenseman. Immediate reaction has him as the safety net of the second pairing with...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Instant Reaction: Anton Volchenkov signed to one-year deal

Nashville found the veteran defenseman they were looking for on the free agent market, plucking Anton Volchenkov out of the pile to a one-year, $1 million deal Volchenkov’s been around for a bit, now going into his 12th season in the NHL. Spending seven years with Ottawa and his previous four with New Jersey before being bought out, Volchenkov is the servicable veteran presence...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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