DAVID POILE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nashville Predators working to resign unrestricted free agents

Looking back, general manager David Poile did a phenomenal job last offseason in trying to reform the team and make it back to the playoffs. To do so, he traded away Nashville legend David Legwand (at trade deadline) for prospect Calle Jarnkrok and draft picks. At the end of the season, he then fired Barry Trotz and brought in Peter Laviolette. Poile continued by dealing Patric Hornqvist...
Via isportsweb.com
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Poile prepared to select a player with 11th overall pick, not trade away

With time ticking down until the opening round of the NHL Draft begins, Nashville Predators general manager David Poile is a visual representation of the word “composed”. However in the midst of the chaos that is the draft floor, the only general manager the Predators have known anxiously awaits what should be an exciting weekend for the organization. “I’ve always got the...
Via The Predatorial
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

US GM: No sight in right eye after hit by puck

The general manager of the U.S. hockey team and the Nashville Predators says the errant puck to the face two weeks ago has left him unable to see out of his right eye. David Poile, who wore an eye patch, spoke briefly with reporters Thursday for the first time since being hit Feb. 6 during a pregame skate in Minnesota. Poile says the puck broke his nose in three places and cracked...
Via Associated Press
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

GM Poile's blueprint for Team USA hockey paying off

As David Poile recovers from the serious injuries he suffered in a freak accident almost two weeks ago, he can take comfort in the performance of the U.S. Olympic team he so meticulously and painstakingly built. It's arguable that in the preliminary round, the United States was the best team of the 12 nations competing. The United States won all three of its games, but earned only...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds GM Poile underwent second surgery on injured eye

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile, who also is general manager of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team, underwent a procedure on his injured eye last Friday in Nashville and is expected to return to office work this week, the team announced. The procedure, performed at Vanderbilt Medical Center, was "designed to allow for further evaluation of his injury," according to...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Olympic Hockey General Manager David Poile Unable To Travel To Sochi

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile, the architect of the 2014 United States Olympic hockey team, won’t be traveling to Sochi after undergoing facial surgery last week. Poile suffered an eye socket fracture after he was hit in the face with a puck during his team’s morning skate in Minnesota on Feb. 6. He will have to watch his team compete in Sochi from home as...
Via NESN.com
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

US hockey GM Poile can't go to Sochi after injury

U.S. hockey team general manager David Poile won't travel to the Olympics after getting hit by a puck last week. Ray Shero confirmed Monday he will take over as acting general manager in Sochi. Poile is also the general manager of the Nashville Predators. He was injured Thursday while standing in a tunnel behind the bench in Minnesota during the Predators' pregame skate. Poile...
Via Associated Press
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds GM Poile won't accompany USA hockey at Sochi Olympics

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile, who doubles as the general manager of the U.S. men's Olympic hockey team, will not travel to the Sochi Games because of injuries suffered when he was struck in the head by a puck last week, USA Hockey announced on Monday. The Predators confirmed the news. USA Hockey coaches and executives in Sochi discussed the subject after a team...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Preds GM Poile will not travel with U.S. Olympic team to Sochi

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile, who also is serving as the general manager of the U.S. Olympic hockey team, will not travel with the main group on Sunday to the 2014 Sochi Olympics after getting hit in the head with an errant puck on Thursday. The Predators released a statement on Friday that said Poile underwent two facial surgeries in the "nose and eye areas and...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators GM Poile hit by puck, sent to hospital

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile was taken to a hospital Thursday after being struck by an errant puck during the team's morning skate. The Predators were preparing for Thursday night's game with the Minnesota Wild when Poile was hit with the puck at Xcel Energy Center. The Predators issued a team statement saying that Poile would remain in a St. Paul hospital overnight...
Via Associated Press
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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