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Predators Top Five Off-Season Acquisitions

The Nashville Predators finished last season in sixth place in the NHL Central division. The Predators ranked 23rd in goals against last season and 25th in penalty kill percentage. Predators General Manager David Poile addressed the defensive issues through free agency, signing four defensemen. Poile and the Predators have had an eventful off-season. Here are the Predators top five...
Via Beyond The Benches
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video- Mike Ribeiro And David Poile Answer Some Questions

Mike Ribeiro and David Poile answered questions from the media after Ribeiro signed a one-year contract with the Nashville Predators. Watch the 15 minute video below... Continue reading "Video- Mike Ribeiro And David Poile Answer Some Questions"
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is GM David Poile Done With Preds Makeover?

  Joshua @Top6Grinder  The 2014 NHL draft and free agent frenzy has passed and with that came a lot of change to the Nashville Predators roster. Now that a few weeks have passed and the dust has settled is GM David Poile done with his off season makeover? Key Additions: James Neal Olli Jokinen Anton Volchenkov Derek Roy Mike Ribeiro ...
Via Predneck Nation
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Predators GM David Poile Mic’d Up During James Neal Trade Discussions (Video)

Behind-the-scenes access is becoming more and more prevalent in professional sports, and the Nashville Predators recently continued that trend at the 2014 NHL draft. Preds general manager David Poile was mic’d up as hockey fans were given some pretty unprecedented access at the Nashville draft table in Philadelphia. The club was busy, too, as Nashville executed arguably the biggest...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nashville’s GM David Poile was mic’d up during the James Neal trade talks

Nashville’s GM David Poile was mic’d up during the 2014 NHL Draft with the hopes of catching what goes on around the table during the first couple of rounds. Instead, the mics picked up Poile orchestrating the James Neal trade with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Via Bloguin Best
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Pressure’s on Poile to add a top center in Nashville

David Poile needs a top center to skate with newly acquired winger James Neal. He knows it. Everyone knows it. It’s just not clear how — or if — he’ll be able to do it. The Predators’ general manager has already tried to pick Jason Spezza out of Ottawa, only for Spezza to nix the deal. Tomorrow, Poile will try again when the free-agent frenzy begins. And despite Nashville’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Poile all over the map on draft

Joshua @Top6Grinder The 2014 NHL draft is just over 24 hours away. The Nashville Predators have the following picks to draft the future with: -Round 1: 11 -Round 2: 42, 46 -Round 3: 72 -Round 4: 102, 112 -Round 5: 132 -Round 6: 162 GM David Poile and the Predators organization have big decisions to make in the coming days. ...
Via Predneck Nation
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Poile, Preds ready to go forward at 2014 NHL Draft

The Nashville Predators may not be picking at the top of the 2014 NHL Draft, but they do have their sights set on a certain position. “There are two outstanding defensemen in this draft,” General Manager David Poile said, almost in jest. “We certainly would favor a forward and that’s our goal.” This year’s top forwards Sam Bennett, Sam Reinhart and Leon Draisaitl will...
Via Section 303
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Predators set high price for trading first-round pick

Predators general manager David Poile did not mince words about his first-round pick in the upcoming NHL Draft. He has been approached about Nashville’s selection — 11th overall — and is dangling it out there for a top-six, offensive-type forward. The draft is June 27-28 at Philadelphia. “I’ve already been approached and … it’s a possibility,” Poile said during...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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