Mikael Granlund Re-Signed By The Nashville Predators

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The Nashville Predators have re-signed Mikael Granlund to a four-year extension worth  $20 million dollars. The contract carries an annual salary-cap hit of $5 million dollars. Mikael Granlund is returning to the Predators on a four-year, $20 million contract. — Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) July 28, 2021 Nashville Predators Have Re-Signed Mikael Granlund Mikael Granlund re-ups […] READ MORE



2020-21 Nashville Predators Realistic Expectations

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In just a few dozen hours, the 2020-21 Nashville Predators will take the ice. They’ll be going head-to-head against the Columbus Blue Jackets, their new rivals in the realigned division. The 2021 NHL season will bring its fair share of surprises; in such a chaotic time period, staying grounded is key. This is especially true […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2020-21 Nashville Predators

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Preview (opens in a new tab)Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2020-21, where Last Word on Hockey gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our […] READ MORE


Nashville Predators Sign Yakov Trenin

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The Nashville Predators signed free agent forward Yakov Trenin to a two-year contract worth $1.4 million, or $725,000 per season. This contract carries him through the 2021-22 season. Trenin will get $700,000 next season and $750,000 in 2021-22. NEWS: President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced today that the #Preds have signed forward Yakov Trenin […] READ MORE



Looking at Trio in NHL Rebuild For Brighter Future

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With two-thirds of the National Hockey League season completed, there is still a host of teams vying to grab a spot in the play-offs. The final months of the campaign are sure to be fiercely competitive, although for three of the league’s most famous teams the run-in provides a very different challenge. Detroit Red Wings, […] READ MORE


NHL Head Coaches Leaving at Record Rate

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There have been seven (yes, that’s not a typo) NHL head coaches who have left their jobs during this 2019-20 season. Now, that seems to be an exorbitant number for just over a half-season of play. Some have been surprises and some have been expected due to their teams’ performance issues. Let’s analyze all the […] READ MORE


New Jersey Devils Nico Hischier Added to All-Star Game

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It was announced on Tuesday that New Jersey Devils forward Nico Hischier will replace teammate Kyle Palmieri on the Metropolitan Division roster for the upcoming All-Star Game. Palmieri was ruled out of the mid-winter showcase with a broken foot. Nico will represent the #NJDevils at the 2020 #NHLAllStar Weekend in St. Louis, replacing Kyle Palmieri (left […] READ MORE


Western Conference Playoff Race Tightening Up

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When one looks at the bunched up Western Conference standings, there are 13 teams vying for the eight playoff spots as of January 13, 2020. The only team with any kind of comfortable lead is the St. Louis Blues who own an 11-point lead over the trailing Dallas Stars. The Western Conference playoff race are […] READ MORE