Nashville Predators Wiretap

Predators Activate P.K. Subban Off IR

Jan 20, 2017 6:20 PM

The Nashville Predators have activated defenseman P.K. Subban off injured reserve, and he is expected to play Friday night in Edmonton.

The Predators announced the move Friday afternoon.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Edmonton Oilers, Injury, Misc Rumor

Ducks Trade Andrew O'Brien To Predators For Max Gortz

Jan 20, 2017 1:30 AM

The Ducks announced today that the club has acquired right wing Max Gortz from the Predators in exchange for left wing Andrew O’Brien.

Gortz, 23, collected 1-3=4 points with two penalty minutes (PIM) in 30 games with Milwaukee of the AHL this season. Selected by Nashville in the sixth round (172nd overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Gortz has recorded 19-32=51 points in 102 career AHL games with Milwaukee.

O’Brien, 24, recorded two assists (0-2=2) with four PIM in 10 games for San Diego this season. Selected by Anaheim in the fourth round (108th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, O’Brien has recorded 10-20=30 points with 180 PIM in 135 career AHL games with San Diego (2015-17) and Norfolk (2013-15).

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Tags: Anaheim Ducks, Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Avs Trade Cody McLeod To Predators For Prospect

Jan 14, 2017 2:11 AM

The sell-off began in Colorado on Friday with the last-place Avalanche dealing veteran forward Cody McLeod to the Nashville Predators in exchange for prospect Felix Girard.

A source told ESPN that the Avalanche retained 40 percent of McLeod's remaining salary and cap hit. The 32-year-old has another year left on his deal after this season at a $1.33 million cap hit.

Tags: Colorado Avalanche, Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

David Legwand Retires After 16-Year NHL Career

Dec 23, 2016 2:01 AM

David Legwand announced his retirement Thursday, ending a 16-year NHL career that began as the Nashville Predators' first draft pick.

The 36-year-old Legwand had 228 goals and 390 assists in 1,136 career regular-season games with Nashville, Detroit, Ottawa and Buffalo. He's Nashville's career leader in goals (210), assists (356), points (566), game-winning goals (41) and games (956). He had five goals and nine assists in 79 games last season for Buffalo.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Buffalo Sabres, Detroit Red Wings, Ottawa Senators, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Subban, Crosby, Price, McDavid Among Top All-Star Vote Leaders

Dec 14, 2016 1:36 AM

Predators defenseman P.K. Subban has moved to the top of the Central Division in voting in the 2017 NHL All-Star Fan Vote™. He joins goalie Carey Price of the Canadiens (Atlantic) and forwards Sidney Crosby of the Penguins (Metropolitan) and Connor McDavid of the Oilers (Pacific) as the top vote-getters by division.

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Nashville Predators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Montreal Canadiens, All-Star, Misc Rumor

Matt Carle Retires From NHL

Nov 27, 2016 2:20 AM

Veteran defenseman Matt Carle is retiring after playing for four different NHL teams, most recently the Nashville Predators.

The 32-year-old Carle announced his retirement Friday in a news release sent by the Predators. Carle played six games for Nashville this season and had one assist.

Tags: Nashville Predators, San Jose Sharks, Misc Rumor

Predators Extend Peter Laviolette's Contract

Oct 2, 2016 7:56 PM

The Nashville Predators have extended coach Peter Laviolette's contract through the 2020-21 season.

General manager David Poile announced the extension Saturday.

Laviolette is going into his third season with Nashville. He is 23 victories away from 500, which only 23 coaches have reached in the NHL. Laviolette also needs 77 games to reach 1,000 games coached.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

Predators Sign Matt Carle, Calle Jarnkrok

Jul 27, 2016 7:43 PM

The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Matt Carle to a one-year contract hours after signing forward Calle Jarnkrok to a six-year, $12 million contract through 2021-22.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor, Signing

Predators Trade Weber To Habs For Subban

Jun 29, 2016 6:51 PM

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired Norris Trophy winner P.K. Subban from the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Shea Weber.

“P.K. Subban is an elite offensive defenseman with tremendous skill and contagious energy that makes the Nashville Predators a better team now and into the future,” Poile said. “Superstar defensemen of his caliber are a rare commodity, and we are thrilled to add him to the organization.”

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Tags: Nashville Predators, Montreal Canadiens, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Preds Lock Up Filip Fosberg With Six-Year Deal

Jun 28, 2016 1:26 AM

The Nashville Predators took care of a cornerstone player Monday, signing star winger Filip Forsberg to a six-year, $36-million deal.

The deal will pay Forsberg exactly $6 million in salary per season through 2021-22.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor, Signing

Sabres Trade Third-Round Pick To Predators For Rights To Vesey
The Predators will receive the No. 76 overall draft pick from the Sabres in exchange for the rights to Jimmy Vesey.

Vesey's Reps Dispute Predators GM Assertion
Jimmy Vesey scored 80 goals in 128 games at Harvard.

East Wins Skills Competition; Wings' Larkin Fastest Skater
The Eastern Conference won the NHL skills competition 29-12 on Saturday.

Canadiens Acquire John Scott, Victor Bartley From Coyotes
John Scott has played for six NHL teams since his debut in 2008.

Predators Acquire Ryan Johansen From Jackets For Seth Jones
Ryan Johansen and Seth Jones were both former No. 4 overall draft picks.

Predators Claim Petter Granberg Off Waivers From Leafs
Defenseman Petter Granberg was the Maple Leafs fourth round selection in the 2010 NHL Draft.

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Sources: NHL To Use 3-On-3 Format At All-Star Game
This year's All-Star Game in Nashville will feature three separate 20-minute, 3-on-3 games.

Predators Sign Mattias Ekholm To Six-Year, $22.5M Deal
Mattias Ekholm has a goal and two assists in seven games this season.

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NHL Fines Jordin Tootoo For Tripping Seth Jones
The NHL has fined Jordin Tootoo more than $2,200 for a dangerous trip in a game against the Predators on Tuesday.

Buffalo Sabres Sign Cody Franson
Cody Franson had 36 points in 78 games last season splitting time between Nashville and Toronto.

Sean Henry: Predators Are Set To Contend
The Nashville Predators had the best record for a time last season.

Mike Santorelli Signs One-Year Deal With Ducks
Mike Santorelli scored 12 goals last season, splitting his time between the Maple Leafs and Predators.

Predators Sign Colin Wilson To Four-Year, $15.75M Contract
Colin Wilson scored a career-high 20 goals during the 2014-15 NHL season.

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Predators Sign Craig Smith To Five-Year, $21.25M Deal
Craig Smith scored 23 goals for the Predators last season.

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Preds Sign Calle Jarnkrok To One-Year Deal
Forward Calle Jarnkrok has signed a one-year, $735,000 contract with the Predators.

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Mike Ribeiro Settles Lawsuit With Ex-Nanny
Mike Ribeiro and his wife have settled a lawsuit which their nanny accused him of sexual assault.

Leafs Trade Devane To Predators For Beck
Taylor Beck scored 8 goals in 62 games with the Predators last season.

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Predators, Ribeiro Agree On Two-Year, $7M Deal
Mike Ribeiro is a veteran of 15 NHL seasons and racked up 62 points for the Predators last season.

Preds Sign Goalie Juuse Saros From Finland
Juuse Saros was the 99th selection in the 2013 draft by the Predators.

Predators Want To Re-Sign Ribeiro, Fisher
Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli will not be returning to the Predators next season.