Nashville Predators Wiretap

Predators Trade Mikael Granlund To Penguins For 2023 Draft Pick

Mar 2, 2023 1:45 AM

Mikael Granlund became the latest player to exit the Nashville Predators, with the Pittsburgh Penguins announcing Wednesday they acquired the veteran forward for a 2023 second-round pick.

Granlund, who has nine goals and 36 points in 58 games, gives the Penguins another top-nine forward in their chase to secure a playoff spot.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Pittsburgh Penguins, Official Trade

Oilers Acquire Mattias Ekholm From Predators

Mar 1, 2023 2:26 AM

The Edmonton Oilers made their NHL trade deadline splash on Tuesday by acquiring defenseman Mattias Ekholm from the Nashville Predators, the teams announced.

The Oilers are trading defenseman Tyson Barrie, prospect Reid Schaefer, a 2023 first-round pick and a 2024 fourth-round pick for Ekholm, a 32-year-old defenseman who has spent his 12-season NHL career with the Predators, and a 2023 sixth-round pick.

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Nashville Predators, Official Trade

Lightning Add Tanner Jeannot In Trade With Predators

Feb 27, 2023 1:25 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning traded for second-year Nashville Predators forward Tanner Jeannot on Sunday in a move that arms one team seeking a fourth straight Stanley Cup Finals appearance while the other continues its transition into a new reality.

A Jeannot trade was thought to be a possibility, but that speculation intensified Sunday when the Predators announced they held him out of a game against the Arizona Coyotes for trade-related reasons.

Tags: Tampa Bay Lightning, Nashville Predators, Official Trade

David Poile Retires As Predators GM, Barry Trotz Will Take Over

Feb 26, 2023 7:33 PM

The Nashville Predators announced on Sunday that general manager David Poile -- the winningest GM in NHL history and Nashville's only GM to date -- is retiring after 26 seasons with the club. The move will be effective June 30.

According to a press release, Poile -- who also holds the title of president of hockey operations -- will remain with the organization as an advisor, serving the team's ownership, its business operations leadership group, and the hockey operations department.

Barry Trotz, the first coach in Predators' history, will take over from Poile as Nashville's next general manager. He'll be in charge of "all facets of the Predators' hockey operations department, including the coaching and scouting staffs, player procurement and development, as well as minor league affiliations and operations."

Tags: Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor

Predators Trade Nino Niederreiter To Jets For Draft Pick

Feb 25, 2023 6:39 PM

The Nashville Predators traded right wing Nino Niederreiter to the Winnipeg Jets for a second-round draft pick in 2024, both teams announced on Saturday.

Niederreiter, 30, was signed by the Predators as a free agent last season to a two-year, $8 million contract. He had 18 goals and 10 assists in 56 games for Nashville, averaging 16 minutes, 3 seconds in ice time per game.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Winnipeg Jets, Official Trade

Michael McCarron Returns From Players Assistance Program

Jan 19, 2023 1:45 AM

Nashville forward Michael McCarron is available to the Predators after entering the player assistance program of the NHL and NHL Players' Association.

The NHL and NHL Players' Association announced Wednesday that McCarron returned after receiving care through the joint player assistance program. McCarron still will have access to any needed follow-up care as needed.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor

Michael McCarron Enters Assistance Program

Dec 12, 2022 12:55 AM

Predators forward Michael McCarron has entered the player assistance program of the NHL and NHL Players' Association.

The league and the union announced the move Sunday without specifying why McCarron entered the program.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Misc Rumor

Predators Postpone Two Home Games Due To Water Main Break

Nov 25, 2022 10:37 PM

The Nashville Predators postponed home games scheduled for Friday and Saturday because of a water main break that soaked their downtown arena.

Hours after the Predators decided they couldn't play Friday's game against the Colorado Avalanche, the team announced it also postponed Saturday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Makeup dates for the two games will be announced later.

Tags: Nashville Predators, Colorado Avalanche, Columbus Blue Jackets, Misc Rumor

P.K. Subban Joining ESPN As Hockey Analyst

Nov 10, 2022 12:23 PM

After contributing during last season's Stanley Cup playoffs coverage, P.K. Subban has become a full-time member of ESPN's hockey team.

Subban, who retired in September, has signed a three-year agreement with ESPN. He will work mainly as a studio analyst but will also do some games during the season.

Tags: Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators, New Jersey Devils, Misc Rumor

Devan Dubnyk Retires After 12 NHL Seasons

Oct 31, 2022 12:09 AM

Devan Dubnyk announced his retirement from the NHL on Saturday after 12 seasons.

The 36-year-old goalie last played in 2020-21, when he went 6-11-2 with a 3.20 goals-against average and .895 save percentage in 22 games (18 starts) for the San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Colorado Avalanche, Edmonton Oilers, Minnesota Wild, Phoenix Coyotes, Nashville Predators, Personal Award

Sharks', Predators' Russian Players A Go For Prague

Pekka Rinne Rejoins Predators As Special Alumni Advisor

P.K. Subban Retires After 13 NHL Seasons

Predators Hire First Female Scout Ronda Engelhardt

Nashville Named Host Of 2023 NHL Draft, NHL Awards

Predators Sign Yakov Trenin To Two-Year, $3.4M Deal

Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter To Two-Year, $8M Deal

Predators Sign Filip Forsberg To Eight-Year Deal

Lightning Trade Ryan McDonagh To Predators

Bill Haslam To Gradually Buy Predators

Predators Sign Jeremy Lauzon To Four-Year, $8M Deal

Predators Extend Contracts Of Coach John Hynes, Assistants

Predators Sign Iaroslav Askarov To Three-Year, Entry-Level Deal

Jacob Markstrom, Juuse Saros, Igor Shesterkin Named Vezina Finalists

Victor Hedman, Roman Josi, Cale Makar Named Norris Trophy Finalists

Avs Beat Predators, On Verge Of First Round Sweep

Predators' Juuse Saros To Miss First Two Playoff Games

NHL To Play 2022-23 Regular-Season Games In Europe

Predators To Retire Pekka Rinne's Jersey

Predators Sign Mattias Ekholm To Four-Year, $25M Extension