Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year, $8 Million Contract

Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter to Two-Year,  Million Contract

Nashville, Tenn. (July 21, 2022) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has signed forward Nino Niederreiter to a two-year, $8 million contract. Niederreiter, 29 (9/08/92), posted 44 points (24g-20a) in 75 games for the Carolina Hurricanes in 2021-22, his 12th professional season. Niederreiter finished the year … Read more

24 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

24 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

The National Hockey League Players Association (NHLPA) announced that 24 players have filed for player-elected salary arbitration, the deadline for which came this afternoon. This list is not necessarily the final and complete list of players headed for arbitration, with clubs now eligible to elect salary arbitration until tomorrow, July 18th at 5:00 pm ET. … Read more

Predators Agree To Eight-Year Contract With Filip Forsberg

Predators Agree To Eight-Year Contract With Filip Forsberg

Filip Forsberg isn’t leaving Nashville anytime soon as the team announced (Twitter link) that they’ve agreed to an eight-year contract with the winger. While financial terms weren’t officially disclosed, 104.5 The Zone’s Dawn Davenport was the first to report (Twitter link) that the deal is worth around $70MM; Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli confirms (through Twitter) … Read more

Latest on Johnny Gaudreau, Matthew Tkachuk

Latest on Johnny Gaudreau, Matthew Tkachuk

There’s a significant sense around the league that teams are rushing to get their salary cap situations cleared up before the start of free agency next week. Moves like the Tampa Bay Lightning trading Ryan McDonagh to the Nashville Predators for spare change and the Minnesota Wild moving early on a Kevin Fiala deal are … Read more

NHL offseason filled with plenty of intrigue, questions

NHL offseason filled with plenty of intrigue, questions

The Avalanche will soon turn their focus to the offseason but let them have their fun first. The Lightning will too, but a few days to decompress is required after losing their bid for a three-peat in a 2-1 loss in Game 6 at home. The rest of the NHL has already been preparing for … Read more

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

2022 NHL Draft: What is each team’s biggest need?

Today we look at each NHL team’s biggest need going into the 2022 NHL Draft. Biggest need, in this context, doesn’t mean the immediate need on the big club’s roster. This is not about filling needs for the 2022-23 NHL season. The purpose of this from an NHL Draft perspective is to examine a club’s … Read more

Forsberg offered eight-year contract to remain with Predators

Forsberg offered eight-year contract to remain with Predators

NASHVILLE– Filip Forsberga pending unrestricted free agent, has been offered an eight-year contract by the Nashville Predators, general manager David Poile said Thursday. “He’s not signing with us for anything less than eight years,” Poile said. The Predators are the only team allowed to sign Forsberg to an eight-year contract; any other team is limited … Read more

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

Host Finland outlasts Canada, completes ‘unbelievable’ run with world hockey championship title

TAMPERE, Finland — Sakari Manninen scored on a power play at 6 minutes, 42 seconds of 3-on-3 overtime and Finland beat Canada 4-3 on Sunday for its fourth world hockey championship title. Host Finland completed an Olympics-world double after winning in China in February, joining Sweden in 2006 as the only countries to win Olympic … Read more

3 Keys: Predators at Avalanche, Game 2 of Western First Round

3 Keys: Predators at Avalanche, Game 2 of Western First Round

(WC2) Predators at (1C) Avalanche 9:30 p.m. ET; DTT, SN360, SNE, TVAS, ALT, BSSO Colorado leads best-of-7 series 1-0 Connor Ingram will make his first start in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the Nashville Predators will try to rebound against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 2 of the Western Conference First Round at Ball Arena … Read more