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15 hrs ago | Defending Big D

Know Thine Enemy: The Nashville Predators

The Nashville Predators spent the summer setting themselves up as the halfway house of the NHL, attempting to reintegrate flawed and declining players into the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Mike Fisher, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, NHL Eastern Conference, Phoenix Coyotes, Mike Ribeiro

Sun Jul 20, 2014

MSNBC

After a decade, Preds finally draft another Russian player in Kamenev

It took the Nashville Predators a decade to draft another Russian-born player after Alex Radulov - a player who seemed to leave the franchise with some serious baggage - but they finally did so with second-rounder Vladislav Kamenev.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrei Kostitsyn, NHL Players, Jeff Kealty, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division, NHL Western Conference

Sat Jul 19, 2014

MSNBC

Del Zotto eager to 'prove everybody who's doubted me wrong'

He wound up in Alain Vigneault's doghouse with the New York Rangers and was traded to Nashville where he wound up being "not a fit" with the Predators according to GM David Poile.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, NHL Atlantic Division, NHL Players

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Washington Post

Trotz, coaches talk a oeCapitals waya oe

The moment Capitals development camp broke, Coach Barry Trotz boarded a northbound plane to attend a reunion celebrating the two-decade anniversary of the AHL's Portland Pirates winning the Calder Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Brooks Laich, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players

Tue Jul 15, 2014

CBC News

Mike Ribeiro, Derek Roy join Predators

Mike Ribeiro has 202 goals and 656 points in 865 games over 15 NHL seasons with Montreal, Dallas, Washington and Phoenix.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, Mike Fisher, Shea Weber, NHL Players, Phoenix Coyotes, Mike Ribeiro

The Washington Post

Capsa coaches bond at development camp

They gathered behind a tall, red curtain on the balcony level of the practice facility, partitioning the new Washington Capitals coaching staff from the public during three developmental camp scrimmages last week.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, US Politics, US News

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Washington Post

Leonsis: New regime a all singing from the same songbooka

From left, Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, General Manager Brian MacLellan, Coach Barry Trotz and President Dick Patrick shown on May 27 at the news conference introducing this hires of MacLellan and Trotz.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Orpik

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Predlines

Colton Sissons: An Answer at Center?

The injury to Mike Fisher likely means Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons will take on a larger role.

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Related Topix: Sports, Mike Fisher, NHL Players, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, NHL Central Division

BleacherReport

The Best Remaining 2014 NHL Free Agents at Every Position

When NHL free agency opened on July 1, it was only a matter of hours before most of the top players from this year's class inked their new deals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division, NHL Players

Wed Jul 09, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Predators seeking points, not potential, from prospects

The Predators are banking that Peter Laviolette can succeed where they believe former coach Barry Trotz failed -- in turning their forward prospects into solid offensive players.

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Related Topix: Sports, Filip Forsberg, NHL Players

The Washington Post

Trotz finalizing plans for preseason

As the instructional portion of Washington Capitals developmental camp blurs into three straight days of intrasquad scrimmages, Coach Barry Trotz has already begun preparations for training camp, two months down the road.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Lewington, Tom Wilson, Andre Burakovsky, Madison Bowey, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Washington Capitals, NHL Southeast Division, Entertainment

Too Many Men On The Site

The Center of Nashville Predator Problems

Jan 20, 2014; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators team members celebrate after beating the Dallas Stars at Bridgestone Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, Mike Fisher, Shea Weber, NHL Players, Nick Spaling, Colin Wilson

The Washington Post

Bowey follows long line of rising Kelowna defensemen

Out among the skyline of Kelowna, hard by the banks of the Okanagan Lake in southern British Columbia, the Rockets pump out blue-line prospects like factory smoke.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, Shea Weber, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Shea Weber (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, NHL Central Division, Seth Jones

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Leaf-Chronicle

Laviolette in no rush with Preds prospects

On the first on-ice day of development camp, new Predators coach Peter Laviolette mostly watched from the benches of Bridgestone Arena as the young prospects went through rigorous conditioning tests.

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Related Topix: Sports, Filip Forsberg, Mike Fisher, NHL Players

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Sporting News

Mike Fisher injury update: Preds F out 4-6 months with torn Achilles'

Predators forward Mike Fisher has a ruptured Achilles' tendon that likely will cause him to miss at least the start of the upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, Mike Fisher, NHL Players, Pekka Rinne, James Neal

CBS Local

Jokinen Eager To Play For Laviolette, Predators

APRIL 01: Shane Doan #19 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates with the puck under pressure from Olli Jokinen #12 of the Winnipeg Jets during the first period of the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on April 1, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, Pekka Rinne, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division, Shane Doan, Phoenix Coyotes

Sun Jul 06, 2014

MSNBC

Trotz helped sway free agents to choose Capitals

Barry Trotz's first game as Washington's bench boss in still months away, but he's already having an impact on what the Capitals look like.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brooks Orpik

Sat Jul 05, 2014

New York Post

Moment of truth for Del Zotto

For this isn't Del Zotto being sent to the AHL midway through his second NHL season by the Rangers and John Tortorella, or Del Zotto being scratched nine times by Alain Vigneault, or Del Zotto being kept out of the lineup in Nashville by Barry Trotz, or even David Poile passing on the Predators' $2.9 million qualifier.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, New York Rangers, Kevin Klein, Mats Zuccarello, Chris Kreider, NHL Players, John Moore

CBC News

Olli Jokinen eager to play for new Predators coach Laviolette

Winnipeg Jets forward Olli Jokinen celebrates scoring a goal against his future team on Nov. 8. 2013.

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Related Topix: Sports, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, Pekka Rinne, NHL Players, Olli Jokinen, Olympic Hockey, Olli Jokinen (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ice Skating

Fri Jul 04, 2014

USA Today

Kudos to Predators for thinking offense first

Kudos to Predators for thinking offense first I'm betting Barry Trotz has noticed the recent developments with the Predators and wonders what took so long Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1lFxNpI Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USATODAY.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, Mike Fisher, Alexander Radulov, Pittsburgh Penguins, James Neal

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