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Is there Such a Thing as too Many Players?

The Preds may have a slight problem going into this year’s training camp. Some teams would love to have this problem, while for others it is the reason for their cap issues. The problem being too many NHL or NHL-ready players and not enough roster spots to go around. For the Predators this may be a blessing in disguise as the team can benefit from everyone having to fight for a spot and having to keep fighting to stay there. Offense Currently the main problem for the Preds may be that they have too many forwards, I know what you’re thinking now, Nashville has forwards? They may only light the lamp every couple of games, but they do their job. In all seriousness, in my mind t...

Predators trade Arnott back to New Jersey, Hamhuis to Flyers

It was a busy day in Nashville today, as GM David Poile and the Predators made two moves that have significantly changed the face of their organization. First, they traded the rights of pending UFA defenseman Dan Hamhuis to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for D Ryan Parent. The Flyers also received a conditional draft pick, presumably in case Hamhuis does not sign with the Stanley Cup runners-up. Rumors had been circulating that the 27 year old native of Smithers, British Columbia would not return to the Predators next season and would cash out this summer during free agency. In 483 career NHL games, Hamhuis has accumulated 32 goals and 129 assists with a +3 rating. Last week, ...

Predators Acquire Grebeshkov from Oilers

The Nashville Predators have acquired Denis Grebeshkov from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a 2010 2nd Round Pick. Grebeshkov, a former 1st round pick in 2002, has six goals and nineteen points this season.