Latest Nashville Predators News

NHL: Russian players all clear for games in Czech Republic

Sep. 29, 2022 15:44 PM EDT

Russian players on two NHL teams opening the season in the Czech Republic will be allowed to participate in the two Global Series games in Prague after all. The Czech government has dropped its attempted ban of Russian players on the rosters for San Jose and Nashville, NHL Deputy...

Predators feel restocked, ready to chase Stanley Cup again

Sep. 28, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Being swept for the first time in franchise history may be exactly what the Nashville Predators needed. The Predators saw first-hand the bar set by Colorado on its way to winning the Stanley Cup and took a hard look in the mirror. General manager David...

Czech government: NHL Russian players unwanted in Prague

Sep. 22, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

PRAGUE (AP) — The war in Ukraine threw a wrinkle into the National Hockey League's planned return to Europe next month to play its first games outside North America since the start of the pandemic. The Czech Foreign Ministry told two NHL teams opening their seasons in Prague that...

Former goalie Pekka Rinne rejoins Preds as special adviser

Sep. 22, 2022 14:54 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators have brought back former goaltender Pekka Rinne in a new role as a special alumni adviser. General manager David Poile announced the move Thursday. Rinne is the only player in franchise history whose number has been retired. ...

P.K. Subban announces retirement after 13 NHL seasons

Sep. 20, 2022 11:47 AM EDT

Defenseman P.K. Subban announced his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday following 13 seasons playing for the Montreal Canadiens, Nashville Predators and New Jersey Devils. The 33-year-old former Norris Trophy winner shared the news on social media. Subban, who is from...

NHL taking both awards show, draft to Nashville in June 2023

Aug. 18, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The NHL will be holding its awards and draft in Music City in June 2023, the first time the league has held both in the same city since 2006. “We are thrilled to bring two of our marquee events — the 2023 NHL awards and the 2023 NHL draft — to...

Preds Foundation teams with police on 'Gift Card for Guns'

Aug. 16, 2022 04:13 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators Foundation is teaming up on an event offering people gift cards, preseason vouchers and giveaways if they turn in guns to the city’s police. The NHL team says its foundation is partnering on the event Saturday at Greater...

Preds sign forward Yakov Trenin to 2 year, $3.4 million deal

Aug. 05, 2022 21:40 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators signed forward Yakov Trenin to a two-year, $3.4 million contract Friday after going through arbitration. Trenin, 25, is coming off his best season yet setting career-highs with 80 games played, 17 goals scored, 24 points, 33 blocked...

Preds sign Nino Niederreiter to 2-year, $8 million deal

Jul. 21, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators offered forward Nino Niederreiter the perfect combination of a competitive team stocked with friends and former teammates along with a physical playing style. His new two-year contract also gives him the flexibility to either hit free agency again...

Predators, Oilers, Wild make early moves to close gap on Avs

Jul. 11, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

Confronted by the harsh reality of the Tampa Bay Lightning moving on from him and with memories still fresh of being on the wrong side of the Stanley Cup championship handshake line, Ryan McDonagh approved a trade to the Nashville Predators. The Predators also lost to the Stanley Cup...