Could a Krejci Trade help Boston's Cap Trouble?


A Krejci trade from Boston might be the key piece to alleviate Boston's cap nightmare and help them sign two of their up and coming players. Does Nashville have the assets to pry Krejci from the...

Piecing the Puzzle Together


How do the new pieces affect the makeup of the Predators, and what will the final product look like?

How to Hate: The Atlantic Division


The Atlantic Division is a science experiment: what will happen when mismanaged teams are directly competing against comparable well-managed teams for years?

OTF Asks Five for Howling About Mike Ribeiro


There are a few lingering questions we had about one of the newest Predators, so we turned to Five for Howling to fill us in on their team's former player.

What About... Um... Derek Roy?


Weighing the options on yet another center that could maybe, possibly help the team.

The Preds Still Don't Need Vinny


Even in light of Mike Fisher's injury, the Predators should stay far away from Vincent Lecavalier, who could end up hurting the team more than helping it.

Patric Hornqvist: A Crowdsourced Retrospective


Share your favorite highlights, stories and memories of Patric Hornqvist's time in Nashville.

Jokinen Deal Comes With an Asterisk


Jokinen won't light up the opposition, but could be a nice addition if the Predators aren't done for the offseason.



The Predators have been extremely quiet so far during the first day of free agency.

James Neal Makes Preds Better


It may take some time to get used to him, but despite some character questions James Neal immediately improves the Predators roster.


SBN Mock Draft: Preds select Kasperi Kapanen


In the SB Nation Mock Draft, the Predators select Finnish forward Kasperi Kapanen with the 11th overall pick.

Free Agents To Pursue and Avoid


Free agency is still several weeks away, but that doesn't mean we can't go to sleep thinking about all the shiny new players that could be suiting up for Nashville next year.

Preds Re-Sign Hutton


The backup avoids hitting the unrestricted free agent market to come back to the Predators for two more years

OTF: Under New Management


The time has come for change at OTF, with the dynamic duo of Jason Zito and Jon Garcia seizing the reins.

First to Fire, First to Hire


First to Fire, First to Hire


Thank You

Barry Trotz's long run as head coach of the Nashville Predators has come to a close, and one fan wants to offer up his thanks.

Coming to an End?


Many have begged for a change in the Nashville Predators organization, and they seem likely to get it.


FanPost: Prospecting the Predators' Future

Will the Nashville Predators' troubles today lead to better times ahead?

Do Poile & Trotz Deserve a 16th Season?


David Poile and Barry Trotz have run the Nashville Predators since their earliest days. But has the time come for change?

David Legwand's Greatest Hits


With the Nashville Predators having traded away David Legwand this afternoon, a chapter has closed in franchise history. Let's look back together at Leggy's remarkable run in Smashville.

OTF Roundtable: The Preds at the Trade Deadline


Will the Nashville Predators make major changes to the team at the 2014 NHL Trade Deadline? Our writers break down the key questions facing the Preds.

24 turns 31


Happy birthday to one of General Manager David Poile's most savvy acquisitions in recent memory, and to Poile himself!

Get Well Soon, Pete & David


We're all used to hockey players suffering the various bumps, bruises and broken bones that are a staple of every NHL season, but yesterday it was two senior members of the Nashville Predators who...


How long will Rinne & Weber's Window Remain Open?

One OTF reader wonders whether the prime years of Pekka Rinne and Shea Weber are being squandered playing for mediocre teams in Nashville.

David Legwand: Lifetime Predator or Trade Bait?


After trading a mainstay in Kevin Klein, will the Predators trade David Legwand or ink a contract extension with the "original" Predator?


Should the Predators Sink or Swim?

One OTF reader argues that the Nashville Predators should trade away veteran players and look ahead to the 2014-15 season.

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