Nashville Predators Analysis

Leafs Waive Grabovski: Should the Preds Claim Him?


Mikhail Grabovski has been one of Toronto's top forwards for the last few years, but had a disappointing season under new head coach Randy Carlyle. Should the Predators claim him off the waiver wire?

Free Agency: 9 Forwards the Preds Should Pursue


In case you haven't heard, the Nashville Predators could use some proven NHL talent at forward these days. Who should be on David Poile's shopping list?

Free Agency: 3 Big Names The Preds Should Avoid


With the 2013 NHL Free Agency season opening officially on Friday, speculation is running wild as to how David Poile might bolster the forward ranks and return this team to the playoffs.

Why the Preds Should Go Get Boston's Tyler Seguin


With all due to respect to Vinny Lecavalier, Nathan Horton, Danny Briere and other free agents this summer, the biggest difference-maker that the Nashville Predators should pursue is on the trade...

How Does Seth Jones Impact the Preds' Depth Chart?


Bringing in a highly coveted defenseman like Seth Jones could lead to a major shuffle on the Nashville blueline.

NHL CBA: New Revenue Sharing Plan Could Help Preds


Under the old CBA, small market teams faced additional penalties for spending above the mid-point of the NHL salary range. Now, it appears that barrier has been removed.

Does Firing A Head Coach Really Help NHL Teams?


A 2006 economics journal article examines the relationship between replacing a coach an team match performance thereafter. Teams that replace a coach during a crisis do worse in the short run, and...

Vote: Who Was the Preds' MVP This Season?


While this season didn't end up like Nashville Predators fans had hoped, there were some outstanding individual performances which are worth remembering.

How Much Can the Preds Spend in Free Agency?


Given the existing contracts in place and the declining salary cap environment, are the Predators actually likely to make significant additions to their lineup this summer?

Martin Erat Traded: The Marty Party is Over


Just when we thought the Predators were settling in for a relatively quiet NHL Trade Deadline, the Martin Erat/Filip Forsberg trade hit us like a punch in the gut.

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