For those of you who couldn't make it down to Bridgestone Arena Monday night, the Nashville Predators have posted video of the event, including the question-and-answer sessions featuring several current players, along with representatives from management and ownership of the team. You've seen some written recaps of what they had to say in recent days, but seeing the real thing allows you to digest the information more easily...
First up, the players took the stage:
Next, it was management & ownership's turn:
So what were the highlights for you? Here are a couple of mine:
- I thought it interesting that Peter Horachek repeatedly came back to talk about what he expected from Ryan Ellis this season. With Shea Weber & Kevin Klein able to take the tough defensive minutes on the right side, Ellis could have ample opportunity to produce offensively.
- Hal Gill is a riot, the local PHWA can start engraving that 2013 media-friendliness award in his honor right now.
In addition, I asked for reaction on Twitter, and here are some of the responses:
— Emily Baggett (@emilykate82) August 21, 2012
@forechecker That Colin Wilson is friends with Jonathan Toews. Who knew Willy was so cool?? :)
Now, what stuck out for you?