2016 NHL Free Agency
Free Agency: Okposo or Chill
Kyle Okposo should be the prize of the Nashville front office this summer…. But at the right cost.
Free Agency Preview: Nashville's RFA's
Besides the draft and free agency pending at the end of June, Nashville has to make some decisions on its plethora of restricted free agents prior to the June 30th deadline to submit qualifying offers.
Free Agency Preview: Kyle Okposo
It's safe to say that Kyle Okposo is on the wish list of every team around the NHL. The Preds should have the cap space to thrown a bag of money at him, but let's dig into this a little deeper.
Free Agency Preview: Andrew Ladd
A 30-year-old goal scoring winger. The Preds could use one of those, so could Andrew Ladd be their guy?
Free Agency Preview: Frans Nielsen
The first Danish player to make it in the NHL is now ready for a formidable payday. Do the Predators have room for him on their roster?
Free Agency Preview: David Backes
Could he be an upgrade over Mike Fisher? Or maybe a grittier Mike Ribeiro that will actually shoot the puck? At 32 years old, David Backes is starting to show his battle-tested resolve alongside the downward spiral that comes with playing the game with a jagged edge.
Free Agency Preview: Jiri Hudler
Can this aging winger be the solution the Preds are looking for? Or would he be just another spoke in the wheel?
Free Agency Preview: Radim Vrbata
He wasn't great last year and he'll also turn 35-years-old in June, but perhaps Radim Vrbata could be that right-winger the Preds need. Perhaps is the key word in that previous sentence.
Free Agency Preview: Milan Lucic
If the Kings aren't able to court him into staying, this large mutant might fit right in on that top line.
Free Agency Preview: Eric Staal
It's only fitting that we start our preview of this summer's targets with the guy we joked about trading for last summer.
Free Agency Preview: Kris Versteeg
Kris Versteeg will likely find his 7th NHL home next year. Should it be in Nashville?
Free Agency Preview: Loui Eriksson
Why not kick off our free agency preview with the guy a lot of people though the Preds would make a run for at the trade deadline.
What is the budget for the Preds this summer?
There are a couple of holes the team could stand to fill this summer. With a young roster that's going to be commanding more paydays in the very near future, what can the Preds afford to spend on free agents this year?