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Nashville Predators Prospects

What’s behind Zach L’Heureux’s scoring surge?

The 19-year-old has torched the QMJHL since returning from injury.

Five Takeaways From Development Camp

With the Predators annual rookie development camp in the books, here is a look at the top 5 storylines coming from the week.

Dev Camp Report: Saros & Mazanec

Predators GM David Poile has faith that Juuse Saros can handle backup duty should Marek Mazanec falter

2016 NHL Draft: Nashville Predators Team Needs

It's that time of year again, folks! Draft coverage is here and we at On the Forecheck are happy to start of this year's coverage with a look into the needs within the Nashville Predators' system.

Recapping the Admirals' Season w/ Daniel Lavender

The Milwaukee Admirals are coming off one of their better seasons in recent memory and what better way to recap it than with the guru for all things Admirals and great friend of On the Forecheck, Daniel Lavender?

Preds Assign Jack Dougherty to Milwaukee

The Nashville Predators have assigned 2014 2nd overall pick Jack Dougherty to Milwaukee after finishing his season with the Portland Winterhawks (WHL.)

Little Bear Named To AHL-All Rookie Team

Most knew he was going to be good, but remember when some were wondering how Juuse Saros would adapt to the North American game to begin this season? I think it's safe to say those questions have been answered with his nod to the AHL-All Rookie Team.

Petterson Contract Terminated After Modo Relegated

Modo Hockey has long been one of Sweden's great hockey factories with the likes of Peter Forsberg, the Sedin twins, Markus Naslund, and Victor Hedman all once dawning the historic crest. However, after an elimination in a relegation round robin by Filip Forsberg's former team Leksands IF, they have been relegated to the Swedish B League and their players, including Nashville Predators prospect Emil Pettersson, are being given the option to terminate their contracts.

The Pipeline is Strong; Kamenev a Future #2 C?

Highlighted by three post-entry level contract signings and Poile standing pat at the trade deadline to make room for prospect Jimmy Vesey, there were a lot of positive indications for the Predators pipeline in February.

Pipeline Prospectus: Jimmy Vesey Edition

January was somewhat of an uneventful month in the way of Nashville Predators prospects so I decided to devote this Predators Pipeline Prospectus entirely to one of the brightest prospects in the system: Jimmy Vesey.

Predators Pipeline Prospectus: December

There was a lot going on this month between the World Juniors, Entry Level Contracts, and prospects on the Admirals and rosters around the league doing well. Enjoy!

Kamenev, Gaudreau Named AHL All-Stars

Nashville Predators prospects Vladislav Kamenev and Frederick Gaudreau of the Milwaukee Admirals were honored for their play thus far by being named to the AHL All Star Classic central division roster. They will be joined by head coach Dean Evason.

Kamenev Comes Up Big for Russia in OT thriller

With Russia down 2-3 in the final minute of play, Nashville Predators prospect and team Russia captain Vladislav Kamenev played a huge role in turning the game around and winning it in overtime.

Predators' Pipeline Prospectus: November

There were a lot of happenings in the Nashville Predators' prospect pool in the month of November. Several players have turned it on, one player continues to lag behind, entry level contracts were handed out, and much more.

Predators Recall Cody Bass


Predators' Pipeline Prospectus: October

In this edition, an update on Jimmy Vesey, the gang in Milwaukee, and quotes from Admirals Roundtable Editor and Chief Daniel Lavender.

Predators Recall Miikka Salomaki

The Predators will have another Finnish player on board for their trip out west.

Preds Trim Roster to 28

The next round of cuts has arrived.

Is Fiala ready for the NHL?

There’s zero question if Fiala has the talent to compete at an NHL level. He does. The big question is whether he’s actually ready for the jump to arguably the biggest stage in professional hockey.

2015-16 Preds Rookie Camp Recap & Roster Update

The Baby Preds finished in a tie at the top of the Estero Rookie Tournament.

Preds 2015-16 Top 25 Under 25: Part V

We conclude our look at the young blood in the Predators' organization.

Preds 2015-16 Top 25 Under 25: Part IV

We're nearing the top of our list today with the number 6 through 10 players.

Nashville Predators Top 25 Under 25: Part III

Today we continue the Top 25 Under 25 Ranking with the number 11 thru 15 ranked players.

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Nashville Predators 2015-2016 Top 25 Under 25

Kicking off our Top 25 Under 25 list, we have the 21-25 ranked players. Any player in the Nashville Predators' organization who is below the age of 25 by the start date of this ranking will be eligible.

Preds 2015-16 Top 25 Under 25: Part II

Today we continue the Top 25 Under 25 Ranking with the number 16 thru 20 ranked players.

2015-16 Preds Top 25 Under 25: Part I

Kicking off our Top 25 Under 25 list, we have the 21-25 ranked players. Any player in the Nashville Predators' organization who is below the age of 25 by the start date of this ranking will be eligible.

Jack Dougherty Signs ELC, Will Move to WHL

Jack Dougherty has made the move to the Portland Winterhawks in the WHL from the Wisconsin Badgers in the NCAA, allowing him to sign an entry-level contract. While this is a rather unorthodox move, it is one that makes sense for his development.

Trenin Inks ELC


Vladislav Kamenev Signs Entry-Level Contract

Another building block is coming into place.

Preds 2015 Development Camp Schedule

The Predators released their 2015 development camp roster. There will be several new faces and some fan favorites as well. Practices and the game will be open to the public for fans to enjoy some Predators hockey in the summer!

Unwrapping the Preds' Draft Picks

In what Chief Amateur Scout Jeff Kealty called a "nearly perfect" draft, the Predators were able to come away with some of their most liked players in the 2015 Draft. Join us as we take a look into what the newest Predators prospects provide.

Predators 2015 NHL Draft Round Up

All the selections from this year's draft in Sunrise.