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Nashville Predators News & Notes

Preds Announce Single-Game Tickets on Sale for 2021-22 Home Games | Nashville Predators
Tickets are officially on sale!

Other Hockey News & Notes

Jets, Pionk Agree to Four-Year Extension | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Neal Pionk avoids arbitration by agreeing to a four-year deal with the Winnipeg Jets. The AAV of the contract will be $5.875 million.

Red Wings, Vrana avoid arbitration with three-year, $15.75M extension | Sportsnet
The Detroit Red Wings and forward Jakub Vrana have also avoided arbitration, settling on a three-year, $15.75-million contract extension, per Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman.

KHL offer complicates extension talks with Kirill Kaprizov, Wild | NBC Sports
That’s going to be one hell of a gut-punch if Minnesota loses Kirill Kaprizov to the KHL.

As a Predators fan that remembers when Radulov did this exact same thing to Nashville, I’m starting to have some Vietnam-esque flashbacks.

Bruins’ Cassidy hopeful Krejci could return this season | TSN
“He did not close the door on returning back,” Bruce Cassidy said. “I don’t know if that will happen or when it will happen at all, but he didn’t say I’m retiring and done from the National Hockey League. So, that’s good news for us in the sense that maybe in a couple of months, he’ll feel satisfied with what he needed to do, or maybe not.”

Why Martin Brodeur Recruited Jonathan Bernier to the Devils | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Bernier longed to tend goal on a team with playoff aspirations, while the Devils wanted a wily veteran to push their goalie of the future. Is that a perfect match? I don’t know about that (at least for Bernier), but there are worse places he could’ve landed.

Jaromir Jagr: ‘Only God will judge me’ | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Well, that’s certainly a very dramatic headline.

Jaromir Jagr is on the cusp of 50 years old and – despite some detractors – he’s still going strong, winning championships and keeping his hometown club in Kladno alive.

Lightning talent pipeline will be put to test in next repeat attempt | NBC Sports
The Tampa Bay Lightning have lost a lot this offseason, but they somehow have some intriguing in-house options to help replace them.

Oilers sign forward Tyler Benson to one-year, two-way extension | Sportsnet
The Edmonton Oilers have signed forward Tyler Benson to a one-year, two-way contract extension with an average annual value of $750,000.