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Preds Official Podcast: What Could Roman Josi's Next Contract Look Like?

NHL Insider Pierre LeBrun Provides Perspective on Preds Upcoming Roster Moves

by Thomas Willis & Brooks Bratten @PredsNHL / NashvillePredators.com

Senior NHL Columnist for The Athletic Pierre LeBrun provides his perspective on Preds GM David Poile's next roster move and frames the conversation on Roman Josi's next contract. Dante Fabbro and Kyle Turris advance at the IIHF World Championship. Plus, what lessons should the Preds learn from the 2019 Stanley Cup Finalists?

Highlights Include: 

  • Canada, two Preds advance at World Championship
  • Interview with TSN's and The Athletic's Pierre LeBrun
  • What could Roman Josi's next contract look like?
  • How does it affect a potential pursuit of Matt Duchene or other free agents?
  • What lessons should the Preds learn from the Bruins, Blues?
  • Answering your Twitter questions

Visit NashvillePredators.com/Podcast to subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, iHeartRadio, Spotify and others.

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Turris, Fabbro Advance to Semifinals at IIHF World Championship

Canada Defeats Switzerland, Sweden Falls to Finland as Tournament Concludes for Some Preds Representatives

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Senior Communications & Content Coordinator

Talk about a flare for the dramatic.

The Canadians tied the game with 0.3 seconds remaining in regulation, before Mark Stone scored in overtime to send Kyle Turris, Dante Fabbro and Co. into the semifinals at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.

The 3-2 overtime victory came against fellow Preds Roman Josi and Yannick Weber representing Switzerland at the tournament.

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Canada Rallies in Quarterfinals, Will Face Czechs in Semis

Canada, Czech Republic, Finland and Russia advance to the final four at 2019 World Championship

by Ron Knabenbauer & Callie Parmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Canada (3) vs. Switzerland (2) - Overtime

Team Canada rallied its way into the semifinals at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.

The Canadians scored with less than a second remaining in regulation and found the back of the net again in overtime to take a 3-2 victory against Switzerland in their quarterfinal matchup on Thursday at Steel Arena in Kosice, Slovakia.

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All Five Preds Advance to Quarterfinals at IIHF World Championship

Josi, Turris, Ekholm, Fabbro, Weber All Move On with Canada, Switzerland, Sweden

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Senior Communications & Content Coordinator

The preliminary round has concluded, and all of the Predators are moving on.

Nashville's five representatives participating at the 2019 IIHF World Championship - Roman Josi and Yannick Weber of Switzerland, Kyle Turris and Dante Fabbro of Canada and Mattias Ekholm of Sweden - have advanced to the quarterfinals of the tournament with medal hopes still alive.

At least two Preds will be eliminated on Thursday when Canada meets Switzerland, before Sweden clashes with Finland for a chance at the semifinal matches on Saturday.

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Russia, Canada Take Top Seeds Into Quarterfinals

All six Avalanche players advance in 2019 IIHF World Championship

by Callie Parmele & Ron Knabenbauer / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Russia (7) vs. Sweden (4)

Russia finished the preliminary round with a perfect record after defeating Sweden 7-4 on Tuesday at the 2019 IIHF World Championship at Ondrej Nepela Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog got Sweden on the board with the game's only tally in the first period, but Russia responded with six unanswered goals in the middle frame to earn the win.

Colorado defenseman Nikita Zadorov recorded an assist in the victory and was one of 15 Russian skaters to record at least a point in the contest. Evgeni Malkin (Pittsburgh Penguinns) and Evgenii Dadonov (Florida Panthers) were the only players on the winning team to register more than one point in the outing, as each had a goal and an assist.

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Andrighetto Scores as Switzerland Falls to Sweden

Canada earns victory against Germany, Russia remains perfect

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com
Sweden (4) vs. Switzerland (3)

Colorado Avalanche forward Sven Andrighetto scored his second goal of the 2019 IIHF World Championship for Switzerland on Saturday.

The Swiss (4-0-0-1) fell 4-3 to Avs captain Gabriel Landeskog and Team Sweden at Ondrej Nepela Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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Preds Official Podcast: Early Free Agency Look and Scouting Talk

Podcast Provides Early Look at Potential Free Agent Targets, Interviews Preds Scout Tom Nolan

by Thomas Willis & Brooks Bratten @PredsNHL / NashvillePredators.com

What would it take for the Predators to land a big free agent like Matt Duchene? Preds Chief Amateur Scout Tom Nolan explains the process of researching and scouting a prospect. Plus, is an overhaul needed for NHL video review?

Highlights Include: 

  • Preds, Metro Nashville propose new 30-year lease
  • World Championship update
  • Interview with Preds Chief Amateur Scout Tom Nolan
  • What needs to happen for the Preds to land a big name in free agency?
  • Is the NHL's video review system broken?
  • Answering your Twitter questions
  • Giveaway opportunity of a Ryan Ellis Milwaukee Admirals bobblehead; listen to see how to enter!

Visit NashvillePredators.com/Podcast to subscribe through iTunes, Google Play, iHeartRadio, Spotify and others.

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Niederreiter Added to World Championship Roster

Hurricanes forward to play for Switzerland

by Canes PR @NHLCanes / Carolina Hurricanes News Release

RALEIGH, NC - The Swiss Ice Hockey Federation today announced that Carolina Hurricanes forward Nino Niederreiter has been added to its roster for the 2019 IIHF World Championship. The tournament is currently being held from May 10-26 in Slovakia.

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Germany, Russia and Switzerland Remain Perfect

Germany leads Group A, Russia and Switzerland are tied for the Group B lead

by Callie Parmele @CallieParmele / ColoradoAvalanche.com
Russia (10) vs. Italy (0)

Russia stayed undefeated at the 2019 IIHF World Championship with a 10-0 victory against Italy on Wednesday at Ondrej Nepela Arena in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov was paired with Ivan Telegin in the contest and finished the game with a plus-3 rating.  

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Preds Helping Countries Succeed at 2019 IIHF World Championship

Josi, Turris Among Predators Leading Countries to Fast Starts in Annual Tournament

by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Senior Communications & Content Coordinator

Teams populated by members of the Predators - Canada, Switzerland and Sweden - are all finding success in the preliminary round at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.

Preds forward Kyle Turris and defenseman Dante Fabbro of Canada, and blueliner Mattias Ekholm of Sweden, have helped their clubs to 2-1-0 records thus far, while Nashville defensemen Roman Josi and Yannick Weber are a perfect 4-0-0 with Switzerland.

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