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Preds Official Podcast: Todd Richards Hired; Nick Cousins on Halloween

Cousins Joins the Show; Predators Hire New Assistant Coach, Updates from the NHL and Twitter Questions

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

For no other reason than being the episode closest to Halloween, the show schedule is flipped on its head! Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis answer listener questions about the Predators' second line and the potential of forwards Eeli Tolvanen and Philip Tomasino (21:20). Plus, Nashville hires Todd Richards as an assistant coach (3:45). Finally, Preds forward Nick Cousins  chats about his recent wedding and raising a puppy with his wife (29:12). 

  • Preds hire Assistant Coach Todd Richards
  • Interview with Preds forward Nick Cousins
  • Updates from the NHL
  • Answering your Twitter questions

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Preds Official Podcast: Meeting Brad Richardson

Veteran Forward Joins the Show; Rem Pitlick Signs New Deal, Players Choose New Numbers, Farewell to A Broadcasting Legend

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

Veteran forward Brad Richardson  introduces himself to Preds fans with his debut on the podcast. The forward discusses his connections to the Nashville coaching staff and talks penalty killing and locker room leadership. Plus, Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten chat about the new jersey numbers selected by several Preds players and say thank you to broadcaster Mike "Doc" Emrick.

  • Preds sign forward Rem Pitlick to one-year deal
  • Players choose new numbers for upcoming season
  • Interview with Preds forward Brad Richardson
  • Saying farewell to 'Doc' Emrick 
  • Answering your Twitter questions

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Preds Official Podcast: Welcome to Nashville, Boro Cop

Predators Defenseman Mark Borowiecki Joins the Show as Nashville Makes a Splash in Free Agency

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

The Predators make a number of changes to their roster as the NHL's Free Agency period opens, including the additions of Mark Borowiecki, Nick Cousins, Brad Richardson and Matt Benning. Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis break down the moves and look at what's next for the Preds. Plus, Borowiecki makes his debut on the show to discuss his "Boro Cop" nickname in an entertaining interview. 

  • Preds make moves in free agency as roster shakeup continues
  • General Manager David Poile addresses the state of his team
  • Interview with Preds defenseman Mark Borowiecki
  • Answering your Twitter questions

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Preds Official Podcast: Trades, Draftees and Free Agency

Nashville Forward Luke Kunin Joins the Show After Being Acquired via Trade; Buyout of Kyle Turris, Recap of NHL Draft and Free Agency Preview in Episode 103

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

During the 2020 NHL Draft, the Predators trade for forward Luke Kunin, draft goaltender Iaroslav Askarov and part ways with center Kyle Turris. Kunin joins the show; plus, hear analysis on the seven players drafted by the Preds. Next, the opening of free agency looms and Nashville could add a big name like Taylor Hall and strengthen their defensive corps. 

  • Preds acquire Luke Kunin from Minnesota in exchange for Nick Bonino
  • Interview with Preds forward Luke Kunin
  • Predators GM David Poile on buying out Kyle Turris
  • Nashville selects goaltender Iaroslav Askarov, six others in 2020 NHL Draft
  • What might Predators do in free agency?

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Preds Official Podcast: 2020 NHL Draft Preview

Predators Chief Amateur Scout Tom Nolan Joins the Show to Discuss Draft Preparations; GM David Poile Talks Potential Changes to Nashville Roster

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

The Predators are slated to pick at No. 11 overall at the NHL Draft from Oct. 6 to 7. Nashville Chief Amateur Scout Tom Nolan joins the show to set the stage for an unprecedented, virtual draft. NHL Free Agency opens on Oct. 9, and Preds GM David Poile discusses who could be leaving or joining the team for the 2020-21 season.

  • Preds GM David Poile talks potential roster changes
  • Chief Amateur Scout Tom Nolan discusses NHL Draft preparations
  • Who could the Predators take at pick No. 11?
  • Answering your Twitter questions

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Preds Official Podcast: Roman Josi Wins the Norris Trophy

Ellie Josi Joins the Show to Discuss Her Husband's Norris Trophy Win

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

Preds Captain Roman Josi wins the Norris Trophy as the NHL's best defenseman. His wife, Ellie, joins the show to discuss the surprise party for Roman Josi Day and reveals the gender of their baby due in February. Plus, Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten discuss the new contracts for forwards Yakov Trenin and Michael McCarron. 

  • Preds Captain Roman Josi wins the Norris Trophy
  • Ellie Josi discusses her husband's Norris Trophy win 
  • Yakov Trenin and Michael McCarron sign new contracts
  • Episode 100 giveaways - listen to hear if you're a winner
  • Answering your Twitter questions

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Preds Official Podcast: Episode 100

Predators Assistant Coach Dan Hinote Joins the Show as Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis Celebrate 100 Episodes of the PoP

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

The Preds Official Podcast celebrates 100 episodes with giveaways of Mattias Ekholm and Calle Jarnkrok hockey sticks and Matt Duchene bobbleheads. Dan Hinote joins the show after being hired as a Preds assistant coach. Brooks Bratten and Thomas Willis look ahead to the 2020-21 season and answer listener-submitted audio questions. 

  • Interview with Preds Assistant Coach Dan Hinote
  • NHL updates on the 2020-21 season
  • Episode 100 giveaways - listen to hear how to enter
  • Answering your audio questions

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Preds Official Podcast: Early Signs of New Direction

Predators Begin Offseason Moves; NHL Updates Status of 2020-21 Season; Dan Hamhuis Joins for Episode 99

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

The first of the offseason changes have been made, as the Predators make adjustments to their coaching staff. Additionally, forward Eeli Tolvanen is loaned to Jokerit of the KHL ahead of the 2020-21 season. Plus, former Preds defenseman Dan Hamhuis joins the show to discuss his recent retirement. 

  • Predators begin offseason by making changes to coaching staff
  • Eeli Tolvanen loaned to Jokerit of the KHL
  • NHL updates on the 2020-21 season
  • Dan Hamhuis discusses life in retirement
  • Answering your Twitter questions

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Preds Official Podcast: What's The Solution?

Hear from David Poile, John Hynes and Nick Bonino as the Predators Unpack the 2019-20 Season and Look Ahead to the Future of the Team

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

Predators GM David Poile and head coach John Hynes were clear in their end-of-season comments: the team must change in order to regain past success. What changes are coming to the roster? What's the early outlook for the 2020-21 season? Thomas Willis and Brooks Bratten discuss.

  • Predators look back on 2019-20 season as GM David Poile says changes need to be made.
  • Hear from Poile, John Hynes and Nick Bonino
  • Is a youth movement coming?
  • Dan Hamhuis announces retirement from hockey

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Preds Official Podcast: Season Ends All Too Soon; Draft Lottery Primer

Podcast Looks at What's Next After Nashville Falls in Stanley Cup Qualifiers; Preds Have Shot at No. 1 Overall Pick

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

The Predators' up-and-down, wild-and-crazy 2019-20 season is at an end, as Nashville falls to the Arizona Coyotes in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers. Hear immediate reaction from forward Filip Forsberg, defenseman Ryan Ellis and head coach John Hynes. Plus, suddenly, the Preds have a shot at the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft Lottery on Monday. Finally, NHL Chief Content Officer Steve Mayer joins the show. 

  • Evaluation of Preds, Coyotes series
  • Comments from Forsberg, Ellis and Hynes
  • Preds can get No. 1 overall pick in Monday's Draft Lottery
  • Thoughts on consensus top pick, Alexis Lafreniere
  • NHL Awards, draft, free agency, what's next on the NHL calendar? 
  • Interview with NHL Chief Content Officer Steve Mayer

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