Central Division: Nashville Predators Season Primer

Central Division: Nashville Predators Season Primer

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Salary Cap Situation – source Cap Friendly

Projected Cap Hit: $68,913,333
Projected Cap Space: $6,086,667
Projected LTIR Used: $0
Current Cap Space: $6,086,667
Deadline Cap Space: $28,303,002
Todays Cap Hit: $68,913,333
Roster: 24/23
Contracts: 45/50

Offseason Moves – In/Out source Sports Forecaster

In
Alexei Emelin, D T – VGK
Pierre-Cedric Labrie, LW FA – Chi
Scott Hartnell, LW FA – CBJ
Matthew O’Connor, G FA – Ott
Anders Lindback, G FA
Nick Bonino, C FA – Pit
Victor Ejdsell, C FA-Europe

Out
Adam Payeri, C/RW FA-Minors
Vernon Fiddler, C Retired
Marek Mazanec, G FA-Europe
Mike Fisher, C Retired
Mike Liambas, LW FA – Ana
Colin Wilson, LW T – Col
Brad Hunt, D FA – VGK
James Neal, RW ED – VGK

Depth Chartsource Yahoo! Sports
Left Wing Center Right Wing
Filip Forsberg Ryan Johansen Viktor Arvidsson
Kevin Fiala Nick Bonino Craig Smith
Scott Hartnell Calle Jarnkrok Pontus Aberg
Miikka Salomaki Colton Sissons Austin Watson
Cody McLeod Frederick Gaudreau Cody Bass
Vladislav Kamenev
Defense Defense
P.K. Subban Goaltender Roman Josi
Alexei Emelin Pekka Rinne Mattias Ekholm
Yannick Weber Juuse Saros Matt Irwin
Samuel Girard Anthony Bitetto
Ryan Ellis Ryan Ellis

2018 Free Agents

Unrestricted – Scott Hartnell, Alexei Emelin, Cody McLeod, Pierre-Cedric Labrie, Yannick Weber, Matt Irwin, Anders Lindback, Trevor Smith, Cody Bass, and Anthony Bitetto.

Restricted – Juuse Saros, Andrew O’Brien, Matt O’Connor, Trevor Murphy, Petter Granberg, and Miikka Salomaki.

2018 Draft Picks

1st – Nashville
2nd – Nashville
3rd – Nashville
4th – Nashville
5th – Nashville
6th – Nashville
7th – Nashville

Top 10 Nashville Predators Prospectssource The Hockey News

1. Dante Fabbro – Defense
2. Eeli Tolvanen – Right Wing
3. Vladislav Kamenev – Left Wing
4. Sameul Girard – Defense
5. Yakov Trenin – Center
6. Grant Mishmash – Center
7. Patrick Harper – Center
8. Alexandre Carrier – Defense
9. Jack Dougherty – Defense
10. Tom Novak – Center