9-2-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Pavel Bure has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Eric Charron is sliding on a 19 game streak without registering a single point. Greg Johnson is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point. David Legwand has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Scott Hartnell is sliding on a 17 game streak without registering a single point. Tomas Vokoun hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Josef Beranek is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Rastislav Stana hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



7-2-2003 Team captain meets with Mark Eaton
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Mark Eaton after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Mark Eaton as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

6-2-2003 Marian Cisar resumes light training.
Milwaukee Admirals right wing Marian Cisar has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

5-2-2003 Team captain meets with Scott Hartnell
Following the team's recent 0-2 loss against Detroit Red Wings on 3-2-2003, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Scott Hartnell did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Stu Grimson

4-2-2003 Team captain meets with Rastislav Stana
Following the team's recent 0-2 loss against Detroit Red Wings on 3-2-2003, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Rastislav Stana were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Stu Grimson

4-2-2003 Team captain meets with Gord Murphy
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Gord Murphy after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Gord Murphy as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

2-2-2003 Barry Trotz praises Shea Weber
Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz has praised young defenseman Shea Weber in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Shea Weber has played 51 games with Prince Albert Raiders this season, collecting 18+33=51 with 54 PIM.


2-2-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Pavel Bure has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Eric Charron is sliding on a 18 game streak without registering a single point. Greg Johnson is down on his game pulling a 12 game streak without registering a single point. David Legwand has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Scott Hartnell is sliding on a 16 game streak without registering a single point. Tomas Vokoun hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Andy Delmore is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Josef Beranek is down on his game pulling a 14 game streak without registering a single point. Rastislav Stana hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



1-2-2003 Erik Anderson resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals center Erik Anderson has resumed full training after his injury.

31-1-2003 Jeremy Stevenson injured.
Jeremy Stevenson of Milwaukee Admirals suffered leg injury during tonights minorleague game against the San Diego Gulls. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of months . Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

27-1-2003 Erik Anderson resumes light training.
Milwaukee Admirals center Erik Anderson has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

27-1-2003 Marian Cisar injured.
Marian Cisar of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Utica Comets. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . You never expect an injury like this to happen, but it does, was his comment to the press after leaving the game.

26-1-2003 Team captain meets with Andy Delmore
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Andy Delmore after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Andy Delmore as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

26-1-2003 Team captain meets with Mark Eaton
Following the team's recent 2-0 loss at Columbus Blue Jackets on 24-1-2003, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Mark Eaton were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Stu Grimson

26-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Vitali Yachmenev has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Greg Johnson has lost his sights and is now 19 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Tomas Vokoun hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Josef Beranek is down on his game pulling a 10 game streak without registering a single point. Rastislav Stana hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-1-2003 Petr Hubacek resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals center Petr Hubacek has resumed full training after his injury.

25-1-2003 Team captain meets with Andy Delmore
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Andy Delmore after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Andy Delmore as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

23-1-2003 Barry Trotz praises David Backes
Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz has praised young center David Backes in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

David Backes has played 32 games with Dukla Trencin this season, collecting 16+18=34 with 17 PIM.


23-1-2003 Media criticises the Nashville Predators
The Nashville Predators are spinning in a 9 game winless streak. Nashville Predators defenseman Gord Murphy commented about their recent play: It seems like everything is going wrong now. It's not the best of times for us right now...

21-1-2003 Petr Hubacek resumes light training.
Milwaukee Admirals center Petr Hubacek has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

19-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Pavel Bure has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Vitali Yachmenev is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Greg Johnson has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. David Legwand has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Tomas Vokoun hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Josef Beranek has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Rastislav Stana hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



17-1-2003 Team captain meets with Tom Fitzgerald
Following the team's recent 3-0 loss at Los Angeles Kings on 17-1-2003, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Tom Fitzgerald were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Stu Grimson

16-1-2003 Mark Eaton reaches career high !
Mark Eaton marked a new career high in points with 12 after assisting in tonights game against Edmonton Oilers on a goal by Vitali Yachmenev. In a game like this, it was nice to set that milestone, he said at the post-game press conference..

A native of USA, Mark Eaton, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 103 NHL games during his career, notching 5 goals and adding 20 assists along with 26 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 42 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+11=12 with 4 PIM.


14-1-2003 Team captain meets with Vitali Yachmenev
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Vitali Yachmenev after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Vitali Yachmenev as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

14-1-2003 Barry Trotz praises Jan Hejda
Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz has praised young defenseman Jan Hejda in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

Jan Hejda has played 43 games with Plymouth Whalers this season, collecting 4+13=17 with 87 PIM.


13-1-2003 Erik Anderson injured.
Erik Anderson of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the San Jose Barracuda. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . There's no operation necessary. It's a third-degree separation. We'll know better in a couple of days how bad it really is and go from there, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

12-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Andy Delmore is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Pavel Bure has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Vitali Yachmenev is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Greg Johnson has lost his sights and is now 12 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Tom Fitzgerald is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Rastislav Stana hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-1-2003 Team captain meets with Greg Johnson
Following the team's recent 3-0 loss at Calgary Flames on 11-1-2003, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Greg Johnson were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Stu Grimson

10-1-2003 Rastislav Stana uncertain about future
Rastislav Stana wants clarification on his future as he no longer can be considered a prospect. He wants you to clarify his status in the organization.

10-1-2003 Marc Moro resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals defenseman Marc Moro has resumed full training after his injury.

8-1-2003 Stu Grimson frustrated
Nashville Predators left wing Stu Grimson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Stu Grimson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the of the 1983 entry draft. He has appeared in 733 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 25 assists along with 2102 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 34 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 2+4=6 with 65 PIM.


8-1-2003 Randy Petruk agrees on a contract.
Randy Petruk has signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

8-1-2003 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Mike Dunham to Washington Capitals for Rastislav Stana and WSH's round 2 pick in 2005

7-1-2003 Team captain meets with Mark Eaton
Following the team's recent 2-0 win against Buffalo Sabres on 6-1-2003, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Mark Eaton were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Stu Grimson

7-1-2003 Barry Trotz praises Marc-Andre Fleury
Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz has praised young goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in his latest interviews. Altough he seems very fond of this highly skilled youngster, he didn't want to comment on his team's strategy concerning the upcoming draft.

7-1-2003 Dan Hamhuis resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals defenseman Dan Hamhuis has resumed full training after his injury.

6-1-2003 Vadim Khomitski agrees on a contract.
Vadim Khomitski has signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

5-1-2003 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

Greg Johnson has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. David Legwand has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Mike Dunham hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Josef Beranek has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-1-2003 Marc Moro resumes light training.
Milwaukee Admirals defenseman Marc Moro has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

5-1-2003 Jason Beckett resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals defenseman Jason Beckett has resumed full training after his injury.

4-1-2003 J.C. Cowan agrees on a contract.
J.C. Cowan has signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

4-1-2003 Petr Hubacek injured.
Petr Hubacek of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Chicago Wolves. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . Not much I can do now, except listen to my doctor, he said as the trainers examined him.

2-1-2003 Team captain meets with Josef Beranek
Following the team's recent 2-2 tie against Colorado Avalanche on 1-1-2003, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Josef Beranek were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Stu Grimson

2-1-2003 Nashville Predators players selected to World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships (U-20) in icehockey are about to start. The following players from Nashville Predators organization have been selected to represent their countries:

-Daniel Widing (SWE)
-Timofei Shiskanov (RUS)
-Tomas Slovak (SVK)
-Oliver Setzinger (AUT)
-Gustav Grasberg (SWE)


2-1-2003 Dan Hamhuis resumes light training.
Milwaukee Admirals defenseman Dan Hamhuis has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

1-1-2003 David Legwand speaks up.
David Legwand is disappointed in the team tactics after averaging 4 minutes in the last five games. He wants more icetime.

1-1-2003 Jason Beckett injured.
Jason Beckett of Milwaukee Admirals suffered groin injury during tonights minorleague game against the Lake Erie Monsters. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, were his words after the game.

30-12-2002 Team captain meets with Petr Tenkrat
Following the team's recent 3-2 loss at Vancouver Canucks on 29-12-2002, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Petr Tenkrat did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Stu Grimson

29-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Craig Berube is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Gord Murphy is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Pavel Bure has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Greg Johnson has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. David Legwand has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Mike Dunham has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Tomas Vokoun has been chilly and allowed 17 goals in 4 games. Josef Beranek has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal. Denis Arkhipov is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-12-2002 Toni Uusitalo agrees on a contract.
Toni Uusitalo has signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

26-12-2002 Team captain meets with Petr Tenkrat
Following the team's recent 1-5 loss against Vancouver Canucks on 26-12-2002, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Petr Tenkrat did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Stu Grimson

26-12-2002 Dan Hamhuis injured.
Dan Hamhuis of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Utica Comets. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . This is the same injury I had as a junior. Not too serious, but it needs some time to heal, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

25-12-2002 David Legwand resumes full training.
Nashville Predators center David Legwand has resumed full training after his leg injury.

22-12-2002 Zarley Zalapski agrees on a contract.
Zarley Zalapski has signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

22-12-2002 Erik Anderson agrees on a contract.
Erik Anderson has signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

22-12-2002 Team captain meets with Vitali Yachmenev
Following the team's recent 4-1 loss at Toronto Maple Leafs on 21-12-2002, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Vitali Yachmenev were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Stu Grimson

22-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Pavel Bure is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Vitali Yachmenev has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Mike Dunham hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Scott Hartnell is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Josef Beranek has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

David Legwand remains sidelined with leg injury.



21-12-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Shayne Corson and NAS's round 2 pick in 2003 to San Jose Sharks for SJ's round 1 pick in 2003 and SJ's round 1 pick in 2004

A native of Canada, Shayne Corson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 1054 NHL games during his career, notching 265 goals and adding 399 assists along with 2191 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 35 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 16+13=29 with 32 PIM.


21-12-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Tom Poti to Buffalo Sabres for BUF's round 2 pick in 2003

A native of USA, Tom Poti was originally drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers in the 3rd round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 263 NHL games during his career, notching 28 goals and adding 72 assists along with 173 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 33 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 2+10=12 with 6 PIM.


21-12-2002 Petr Tenkrat reaches career high !
Petr Tenkrat marked a new career high in goals with 6 tallies after scoring in tonights game against Toronto Maple Leafs on a feed by Denis Arkhipov. It is just an amazing thing for me, he said before boarding the teams chartered jet.

A native of Czech, Petr Tenkrat was originally drafted to the NHL by the Anaheim Ducks in the 8th round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 80 NHL games during his career, notching 11 goals and adding 14 assists along with 20 penalty minutes. The 25 year old right wing has played 34 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 6+5=11 with 4 PIM.


21-12-2002 Marc Moro injured.
Marc Moro of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Toronto Marlies. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . Well, there's not much I can say, it happens, he said while limping toward the dressing room.

20-12-2002 David Legwand resumes light training.
Nashville Predators center David Legwand has resumed light training after his leg injury and is listed day to day.

20-12-2002 David Legwand injured.
David Legwand (NAS) suffered leg injury during the game in an incident with Shaun Van Allen (MTL). He is expected to be sidelined for about a week. Sometimes when you give it 110%, the other player gives it right back to you. I'll still be practicing with the team, and may be back in time for the next home stand, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

15-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Greg Johnson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Bill Houlder is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Tom Poti has played 14 games without a goal. Vitali Yachmenev has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. David Legwand has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mike Dunham hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Andy Delmore is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



13-12-2002 Team captain meets with Andy Delmore
Following the team's recent 5-3 win against Pittsburgh Penguins on 12-12-2002, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Andy Delmore did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Stu Grimson

13-12-2002 Josef Beranek resumes full training.
Nashville Predators left wing Josef Beranek has resumed full training after his groin injury.

13-12-2002 Marian Cisar resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals right wing Marian Cisar has resumed full training after his injury.

13-12-2002 Marc Moro resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals defenseman Marc Moro has resumed full training after his injury.

12-12-2002 Denis Arkhipov resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals center Denis Arkhipov has resumed full training after his injury.

12-12-2002 Andy Delmore reaches career high !
Andy Delmore marked a new career high in points with 15 after assisting in tonights game against Pittsburgh Penguins on a goal by Pavel Bure. You've got to hand it to the other guys in the room though, they gave it their all tonight, he said after signing autographs for some kids..

A native of Canada, Andy Delmore, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 125 NHL games during his career, notching 10 goals and adding 27 assists along with 53 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 30 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 3+12=15 with 29 PIM.


12-12-2002 Marc Moro injured.
Marc Moro of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Wilkes-Barre Penguins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They're being cautious about my condition, but I feel pretty good right now and want to get back on the ice as soon as possible, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

11-12-2002 Team captain meets with Greg Johnson
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Greg Johnson after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Greg Johnson as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

10-12-2002 Greg Johnson reaches a milestone !
Greg Johnson scored the 100th goal of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Bill Houlder. This is an unbeliveable feeling, i don't know what else to say, he said outside the teams dressing room.

A native of Canada, Greg Johnson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2nd round of the 1989 entry draft. He has appeared in 544 NHL games during his career, notching 100 goals and adding 172 assists along with 247 penalty minutes. The 31 year old center has played 29 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 6+9=15 with 5 PIM.


10-12-2002 Denis Arkhipov injured.
Denis Arkhipov of Milwaukee Admirals suffered chest injury during tonights minorleague game against the Iowa Wild. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . It's nothing big, I'll be back soon, ready to strike back, he commented from the trainers bench.

8-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Scott Walker is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Tom Poti has played 13 games without a goal. Greg Johnson has lost his sights and is now 17 games without a goal. Mike Dunham hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Shayne Corson has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Josef Beranek remains sidelined with groin injury.



8-12-2002 Josef Beranek resumes light training.
Nashville Predators left wing Josef Beranek has resumed light training after his groin injury and is listed day to day.

8-12-2002 Marian Cisar resumes light training.
Milwaukee Admirals right wing Marian Cisar has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

6-12-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Kimmo Timonen to Toronto Maple Leafs for Shayne Corson, CBS's round 1 pick in 2004 and TOR's round 1 pick in 2004

A native of Canada, Shayne Corson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 1st round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 1047 NHL games during his career, notching 262 goals and adding 398 assists along with 2186 penalty minutes. The 29 year old left wing has played 28 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs this season, totalling 13+12=25 with 27 PIM.

A native of Finland, Kimmo Timonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 210 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 64 assists along with 110 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 27 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 3+18=21 with 4 PIM.


6-12-2002 David Gove agrees on a contract.
David Gove has signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

6-12-2002 Bob Prier agrees on a contract.
Bob Prier has signed a one year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. Financial terms of the deal were not announced.

5-12-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Cliff Ronning to Ottawa Senators for OTT's round 1 pick in 2005

A native of Canada, Cliff Ronning was originally drafted to the NHL by the St. Louis Blues in the 7th round of the 1984 entry draft. He has appeared in 963 NHL games during his career, notching 271 goals and adding 495 assists along with 397 penalty minutes. The 27 year old center has played 27 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 10+13=23 with 2 PIM.


5-12-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Valeri Bure to Los Angeles Kings for LA's round 2 pick in 2003 and LA's round 2 pick in 2005

A native of Russia, Valeri Bure was originally drafted to the NHL by the Montreal Canadiens in the 2nd round of the 1992 entry draft. He has appeared in 498 NHL games during his career, notching 149 goals and adding 178 assists along with 175 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 27 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 10+15=25 with 2 PIM.


1-12-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Bure is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Pavel Bure is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Eric Charron is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Cliff Ronning is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Scott Walker is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak. Tom Fitzgerald is looking steady with 4 points in 4 games last week. Kimmo Timonen is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Craig Berube is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Petr Tenkrat is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Vitali Yachmenev has lost his sights and is now 15 games without a goal. Greg Johnson has lost his sights and is now 14 games without a goal. David Legwand has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Mike Dunham hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Vladimir Orszagh is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

Josef Beranek remains sidelined with groin injury.



1-12-2002 Stu Grimson returns
Stu Grimson has served his suspension and is available for the next game.

30-11-2002 Petr Hubacek resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals center Petr Hubacek has resumed full training after his injury.

30-11-2002 Pavel Bure reaches a milestone !
Pavel Bure scored the 700th point of his career in tonight's game against the Chicago Blackhawks on a feed by Cliff Ronning. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he said after the game.

A native of Russia, Pavel Bure, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 619 NHL games during his career, notching 395 goals and adding 305 assists along with 408 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 24 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 11+9=20 with 2 PIM.


28-11-2002 Petr Hubacek injured.
Petr Hubacek of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Stockton Heat. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I'll just put some ice on it and it'll be as good as new. It will take more than this to slow me down, he said from the locker room after being helped off the ice.

26-11-2002 Kimmo Timonen frustrated
Nashville Predators defenseman Kimmo Timonen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Finland, Kimmo Timonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 206 NHL games during his career, notching 27 goals and adding 62 assists along with 110 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 23 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 3+16=19 with 4 PIM.


24-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Greg Johnson is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Tomas Vokoun is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals.

Who's cold

Valeri Bure has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Vitali Yachmenev has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

Josef Beranek remains sidelined with groin injury.



24-11-2002 League suspends Stu Grimson
The league board has suspended Nashville Predators player Stu Grimson for 4 games for injuring Doug Weight of St. Louis Blues.

21-11-2002 Stu Grimson frustrated
Nashville Predators left wing Stu Grimson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Stu Grimson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the of the 1983 entry draft. He has appeared in 719 NHL games during his career, notching 18 goals and adding 23 assists along with 2069 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 20 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 2+2=4 with 32 PIM.


21-11-2002 David Gosselin resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals left wing David Gosselin has resumed full training after his injury.

20-11-2002 Marian Cisar injured.
Marian Cisar of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Falcons. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . It hurts, I admit, but I just have to take it like a man, he said when he was taken off the ice.

17-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Pavel Bure is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Cliff Ronning is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Scott Walker is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Ryan Vandenbussche has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Vitali Yachmenev has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Greg Johnson has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Cale Hulse has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Tomas Vokoun has been chilly and allowed 5 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

Josef Beranek remains sidelined with groin injury.



16-11-2002 David Gosselin resumes light training.
Milwaukee Admirals left wing David Gosselin has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

16-11-2002 David Gosselin injured.
David Gosselin of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Grand Rapids Griffins. He is expected to be sidelined for about a week . I'm just looking forward to getting back on the ice and helping this team win, he said in a TV interview.

15-11-2002 Adam Hall resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals right wing Adam Hall has resumed full training after his injury.

12-11-2002 Team captain meets with Tom Fitzgerald
Following the team's recent 9-2 loss at Boston Bruins on 11-11-2002, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Tom Fitzgerald did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Stu Grimson

10-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Bure is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Cliff Ronning is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. David Legwand is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Kimmo Timonen is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Andy Delmore is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Ryan Vandenbussche has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Mike Dunham has been chilly and allowed 15 goals in 3 games. Cale Hulse has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Tomas Vokoun hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games.

Trainer's room

Josef Beranek remains sidelined with groin injury.



10-11-2002 Petr Hubacek resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals center Petr Hubacek has resumed full training after his injury.

10-11-2002 Adam Hall resumes light training.
Milwaukee Admirals right wing Adam Hall has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

9-11-2002 Scottie Upshall resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals left wing Scottie Upshall has resumed full training after his injury.

7-11-2002 Scottie Upshall injured.
Scottie Upshall of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I should be back in the lineup soon, it doesn't feel that serious, he said after the game in the dressing room.

7-11-2002 Petr Hubacek injured.
Petr Hubacek of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Small things like this happen to guys almost every game, except this time it happened to me, he said to the press.

3-11-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Bure is looking red hot with a 7 game point streak. Greg Johnson is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Kimmo Timonen is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Andy Delmore is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Ryan Vandenbussche has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Cale Hulse has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Tomas Vokoun hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Vladimir Orszagh has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

Josef Beranek remains sidelined with groin injury.



2-11-2002 Josef Beranek injured.
Josef Beranek (NAS) suffered groin injury during the game in an incident with Darius Kasparaitis (PIT). He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month. Well, you win some and you lose some...it's as simple as that. I just got thrown around today, was his answer to a reporter question after the game.

27-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Bure is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Pavel Bure is looking good with 5 points in 4 games last week. Vitali Yachmenev is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak. Cliff Ronning is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. David Legwand is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Kimmo Timonen is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Cale Hulse has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Josef Beranek has lost his sights and is now 9 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-10-2002 Pavel Bure reaches a milestone !
Pavel Bure notched the 300th assist of his career in tonight's game against the Vancouver Canucks on a goal by Cliff Ronning. The pass just found the right guy, what more can I say, the happy player said in a hockey magazine..

A native of Russia, Pavel Bure, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has appeared in 603 NHL games during his career, notching 387 goals and adding 300 assists along with 406 penalty minutes. The 31 year old right wing has played 8 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 3+4=7 with 0 PIM.


25-10-2002 Adam Hall injured.
Adam Hall of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Utica Comets. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . This is the same injury I had as a junior. Not too serious, but it needs some time to heal, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

24-10-2002 Team captain meets with Greg Johnson
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Greg Johnson after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Greg Johnson as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

24-10-2002 Ryan Vandenbussche returns
Ryan Vandenbussche has served his suspension and is available for the next game.

20-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Greg Johnson is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Kimmo Timonen is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Andy Delmore is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Scott Walker has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Tom Fitzgerald is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Cale Hulse has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Josef Beranek has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



19-10-2002 Josef Beranek resumes full training.
Nashville Predators left wing Josef Beranek has resumed full training after his abdomen injury.

19-10-2002 Greg Classen resumes full training.
Milwaukee Admirals center Greg Classen has resumed full training after his injury.

17-10-2002 Team captain meets with Andy Delmore
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Andy Delmore after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Andy Delmore as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

17-10-2002 Greg Classen injured.
Greg Classen of Milwaukee Admirals suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Texas Stars. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he said after the game in the dressing room.

17-10-2002 Josef Beranek injured.
Josef Beranek (NAS) suffered abdomen injury during the game in an incident with Kirk Muller (DAL). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It's nothing big, I'll be back soon, ready to strike back, he commented in a radio interview after the game.

13-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cliff Ronning is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

Vitali Yachmenev is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



10-10-2002 Stu Grimson frustrated
Nashville Predators left wing Stu Grimson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Stu Grimson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the of the 1983 entry draft. He has appeared in 701 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 21 assists along with 2037 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 2 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


6-10-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-10-2002 Team captain meets with Petr Tenkrat
Following the team's recent 3-2 loss at Winnipeg Jets on 27-9-2002, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Petr Tenkrat were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Stu Grimson

30-9-2002 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Tom BarrassoA-A-A-27Carolina Hurricanes
Dominik Hasek BA-A-37Detroit Red Wings
Patrick Roy88878631Colorado Avalanche
Jean-Sebastien GiguereA-BB25Anaheim Ducks
Martin BrodeurBBB30New Jersey Devils
Billy SmithBBB28New York Islanders
Ed BelfourBBB30Dallas Stars
Ken DrydenB-BB28Montreal Canadiens
Mike RichterBBB29Columbus Blue Jackets
Curtis JosephB-B-B28Toronto Maple Leafs
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Brian LeetchA-B-B27New York Rangers
Rob Blake85828327Colorado Avalanche
Bobby OrrBBB29Boston Bruins
Scott NiedermayerB-BB29New Jersey Devils
Chris ProngerCAB27Edmonton Oilers
Sandis OzolinshB-B-B30Florida Panthers
Nicklas LidstromB-BB32Detroit Red Wings
Kimmo TimonenB-BB27Nashville Predators
Scott StevensC-AB28New Jersey Devils
Al MacInnisB-B-B29Buffalo Sabres
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Sergei FedorovBB-B32Detroit Red Wings
John LeClairA-B-B29Philadelphia Flyers
Paul KariyaACB27Anaheim Ducks
Mike ModanoA-B-B32Dallas Stars
Mark MessierB-BB29New York Rangers
Adam GravesBB-B27San Jose Sharks
Keith TkachukBB-B30Edmonton Oilers
Gary RobertsB-B-B29Toronto Maple Leafs
Shayne CorsonB-B-B29Toronto Maple Leafs
Peter BondraBB-B28Washington Capitals
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Joe SakicAB-A-28Arizona Coyotes
Wayne GretzkyAB-A-27Edmonton Oilers
Jean BeliveauBB-A-27Minnesota Wild
Mario LemieuxAB-A-26Pittsburgh Penguins
Peter Forsberg86838529Colorado Avalanche
Ron FrancisB-BB29Carolina Hurricanes
Jeremy RoenickBBB27Philadelphia Flyers
Steve YzermanBB-B27Detroit Red Wings
Alexei YashinA-CB28New York Islanders
Adam OatesBB-B30Washington Capitals
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrAC-A-30Washington Capitals
Teemu SelanneA-B-B27Anaheim Ducks
Tony AmonteA-CB28Chicago Blackhawks
Mark RecchiBB-B28Philadelphia Flyers
Brett HullB-CB28Detroit Red Wings
Maurice RichardBB-B28Montreal Canadiens
Eric LindrosA-BB29New York Rangers
Claude LemieuxB-BB27Arizona Coyotes
Pavel BureADB31Nashville Predators
Scott MellanbyB-B-B28Buffalo Sabres


29-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-9-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded NAS's round 3 pick in 2003 to Calgary Flames for Craig Berube

25-9-2002 Stu Grimson frustrated
Nashville Predators left wing Stu Grimson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Stu Grimson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the of the 1983 entry draft. He has appeared in 706 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 21 assists along with 2039 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 7 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 2 PIM.


22-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-9-2002 League suspends Ryan Vandenbussche
The league board has suspended Nashville Predators player Ryan Vandenbussche for 10 games for injuring Nicklas Lidstrom of Detroit Red Wings.

20-9-2002 Team captain meets with Greg Johnson
Team captain Stu Grimson called a short meeting with Greg Johnson after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Greg Johnson as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

18-9-2002 Kimmo Timonen frustrated
Nashville Predators defenseman Kimmo Timonen feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a regular player.

A native of Finland, Kimmo Timonen was originally drafted to the NHL by the Los Angeles Kings in the of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 188 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 48 assists along with 108 penalty minutes. The 27 year old defenseman has played 5 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 1+2=3 with 2 PIM.


17-9-2002 Team captain meets with Greg Johnson
Following the team's recent 3-4 loss against St. Louis Blues on 15-9-2002, Nashville Predators captain Stu Grimson and Greg Johnson did not leave the bench after the game for a while. I wanted to go over some things that have been troubling his game lately, said Stu Grimson

15-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Valeri Bure is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Pavel Bure is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Kimmo Timonen is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Mike Dunham has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games. Tomas Vokoun has been chilly and allowed 8 goals in 2 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



14-9-2002 Stu Grimson frustrated
Nashville Predators left wing Stu Grimson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Stu Grimson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the of the 1983 entry draft. He has appeared in 702 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 21 assists along with 2037 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing has played 3 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


14-9-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Peter Stasny, Anton Stasny and Mariam Stasny to Florida Panthers for Valeri Bure, Pavel Bure and FLA's round 2 pick in 2003

8-9-2002 Peter Stasny frustrated
Nashville Predators center Peter Stasny feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Peter Stasny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 319 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 37 assists along with 146 penalty minutes. The 30 year old center has played 1 games with the Nashville Predators this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 0 PIM.


8-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Cliff Ronning is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. David Legwand is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

Tomas Vokoun has been chilly and allowed 4 goals in 1 games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-9-2002 Stu Grimson frustrated
Nashville Predators left wing Stu Grimson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Stu Grimson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the of the 1983 entry draft. He has appeared in 699 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 21 assists along with 2037 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


2-9-2002 Chris Bala interviewed in paper
Chris Bala was interviewed in today's paper about the recent trade that sent him from Ottawa Senators to Nashville Predators. I have high expectations for this club, I'm excited about this opportunity, and I'm looking forward to the challenge, he said.

2-9-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Alexandre Krevsun to Ottawa Senators for Chris Bala

1-9-2002 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



31-8-2002 Mariam Stasny frustrated
Nashville Predators left wing Mariam Stasny feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a core player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Mariam Stasny, was originally signed as a free agent to the NHL. He has not yet played at NHL level. The 30 year old left wing is getting ready for the upcoming season.


31-8-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Matt Loen to Chicago Blackhawks for NAS's round 5 pick in 2003

31-8-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded CHI's round 4 pick in 2003 to Chicago Blackhawks for Ryan Vandenbussche

31-8-2002 Nashville Predators trade
Nashville Predators traded Mattias Nilsson to Philadelphia Flyers for NAS's round 4 pick in 2003

30-6-2002 Training camp preview
Nashville Predators will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either Nashville Predators and Milwaukee Admirals:
- Kevin Dean D
- Stu Grimson L
- Vitali Yachmenev L
- Cliff Ronning L
- Greg Johnson C
- David Legwand C
- Scott Walker R
- Tom Fitzgerald C
- Mike Dunham G
- Scott Hartnell L
- Kimmo Timonen D
- Bill Houlder D
- Richard Lintner D
- Karlis Skrastins D
- Cale Hulse D
- Pavel Skrbek D
- Tomas Vokoun G
- Chris Mason G
- Andy Delmore D
- Jay Legault R
- Petr Tenkrat R
- Peter Stasny C
- Nathan Perrott L
- Brett Hauer D
- Denis Arkhipov C
- Martin Bartek R
- Andy Berenzweig D
- Alexandre Boikov D
- Frederic Bouchard D
- Marian Cisar R
- Greg Classen C
- Mark Eaton D
- Matt Eldred D
- David Gosselin L
- Jason Goulet L
- Richard Keyes C
- Alexandre Krevsun L
- Jan Lasak G
- Matt Loen C
- Jim Logan L
- Marc Moro D
- Mark Mowers C
- Petr Sachl R
- Jeremy Stevenson L
- Alexei Vasiliev D
- Alex Westlund G
- Jason Beckett D
- Mikhail Chernov D
- Petr Hubacek C
- Robert Schnabel D
- Brian Finley G
- Petr Sykora C
- Konstantin Panov R
- Ed Hill D
- Vladimir Orszagh R
- Anton Stasny R
- Mariam Stasny L
- Timo Helbling D
- Erik Anderson C
- Martin Erat R

Players reporting out of shape:
- Greg Johnson C
- David Legwand C
- Tom Fitzgerald C
- Kimmo Timonen D
- Peter Stasny C
- Mark Eaton D
- Matt Loen C
- Petr Sachl R
- Alex Westlund G
- Robert Schnabel D
- Petr Sykora C
- Konstantin Panov R
- Timo Helbling D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Stu Grimson L
- Cliff Ronning L
- Pavel Skrbek D
- Chris Mason G
- Alexandre Boikov D
- Marian Cisar R
- Matt Eldred D
- Richard Keyes C
- Mariam Stasny L


25-6-2002 Peter Stasny frustrated
Nashville Predators center Peter Stasny feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Peter Stasny was originally drafted to the NHL by the Chicago Blackhawks in the of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 318 NHL games during his career, notching 19 goals and adding 37 assists along with 146 penalty minutes. The 29 year old center is expecting a good season for the team.


25-6-2002 Brian Finley returns
Nashville Predators were delighted to hear that Brian Finley has returned to the team.

24-6-2002 Stu Grimson frustrated
Nashville Predators left wing Stu Grimson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Stu Grimson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Winnipeg Jets in the of the 1983 entry draft. He has appeared in 699 NHL games during his career, notching 16 goals and adding 21 assists along with 2037 penalty minutes. The 37 year old left wing is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2002 Nashville Predators trade rumoured
Nashville Predators are rumoured to be planning a trade sending center Steve Dubinsky, left wing David Gosselin and defenseman Mikko Lehtonen to Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Luke Richardson

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the Nashville Predators are looking for a 1st line defenseman and that Luke Richardson would be a good fit there.


23-6-2002 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:


23-6-2002 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:


21-6-2002 Nashville Predators trade rumoured
Nashville Predators are rumoured to be planning a trade sending goaltender Brian Finley, left wing Scott Hartnell and defenseman Mikko Lehtonen to Philadelphia Flyers for right wing Mark Recchi

Rumours from various sources around the league say that the Nashville Predators are looking for a 1st line right wing and that Mark Recchi would be a good fit there.


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