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Nashville Predators: Signing Ryan Johansen Is Mandatory

The Nashville Predators signed Arvidsson, Watson and other players within the last week. Things are looking good, but there’s at least one piece to go. The 2017-18 season marks the twentieth anniversary of the Nashville Predators’ existence. For most of those years, one key component has been missing. It’s something that makes pretenders into contenders, […] Nashville Predators: Signing Ryan Johansen Is Mandatory - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
On the Forecheck Jul 24, 2017
The Weekly 1-3-1: Fiala Breakout, Poile Magic, & A Wild Decline

The Weekly 1-3-1: Fiala Breakout, Poile Magic, & A Wild Decline

It has come that time on the NHL calendar where hockey talk is on the back burners for most. News is few and far between, and as fans we latch onto any story we can. Luckily we were treated with some exciting action over the weekend with Viktor Arvidsson’s new seven year deal. The fan favorite is now the longest tenured Predator as far as future contracts go. Now we sit and wait on that Ryan Johansen mega deal which is around the corner. Data Dive Kevin Fiala's development into a top producing talent is just around the corner. After a breakout postseason that saw him completely take over...
On the Forecheck Jul 19, 2017
Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Closer

Wednesday’s Dump & Chase: Closer

With the back to back signings of Freddie Gaudreau and Pontus Aberg one has to hope the Preds are getting closer to a deal with Ryan Johansen. Hockey News & Notes Predators sign Pontus Aberg to 2-year contract | The TennesseanThe day after the Preds signed Freddie Hockey they snatched up Pontus Aberg in a steal of a deal! Fan Who Missed Free Stanley Cup Final Tickets Finds Redemption | NHL.comI probably wouldn’t be able to live with myself if I missed the Preds first Stanley Cup run but at least they tried to help the guy out. He’ll never go a day without Twitter again that’s for...
On the Forecheck Jul 18, 2017
Nashville Predators 2016-17 Player Report Cards: Ryan Johansen

Nashville Predators 2016-17 Player Report Cards: Ryan Johansen

Nashville's 1C had a fantastic season...and he will be back for more. #SignJoeyNow We only saw half a season of Ryan Johansen in 2015-2016. The blockbuster trade of Johansen for Seth Jones was quickly overshadowed by another huge trade in the summer of 2016 (PK Someone?), but we were able to see Johansen’s natural playmaking ability in the 2016 playoffs. It’s evident that RyJo proved himself plenty over the course of the 2016-2017 season. Fans were able to watch this true 1C for a full season, and he was crucial to the Preds’ success. Johansen tied Viktor Arvidsson for the team lead...
On the Forecheck Jul 17, 2017
Monday’s Dump & Chase: Skating in the Dark

Monday’s Dump & Chase: Skating in the Dark

If you’ve ever wanted to skate where the Predators played in the Stanley Cup Final, while in the dark, you’re in luck! Nashville Predators News & Notes Glow-in-the-Dark Skate at Bridgestone Arena on July 21Friday is your chance to skate at Bridgestone Arena, the site of three Stanley Cup Final games, in the dark. It's an opportunity like I've never seen before! You better believe I'll be there pretending to be in the NHL. Nashville Predators: Where in the world is JohansenNow that Ryan Johansen is healthy, fans are expecting him to sign a new deal with Nashville in the very soon. But...
Pred Lines Jul 16, 2017

Nashville Predators: Where is the world is Johansen

One of the most important players for the Nashville Predators is still not officially signed. What is going on with Johansen’s contract? That is the answer we all want to know. The Nashville Predators are hoping to retain starting center Ryan Johansen, who is an unrestricted free agent. The Predators filed a qualifying offer, and […] Nashville Predators: Where is the world is Johansen - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
On the Forecheck Jul 16, 2017
What Does the Market Suggest For Ryan Johansen’s Next Contract?

What Does the Market Suggest For Ryan Johansen’s Next Contract?

Ryan Johansen did not file for arbitration. Determining the value of his next contract is just between his agent and David Poile, but the market will play a significant role. Ryan Johansen, the first first-line center in Nashville Predators franchise history, is a restricted free agent due for a new contract. One might even say that at this point he’s overdue for a new contract. As other players re-sign with their clubs, the question of what each deal means for Johansen’s next contract keeps coming up. With a reported asking price of at least $8.5M/year on a long-term deal, Johansen...
Eyes On Isles Jul 16, 2017

Islanders Should Make Offer Sheet or Trade For Ryan Johansen

The Islanders are still trying to land that elusive second line center. Ryan Johansen just became a RFA. Could he be the solution to the Isles problems? The New York Islanders are on the hunt for a center to play the number two spot behind their star, Johnny ‘over-time’ Tavares. Ryan Johansen was one of the […] Islanders Should Make Offer Sheet or Trade For Ryan Johansen - Eyes On Isles - Eyes On Isles - A New York Islanders Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
On the Forecheck Jul 5, 2017
Viktor Arvidsson, Austin Watson File For Arbitration

Viktor Arvidsson, Austin Watson File For Arbitration

Some RFAs elected arbitration as their next step. So what now? News came down a few minutes ago that Nashville Predators forwards Viktor Arvidsson and Austin Watson have filed for player-elected arbitration. The deadline to file was 5 PM today. The good news? Ryan Johansen did not. Viktor Arvidsson and Austin Watson filed for player-elected arbitration. Ryan Johansen didn't.— Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) July 5, 2017 This tells us a couple things. One, this probably means a deal with Johansen is coming, as I would doubt there is much difference between the camps on cost. Having said...
Pred Lines Jul 3, 2017

Nashville Predators: Ryan Johansen Deserves Big Payday

You can’t just sign new players in free agency, you have to retain your core if you’re the Nashville Predators. That starts with Ryan Johansen. With the Nashville Predators not being shy in free agency thus far, now their attention has to turn to retaining some of their stars from last season’s squad, like Ryan Johansen. […] Nashville Predators: Ryan Johansen Deserves Big Payday - Predlines - Predlines - A Nashville Predators Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
On the Forecheck Jun 29, 2017
Thursday's Dump & Chase: Nashville Magic

Thursday's Dump & Chase: Nashville Magic

With recent speedy recoveries from Kevin Fiala and Ryan Johansen, we can only hope there is enough magic to go around for a certain red-bearded defenseman. Nashville Predators News Preds’ Ellis says he underwent ‘minor procedure’ after Stanley Cup Final | Yahoo! SportsAll Preds fans are keeping their fingers crossed that the Human Rocket Ship doesn't have any setbacks in his recovery. Perhaps Joey and Kev will share some of their magic beans with him? First Impressions from Rookie Development Camp | Admirals RoundtableOur cheese-loving friends up north provide some insight into the...

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