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Nash Daily: Key Offseason Dates For Predators, Florida-Vegas Cup Final Set



Predators captain Roman Josi

Free agency and the NHL Draft are the next two key events of the offseason, but there’s plenty more dates Nashville Predators fans should circle including the club-elected salary arbitration deadline on June 19, Barry Trotz’s official first day as general manager on July 1, development camp July 2-6 and the player-elected salary arbitration deadline on July 5.

The Predators have several arbitration-eligible restricted free agents including Rasmus Asplund, Cody Glass, Alex Carrier and Cal Foote in the NHL and Jimmy Huntington, John Leonard, Markus Nurmi, Isaac Ratcliffe and Tomas Vomacka in the AHL.

Speaking of Glass, he had an assist on Sammy Blais’ game-winning goal as Canada beat Germany 5-2 in the gold-medal game of the IIHF World Championship over the weekend. It’s Glass’ first medal in an international tournament.

Wanting to avoid a 3-0 series deficit, the Milwaukee Admirals to goaltender Devin Cooley, who turned in a 28-save performance as the Ads took Game 3 from the Coachella Valley Firebirds in the AHL’s Western Conference Final on Monday night.

Though his tenure in Nashville lasted just 83 games, Mark Borowiecki made his mark in the Nashville community. Borowiecki hasn’t been shy about his struggles with OCD and the Predators team web site recently documented how he’s advocating for mental health in his post-retirement days.

Around the NHL and National Hockey Now

Florida Hockey Now: Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Panthers and Golden Knights begins Saturday at 7 p.m. CT. Here’s how the teams match up.

Montreal Hockey Now: The Canadiens have some roster decisions to make this offseason and here’s three players with the most to prove in 2023.

Philly Hockey Now: The Flyers are sure to get some trade calls from goaltender-needy teams during the offseason, but is trading Carter Hart in the team’s best interest?

Vegas Hockey Now: The Golden Knights took it to the Dallas Stars in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final, earning their second Cup Final appearance in the franchise’s six-year history. Here’s how they got there.

Follow Michael Gallagher on Twitter: @MGsports_

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