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Nash Daily: Predators Begin Development Camp, Latest On Karlsson



Predators draft pick Tanner Molenduyk

Fans got their first glimpse of the Nashville Predators 2023 draft class on Sunday when 10 of the team’s 11 draft picks joined several other rookies and invitees at Centennial Sportsplex for development camp.

Nashville Hockey Now’s Nick Kieser was there on Day 1 providing updates:

Predators general manager Barry Trotz had a simple message regarding the free agents he chose to sign when free agency began on Saturday — don’t come to Nashville to retire, come to Nashville to win.

Newly signed Predators Ryan O’Reilly and Luke Schenn have won three Stanley Cups between them, and they plus fellow free-agent signing Gustav Nyquist are the beginning of a culture shift in Nashville. The Predators also re-signed Cody Glass, Alex Carrier and Milwaukee Admirals forward Anthony Angello, plus they signed free-agent goalie Troy Grosenick.

Along with the free agent frenzy on Saturday, Trotz had an eventful few days before that. He bought out forward Matt Duchene, who signed with the Dallas Stars 24 hours later, and

Mark Borowiecki is following the Pekka Rinne post-retirement path after being announced as the Predators’ newest pro development coach.

Around the NHL and National Hockey League

Boston Hockey Now: The Bruins biggest question entering free agency appeared to be what they would do with goalie tandem Linus Ullmark and Jeremy Swayman. But no, there appears to be a resolution.

Montreal Hockey Now: The Canadiens are shifting toward a younger lineup. Here’s why that could mean more activity on the trade front for Montreal.

Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The Penguins made plenty of moves when free agency opened and they appear to be in better shape now than they were before the weekend.

San Jose Hockey Now: Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson is a highly sought after commodity this offseason. Here’s the latest updates on where he could be heading.

Washington Hockey Now: Max Pacioretty has a new home. Read about how he will fit in with Washington’s talented group of forwards.

(Photo of Tanner Molenduyk via Nashville Predators)

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