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Kyle Turris | Center | #8

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/14/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 190
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (3) / ARI
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Kyle Turris picked up a goal with an assist and a hit in Tuesday's 5-2 win at Dallas.
Turris has fit nicely in the Music City since being acquired as part of a three-team trade in early November, posting three goals with 12 points across 13 contests. He continues to see plenty of time on the man advantage, and he struck for a power-play marker and assist in this one. He has developed quite the rapport with linemates Kevin Fiala and Craig Smith. Dec 5 - 11:33 PM

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Kyle Turris earned a pair of assists in Monday's 5-3 win over Boston.

Turris has two goals and 10 points in 12 games with the Predators since he was acquired from Ottawa. Ryan Johansen didn't play because of an injury on Monday, but with Turris in the lineup Nashville should be able to carry on better than they would have in the past. He has provided the team with plenty of secondary scoring alongside Kevin Fiala and Craig Smith. The trio has combined for 32 points in the Predators' past 12 games.
Dec 5 - 11:16 AM

Kyle Turris scored a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-4 shootout win over the Pittsburgh Penguins.

This was Turris' first game as a member of the Nashville Predators, and it went pretty well. His goal at the 2:01 mark of the second period tied the game at one. Turris also registered the primary assist on Calle Jarnkrok's third-period goal, which gave the Preds a 4-3 lead at the time. Turris missed on his shootout attempt, but the Preds still managed to win thanks to goals by Kevin Fiala and Filip Forsberg. Turris now has four goals and seven assists in 12 games this season. He already seems to be a nice fit with his new team.
Nov 12 - 12:38 AM

Kyle Turris skated between Kevin Fiala and Craig Smith at Thursday's practice.

Turris arrived in Tennessee on Wednesday and Thursday marked his first session with his Predators teammates. He is expected to make his debut with Nashville on Saturday night against Pittsburgh.
Nov 9 - 12:43 PM

Kyle Turris is expected to play his first game with Nashville on Saturday.

Turris wasn't available for Tuesday's game versus Columbus because of the immigration visa process, but he has settled that situation and is ready to join his new teammates for practice on Wednesday.
Nov 8 - 10:45 AM

Kyle Turris won't make his debut for Nashville on Tuesday.

Turris needs a work visa after being acquired from the Ottawa Senators on Sunday. He got off to a great start this season with three goals and nine points in 11 games and should be an impact player for the Predators once the work visa process is completed.
Nov 7 - 12:45 PM

Kyle Turris may not be available to make his Nashville debut on Tuesday due to the immigration process.

If Turris doesn't play against Columbus then he is expected to play Saturday versus the Pittsburgh Penguins. "I'm not sure how long the immigration process is going to take," Turris said. "[Depends] on how that goes. I'll definitely be in Nashville by middle of this week for sure and hopefully get a few practices in before the game on Saturday." Nashville likes their center depth following the acquisition of Turris. He was acquired from Ottawa in the three-way trade that also involved Colorado on Sunday night. Turris has also already signed a six-year contract extension with the Predators.
Nov 6 - 4:25 PM

Nashville has obtained Kyle Turris in a three-way deal that includes Ottawa and Colorado.

Turris, who was a potential unrestricted free agent at the end of the year, has also signed a six-year extension worth $36 million with the Predators. Turris should occupy the second-line center role for Nashville behind Ryan Johansen. The Predators also sent Samuel Girard, Vladislav Kamenev and a 2018 second-round pick to the Avalanche in the trade. The Senators received Matt Duchene in the transaction, while also shipping Andrew Hammond, Shane Bowers, a first-round pick in 2018 and a third-round choice in 2019 to Colorado.
Nov 5 - 7:43 PM

Kyle Turris will be back in the lineup on Thursday against Detroit.

Turris was forced to sit out three games because of a viral infection. He got green light to play after he practiced fully on Wednesday. "I'm feeling good. I'm looking forward to getting out there and getting going," said Turris. He is projected to play with Zack Smith and Ryan Dzingel.
Nov 2 - 9:49 AM

Kyle Turris (illness) is probable for Thursday's game.

Turris has been out for three straight games due to his sickness. He has three goals and eight points in nine contests.
Nov 1 - 1:08 PM

Kyle Turris (illness) has been ruled out for Monday's game against Montreal.

Turris will miss a third straight game due to a viral infection, but he was back on the ice Sunday and appears to be getting closer to a return. He wasn't expected to be ready to play Monday night, though.
Oct 30 - 11:46 AM

Kyle Turris (illness) is doubtful to play Monday night.

Turris, who has missed the last two games due to a viral infection, skated on Sunday in a non-contact jersey. Coach Guy Boucher said a decision on Turris' status will be made following Monday morning's skate.
Oct 29 - 12:28 PM

Kyle Turris will miss Thursday and Friday's games due to a viral infection.

Turris had already been ruled out for Thursday's contest after missing Wednesday's practice, but now we know that he'll be sidelined for at least two games. He'll have the weekend to recover before Ottawa will resume its schedule on Monday versus Montreal.
Oct 26 - 12:45 PM

Kyle Turris didn't skate on Wednesday due to an illness.

Turris has been ruled out for Thursday's game. He's off to a great start with three goals and eight points in nine contests this season.
Oct 25 - 2:08 PM

Kyle Turris tallied his third goal of 2017-18 in a 5-4 overtime loss to New Jersey on Thursday night.

It was Turris' second power-play marker of the year and his fourth point on the man advantage. He has accumulated eight points in seven games this season.
Oct 20 - 10:09 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Kyle Turris
3Nick Bonino
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Colton Sissons
6Frederick Gaudreau
LW1Filip Forsberg
2Kevin Fiala
3Scott Hartnell
4Cody McLeod
RW1Viktor Arvidsson
2Craig Smith
3Austin Watson
4Miikka Salomaki
5Pontus Aberg
D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Mattias Ekholm
4Matt Irwin
5Alexei Emelin
6Yannick Weber
7Anthony Bitetto
8Ryan Ellis
G1Pekka Rinne
2Anders Lindback