Just one off-season following "his last chance," Mike Ribeiro has already gone on record to say that he'd "love to be back the [Nashville] Predators next season."
It doesn't sound like there's a fit for trade deadline acquisition, and pending UFA, Cody Franson in Nashville moving forward. Said Predators GM David Poile, "The fact that Franson was a right-handed shot…wasn’t the perfect situation for Franson or for us."
Mike Fisher is confident that he will be back in Nashville next season.
Shea Weber sustained a subluxed kneecap during Game 2 of Nashville's first-round series against Chicago.
Pekka Rinne was frustrated with Saturday's elimination loss to Chicago, but he knows that the Predators have a special group of players on their roster.
Seth Jones knows that his team gave it all they had, but he still believes that Nashville's playoff run ended too early.
Predators head coach Peter Laviolette knows that his players played hard for him all season, but he admits that being eliminated in the first round is difficult.
Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne made 28 saves but the Predators squandered first-period leads of 2-0 and 3-1 and were edged 4-3 by the Blackhawks in Chicago Saturday night.
James Neal gave Nashville a 2-0 lead in the first period but the Predators wound up losing 4-3 to the Blackhawks in Chicago Saturday night.
Gabriel Bourque was made a late addition to Nashville's line up for Game Six on Saturday night as they try to stave off elimination against Chicago.
There will be no line up changes for Nashville as they head into their Game Six with Chicago, trailing the series 3-2.
Colin Wilson is not participating in Saturday morning's practice.
Craig Smith was not on the ice with the rest of his Predator teammates for Saturday morning's line rushes.
Pekka Rinne will be in goal Saturday night as the Predators face elimination at the hands of the Blackhawks.
Nashville has signed Kristian Nakyva to a one-year, entry-level contract.