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Nashville Predators Want Exponential Improvement With New Coach

Nashville Predators Want Exponential Improvement With New Coach

May 6, 2014 at 2:41 pm

The Nashville Predators have hired a new head coach after letting Barry Trotz go last month. Team general manager David Poile announced at a press conference Tuesday the hiring of Peter Laviolette, who was fired by the Philadelphia Flyers last year.

Preds Offer Apology for Lack of Play

Preds Offer Apology for Lack of Play

January 7, 2013 at 6:21 pm

Management of the Nashville Predators say the team is sorry for keeping fans waiting through the NHL lockout. They’re hoping there are no hard feelings.

Predators Downplay Ending the Season for Detroit

April 20, 2012 at 3:40 pm

The Predators will try to finish off the Detroit Red Wings tonight after winning two games on the road.

Bridgestone Arena Ranks Worldwide for Concert Attendance

July 18, 2011 at 6:05 pm

Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena has seen big music audiences this year, thanks in part to hockey. According to Pollstar, the venue ranked ninth in the country for selling the most concert tickets. That’s up 14 spots since the same time last year.

Sports Authority Does Away With Finance Committee

June 28, 2010 at 3:02 pm

Nashville’s Sports Authority decided today it no longer needs a finance committee. The board oversees relations between the city’s professional sports teams and their venues.

New Preds Chairman Agrees to Keep Team in Nashville through 2012

March 12, 2010 at 5:13 pm

The new chairman of the Nashville Predators agreed today to keep the team in town through 2012. In exchange, the Metro Sports Authority will not hold the ownership group in default of a contract governing the team’s annual $7 million subsidy from the city.

Tax Lien Forces Freeman to Step Down as Preds Chairman

March 1, 2010 at 5:43 pm

Questions surrounding a tax lien have forced the lead owner of the Nashville Predators to step down as the team’s chairman. David Freeman has notified Metro Government he will hand the role off to Healthways founder Tom Cigarran, who is part owner of the team.

Bridgestone Signs 5-Year Naming Deal with Predators

February 23, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Nashville-based Bridgestone Americas has entered into a 5-year naming deal for what is now the Sommet Center. At a press conference, executives said the deal was struck quickly and influenced in part by Governor Phil Bredesen.

Metro Gives Preds Owner Three Weeks to get Financial House in Order

February 12, 2010 at 5:20 pm

The Metro Sports Authority has put a deadline on David Freeman, the lead owner of the Nashville Predators, to resolve a $3 million tax lien. The board voted Friday to hold off on putting the team in default of its Sommet Center lease. The tax dispute from 2007 wasn’t disclosed when David Freeman helped buy the hockey team the same year, which could put the owners in default of anRead More

Sports Authority to Meet in Executive Session to Brush Up on Preds Lease

January 27, 2010 at 6:10 am

The Metro Sports Authority will meet this week in a rarely used closed door session. The chairman of the body says he wants members to ask their attorneys about the lease for the city-owned Sommet Center. The Predators receive a $7 million subsidy from Metro each year.

Sports Authority Uses Possible Default as Leverage Against Predators

January 15, 2010 at 12:45 pm

Members of the Metro Sports Authority are using a possible breach of contract to negotiate more favorable terms for the city’s $7.4 million subsidy to the Predators.

Predators End Naming-Rights Agreement, Sue Sommet Group

November 25, 2009 at 6:23 pm

The Nashville Predators ended naming rights today with the Sommet Group for the downtown arena where the hockey team plays.

Sports Authority Drops Questions About Predators Owner Guarantees

September 11, 2009 at 1:47 pm

Members of the Metro Sports Authority said at a meeting Friday morning they didn’t fully understand the Sommet Center lease agreement when they approved it.

Preds Shelve Premium Seating Renovation

August 24, 2009 at 7:48 am

The Nashville Predators have backed off a proposal to renovate two club-level sections at Sommet Center into an exclusive $20,000-per-seat area for high rollers.

Sports Authority OKs Sommet Upgrades Against Metro Law Recommendation

July 17, 2009 at 3:13 pm

The Nashville Sports Authority approved upgrades to club level seating at the city-owned Sommet Center Friday.