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.
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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.
The Predators will try to finish off the Detroit Red Wings tonight after winning two games on the road.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The Nashville Predators ended naming rights today with the Sommet Group for the downtown arena where the hockey team plays.
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.
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.
The Nashville Sports Authority approved upgrades to club level seating at the city-owned Sommet Center Friday.