David Poile

David Poile: Filip Forsberg, Nashville Predators at impasse as free agency nears

The Nashville Predators have offered an eight-year contract to Filip Forsberg, though the team and forward remain at an impasse as the start of NHL free agency looms, general manager David Poile said Thursday. 'We're taking a position where we feel that we're offering the right thing," Poile said. "They're taking a position where they think it should be more than that. ... They're not wrong, and with all due respect, I'm not wrong. ...
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Report: Predators GM David Poile 'actively shopping' Filip Forsberg

Heading into the season, many believed that Nashville Predators winger Filip Forsberg, a pending UFA, would be one of the most coveted players on the in-season trade market. The 27-year-old winger was coming off a season where he battled injuries but still managed to post 12 goals and 32 points in 39 games, leading the Predators to a hard-fought six-game series loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. It was believed by many observers that Nashville’s downward trajectory as a team since their 2017-2018 President’s Trophy win, combined with Forsberg’s age and bouts with inconsistency, would keep him from getting a long-term deal in Nashville.

Nashville Predators: Filip Forsberg is Forcing the Hand of David Poile

The ongoing saga of Filip Forsberg‘s contract season has put Nasville Predators General Manager David Poile in quite the predicament with his superstar. On the one hand, Forsberg’s stellar play is helping the Nashville Predators vastly outperform preseason expectations and has them with the most points in the Western Conference standings.

Nashville Predators: Why David Poile Has Regained Some Trust

There is no doubt that the seat was getting warm for Nashville Predators‘ GM David Poile coming into this offseason. After the team has been in a downward spiral since 2017 and had a near catastrophic start to last season, there were many predicting that 2020-2021 would be his last at the helm.

Statements from Sean Henry, David Poile on Luke Prokop's Announcement

Predators General Manager, President Show Support After Prospect Comes Out. "The Nashville Predators organization is proud of Luke for the courage he is displaying in coming out today and we will support him unequivocally in the days, weeks, and years to come as he continues to develop as a prospect. A long-stated goal in our organization is equality for all, including the LGBTQ community, and it is important that Luke feels comfortable and part of an inclusive environment as he moves forward in his career."

What we learned from David Poile, John Hynes at the Preds’ final press conference

Following a surprisingly successful season, where they reached the playoffs after a horrible first two months, and following a familiar, disappointing first round exit in the playoffs, the Nashville Predators have a precarious offseason to navigate over the next few weeks. At the Preds’ final press conference of the 2020-21...

Predators GM David Poile to be inducted into Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

David Poile, U.S. Hockey Hall of Famer and General Manager of the NHL’s Nashville Predators, is a 2021 Inductee of the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. It was announced today during the first intermission of the Nashville Predators-Detroit Red Wings game on Fox Sports Tennessee. The U.S. Hockey Hall of...

One Thing Wednesday: David Poile Edition

It’s Wednesday again, which means we at OTF laser focus our hockey frustrations down into “one thing” we want to see happen within the organization and roster. This week’s One Thing is dedicated to General Manager David Poile. David Poile took the helm as the General Manager of the then...