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Timonen joined the Predators in a blunder of a trade by the LA Kings at the 1998 expansion draft. In exchange for not selecting Garry Galley, the Kings traded Jan Vopat and Kimmo Timonen to the Predators. At the time Timonen was considered an undersized defenseman who would have difficulty developing into an NHL player. Despite his internati
In this thread, i'll highlight 20 notable players in the 20 year history of the Nashville Predators. They will be presented in order of first appearance. But I'll start off with some honorable mentions, and some non-players who have to be noted, each photo has been carefully chosen to best represent their contribution to the team...
1997 - Present
NHL hockey in Nashville begins and ends with David Poile. Everyone that will be included i
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David Legwand, the first draft pick in franchise history. The expectations were heavy on a kid who was drafted to be a franchise center. It's no secret that he didn't live up to that hype, but don't let the missed expectations distract you from the awesome career that he did turn out. A modest guy who never sought the spotlight, Legwand wou