In his weekly mailbag, Craig Custance writes that the Anaheim Ducks could shake up the trade deadline if they decide to unload some of their most desirable assets.
Ales Hemsky scored three goals for his first hat trick in the NHL, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Tuesday night.
After a dearth of trade deadline deals, the stage is set for a summer filled with major player movement. Craig Custance surveys which players could be on the move.
Joe Pavelski scored twice to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-1 victory over the Nashville Predators Tuesday night.
Cody Franson scored the lone shootout goal and Pekka Rinne turned aside all three Edmonton shooters in the Nashville Predators' 3-2 victory over the Oilers on Sunday night.
Shea Weber blased a power play one-timer past Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo with 4:03 left in the third period to lift the Predators to a 3-2 victory.
Shea Weber assisted on three of Nashville's four straight goals and the Predators held off the St. Louis Blues 4-3 Tuesday night.
Dan Boyle scored with a minute left in the third period to lift the Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Predators on Tuesday night.
Mike Ribeiro had two goals and two assists and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 6-3 on Saturday night.
Hurricanes 3, Predators 0
After the signing bonanza that was Day 1 in NHL free agency, teams are struggling to bolster their rosters.
Nathan Horton had his first career three-goal game to help the Panthers snap a four-game losing streak with a 7-3 victory over the Preds.
Scott Hartnell scored on a power play with 47 seconds left, sending the host Nashville Predators to a 4-3 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.