Kevin Allen's 10 Early Projections for 2011-12 season
Don't know if this has been posted yet but...Preds are two of his top 10. I think you guys will like what he has to say.
7. The Nashville Predators will acquire a scorer to play in their top six. The team has too much potential not to try to improve its scoring. After the Shea Weber situation is settled, they will look around. Cory Stillman is still out there in free agency. Sergei Samsonov is available. Plus, some teams are looking to shave money off their payroll. There are some trade possibilities.
9. Nashville's Blake Geoffrion will be a factor in the rookie of the year race.