Sport Predators GM: Players don't want significant roster turnover

06:05  15 may  2018
06:05  15 may  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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Jake Guentzel celebrates after beating the Predators in the Stanley Cup Final on Sunday, June 11, 2017, at Bridgestone Arena. By deciding against turning over a significant portion of his roster , Rutherford insured that many of his key players would have more than 200 games of wear on their

This is not surprising, and it is also not surprising to see how significant the overhaul is. Our friends at Over The Cap put together an analysis of roster turnover around the league, and the 49ers figure prominently in it.

a group of people in yellow shirts© Frederick Breedon / Getty Images Sport / Getty The Nashville Predators players would like another chance to prove themselves.

The team held its end-of-the-year press conference Monday where general manager David Poile noted several squad members asked that few changes be made as they still believe in the current roster.

"A lot of the players expressed to us in the team meeting that they really believed in our team," Poile said, per NHL.com's Robby Stanley. "They loved our team. They thought our chemistry, our culture, was really good. If I was trying to frame it correctly, basically I think what they were saying to the general manager and to the coach is they didn't want to see a lot of changes.

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Over The Cap’s Jason Fitzgerald put together an interesting list of all 32 NFL teams ranked by roster turnover . As far as the defense goes, I don ’ t consider Logan and Barwin to be significant losses. They are good players , yes, but Timmy Jernigan and Derek Barnett could figure to be upgrades.

"I think if we could start tomorrow and be given another opportunity, we and our team would like to play Winnipeg again in another seven-game series. I think that's how close it is."

The Predators claimed the Presidents' Trophy this season but were ousted by the Winnipeg Jets in the second round in what some circles believed to be the "real" Stanley Cup Final.

Luckily for the players, their request shouldn't be too difficult to grant as the lone unrestricted free agents are Scott Hartnell (who Poile said will not be re-signed) and defenseman Alexei Emelin.

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As the Chicago Cubs push for their second World Series title in three years, team president Theo Epstein isn't prepared to part ways with significant prospect capital for short-term help. Despite being recently linked to Baltimore Orioles third baseman and impending free agent Manny Machado, the heralded Cubs executive poured cold water on that front."As a rule, we will not be paying premiums for rentals. We just won't," Epstein said during an appearance on the Bernstein & McKnight Show."It's hard to build an organization that way.

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