Predators Make Qualifying Offers to Eight Players
Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced Thursday that the club has made qualifying offers to the following restricted free agents: Matt Ellison, Vern Fiddler, Alex Henry, Darcy Hordichuk, Kevin Klein, Ville Koistinen, Pekka Rinne and Greg Zanon. Out of those eight, only Hordichuk and Ellison, who was recently acquired via trade have not suited up for the Admirals. In addition, the following free agents will not be offered contracts before July 1: Ramzi Abid, Paul Brown, Chris Durno and Daniel Widing. All four of them played in Milwaukee last season.