The Nashville Predators face intriguing decisions at the center position moving into the offseason- we break down the possibilities for the core of the roster.
The 2015-16 season marked arguably the strongest performance the Nashville Predators franchise has ever seen from its corps of centers. The four roster spots featured a 60 point scorer and a 50 point scorer- and neither of those guys even wound up centering the top line by the end of the playoffs.
This newfound success was achieved via landmark trade- the Predators sent 2013 4th-overall draft pick Seth Jones to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for the 2010 4th overall draft pick, Ryan Johansen. The decision to part ways with the gifted defenseman brought Nashville its first ever true number-one center, altering the course of both the season and the franchise.
But the whirlwind end of the 2015-16 season may have brought more questions than answers about the future of the position:
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