As the Nashville Predators enter a new era with a lot of youth and inexperience, in comes the opportunity for a newcomer to take the franchise by storm.
The Predators have forged ahead largely with the same veteran core for several seasons now, which hasn’t left the chance for many rookies to make their splashes on the NHL level. That’s about to change over the next couple of seasons here in Nashville.
The Predators could end up making some early call-ups that could in return end up having strong rookie campaigns. Philip Tomasino, Rem Pitlick and David Farrance are the three prospects that really stand out in that regard.
With the 2021-22 NHL regular season just over a month away, let’s go back in time to look at the best rookie seasons in Predators franchise history.