The Nashville Predators will be rolling out of the 2022 offseason with a revamped roster thanks to the veteran additions of Nino Niederreiter and Ryan McDonagh, followed by the major re-signing of their all-time leading goal scorer Filip Forsberg.
Expectations are considerably higher for this team than what they were at this time last year when rumblings of a rebuild season were ahead. That didn’t end up being the case, and now the Nashville Predators have signaled that they’re staying in the “win now” mode.
There are several players on this team who have a lot to prove in the upcoming season, but some much more than others.
Let’s take a look at my five players who have the most to prove in 2022-23 as the Nashville Predators try to translate regular season success into postseason success.