What a crazy and unpredictable year it was for the Nashville Predators organization. A lot of change, a lot of excitement, and plenty of heartbreak as well.
In what has been called a "retool" year for the Predators with first year head coach Andrew Brunette and first year General Manager Barry Trotz, the team is still right in the thick of the playoff race.
There is a lot of optimism for the long-term future for the Predators with a prospect pool that has gotten stronger, and a new vision from Brunette's offensive style of coaching.
With that, let's look back at the biggest stories from 2023 for the Nashville Predators.
Revisiting the Top Stories of 2023 for the Predators
- Preds Become Buyers in Free Agency, Add Ryan O'Reilly & Gustav Nyquist
- Nashville Doesn't Disappoint as Hosts of the 2023 NHL Entry Draft
- John Hynes Fired, Andrew Brunette Hired as Franchise's 4th Head Coach
- Barry Trotz Comes Homes, Smashville Rejoices
- Filip Forsberg Keeps Breaking Predators Records
- The Young Guns Give the Preds a lot of Hope for the Future
- Preds Trade the Farm at 2023 Deadline
- Matt Duchene Buyout, Ryan Johansen Traded to Avs