Mattias Ekholm RUMORS & NEWS

  • Predators GM intent on re-signing Mattias Ekholm, Filip Forsberg

    The Athletic "On March 14, the Predators were 11-16-1 and 10 points out of a playoff spot in the Central Division. General manager David Poile’s approach to the trade deadline seemed simple — sell, sell, sell. The next day, the Predators beat the Tampa Bay Lightning, the first..." April 14

  • Nashville Predators’ asking price for Mattias Ekholm probably means they aren’t selling him

    A To Z Sports Nashville "A lot has changed with the Nashville Predators’ mindset regarding the trade deadline this season. While part of this is because the team itself has played much better on the ice, winning seven of their last eight games and finding themselves in a playoff spot, the other part is..." April 07

  • Predators seeking 3 assets for Mattias Ekholm

    The Score "The Nashville Predators' asking price for defenseman Mattias Ekholm is steep ahead of this season's trade deadline. "It is a three-asset ask to get in on the bidding for Mattias Ekholm," reported TSN's Pierre LeBrun on Tuesday's..." March 24

  • Five potential trade destinations for Predators defenceman Mattias Ekholm

    Sportsnet "The Nashville Predators are open for business, and Mattias Ekholm is the most desirable trade target available. He's a top-four, two-way, puck-moving rearguard that will bring an instant upgrade to any contender's blue line, and his contract (he's still..." March 17

  • Jets, Bruins interested in Preds' Mattias Ekholm

    The Score "The Boston Bruins and Winnipeg Jets have each shown interest in acquiring Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports. With the Predators failing to meet expectations this season, Ekhlom is..." March 16

  • Best Fits Around the NHL for Nashville Predators' Top-5 Trade Chips

    Bleacher Report "For the first time since 2013-14, the Nashville Predators face the prospect of missing the Stanley Cup playoffs. With 23 points in 27 games as of March 12, the Predators sat 10 points out of the fourth and final playoff berth in the Discover Central Division. That's quite a decline for..." March 13

  • Mattias Ekholm Hoping To Remain With Predators

    Sportsnet "In what will be a particularly interesting trade deadline in this shortened season of COVID-19 and quarantines, the Nashville Predators are one of the most intriguing team in terms of available (and valuable) assets. Last month, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman..." March 10

  • Why a Mattias Ekholm trade would make sense for Jets

    Sportsnet "The complexities and challenges are numerous, yet the potential reward makes it impossible to ignore. When it comes to the NHL trade deadline during this compressed, pandemic season, uncertainty remains the order of the day. How many teams will be buying, how many will be..." March 05

  • Amid rumors of an Ekholm trade, Predators scout Flyers prospects

    On The Forecheck "Since Pierre LeBrun's report last week that Mattias Ekholm was one of several Predators on the trade block, speculation on the defender’s destination has run rampant. According to a report by Tony Androckitis of Inside AHL Hockey, Nashville has sent scouts to a couple of Lehigh..." March 01

  • Mattias Ekholm should be a Flyer yesterday

    Broad Street Hockey "I’m the biggest Mattias Ekholm fan you’ll ever find, and I say that with authority. I watched his entire career play out live, he scored the first playoff goal I was ever in-person for, and I have a puck signed by him sitting next to me on my desk as I write this. He’s..." February 25

  • NHL Teams Hoping Mattias Ekholm Hits Trade Market

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Nashville Predators are now 6-9 on the season and have a goal differential of -16. That last number is third-worst in the NHL, ahead of only the Detroit Red Wings and Ottawa Senators, meaning the Predators might actually be lucky to have the wins they do. It’s no surprise that trade..." February 16

  • Nashville Predators Place Mattias Ekholm On IR

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Nashville Predators will be without one of their top defensemen for the time being. The club has announced that Mattias Ekholm has been placed on injured reserve with an undisclosed lower-body injury. Additionally, checking forward Mathieu Olivier has also been..." February 12

  • Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm deemed week-to-week with injury

    Sportsnaut "Nashville Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm is considered week-to-week with an undisclosed injury, coach John Hynes announced Thursday. Ekholm sat out the third period of Nashville’s 6-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday. He absorbed a collision into the boards during..." February 11