Hobey Baker Winner Jimmy Vesey Favored to Land with Bruins

Jimmy Vesey was born and raised a Boston boy – from North Reading, Massachusetts, where he grew up a Bruins fan. His father played fifteen NHL games, four of which were with the Bruins, and Jimmy’s dream has been to carry on what his dad had started. Despite being drafted by the Nashville Predators back in 2012, it seems as though Vesey is going to make his dream come true. Vesey...
Via The Hockey Writers
15 hours ago

Statement: Predators told of Vesey's free agency plans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jimmy Vesey will become a free agent Aug. 15, and his representatives say the Nashville Predators were told not to factor the Harvard forward's future into any decisions at the trade deadline. It's the latest in bantering between the Predators and Vesey. Vesey's representatives at Global Hockey Consultants issued a statement responding to Nashville general...
Via Associated Press
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Jimmy Vesey, Kyle Connor, Thatcher Demko Are 2016 Hobey Baker Finalists

The 2016 Hobey Baker Award finalists were announced Thursday, and it’s a fantastic group. Michigan forward Kyle Connor, Harvard forward Jimmy Vesey and Boston College goaltender Thatcher Demko are this season’s finalists for the award that recognizes the best player in college hockey. Former Boston University forward Jack Eichel won it last season. Demko is the Eagles’ third...
Via NESN.com
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Jimmy Vesey, Where to begin with you…

By Jeremy Sargent @Preducated First, let me say that I know none of this below is going to change anything. He made his decision and we should move on, but some things need to be addressed and I’ve had my scope out since I saw the news. Jeremy grabs soap box...you grab popcorn….. Jimmy Vesey, Where to begin with you… ...
Via Predneck Nation
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Jimmy Vesey’s Camp: Harvard Star Told Predators Last Month He Might Not Sign

Nashville Predators general manager David Poile said he felt blindsided by Jimmy Vesey’s decision to spurn the team that drafted him and test the free-agent market this summer. According the Harvard star’s representation, however, Poile’s frustration was not warranted. Vesey’s advisors, Peter Fish and Pete Donatelli, released a statement Wednesday saying the Predators were...
Via NESN.com
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Harvard’s Jimmy Vesey Turns Down Predators, Will Become NHL Free Agent

Harvard forward Jimmy Vesey, one of the best players in college hockey this season, will not sign with the Nashville Predators and join them for a 2016 Stanley Cup playoff run. Instead, he will exercise his right to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. Predators general manager David Poile, who attempted to get a deal done with Vesey after the Crimson’s season ended in...
Via NESN.com
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Predators GM calls Vesey's plan to try free agency 'bizarre'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jimmy Vesey plans to test free agency rather than sign with the Nashville Predators and play immediately, though general manager David Poile says he isn't giving hope of signing the forward selected in the 2012 draft. Poile said it was a bizarre and shocking situation when he spoke with reporters during the second intermission of Nashville's game with Colorado...
Via Associated Press
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

The Possible Risk of Signing Vesey Going Unnoticed

It’s been on everyone’s mind since Jimmy Vesey decided to return for his senior season at Harvard. Will he sign with the Predators or opt for free agency? The #VeseyWatch debacle will finally come to a close as early as this weekend if his team is unable to defeat the favored Boston College. The Hobey Baker finalist will have a big decision to make, and let’s be clear that...
Via The Predatorial
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Predators “cautiously optimistic” about signing college star Jimmy Vesey

The Nasvhille Predators are “cautiously optimistic” about their chances of signing college star Jimmy Vesey. In an interview on Sportsnet’s Hockey Central at Noon on Friday, Predators general manager David Poile said he’s hoping to get a deal with Vesey done in the next two to three weeks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2i7b7_ysiY The back-to-back top-10 Hobey Baker Trophy...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Bruins Prospect Zane McIntyre Among 2015 Hobey Baker Award Finalists

North Dakota goaltender Zane McIntyre, Boston University forward Jack Eichel and Harvard forward Jimmy Vesey are the three finalists for the 2015 Hobey Baker Award, which is given annually to college hockey’s best player. McIntyre, who was selected by the Boston Bruins in the sixth round of the 2010 NHL draft, led North Dakota to a Frozen Four appearance with a 29-9-3 record, a...
Via NESN.com
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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