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Predators Claim Brandon Yip Off Waivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club claimed forward Brandon Yip on waivers from the Colorado Avalanche and activated forward Jerred Smithson from injured reserve.

Yip, 26 (4/25/85), has 41 points (23g-18a) in 113 career NHL contests, all with Colorado, since the 2009-10 campaign. The Vancouver, B.C., native has been limited to 10 games in 2011-12 – going pointless – due to arm (missed 18 games from Oct. 8-Nov. 15) and groin (missed four games from Dec. 13-19) injuries. The 6-1, 195-pound right wing amassed 108 points (45g-63a) in 139 games with Boston University from 2005-09, helping the Terriers win the 2009 NCAA National Championship on a team that also included current Predator Colin Wilson.

Colorado’s seventh selection, 239th overall (eighth round), in the 2004 Entry Draft, Yip is on a one-way contract worth $750,000.

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Old 01-19-2012, 12:58 PM
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If they start dressing this dude over McGrattan I'm gonna be f**kin pissed.
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This person actually has a really high fight win percentage :-)
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Old 01-19-2012, 01:58 PM
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He'll fit in perfectly with the Preds.

Just hope he doesn't get the nod over McG...
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Old 01-19-2012, 04:05 PM
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So long Yip. Cant say youll really be missed here...
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Old 01-19-2012, 05:28 PM
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Yip will get the nod in the playoffs of course over Brian McGrattan. Brian hasnt had a fight in awhile.
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