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Radek Bonked from opening night lineup

A pre-game update from St. Louis by John Glennon of the Tennessean indicates that Radek Bonk is going to be a scratch tonight, a surprising development given the veteran center’s 79 games played last season:

Predators coach Barry Trotz has chosen to go with rookies Patric Hornqvist and Ryan Jones, as well as training camp surprise Joel Ward, instead of Bonk.

``I based everything on camp,’’ Trotz said. ``Joel Ward without question deserves to start with us and deserves to open the season based on his camp.

 

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Radek Bonk: 2008-9 Forechecker’s Forecast

Today’s installment of the Forechecker’s Forecast brings us to Radek Bonk, the veteran center who was acquired last summer to be “

a big, experienced center that can play the shut-down defensive role and also fill in in more offensive situations,” as GM David Poile said at the time. Since Bonk did a solid job in that role with the Montreal Canadiens for the first two years following the Great Lockout, there was reason for optimism that 1994’s #3 overall draft pick would be the perfect fit to round out a center position that already boasted Jason Arnott, David Legwand, and Scott Nichol.

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