Predators sign C Endicott, LW Leahy, three others

Updated: July 17, 2006, 5:22 PM ET
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NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Nashville Predators kept themselves busy Monday, signing four unrestricted free agents and keeping one of their own in the fold.

Among the players the Predators acquired was center Shane Endicott, who had been with the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 24-year-old had one goal, one assist and 43 penalty minutes in 41 games.

Former Boston Bruin Pat Leahy also signed with Nashville. The 27-year-old right wing recorded four goals and four assists in 43 games.

The Predators also signed 25-year-old defenseman Nolan Yonkman, who had seven assists and 86 penalty minutes with the Washington Capitals this past season, and 27-year-old goaltender Karl Goehring, who split time in 2005-06 with San Antonio of the American Hockey League and Jokerit Helsinki of the Finnish Elite League.

Nashville also re-signed right wing Brandon Segal, who had 18 goals, 15 assists and 126 penalty minutes with Milwaukee of the AHL last season.

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