The start of the NHL regular season is still nearly three months away, but newly acquired Nashville Predator defenseman P.K. Subban is already making a nice first impression.
Subban, part of a blockbuster trade earlier this summer that saw him exchanged with former Predators captain Shea Weber, recently arrived in Nashville, and he didn't disappoint in his first public appearance.
Subban showed up at the legendary Tootsies bar in Nashville, where he started off by promising those in attendance that he'd bring the team its first ever Stanley Cup.
"That's the plan, and I'm happy to be in 'Smashville,' baby," he said.
Soon after, Subban broke into song, honoring music icon and former Nashville resident Johnny Cash by singing his hit "Folsom Prison Blues" to a crowd that was loving every second of it.
Here's some footage via the Predators' Twitter account:
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Clearly, Subban has already won over the Predator faithful with his off-the-ice actions, and the 2013 Norris Trophy winner as the league's top defenseman will soon get the chance to boost his popularity inside the rink as well. Subban will make his Nashville debut when the Predators' preseason slate begins Sept. 27 against the Florida Panthers.
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