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Preds, Koistinen Sign Contract Based on Arbitration Award

Thursday, 07.31.2008 / 4:09 PM CT / News
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Preds, Koistinen Sign Contract Based on Arbitration Award
Nashville, Tenn. (July 31, 2008) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed defenseman Ville Koistinen to a one-year, $700,000 contract. The contract was based on the award of an independent arbitrator who heard the case on July 28.

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Koistinen, 26 (6/17/82), played his first National Hockey League season in 2007-08, registering 17 points (4g-13a) in 48 games. The Tampere, Finland native ranked second on the club and tied for third among rookies in plus/minus rating (+13) in addition to tying for second among Nashville blueliners in power-play points (2g-9a-11pts). The 5-11, 190-pound d-man also earned a bronze medal while representing Finland at the 2008 World Championships in May 2008.

Signed as a free agent on May 18, 2006, Koistinen played his first season in North America with Milwaukee in 2006-07 and was named to the PlanetUSA squad at the 2007 AHL All-Star Classic. Prior to joining the Predators organization, Koistinen played eight seasons in the Ilves Tampere system in his homeland.

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