Nashville Predators Sign Spaling To A One-Year Contract

Thursday, 07.25.2013 / 10:33 AM / News
By Press Release  - Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn.  – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed forward Nick Spaling to a one-year, $1.5 million contract.

Spaling, 24 (9/19/88), tied for fourth on the team in goals (9) in 47 games in 2012-13, just one shy of his career high set in 77 games during the 2011-12 season. He also set personal bests in average ice time (15:51) and shooting percentage (15.7) a season ago. The 6-1, 198-pound native of Drayton, Ont., has appeared in 226 games for the Predators since the 2009-10 season, amassing 52 points (27g-25a). The Predators are 20-4-1 when he scores a goal and 34-9-3 when he records a point all time.

Nashville's third choice, 58th overall (second round), in the 2007 Entry Draft has played in the third-most games from his draft class among non first-rounders. Prior to turning pro in 2008-09, Spaling helped the Kitchener Rangers win the 2008 OHL Championship and reach the Memorial Cup Finals, tying for second in assists (6) and for third in points (8) at the 2008 Memorial Cup, while ranking third in 2008 OHL playoffs in goals (14) and fifth in points (30)

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