The Nashville Predators have avoided arbitration with forward Nick Spaling, signing him to a one year contract worth $1.5M.
At the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, Spaling was selected in the second round, 58th overall, by the Predators. Spaling signed an entry-level contract with the Nashville Predators in the summer of 2008. He had nine goals and 13 points in 47 contests in 2013, playing in a very limited role.
A key penalty killer for Nashville, Spaling was set to meet with an arbitrator later this week in regards to a new contract. Spaling’s minus-10 tied for the lowest in his career, however he was able to put up his best goal total since debuting in the NHL. Spaling will be vying for second line duty this upcoming season.
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