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Free Agency Thoughts Part III: Penguins Roster Analysis

By: Meesh Shanmugam Everything looks fairly quiet for the Penguins at this point and they are probably done in free agency aside from depth/AHL moves unless something irresistible comes to them. If you missed Part I, it was a look at the Penguins additions so far.  Part II was a look at the departures. Here’s a look at the free agency moves so far: Here is a look at the roster...
Via The PensNation
22 days ago  |  1 Comment

Preds send Hornqvist, Spaling to Penguins for Neal

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Pittsburgh Penguins have sent forward James Neal to the Nashville Predators in exchange for forwards Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling. Both teams announced the trade Friday night. The addition of Neal signals the Predators' emphasis on boosting their offense under new coach Peter Laviolette as they attempt to return to the playoffs after a two-year absence...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
28 days ago  |  Discuss

James Neal Traded to Nashville for Hornqvist, Spaling

Photo Credit: The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded winger James Neal to Nashville for winger Patric Hornqvist and center Nick Spaling. Hornqvist has 106 goals and 110 assists  in 363 career games.  In 24 playoff games, he has 3 goals and 5 assist for 8 points.  Spaling has 40 goals and 44 assists for 84 points in 297 games.  He also has 2 goals and 7 assists in 28 playoff...
Via The PensNation
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Preds make it official: sign Spaling to one-year deal

The Nashville Predators have finally made it official. Restricted free agent Nick Spaling has signed a one-year deal worth $1.5 million in order to avoid arbitration. His arbitration date was set for today. Spaling, a four-season NHL vet, is an important piece to Nashville’s penalty kill unit. And, with the departure of Hal Gill, they’re going to need all the help they can get...
Via Section 303
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Predators avoid arbitration with Spaling, ink one-year deal

Nashville avoids salary arbitration and settles with Nick Spaling on 1-year deal. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 21, 2013 $1.5 mil for Spaling. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 21, 2013 Per TSN’s Darren Dreger (as shown above), Nashville has re-signed penalty kill specialist Nick Spaling for one season.  Spaling and the Predators avoid arbitration, and another...
Via Section 303
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Spaling files for arbitration

Unsigned restricted free agent Nick Spaling was one of 21 NHL players to file for salary arbitration...
Via Smashville 24/7
July 11, 2013  |  Discuss

2012-13 Preview: Nick Spaling

Our player-by-player previews for the 2012-13 season continue today with Nick Spaling...
Via Smashville 24/7
January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Predators Beat Flyers 4-2 as Spaling Extends Streak

The Nashville Predators showed up ready to play from the start of the game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night at Bridgestone Arena and came away with a solid 4-2 win over one of the stronger teams in the Eastern Conference.Games between teams that don't see each other but once or twice a year are tough for both squads as there is little in person knowledge. Nick...
Via PredsOnTheGlass
January 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Trotz Points to Spaling as a Key to Amazing 6-5 Comeback Win over Columbus

The Nashville Predators did the unthinkable with a second straight miracle comeback victory against division rival, Columbus at the Bridgestone Arena on Thursday night.Preds coach Barry Trotz was elated after the game. "We had a comeback the last game we played in their building. They’re up two goals with two minutes to go in the game and we come back and win. We knew that...
Via PredsOnTheGlass
December 23, 2011  |  Discuss

Spaling returns to lineup in Predators 2-1 overtime loss

The Nashville Predators lost their 1000th game in overtime to the Montreal Canadiens 2-1 on Saturday night in front of a sold out crowd at Bridgestone Arena. Nick Spaling returned to the lineup, having not played since October 29th against Anaheim. Known for his strong penalty killing skills, Spaling played 13:02, including 2:41 shorthanded. “It felt pretty good. I was ready to...
Via Inside Smashville
November 12, 2011  |  Discuss
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