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NICK SPALING RUMORS & GOSSIP

According to many, Nick Spaling sucks, and is overpaid because his advanced stats aren’t great

There is a place for advanced stats in the NHL. There is no question about that. But are they revelant after a player changes teams? Are they the final word? Nick Spaling signed with the Penguins for 2.2 million for two years on Thursday, and people raged. Ryan Wilson from HockeyBuzz completely overracted in his take: There is an argument to be made that 2.2M is the going rate...
Via The Pensblog
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penguins News: Nick Spaling Signs For Two

Nick Spaling receives a modest raise from Pittsburgh, avoids arbitration.#482539371 / gettyimages.comThe Penguins have re-structured their roster just a wee-bit.At last month's Entry Draft, they traded James Neal, a 40-goal scorer whose also been suspended multiple times for generally maiming opponents to Nashville for Patric Hornqvist and today's man of the moment, Nick...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Avoid Arbitration with Nick Spaling

Source: Getty Images Forward Nick Spaling is now officially a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The 25 year-old restricted free agent signed a two-year deal worth $4.4 million with Pittsburgh today. With the move, the team avoided arbitration with Spaling, who reportedly was asking for $2.85 million. The Penguins countered with $1.65 million, which means that the two sides met...
Via The PensNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Spaling Settles On A Two-Year Deal With The Pittsburgh Penguins

via the Pittsburgh Penguins, The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Nick Spaling, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal runs through the 2015-16 campaign and has an average annual value of $2.2 million. Spaling, 25, was acquired by the Penguins from the Nashville Predators along...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Penguins Agree to Terms with Forward Nick Spaling on a Two-Year Contract

The Pittsburgh Penguins have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Nick Spaling, it was announced by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. The deal runs through the 2015-16 campaign and has an average annual value of $2.2 million. Spaling, 25, was acquired by the Penguins from the Nashville Predators along with Patric Hornqvist on June 28. Spaling...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Spaling Negotiations

Nick Spaling is apparently looking for a $2.85 million salary for next season. Now, we admittedly don’t know very much about Nick Spaling, but we just can’t see the Penguins giving him that kind of money. Ken Campbell of the Hockey News says that the Penguins are offering $1.65 million. He has an arbitration hearing scheduled for this Friday. Here’s how arbitration works: “A...
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
28 days ago  |  1 Comment

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

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
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