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Predators sign Hornqvist to five-year contract

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Nashville Re-Signs Hornqvist

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BREAKING: Predators sign Patric Hornqvist to five-year, $21.25 million contract

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Preds re-sign Hornqvist to a five-year deal

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Paul McCann: Playoff Preview

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