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The Nashville Predators have re-signed restricted free agent Patric Hornqvist to a five-year deal worth $21.25 million. This past season, Hornqvist was plagued with injuries and only suited up for half of the games this season. In 24 games, the Swedish forward posted 14 points (4 goals, 10 assists).
According to CapGeek.com, though unofficial, the contract will be even throughout all five years of the contract, meaning Hornqvist will earn $4.25 million per season.
On Sunday, Predators' General Manager David Poile told the media his top two priorities this summer is to re-sign RFAs Roman Josi and Patric Hornqvist. In only two days into the offseason, Poile has already completed one important task.
Here is what Poile said in the Press Release.
“As we build towards the 2013-14 season and beyond, re-signing Patric Hornqvist was an off-season priority,” Poile said. “Since joining the Predators, he has become—and will remain—an integral member of our core group. Patric is everything we talk about as a Predator—he is relentless in going to the net and willing to pay the price to score goals, has a terrific work ethic and is a quality person who is respected on and off the ice. Patric is just entering the prime of his career. He has led our team in goal-scoring in two of the last four seasons and we are looking forward to him being a significant part of the Predators’ on-ice success in the years to come.”
As the seasons have progressed in Nashville, Hornqvist has become an important part of the team and has grown as a leader. Next season will be his sixth as a Predator and hopefully in these next five he will raise the Stanley Cup.
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Five years, $21.25 million. That’s what the Nashville Predators feel Patric Hornqvist is worth.
Can you argue otherwise? Not only has he led the team in goals two times (30 in 2009-10 and 27 in 2011-12) but he’s a leader on the ice. There’s no greater example of the latter than his all-out, hustling, desperation, sliding back check on what would have been an empty net goal...
After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2009, the Nashville Predators began their rebuilding process Tuesday by agreeing to a long-term deal with forward Patric Hornqvist.
Hornqvist signed a five-year, $21.25 million contract to stay in Nashville, where he has spent his five-year NHL career and has emerged as one of the Predators' top offensive weapons.
The Nashville Predators have signed forward Patric Hornqvist to a five-year, $21.25 million contract.
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Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed forward Patric Hornqvist to a five-year, $21.25 million contract.
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