Penguins reach two-year deal with Spaling

The Pittsburgh Penguins and restricted free agent forward Nick Spaling have agreed to a two-year contract worth $4.4 million (Mark Humphrey/AP)

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins and restricted free agent forward Nick Spaling have agreed to a two-year contract worth $4.4 million.

The Penguins acquired Spaling and forward Patric Hornquist in a trade with Nashville in June that sent All-Star forward James Neal to the Predators.

The 25-year-old Spaling is coming off a career season in Nashville. He had 13 goals and 19 assists in 71 games.

Spaling has 40 goals and 44 assists in 297 regular-season games, all with the Predators.

July 31, 2014

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Nick Spaling
Centre
AGE: 30
LENGTH:
2 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT:
$2.2 million
TOTAL:
$4.4 million

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