Predators sign forward Cole Smith to one-year contract extension

Nashville Predators left wing Cole Smith (36) and Florida Panthers defenseman Santtu Kinnunen (75) chase the puck during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, in Nashville, Tenn. (Mark Zaleski/AP)

The Nashville Predators announced Monday they have signed left wing Cole Smith to a one-year, $775,000 contract extension.

Smith has two goals and 11 points in 42 games with the Predators this season, his first full year with the club.

He has registered three points in his last four games including his first career NHL goal, which came on Jan. 21 against the Los Angeles Kings.

The 27-year-old from Brainerd, Minn., joined the franchise as an undrafted free agent in 2020 after spending four seasons with the University of North Dakota.

February 6, 2023


Cole Smith

Nashville Predators
1 yr
Contract Extension

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