The Nashville Predators have come to terms on a four-year deal with restricted free agent forward Colin Wilson, avoiding arbitration.
The deal carries an AAV of $3.94 million, according to the team, who disclosed the contract details in their release. The deal will pay him $3.75 million next season and then $4 million for the remaining four seasons.
Wilson hit 20 goals for the first time in his career last season, posting 20 goals and 22 assists in 77 games. He also posted five goals in six postseason games this year.
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Wilson posted an incredible 58.7% scoring chances for percentage (SCF%), which was 5.4% relative. His SCF% ranked eighth in the NHL.
He also posted a score-adjusted CF% of 55.6, which was a 3.8% CF%Rel.
The signing of Wilson is the final restricted free agent the Predators have on the books.
Advanced stats via War on Ice.
Dustin Nelson writes about news and the Minnesota Wild for The Hockey Writers.