Forsberg offered eight-year contract to remain with Predators

Forsberg offered eight-year contract to remain with Predators

NASHVILLE -- Filip Forsberg, a pending unrestricted free agent, has been offered an eight-year contract by the Nashville Predators, general manager David Poile said Thursday. "He's not signing with us for anything less than eight years," Poile said. The Predators are the only team allowed to sign Forsberg to an eight-year contract; any other team is limited to seven. Forsberg, who has spent his entire 10-season NHL career with the Predators, had career bests in goals (42), assists (42) and points (84) in 69 games. The 27-year-old forward is the Predators' all-time leader with 220 goals, and he's fourth in their history with 469 points. Forsberg can become an unrestricted free agent July 13. He was in the final season of a six-year, $36 million contract ($6 million average annual …
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