Hornqvist signs 3-year deal with Predators

NASHVILLE, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Young Swedish forward Patric Hornqvist signed a three-year, $9.25 million contract with the Nashville Predators Tuesday.

Hornqvist was the NHL club's leading goal-scorer last season with 30. He tied Steve Sullivan for the team lead in points with 51 in 80 games.


Hornqvist was Nashville's seventh-round pick in the 2005 draft. He has 32 goals and 58 points in 108 games since making the team in the 2008-09 season.

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