Nashville Predators: How Would a Lockout Affect the Predators?

September 4th, 2012 by JB Webber Leave a reply »
With talks between the NHL owners and the NHLPA suspended until a time yet to be determined, fans are bracing for the third lockout under Commissioner Gary Bettman.

Around the league, fans are trying to figure out alternatives should the NHL shut their doors once more.

Nashville is a team already filled with uncertainty for this season (if there is a season).

Throw in a lockout and the future in Nashville becomes even more uncertain.

Some teams may benefit from a lockout, but for Nashville it could be somewhat of a mixed bag. It could allow some of their younger stars a chance to develop further in the AHL.

Last season there were a few young players who started to make their mark on the Predators organization.

Names like Colin Wilson, Craig Smith and Nick Spaling were busy racking up the points with the Predators last season. Of these three only one will have a contract next season: Colin Wilson.

Wilson managed 35 points in 68 games last season at centre, which earned him a three-year extension worth $6 million (CBS Sports).

Left wing Nick Spaling and centre Craig Smith also managed to m ...

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