Predators Sign F Nick Bonino, G Anders Lindback, F Scott Hartnell

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A Stanley Cup Champion is going to the finalist as the Predators have signed forward Nick Bonino as well as signing goaltender Anders Lindback


Nick Bonino is going to the Nashville Predators on a four-year deal with an annual cap hit of $4.1 million and a total value of $16.4 million.

The 29-year-old had a solid season for the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2016-17 with 18 goals, 19 assists and 37 points. Bonino added four goals and three assists in 21 games played in the playoffs as the Penguins repeated as Stanley Cup champions.

The Hartford, Connecticut native was originally drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the sixth round (173rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Anders Lindback
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The Predators also added goaltending depth on Saturday, signing Anders Lindback to a one-year, two-way contract.

Lindback, 29, spent last season playing in Sweden. He played with the Arizona Coyotes in 2015-16 and the Buffalo Sabres in 2014-15.

He owns a career .904 save percentage and a 2.87 goals against average in 130 games played.

Scott Hartnell
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They also signed forward Scott Hartnell to a one-year, $1 million deal Saturday. 

Hartnell started his career with the Predators after being drafted by the team sixth overall in 2001. 

Hartnell spent the past three seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, recording 13 goals and 24 assists in 78 games last season.

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