The Philadelphia Flyers have traded forward Wayne Simmonds to the Nashville Predators for forward Ryan Hartman and a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.

The 30-year-old winger has 16 goals and 27 points while playing in 62 games this season.

Simmonds is currently slated to become an unrestricted free agent in July and carries a $3.975 million cap hit.

Drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the second round (61st overall) of the 2007 NHL Draft.

Hartman has 10 goals and 10 assists in 64 games this season and can become a restricted free agent on July 1.

The 24-year-old winger was traded to the Predators by the Chicago Blackhawks at the 2018 trade deadline. 

The Nashville Predators have also acquired forward Mikael Granlund from the Minnesota Wild in exchange for forward Kevin Fiala.

In 63 games for the Wild this season, Granlund has 15 goals and 34 assists. The 26-year-old has one year remaining on his contract after this season with a salary cap hit of $5.75 million.

Fiala is a pending restricted free agent and has 10 goals and 22 assists in 64 games for the Predators this season.

The 22-year-old had spent his entire career in Nashville since being drafted 11th overall by the team in 2014.

Fiala has 45 goals and 52 assists in 204 career regular season games.

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