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Scott Hartnell | Winger | #17

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (36) / 4/18/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 1 (6) / NAS
Contract: view contract details

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Scott Hartnell has been told by the Predators that he won't be offered a contract this off-season.
Hartnell signed a one-year, $1 million contract to return to Nashville last July. In 62 games, he accounted for 13 goals, 24 points and 82 penalty minutes. Hartnell didn't contribute a point in four playoff appearances with the Predators. He will be back on the open market on July 1 as an unrestricted free agent. May 14 - 11:35 AM

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Scott Hartnell would love to return to Nashville next season.

Hartnell was a free-agent signing by the Preds last summer. He picked up 13 goals and 24 points 62 games this past season. However, considering he was a healthy scratch in nine of 13 playoff games, Nashville might not be very interested in bringing back the veteran forward. The 36-year-old added that he would take some time this summer to think about his NHL future.
May 12 - 1:01 PM

Scott Hartnell is poised to return to the lineup for Game 6 based on Monday's morning skate.

Hartnell was scratched for Saturday's contest even though he played well in Game 4. He has appeared in just two playoff matches this year. If Hartnell and Calle Jarnkrok are back, and it looks like they will be after they joined Mike Fisher on the fourth line for the team's game-day session, then Miikka Salomaki and Ryan Hartman will be in the press box.
May 7 - 1:16 PM

Based off Saturday's morning skate, Scott Hartnell will not dress for Nashville Game 5 matchup with the Winnipeg Jets.

Hartnell appeared in just his second postseason game in Thursday's win but it appears the Preds will be looking for more speed on home ice and will go back to Kevin Fiala in a top-six role. Hartnell skated alongside Calle Jarnkrok and Eeli Tolvanen as an extra line at practice.
May 5 - 12:10 PM

Scott Hartnell is expected to draw into the lineup for Game 5 on Friday.

Hartnell has been a healthy scratch so far in the series, but he's getting in now because Ryan Hartman is serving a one-game suspension. Hartnell is expected to play with Mike Fisher and Calle Jarnkrok on the fourth line.
Apr 20 - 12:45 PM

Scott Hartnell will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Florida Panthers.

Hartnell has 13 goals and 10 assists in 61 games this season. The Predators forward is likely just being given a night off ahead of the playoffs. Anthony Bitetto and Mikka Salomaki will serve as healthy scratches as well.
Apr 3 - 7:18 PM

It does not appear Scott Hartnell's hit from behind on Sabres rookie Viktor Antipin on Saturday will result in a suspension.

Hartnell hit Antipin from behind, slamming his neck and face into the glass. The Sabres' defenseman had to leave the game on a stretcher, but the NHL Department of Player Safety did not hand out any supplemental discipline before Sunday's Predators game against the Lightning, in which Hartnell was a healthy scratch.
Apr 1 - 6:33 PM

Scott Hartnell scored a goal in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Toronto.

Hartnell got his 13th goal of the season late in the third period after the Leafs had established a 5-1 lead. He only logged 9:17 of ice time in the contest. Hartnell has 23 points in 56 games this season.
Mar 23 - 11:40 AM

Looks like Scott Hartnell will be a healthy scratch tonight.

Hartnell will be making way for Calle Jarnkrok to suit up. Matt Irwin, Anthony Bitetto and Miikka Salomaki will all be scratches as well.
Mar 13 - 7:33 PM

Scott Hartnell scored a goal in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

Hartnell opened the scoring at the 4:28 mark of the first period. He finished the game with a plus-1 rating and three shots on goal in 11:31 of ice time. The 35-year-old has nine goals and nine assists in 45 games this season.
Feb 21 - 10:08 AM

Scott Hartnell found the back of the net in Nashville's 3-2 shootout win over Montreal on Saturday.

Hartnell has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. The veteran forward now has eight goals, 16 points, and 59 penalty minutes in 40 contests in 2017-18. He's just one point shy of reaching 700 in his career.
Feb 11 - 10:29 AM

Scott Hartnell scored a goal in Thursday's 3-2 shootout win over Arizona.

Hartnell opened the scoring late in the second period. His ice time has dropped significantly over the course of the season and he logged just 7:24 of action on Thursday night.
Jan 19 - 11:43 AM

Scott Hartnell scored a goal in the Predators' 4-3 win over Los Angeles on Saturday.

Hartnell has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. He has six goals and 10 points in 27 contests this season.
Jan 7 - 10:46 AM

Scott Hartnell scored the game-winning goal in Nashville's 3-0 victory against Minnesota on Saturday.

Hartnell drew back into the lineup after being a healthy scratch on Friday. Predators coach Peter Laviolette wanted to see Hartnell make more of an impact and the veteran forward seems to have responded positively. Hartnell has five goals and eight points in 24 contests this season.
Sun, Dec 31, 2017 05:47:00 AM

The Nashville Predators will scratch Scott Hartnell for their Friday night contest against the Minnesota Wild.

Hartnell has four goals and seven points in 23 games for the Predators this season. He missed 13 games earlier in the season with a lower-body injury. He has 47 penalty minutes on the year. Joining him in the press box will be Anthony Bitetto and Cody McLeod.
Fri, Dec 29, 2017 08:02:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Ryan Johansen
2Kyle Turris
3Nick Bonino
4Colton Sissons
LW1Filip Forsberg
2Calle Jarnkrok
3Kevin Fiala
4Scott Hartnell
RW1Viktor Arvidsson
2Craig Smith
3Austin Watson
4Ryan Hartman
5Miikka Salomaki
6Eeli Tolvanen
D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Mattias Ekholm
4Ryan Ellis
5Matt Irwin
6Alexei Emelin
7Yannick Weber
8Anthony Bitetto
G1Pekka Rinne
2Anders Lindback
3Juuse Saros