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Nick Spaling | Winger

Team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Age / DOB:  (25) / 9/19/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 201
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Nick Spaling's arbitration hearing date has been set for July 31.
The Penguins acquired Spaling from the Nashville Predators as part of the James Neal trade. Spaling had 13 goals and 32 points in 71 games in 2013-14. Jul 9 - 5:00 PM

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Nick Spaling has filed for salary arbitration.

The restricted free agent was acquired by Pittsburgh, along with Patric Hornqvist, in exchange for James Neal at the NHL draft this past June. He notched career highs with 13 goals and 32 points in 71 games last season with the Predators.
Jul 5 - 1:55 PM

Nick Spaling has been dealt to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Spaling will head to Pittsburgh along with Patric Hornqvist while James Neal is headed the other way. Spaling will give the Penguins some good depth as a bottom six forward as he managed 13 goals and 32 points in 2013-14. He is slated to become a restricted free agent on Tuesday but we cannot imagine him not wanting to play with Crosby and company.
Jun 27 - 8:19 PM

Contract talks between the Predators and Nick Spaling have been "very slow to date."

Agent Pat Morris added that negotiations have been occurring "regularly." He's a restricted free agent next week and the deadline for extending qualifying offers is set for June 30.
Jun 26 - 4:01 PM

Nick Spaling (lower body) returned to action on Friday April 4.

Spaling missed Sunday's game due to the ailment. He had a plus-one rating and two shots on goal in 17:28 minutes of ice time.
Apr 5 - 2:59 AM

Nick Spaling didn't play on Sunday because of a lower-body injury, but he's probable to be back on Friday.

He skated with his teammates at Tuesday's practice and he's expected to be available to play during Nashville's upcoming three-game road trip.
Apr 2 - 12:52 PM

Nick Spaling (upper body) was OK to play on Sunday.

He sat out last Friday's contest against Calgary with an upper-body injury. Spaling has 13 goals and 27 points in 62 games this campaign.
Mar 25 - 8:56 AM

Nick Spaling is dealing with an upper-body injury.

He is considered day-to-day and his status for Sunday's game versus Chicago is unclear. Spaling missed Friday's game with the ailment.
Mar 23 - 7:54 AM

Nick Spaling scored the only Nashville goal in a 2-1 loss to the Blues Thursday night.

Spaling's 11th marker of the season was the only misstep by goaltender Ryan Miller in the St. Louis victory. Patric Hornqvist and Mike Fisher drew assists on the tally.
Mar 6 - 10:57 PM

Nick Spaling (lower body) has been activated by the Nashville Predators.

Spaling missed over a month, but thanks to the Olympic break, that only translates to five games. He has 10 goals and 22 points in 52 games this season.
Mar 4 - 3:03 PM

Nick Spaling (lower body) took part in a full practice on Monday.

He might be available to return Tuesday night, but Monday was just his first session since he suffered a lower-body injury on Jan. 31.
Mar 4 - 10:06 AM

Nick Spaling (lower body) isn't expected to play Thursday night.

He has been sidelined since Jan. 31, but he has resumed skating following the Olympic break. It is unclear when he'll be ready to return.
Feb 27 - 1:21 PM

Nick Spaling (lower body) didn't skate with his teammates on Thursday.

He has been out of commission since Jan. 31 because of a lower-body injury. Spaling has 10 goals and 22 points in 52 games this year.
Feb 21 - 9:20 AM

Nick Spaling hasn't been on the ice since suffering a lower-body injury last Friday.

He didn't play on Saturday as a result of the ailment. Spaling may not be able to play on Thursday either.
Feb 5 - 9:37 AM

Nick Spaling scored a goal and registered an assist in Nashville's 2-1 win against Vancouver Thursday night.

Spaling now has nine goals and 11 assists in 48 games this season. Craig Smith scored the other goal for the Predators and Michael Del Zotto made his debut and logged only 13:15 time on ice without any power play time.
Jan 24 - 3:02 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Sidney Crosby
2Evgeni Malkin
3Brandon Sutter
4Marcel Goc
LW1Chris Kunitz
2Beau Bennett
3Nick Spaling
4Blake Comeau
5Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond
RW1Patric Hornqvist
2Pascal Dupuis
3Steve Downie
4Craig Adams
5Jayson Megna
D1Kris Letang
2Christian Ehrhoff
3Paul Martin
4Olli Maatta
5Rob Scuderi
6Simon Despres
7Robert Bortuzzo
8Brian Dumoulin
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Thomas Greiss
3Jeff Zatkoff