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Austin Watson | Winger | #51

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (24) / 1/13/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 204
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (18) / NAS
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Austin Watson will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the San Jose Sharks.
The 24-year-old has yet to play a game this postseason. Petter Granberg, Cody Bass, Eric Nystrom, Pontus Aberg, Marek Mazanec and Gabriel Bourque will also watch the game from the bench. Nashville is one loss away from being eliminated. May 9 - 9:02 PM

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Austin Watson is among the Predators scratches Sunday night against the Sharks.

Watson last played April 9. In 57 regular-season games, the 24-year-old recorded three goals and 10 points. Eric Nystrom, Petter Granberg, Pontus Aberg, Gabriel Bourque and Marek Mazanec are also scratches.
May 1 - 8:11 PM

Austin Watson will be scratched against Dallas on Tuesday night.

The 24-year-old has three goals and 10 points with 41 blocks and 71 hits in 55 games this season as a rookie. Not bad, but not much value either.
Source: Steve Hunt
Mar 29 - 7:59 PM

Austin Watson will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Colorado Avalanche.

The 24-year-old has three goals and 10 points in 55 games this season. This will be his fourth consecutive game as a healthy scratch for the Preds. Paul Gaustad, Anthony Bitetto and Gabriel Bourque will all miss the game due to injury.
Mar 28 - 7:42 PM

Austin Watson will be scratched against Columbus on Saturday night.

Through the first 61 games of his career, Watson has posted just 11 points with 32 PIMs, 43 blocks, and 73 hits. So far the 24-year-old's talent hasn't quite blossomed at the game's highest level.
Mar 26 - 7:42 PM

Austin Watson will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Vancouver Canucks.

The 24-year-old has three goals and 10 points in 55 games this season. Paul Gaustad, Anthony Bitetto and Gabriel Bourque are all missing the game due to injury.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 24 - 8:10 PM

Austin Watson will be a healthy scratch in Monday's against the Los Angeles Kings.

The 24-year-old has three goals and 10 points in 55 games this season. The former first round pick shouldn't be on your fantasy radar. Anthony Bitetto, Paul Gaustad and Gabriel Bourque will miss the game because of injury.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 21 - 8:17 PM

Austin Watson and Petter Granberg will be scratched from Friday's match with Tampa Bay

Through 38 games in his rookie campaign, Watson hasn't had much of an impact as a 24-year-old. With just five points and 53 hits, he along with Granberg are better suited for your waiver wire.
Source: Corey Long
Feb 12 - 7:02 PM

Austin Watson is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

The 24-year-old in four straight games and five of his team's last six. He has two goals, five points and a minus-10 rating in 32 games this season. Anthony Bitetto is the other scratch for the Predators.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 21 - 8:15 PM

Austin Watson and Petter Granberg will both be scratched from Saturday's match with Minnesota.

Unfortunately, there isn't much fantasy value to be had here. Watson has posted just five points with 25 blocks and 42 hits through 32 games this season.
Jan 16 - 6:59 PM

Austin Watson, Anthony Bitetto and Petter Granberg will each be scratched from Tuesday's match with Winnipeg.

While Bitetto and Granberg have combined for just a single game played so far this season with Nashville, Watson has posted five points with 24 blocks and 37 hits through 30 games.
Jan 5 - 7:41 PM

With Mike Fisher returning to the lineup tonight, Austin Watson will serve as a healthy scratch.

Watson has five points in 27 games this season. The former first round pick holds no fantasy value.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 07:18:00 PM

Austin Watson, Anthony Bitetto, and Petter Granberg will each be scratched from Saturday's match with Detroit.

Unfortunately there isn't a lick of fantasy value between the three, but Watson at least offers a glimmer of interest. Through 27 games Watson has five points, 11 PIMs, 21 blocks, and 29 hits with 30 shots on goal. But that's with Nashville, the 23-year-old forward has scored at least 20 goals and 37 points in each of his last three seasons with AHL Milwaukee.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 07:32:00 PM

Austin Watson will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Montreal Canadiens.

This will be Watson's third straight game as a healthy scratch. He has two goals and five points in 27 games this season. Anthony Bitetto will also be a healthy scratch.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 07:58:00 PM

Austin Watson and Anthony Bitetto will each be scratched against the Wild onSaturday night.

Unfortunately there isn't a lick of fantasy value between the two. Watson however has the most production as he's posted five points, 11 PIMs, 21 blocks, and 29 hits over 32 games.
Sat, Dec 19, 2015 07:29:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Mike Ribeiro
3Mike Fisher
4Paul Gaustad
5Cody Bass
6Calle Jarnkrok
7Colton Sissons
LW1Colin Wilson
2Gabriel Bourque
3Kevin Fiala
4Austin Watson
5Miikka Salomaki
6Pontus Aberg
RW1Filip Forsberg
2James Neal
3Craig Smith
4Viktor Arvidsson
D1P.K. Subban
2Roman Josi
3Ryan Ellis
4Mattias Ekholm
5Petter Granberg
6Anthony Bitetto
G1Pekka Rinne
2Carter Hutton
3Marek Mazanec