Nashville, Tenn. (July 22, 2019) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced Tuesday that the team has signed forward Colton Sissons to a seven-year, $20 million contract through the 2025-26 season.
"Colton will be an important part of our team for the next seven seasons, and we are happy he has made a long-term commitment to our organization and the city the Nashville," Poile said. "He's a heart and soul player who is versatile and can fill many important roles on our team, including on the penalty kill and power play. His offensive production has increased each season, and he remains an integral part of our defensive structure down the middle of the ice. Colton is also an up-and-coming leader in our organization, which is something we value strongly."
Sissons, 25 (11/5/93), is coming off a 2018-19 campaign that saw him set career highs in goals (15) and points (30) in 75 games with the Predators. He accumulated double-digit goals and assists (15) for the first time in NHL career and added eight multi-point games, a career best. Sissons recorded a +20 plus-minus, tied for the sixth-highest by a forward in Predators history, and was second on the team in face-off percentage, winning 53.1 percent of his draws. Additionally, he appeared in all six of Nashville's Stanley Cup Playoff games and notched his second career hat trick on Nov. 7, 2018, at Colorado.