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Craig Smith Reaction to Re-signing with Preds

by Willy Daunic / Nashville Predators

A day after signing a five-year deal worth $21.25 million to remain with the Nashville Predators, forward Craig Smith joined Sports Night on flagship station 102.5 The Game to discuss his new contract. Here are a few of the topics discussed:

  • The security of signing a long-term deal
  • The dynamics of the arbitration process, including sitting through the arbitration hearing
  • Team goals for next year
  • How he recharges during the offseason


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