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Predators agree to terms with Hartnell

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators


Photo by DRW/Dave Reginek
Scott Hartnell posted a career-high 25 goals in 2005-06.

Nashville, Tenn. - Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced Tuesday that the club has agreed to terms with restricted free-agent forward Scott Hartnell (SKAWT HAHRT-nuhl) on a one-year contract that will pay him $1.75 million. 

Hartnell, 24 (4/18/82), finished third on the Predators with a career-high 25 goals in 2005-06 and captured a franchise record with a team-high eight game-winning goals.  The 6-2, 210-pound forward also recorded career-highs in points (25g-23a-48pts) and power-play goals (10) and eclipsed the 100-penalty-minute mark (101) for the third time in his five full NHL seasons.  He recorded his first career hat trick on February 4 vs. Chicago.

Nashville's first-round selection (sixth overall) in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, Hartnell has amassed 71 goals and 101 assists (71g-101a-172pts) and 448 penalty minutes in 372 NHL games.  He enters 2006-07 ranked second among the franchise's all-time leaders in penalty minutes, ranked fifth in both goals and games played and ranked sixth in points.


Career Statistics

Regular Season
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM PP SH GW S % +/-
1997-98 Prince Albert WHL 1 0 1 1 2         -  
1997-98 Lloydminster AJHL 56 9 25 34 82         -  
1998-99 Prince Albert WHL 65 10 34 44 104         -  
1999-00 Prince Albert WHL 62 27 55 82 124         -  
2000-01 Nashville NHL 75 2 14 16 48 0 0 0 92 2.2 -8
2001-02 Nashville NHL 75 14 27 41 111 3 0 4 162 8.6 5
2002-03 Nashville NHL 82 12 22 34 101 2 0 2 221 5.4 -3
2003-04 Nashville NHL 59 18 15 33 87 5 0 3 154 11.7 -5
2004-05 Valerengen IF Oslo Norway 28 17 12 29 103         -  
2005-06 Nashville NHL 81 25 23 48 101 10 2 8 211 11.8 8

PREDATORS CAREER TOTALS 372 71 101 172 448 20 2 17 840 8.5 -3
NHL CAREER TOTALS 372 71 101 172 448 20 2 17 840 8.5 -3


Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A PTS PIM PP SH GW
1997-98 Lloydminster AJHL 4 2 1 3 8      
1998-99 Prince Albert WHL 14 0 5 5 22      
1999-00 Prince Albert WHL 6 3 2 5 6      
2003-04 Nashville NHL 6 1 2 3 2 0 0 0
2004-05 Valerengen IF Oslo Norway 11 12 7 19 24      
2005-06 Nashville NHL 5 1 0 1 4 0 0 0

PREDATORS CAREER TOTALS 11 2 2 4 6 0 0 0
NHL CAREER TOTALS 11 2 2 4 6 0 0 0

 

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