Austin Watson Suspended 27 Games

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News Commentary Nashville Predator forward Austin Watson will serve a 27-game suspension for unacceptable off-ice conduct. Watson, 26, pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor domestic assault charge in an incident with his girlfriend on June 16. The Predator's right wing will miss 27 games of the regular season and...

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Predators Re-sign Ryan Ellis

Ryan Ellis, a valuable defenseman of the Nashville Predators, became more valuable when he signed an eight-year, $50 million contract this week, solidifying his role on the team through the 2026-2027 season. Ellis, 27, provides outstanding playoff experience and leadership. Named associate captain before the 2017-2018 season, Ellis...

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