Craig Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Predators, Craig Smith pleased with new contract

    Tennessean "As the Predators negotiated with restricted free agent forward Craig Smith, there was a mutually held belief that the two sides would agree to a new contract. They really had no choice, since an arbitrator would make a decision for them if they couldn't reach one themselves. "At the time, it..." July 22

  • Predators, Craig Smith agree to five-year deal

    Sportsnet "The Nashville Predators and forward Craig Smith agreed to a five-year contract worth $21.25 million. The two sides had an arbitration meeting Monday and were able to come to terms on a new deal." July 20

  • Predators, Craig Smith nearly $2M apart in contract talks

    The Score "Nashville Predators forward Craig Smith is reportedly asking for $4.75 million per year, while the team is offering only $3 million, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reports. Smith made $2 million last season. He has an arbitration hearing scheduled for Monday if the two sides are unable to come..." July 18

  • Predators' Craig Smith gets offensive game moving

    Tennessean "Craig Smith calls it simple and coach Barry Trotz calls it exciting. That’s how they describe Smith’s improved offensive productivity. The third-year Predators center has 12 points (eight goals, four assists) over the past 14 games. “I’ve just been trying to find open ice and keep my feet..." January 16

  • Given ample opportunities, Craig Smith and Sergei Kostitsyn could not produce

    The Examiner "Much attention has been focused on the number of injuries the Nashville Predators sustained to their group of forwards in the recently completed 2012-13 regular season. And there is no question that injuries to the likes of Colin Wilson, Gabriel Bourque, Paul Gaustad, Patric Hornqvist and others..." April 30