Predators trade Horqvist, Spalling to Pittsburgh

Cullen returns as Predators send Stalberg to Milwaukee, place Clune on waivers (Image 1)
Cullen returns as Predators send Stalberg to Milwaukee, place Clune on waivers (Image 1)

The Nashville Predators have traded forwards Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

In return, the Predators have received forward James Neal.

Neal had 61 points (27g, 34a) in 59 games for Pittsburgh.

His breakout season came in 2011-2012 when he had 81 points (40g, 41a) for the Penguins.

Patric Hornqvist had 53 points (22g, 31a) in 76 games for the Predators this season.

Nick Spaling played in 71 games for the Predators and finished with 13 goals and 19 assists.

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