Predators agree to one-year, $1.5M deal with Spaling Staff

7/21/2013 1:15:25 PM

The Nashville Predators avoided salary arbitration with forward Nick Spaling, agreeing on one-year, $1.5 million deal on Sunday.

Spaling, who was a restricted free agent, had an arbitration hearing scheduled for Thursday.

Last season, Spaling scored nine goals and added four assists for 13 points in 47 games.