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Predators sign Colin Wilson to four-year contract

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney (30) blocks a shot by Nashville Predators center Colin Wilson (33) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Curtis McElhinney (30) blocks a shot by Nashville Predators center Colin Wilson (33) in the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Nashville Predators have signed forward Colin Wilson to a four-year contract worth $15.75 million.

Under terms of the agreement announced Monday, Wilson receives $3.75 million in 2015-16 and $4 million each of the next three seasons. Wilson was a restricted free agent.

The 25-year-old Wilson set career highs in goals (20) and points (42) and tied a personal best in assists (22) in 2014-15. His plus-minus rating of plus-19 led the Predators.

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Wilson scored five goals in six games during the Predators' first-round playoff loss to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks.

Wilson, who is 6-foot-1 and 216 pounds, has 77 career goals and 101 assists in 368 NHL games. He has spent his entire NHL career with Nashville.