NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have signed forward Calle Jarnkrok to a six-year, $12 million contract through 2021-22.
Under the deal announced by the Predators on Wednesday, Jarnkrok will earn $1.7 million this season rising to $2.2 million in both 2019-20 and 2020-2021 before dipping to $2 million in the final year.
The 24-year-old Jarnkrok played in 71 games last season and scored a career-high 16 goals with 30 points. The native of Gavle, Sweden, was second on the team with four game-winning goals last season.
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The 51st pick overall by Detroit in the 2010 entry draft, Jarnkrok was traded to Nashville on March 5, 2014, and was a restricted free agent.
The Predators also promised on Twitter the announcement of another signing later Wednesday.