Mar 15, 2012; San Jose, CA, USA; Nashville Predators defenseman Hal Gill (75) warms up before the game against the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion. San Jose defeated Nashville 2-1 in shootouts. Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE
The Nashville Predators have locked in defenseman Hal Gill for another two seasons, at a contract valued at $4 million per Josh Cooper's report. This is a nice match for both sides, as Gill provides size & strength which are desperately need on the Predators' blueline, while the 37-year-old is getting a two-year contract, which is pretty rare for over-35 players.
Plus, you can't ignore how great the guy is on Twitter (@Skillsy75).
This is as much about shoring up the 3rd pair and penalty killing units as it is about having an on-ice mentor for the host of young defensemen which the Preds will rely on in the coming seasons.
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