Brian McGrattan signs one-year contract with Nashville

Well, at least the sideshow will still be playing at Bridgestone Arena this fall.

The Predators are continuing their tradition of carrying a heavyweight fighter on the roster, with the announcement that they're bringing back the popular Brian McGrattan for another season, at the same salary as last:

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward Brian McGrattan on a one-year contract worth $600,000.


McGrattan, 30 (9/2/81), appeared in 30 games with the Predators in 2011-12, posting two assists and 61 penalty minutes. Claimed on waivers from Anaheim on Oct. 11, 2011, the 6-4, 235-pound winger has 13 points (3g-13a) and 456 penalty minutes in 212 NHL contests with Ottawa, Phoenix, Calgary and Nashville since 2005-06.


Brian McGrattan

#23 / Right Wing / Nashville Predators

6-4

235

Sep 02, 1981

The question is, will he square off with the now-enemy Jordin Tootoo, considering the disparity in height & weight?

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