Nick Spaling LW PIT 13 Days

Nick Spaling's arbitration hearing date has been set for July 31.

The Penguins acquired Spaling from the Nashville Predators as part of the James Neal trade. Spaling had 13 goals and 32 points in 71 games in 2013-14.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 18 Days

Nick Spaling has filed for salary arbitration.

The restricted free agent was acquired by Pittsburgh, along with Patric Hornqvist, in exchange for James Neal at the NHL draft this past June. He notched career highs with 13 goals and 32 points in 71 games last season with the Predators.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 25 Days

Nick Spaling has been dealt to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Spaling will head to Pittsburgh along with Patric Hornqvist while James Neal is headed the other way. Spaling will give the Penguins some good depth as a bottom six forward as he managed 13 goals and 32 points in 2013-14. He is slated to become a restricted free agent on Tuesday but we cannot imagine him not wanting to play with Crosby and company.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 26 Days

Contract talks between the Predators and Nick Spaling have been "very slow to date."

Agent Pat Morris added that negotiations have been occurring "regularly." He's a restricted free agent next week and the deadline for extending qualifying offers is set for June 30.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 4 Months

Nick Spaling didn't play on Sunday because of a lower-body injury, but he might be back on Friday.

He skated with his teammates at Tuesday's practice and he's expected to be available to play during Nashville's upcoming three-game road trip.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 4 Months

Nick Spaling (upper body) was OK to play on Sunday.

He sat out last Friday's contest against Calgary with an upper-body injury. Spaling has 13 goals and 27 points in 62 games this campaign.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 4 Months

Nick Spaling is dealing with an upper-body injury.

He is considered day-to-day and his status for Sunday's game versus Chicago is unclear. Spaling missed Friday's game with the ailment.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 5 Months

Nick Spaling scored the only Nashville goal in a 2-1 loss to the Blues Thursday night.

Spaling's 11th marker of the season was the only misstep by goaltender Ryan Miller in the St. Louis victory. Patric Hornqvist and Mike Fisher drew assists on the tally.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 5 Months

Nick Spaling (lower body) has been activated by the Nashville Predators.

Spaling missed over a month, but thanks to the Olympic break, that only translates to five games. He has 10 goals and 22 points in 52 games this season.

Nick Spaling LW PIT 5 Months

Nick Spaling (lower body) took part in a full practice on Monday.

He might be available to return Tuesday night, but Monday was just his first session since he suffered a lower-body injury on Jan. 31.