Forward Colton Sissons is staying with Nashville Predators for years to come. Predators announced on Tuesday that Sissons inked a new seven-year deal which will keep him with the franchise through 2025/26 NHL season.
According to the Predators’ official website, Sissons’ deal is worth $20 million overall.
Sissons had a career season in 2018/19, as he played 75 games while setting career highs in both goals (15) and points (30). After such a display, Predators decided to lock the 25-year-old to a long term commitment and make him part of the team’s future.
“Colton will be an important part of our team for the next seven seasons, and we are happy he has made a long-term commitment to our organization and the city of Nashville,” – said Predators president David in a statement. “He’s a heart and soul player who is versatile and can fill many important roles on our team, including on the penalty kill and power play. His offensive production has increased each season, and he remains an integral part of our defensive structure down the middle of the ice. Colton is also an up-and-coming leader in our organization, which is something we value strongly.”
Colton Sissons made his NHL debut it 2013, one year after Predators made him the 50th overall pick in 2012 NHL Entry draft. Since then, Sissons made 265 appearances in the league while contributing with 37 goals and 40 assists.