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Colin Wilson Signs A Four-Year Contract With The Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (July 27, 2015) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the club has signed restricted free agent Colin Wilson to a four-year, $15.75 million contract. Wilson will be paid $3.75 million in 2015-16, then $4 million in 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 for an average annual value of $3.9375 million.

Wilson, 25 (10/20/89), set career highs in goals (20) and points (42), while tying a personal best in assists (22) in 2014-15. The Greenwich, Conn., native also led the team and set a career high in plus/minus rating (+19), and tied a career high and ranked third on the Predators in game-winning goals (5). During the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the 6-1, 216-pounder set franchise records for goals (5) and power-play goals (4) in a playoff series during the Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. Chicago. In 368 career NHL contests since 2009-10, Wilson has 178 points (77g-101a).

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It’s All In The Mind For Colin Wilson

from Scott Powers of ESPN,

The Nashville Predators’ Colin Wilson thinks a lot about thinking.

Wilson, a 25-year-old forward, worked with a sports psychologist early in his pro career, found he liked it and has focused more on the mental part of his game in recent years. For him, it’s a way of comprehending why he has certain thoughts and trying to use that to make him a better player.

“I really like it,” said Wilson, who uses a sports psychologist outside of the Predators’ organization. “I think in the beginning when you start realizing how your thoughts can create this reality, I think it kind of is a little bit of a shock to you at the beginning. I think it’s an important part of life.

“I’m getting more into it now. It’s more just understanding your thought. I think there’s times where you know you can make a situation out to be too much pressure on yourself; you can make it however you want it to. It’s just something I’ve been focusing on. It seems to be working right now.”

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Nashville Signs Colin Wilson

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Video- You Make The Call

This goal by Colin Wilson of the Nashville Predators was ruled as a no-goal on the ice.

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A New Groin Strain Treatment

from John Glennon of the Tennessean,

Predators prospect Colin Wilson appears close to making his NHL debut, thanks in part to a relatively new sports medical procedure.
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Wilson suffered a strained groin early in training camp but underwent a blood platelet treatment a couple of weeks ago that has apparently helped the healing process.

Coach Barry Trotz didn’t specify the name of the treatment, but the process he described — in which platelets were removed from the injured area, mixed and then returned to the body — sounds identical to platelet-rich plasma.

In PRP, which has only been used in the sports field in recent years, a small sampling of the patient’s blood is placed into a centrifuge that rotates at high speed.

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