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Austin Watson

26-Year-Old Left Wing – Nashville Predators

2016-17 NHL Stats

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2017 NHL Projections

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2017-18 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The 2016-17 season did not get off to a good start for Watson, who was cut from training camp and placed on waivers in October. However, the Preds soon recalled him from the minors, and the 26-year-old went on to play in 77 of the next 79 games, recording a career-high 17 po...

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 204   DOB: 1/13/1991   BORN: Ann Arbor, Michigan   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #18 Overall in 2010   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a three-year, $3.3 million contract with the Predators in July of 2017.

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Austin Watson NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2012-13 21 NHL NSH 6 1 0 1 -2 0 4 25.0 0 0 12:42 0 0 0 1:01 2 2
2014-15 23 AHL MIL 76 26 18 44 -2 34 1 4
2015-16 24 NHL NSH 57 3 7 10 -4 32 55 5.5 0 0 10:00 0 0 0 0:02 74 45
2016-17 25 NHL NSH 77 5 12 17 14 99 90 5.6 0 0 12:26 0 0 0 0:08 143 66

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2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

12:26

Average Time On Ice

On average, Austin Watson was on the ice for 12:26.

0:08

Average Power Play Time On Ice

On average, Austin Watson was on the ice for 0:08 during power plays.

1:43

Average Short-Handed Time On Ice

On average, Austin Watson was on the ice for 1:43 while the team was short-handed.

Year Ice Time Power Play Short-Handed
2015-16 10:00 0:02 0:46
2016-17 12:26 0:08 1:43

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Austin Watson
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Date Opp G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Jun 11 PIT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 9:39 0:17
Jun 8 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 1 0.0 7 1 13:03 0:17
Jun 5 PIT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 1 16:49 0:00
Jun 3 PIT 0 1 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 13:56 0:00
May 31 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 12:56 0:00
May 29 PIT@PIT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 1 10:38 0:00
May 22 ANA 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 66.7 2 6 13:05 0:01
May 20 ANA@ANA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 25.0 2 2 13:25 0:00
May 18 ANA 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 1 14:39 0:00
May 16 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 7 0 16:40 0:00
May 14 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 1 11:31 0:00
May 12 ANA@ANA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 4 1 14:50 0:11
May 7 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 10:45 0:00
May 5 STL@STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 7 1 15:17 0:00
May 2 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 8 2 12:42 0:00
Apr 30 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 6 0 13:12 0:00
Apr 28 STL@STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 0 15:36 0:00
Apr 26 STL@STL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 6 1 13:53 0:00
Apr 20 CHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 4 2 16:36 1:19
Apr 17 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 5 1 13:07 0:00
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Apr 15 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 8 1 12:44 0:00
Apr 13 CHI@CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 6 1 15:41 0:00
Apr 8 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 13:15 0:39
Apr 6 DAL@DAL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 13:35 0:07
Apr 4 NYI Did Not Play
Apr 2 STL@STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 12:06 0:01
Apr 1 MIN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 3 12:00 0:00
Mar 30 TOR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 2 10:13 0:03
Mar 28 BOS@BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 5 2 11:18 0:00
Mar 27 NYI@NYI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 13:18 0:00
Mar 25 SAN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 11:55 0:55
Mar 23 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:04 0:00
Mar 20 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 12:31 0:00
Mar 18 CAR@CAR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 14:58 0:26
Mar 16 WAS@WAS 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 11:00 0:00
Mar 13 WPG 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 2 0 11:58 0:00
Mar 11 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 4 10:26 0:00
Mar 9 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 9:45 0:13
Mar 7 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 12:16 0:08
Mar 4 CHI 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 9:33 0:00
Mar 2 MON@MON 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 5 1 9:45 0:00
Feb 28 BUF@BUF 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 9:35 0:07
Feb 26 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 12:26 0:00
Feb 25 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 11:43 0:00
Feb 23 COL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 12:30 0:00
Feb 21 CGY 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 9:06 0:00
Feb 19 CLM@CLM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 13:27 0:00
Feb 18 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 14:58 0:00
Feb 12 DAL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 0.0 1 0 14:03 0:00
Feb 11 FLA 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 12:22 0:00
Feb 9 NYR@NYR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 9:08 0:00
Feb 7 VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 11:56 0:03
Feb 4 DET 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 11:29 0:04
Feb 2 EDM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 16:23 0:00
Jan 31 PIT@PIT 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 1 15:05 0:00
Jan 26 CLM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 14:38 0:00
Jan 24 BUF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 4 12:44 0:00
Jan 22 MIN@MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 18:20 0:00
Jan 20 EDM@EDM 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 2 15:15 0:00
Jan 19 CGY@CGY 0 0 0 -1 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 4 15:27 0:00
Jan 17 VAN@VAN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 14:33 0:00
Jan 14 COL@COL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 13:30 0:11
Jan 12 BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 4 4 17:42 0:02
Jan 10 VAN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 3 1 15:13 0:00
Jan 8 CHI@CHI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 20.0 3 2 16:21 0:17
Jan 6 FLA@FLA 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 13:56 1:14
Jan 5 TAM@TAM 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 2 15:52 0:31
Jan 3 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 3 12:22 0:00
Dec 30 STL@STL 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 13:45 0:08
Dec 29 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 1 12:10 0:00
Dec 27 MIN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 12:40 0:00
Dec 22 LOS 0 0 0 -2 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 10:30 0:07
Dec 20 NJD@NJD 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 12:43 0:00
Dec 19 PHI@PHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 5 0 12:11 0:00
Dec 17 NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 9:31 0:00
Dec 15 MIN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 10:30 0:00
Dec 13 STL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 12:38 0:07
Dec 10 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 12:04 3:41
Dec 8 DAL@DAL 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 2 15:45 0:15
Dec 6 COL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 11:42 0:04
Dec 4 PHI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 11:52 0:00
Dec 3 NJD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 10:44 0:00
Nov 29 COL@COL 1 1 2 2 5 0 0 0 2 50.0 2 4 12:40 0:10
Nov 27 WPG@WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 9:47 0:00
Nov 25 WPG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 1 12:36 0:02
Nov 23 DAL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:07 0:00
Nov 21 TAM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:00 0:00
Nov 19 STL@STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 9:11 0:00
Nov 17 OTT@OTT 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 0 11:02 0:00
Nov 15 TOR@TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 0 12:37 0:00
Nov 12 ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:53 0:00
Nov 10 STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 1 8:57 0:00
Nov 8 OTT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 11:15 0:00
Nov 5 CAR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 13:09 0:00
Nov 3 ARI@ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 7:16 0:00
Nov 1 COL@COL 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 12:16 0:18
Oct 29 SAN@SAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 9:48 0:00
Oct 27 LOS@LOS 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 10:28 0:00
Oct 26 ANA@ANA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 12:25 0:00
Oct 22 PIT 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 12:36 0:11
Oct 21 DET@DET Did Not Play

Austin Watson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Watson -- who ended up filling for salary arbitration -- is seeking $1.4 million, whereas the Predators have proposed an offer of $700,000, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports.

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Watson has filed for salary arbitration, Adam Vingan of the Tennessean reports.

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Watson recorded an assist Monday in Game 4 against the Penguins.

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Watson scored two goals on three shots and blocked six shots during Monday's Game 6 win over Anaheim.

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Watson recorded his first NHL playoff goal Friday, contributing to a 3-2 road win over the Ducks for Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

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Watson skated just 10:13 in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Maple Leafs. He failed to register a point, but recorded two hits, two blocked shots and two PIM.

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Watson was held off the scoresheet Sunday against the Blue Jackets, giving him just one point in his last 15 games.

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Watson opened the scoring with an unassisted goal early in the second period of Thursday's 2-1 victory over Boston.

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Watson tallied his first goal and his second assist of the season as well as five PIM and a plus-2 rating in Tuesday's 5-3 win over Colorado.

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Waston has been held pointless through 10 games since being recalled from the AHL in October.

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Watson was called up to the Predators on Saturday, TSN reports.

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Watson was assigned by the Predators to AHL Milwaukee on Saturday, Adam Vingan of the Tennessean reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017-18

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2015-16

Watson hasn't appeared in a game for the Predators since the lockout year of 2012-13, but after back-to-back 40-plus-point campaigns at AHL Milwaukee, it appears the team is preparing to clear a spot for him in 2015-16. The 23-year-old should benefit from the departures of forwards Matt Cullen and Mike Santorelli in free agency, as it's unclear if the Preds will look to replace them with veteran players. Even if Watson cracks the squad this season, he seems unlikely to win a top-six role off the bat, which might make it difficult for him to attain much fantasy relevance.

2010-11

The Preds are very keen on Watson, who was their first-round draft pick this year, with GM David Poile even comparing him to Vancouver's Ryan Kesler. However, the team is already pretty deep on the right side, with wingers Patric Hornqvist and Martin Erat both ahead of Watson on the depth chart, so it might be awhile before he's able to crack the roster. He probably won't garner any real fantasy value for another season or two, but keep an eye on him.