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Preds' Neal may be exposed to Vegas

Preds' Neal may be exposed to Vegas
Published On: Tue, Jun 13
May 9, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Nashville Predators left wing James Neal (18) celebrates with teammates after defeating the San Jose Sharks during the overtime period in game six of the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

The Nashville Predators are widely expected to choose to protect eight skaters in the expansion draft over seven forwards and three defence in order to keep P.K. Subban, Roman Josi, Mattias Ekholm and Ryan Ellis all protected.

TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun reported Tuesday that with the Predators left with only four forward slots, winger James Neal could be exposed.

Neal, 29, scored 23 goals and added 18 assists in 70 games during the regular season this year and added six goals and nine points in the team's playoff run, which ended Sunday.

Neal was traded to the Predators from the Pittsburgh Penguins ahead of the 2014 season, in a trade which saw Patric Hornqvist, among others, sent to Pittsburgh.

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