Niclas Bergfors

RW / Nashville Predators / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

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  • Preds And Bergfors Part Ways

    News: After clearing unconditional waivers Friday, Niclas Bergfors is no longer with the Nashville organization, reports the Tennessean.
    Analysis: The Preds were Niclas Bergfors' third team in the last three years. A first-round draft pick in 2005, he was once one of the most promising prospects coming into the league, but now can't seem to find himself a home. It will be interesting to see if he continues to ply his trade in the NHL or perhaps makes the jump to Europe.
  • Predators' Bergfors Clears Unconditional Waivers

    News: Niclas Bergfors cleared unconditional waivers Friday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
    Analysis: The Predators are now free to release Niclas Bergfors if they choose, but it's not immediately clear what his next step will be. Expect an update on Bergfors' status when the Predators make the next official transaction.
  • Predators Place Bergfors On Unconditional Waivers

    News: The Predators placed Niclas Bergfors on unconditional waivers Thursday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
    Analysis: Niclas Bergfors cleared the standard waiver process earlier in the week, but putting him on unconditional waivers gives both sides the option to terminate his contract if he clears again. It certainly looks like Bergfors is on his way out of the Nashville organization.
  • Preds' Bergfors Clears Waivers

    News: Niclas Bergfors has cleared waivers, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
    Analysis: It's a bit surprising that he passed through given his age and low salary, but Niclas Bergfors will likely get an opportunity to find his stride and get back on track with Milwaukee (AHL) for the next few weeks.
  • Predators Place Bergfors on Waivers

    News: The Predators placed Niclas Bergfors on waivers Tuesday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
    Analysis: Niclas Bergfors recorded 44 points as a rookie in the 2009-10 season, but he has yet to find a home after being traded to the Thrashers as part of the Ilya Kovalchuk trade in 2010. Bergfors is signed for just $575,000 this season and will not turn 25 until next March, so don't be surprised if he is claimed off waivers.
  • Preds' Bergfors To Play Thursday Against Canucks

    News: Niclas Bergfors, who has been a healthy scratch more often than not so far this season, is expected to play Thursday against Vancouver, according to the Tennessean.
    Analysis: Niclas Bergfors has played only one game - the Preds' home opener last Thursday against Phoenix - but he saw just 9:39 of ice time in that game. He likely won't see much more against the Canucks either, so don't expect a ton of fantasy output from him just yet.
  • Preds' Bergfors To See First Game Action Thursday

    News: Niclas Bergfors is expected to be in the lineup for Thursday's home opener against the Coyotes, the Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Niclas Bergfors was a healthy scratch for the Preds' first two games of the season, but with injuries to Martin Erat and Patric Hornqvist, it looks like coach Barry Trotz will likely give him a look on one of the top two lines.
  • Predators' Bergfors Inactive Saturday

    News: Niclas Bergfors was scratched from Saturday's lineup, the Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Niclas Bergfors is sitting, because it's believed he's in the dog house.
  • Preds Bergfors Adds Two Assists

    News: Niclas Bergfors had two assists in Tuesday's preseason win over the Caps.
    Analysis: Niclas Bergfors took a step back last year, scoring 12 goals after tallying 21 in his rookie season. He's already on to his fourth NHL organization in his third full season at the level.
  • Bergfors Signs With Predators

    News: The Predators have signed Bergfors to a one-year contract worth $575,000, the Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: Bergfors split the 2010-11 season between Atlanta and Florida, recording 36 points (including 12 goals) in 72 games. That was a step down from the 21 goals and 44 points he recorded as a rookie in 81 2009-10 contests, but given the price tag, this looks like a bargain for the Preds.
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