Austin Watson

Age 27 January 13, 1992
Ann Arbor USA
Left Wing shoots right
6'4" 193 cm
204 lbs 93 kg
ELC Signing Age 19
Waivers Signing Age 19
UFA Year 2019
Agent Murray Kuntz
Draft Year 2010
Drafted Overall 18
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Nashville Predators
Transaction History
Mar 18, 2019 Announced LW Austin Watson has served his suspension.
Jan 29, 2019 Suspended NHL suspended LW Austin Watson indefinitely as he has been placed in Stage Two of the league's substance abuse program.
Nov 14, 2018 Announced LW Austin Watson has served his suspension.
Sep 12, 2018 Suspended NHL suspended LW Austin Watson 27 games for unacceptable off-ice conduct.
Nov 23, 2017 Announced LW Austin Watson has served his suspension.
Nov 19, 2017 Suspended NHL suspended LW Austin Watson two games for a boarding penalty.
Oct 22, 2016 Recalled Recalled LW Austin Watson from Milwaukee (AHL).
Oct 8, 2016 Assigned Assigned LW Austin Watson to Milwaukee (AHL).
Jun 29, 2015 Re-signed LW Austin Watson to a two-year, two-way contract.
Apr 22, 2015 Recalled Recalled LW Austin Watson from Milwaukee (AHL).
Sep 23, 2013 Assigned Assigned LW Austin Watson to Milwaukee (AHL).
Apr 25, 2013 Assigned Assigned LW Austin Watson to Milwaukee (AHL).
Apr 23, 2013 Recalled Recalled LW Austin Watson from Milwaukee (AHL).
Sep 15, 2012 Assigned Assigned C Austin Watson to Milwaukee (AHL).
Mar 30, 2011 (Austin Watson) Signed to a three-year entry level contract.
2018-2019 Regular Season Stats
Austin Watson GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Nashville Predators 34 7 6 13 9 39 412 59.26 42.82 -11.94 45.11 -10.51 0.58 1.31
Austin Watson Stats by Elite Prospects Austin Watson Advanced Stats by Offside Review
Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% xGF% Rel xGF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2005-2006 Compuware Bantam Minor AAA T1EMBHL 28 10 26 36 18
2006-2007 Compuware Bantam Major AAA T1EBHL 29 24 38 62 55
2007-2008 Compuware U16 T1EHL U16 31 12 28 40 36
2008-2009 Windsor Spitfires OHL 63 10 19 29 41 Playoffs 20 0 3 3 0
Windsor Spitfires M-Cup 5 0 1 1 2
Draft Yr 2009-2010 Windsor Spitfires OHL 42 11 23 34 14
Draft Yr Peterborough Petes OHL 10 9 11 20 8 Playoffs 4 2 0 2 0
Draft Yr USA U18 WJC-18 7 2 1 3 33
Draft Yr U.S. National U18 Team USDP 9 4 2 6 33
2010-2011 Peterborough Petes OHL 68 34 34 68 54
Milwaukee Admirals AHL 5 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Peterborough Petes OHL 32 14 19 33 33
USA U20 WJC-20 6 3 6 9 0
London Knights OHL 29 11 24 35 14 Playoffs 19 10 7 17 0
London Knights M-Cup 4 2 3 5 0
2012-2013 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 72 20 17 37 22 Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
Nashville Predators NHL 6 1 0 1 0 66 33.33 56.95 6.54 45.39 -0.04 0.90 0.90
2013-2014 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 76 22 24 46 24 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2014-2015 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 76 26 18 44 34
2015-2016 Nashville Predators NHL 57 3 7 10 32 515 38.24 50.49 -4.59 46.71 -7.99 0.23 0.93
2016-2017 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 3 1 0 1 9
Nashville Predators NHL 77 5 12 17 99 790 58.54 49.07 -4.11 45.47 -8.12 0.38 1.14 Playoffs 22 4 5 9 0
2017-2018 Nashville Predators NHL 76 14 5 19 123 743 42.00 44.63 -7.10 48.48 -5.52 0.73 0.97 Playoffs 13 5 3 8 0
2018-2019 Nashville Predators NHL 34 7 6 13 39 412 59.26 42.82 -11.94 45.11 -10.51 0.58 1.31
Austin Watson Stats by Elite Prospects | Austin Watson Advanced Stats by Offside Review

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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date July 24, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Murray Kuntz
Standard Contract | 3 Years $3,300,000 1.38% of cap space
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Cap Hit $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
UFA
AAV $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,100,000 $1,200,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,000,000 $1,100,000 $1,200,000
Minors Salary $1,000,000 $1,100,000 $1,200,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date June 29, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 2 Years $1,150,000 0.81% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017
Cap Hit $575,000 $575,000
RFA
AAV $575,000 $575,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0
Base Salary $575,000 $575,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0
Total Salary $575,000 $575,000
Minors Salary $100,000 $575,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date March 30, 2011
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $3,425,000 1.40% of cap space
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015
Cap Hit $900,000 $900,000 $900,000 $900,000
RFA
AAV $1,141,667 $1,141,667 $1,141,667 $1,141,667
Performance Bonuses $0 $300,000 $250,000 $175,000
Base Salary $0 $810,000 $810,000 $900,000
Signing Bonuses $90,000 $90,000 $90,000 $0
Total Salary $0 $900,000 $900,000 $900,000
Minors Salary $0 $67,500 $67,500 $67,500
Clauses
UFA Year