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Report: Predators, Alexandre Carrier Close To Contract Extension

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The Nashville Predators and veteran defenseman Alexandre Carrier are nearing a contract extension, per TSN’s Pierre LeBrun.

Carrier, 27, was set to become an unrestricted free agent when the new league year begins Monday.

Originally a fourth-round selection in the 2015 draft by Nashville, Carrier boasts a plus-39 career rating with 62 points in 217 games.

The extension would potentially solidify a blue line that also features Roman Josi, Jeremy Lauzon, Dante Fabbro, Spencer Stastney and Luke Schenn ahead of free agency.

Stay tuned to Nashville Hockey Now for updates, including contract details.