NHL trade news: Predators acquire Wayne Simmonds from Flyers, report says

Wayne Simmonds is done in Philly.

As Monday’s 3 p.m. ET NHL trade deadline came to a close, ESPN reported the Flyers alternate captain has been dealt to the Predators for Ryan Hartman and a draft pick.

The Athletic notes the deal is for a 2020 fourth-round pick that becomes a third if Nashville wins a round in the postseason.

Ryan Hartman and a pick to Philly for Simmonds https://t.co/oqf8LGSDSf

Hartman and a 2020 4th that becomes a 3rd if Preds win a round to Philly for Simmonds.

Simmonds, 30, has remained one of the top power forwards in the league even though his playing time has dipped this season. He has 16 goals and 11 assists through 62 games and has recorded at least 24 goals in six of the past seven seasons.

According to TSN, the Predators also dealt Kevin Fiala to the Wild for Mikael Granlund earlier Monday.

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Fiala, 22, is set to become a restricted free agent after this season. He has 10 goals and 22 assists in 2018.

Granlund, who turns 27 on Tuesday, has one year and $5.75 million remaining on his deal.

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