Nashville, Tenn. (December 29, 2014) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has acquired forward Mark Arcobello from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Derek Roy. Arcobello is expected to meet the team in Nashville on Tuesday in advance of its game against the St. Louis Blues (7 p.m. CT, FOX Sports Tennessee, 102.5 The Game).
Arcobello, 26 (8/12/88), has 12 points (7g-5a) in 36 games for the Oilers this season, and 30 points (11g-19a) in 78 National Hockey League games since 2012-13. The 5-9, 165-pound native of Milford, Connecticut also has 161 points (60g-101a) in 188 American Hockey League games since turning pro in 2010-11, and appeared in the 2013 AHL All-Star Classic.
An undrafted free agent signee by Edmonton out of college, Arcobello spent four seasons at Yale University from 2006-10, amassing 116 points (49g-67a) in 131 games. He was a 2009 Second-Team All-American while helping the Bulldogs to the 2009 ECAC title.