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Preds Acquire Fourth-Round Pick in 2018 NHL Draft

Nashville Acquires Letestu for Aberg, Then Trades Him for Draft Pick

by Press Release @PredsNHL /

Nashville, Tenn. (February 25, 2018) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Sunday that the club has acquired forward Mark Letestu from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for forward Pontus Aberg. The team then traded Letestu to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

The Predators now own seven picks - including two in the fourth round - in the 2018 NHL Draft, which will be held in Dallas, Texas, on June 22-23. Nashville has a draft pick in every round except the second.

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