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Bitetto to IR, Salomaki on Conditioning Assignment

by Press Release @PredsNHL /

Nashville, TN - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Wednesday that the club has placed defenseman Anthony Bitetto on Injured Reserve, and sent forward Miikka Salomaki to Milwaukee (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.

Bitetto has played four games for the Predators in 2016-17. He earned his first point of the season on Tuesday at Colorado with an assist on Mike Fisher's first-period goal. Salomaki appeared in the first two games of the season before being placed on Injured Reserve on Oct. 18 with an upper-body injury.

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