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Predators Reduce Roster by 20 Players

Training Camp Roster Stands at 32 Entering Final Two Preseason Contests

by Press Release @PredsNHL /

Nashville, Tenn. (September 23, 2018) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has assigned forwards Tanner Jeannot, Justin Kirkland, Zachary Magwood, Tyler Moy, Carl Persson, Anthony Richard, Emil Pettersson and Yakov Trenin; defensemen Frederic Allard, Filip Pyrochta, Jack Dougherty, Joonas Lyytinen and Alexandre Carrier; and goaltender Miroslav Svoboda to the American Hockey League's Milwaukee Admirals.

The Predators have also released the following players from their professional tryout agreements with the intention of assigning them to Milwaukee's training camp: Forwards Alex Overhardt, Jeremy Gregoire, Matt Lane and Mathieu Olivier; defenseman Matt Donovan; and goaltender Thomas McCollum.

The Predators' training camp roster is now at 32 players - 19 forwards, 10 defensemen and three goaltenders. An updated roster is attached.

Nashville is more than halfway through its six-game preseason schedule, going 2-2-0 with two contests against the Carolina Hurricanes remaining. The Predators will host the Hurricanes on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at Bridgestone Arena - that game will be televised live on FOX Sports Tennessee at 7 p.m. CT. Nashville will close out the preseason on the road in Raleigh on Sunday, Sept. 30 at 12:30 p.m. CT. Both games can also be heard live on 102.5 The Game.

Additionally, the Predators will host the first-ever PredsFest presented by Cooper Steel on Friday, Sept. 28 from 3-10 p.m. CT at Bridgestone Arena. It will be the largest free fan event in franchise history, with activities including a Player Gold Walk at Walk of Fame Park, a Preds Players Meet and Greet presented by Gary Force Acura for full Season-Ticket Citizens, locker room tours and an open skate with Preds alumni.

The Nashville Predators Golden Packs presented by Dr Pepper are the only way to guarantee access to the best games of the 2018-19 season. Fans may pick which set of games they want to attend and also get their choice of a preseason game or Bridgestone Arena concert. For more information, please visit or call 617-770-7800 to speak to a ticket representative today.

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