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Predators Reduce Roster to 53 Players

Team Assigns Pavel Koltygin, Jacob Paquette to Their Junior Clubs

by Press Release @PredsNHL /

Nashville, Tenn. (September 18, 2017) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the club has assigned forward Pavel Koltygin (Drummondville/QMJHL) and defenseman Jacob Paquette (Kingston/OHL) to their junior teams.

Nashville's training camp roster is now at 53 players - 29 forwards, 19 defensemen and five goalies. An updated roster is available here.

Nashville's three-week training camp is headlined by six preseason games, including a two-game set (3:30 and 7 p.m. CT) tomorrow against the Florida Panthers at Bridgestone Arena. The Predators will then hit the road to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday, Sept. 22 at 6:30 p.m. and the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday, Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. Nashville returns home face the Blue Jackets on Thursday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. and will wrap-up the preseason with a 7 p.m. contest against the Lightning on Saturday, Sept. 30.

Single-game tickets for the 2017-18 season are available now, with a very limited number of full, half and mini season-ticket plans still available for purchase. The Loyal Legion 10-Game Plan presented by Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant is also now on sale and is the most flexible package ever offered, allowing the busier fan to attend games that fit their schedule and budget. The package includes a $20 gift card that can be redeemed at all Puckett's Gro. & Restaurant brands. All season-ticket packages are available with interest-free payment plans. To order season tickets, visit or contact a ticket representative at 615-770-7800.

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