Nashville, Tenn. (September 11, 2019) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today the complete schedule and roster for the team's 2019 training camp, which will begin with physicals and a team meeting on Thursday, Sept. 12 with the club's first organized practice set for Saturday, Sept. 14 at 9:45 a.m. CT at Centennial Sportsplex. Dates, times and the roster are subject to change.
Nashville's three-week training camp is headlined by six preseason games, beginning with a doubleheader at Bridgestone Arena against the Florida Panthers on Sept. 16 (3:30 and 7 p.m. CT). The Predators then will face off against Tampa Bay on back-to-back nights, traveling to the Lightning on Sept. 20 and hosting Tampa on Sept. 21. Nashville will close out its preseason slate with two games against the Hurricanes, welcoming Carolina to Bridgestone Arena on Sept. 25 before playing them on the road two days later on Sept. 30.
All training camp sessions - with the exception of a 2 p.m. CT scrimmage at Ford Ice Center Antioch on Sept. 15 - will be held at Centennial Sportsplex.
Training camp will be attended by 56 players - 46 are under contract with Nashville and 10 are on American Hockey League contracts with the Milwaukee Admirals. Nashville's training camp roster will consist of 33 forwards, 18 defensemen and five goaltenders and is available by clicking here.
Additionally, the Predators will host the second annual PredsFest presented by Bridgestone on Sunday, Sept. 29 from 2-6 p.m. CT at Bridgestone Arena. The largest free fan event of the season, activities will include a Player Gold Walk at Walk of Fame Park, Preds player appearances, locker room tours, a used equipment sale and live entertainment.
Click here to view the full training camp schedule.