Nashville, Tenn. (February 29, 2016) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the club has acquired defenseman Corey Potter from the Arizona Coyotes for future considerations. He will report to the team’s primary developmental affiliate, the American Hockey League’s Milwaukee Admirals.
Potter, 32 (1/5/84), has 17 points (5g-12a) in 52 games for Springfield (AHL) this season, and 167 points (33g-134a) in 404 career AHL contests with five teams since the 2006-07 season. The 6-foot-3, 205-pound native of Lansing, Michigan, also has 129 NHL games to his credit with the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh, Edmonton, Boston and Calgary, posting 32 points (8g-24a).
A fourth-round selection (122nd overall) of the Edmonton Oilers in the 2003 Entry Draft, Potter spent four seasons at Michigan State University from 2002-06. He won gold medals with Team USA at the 2002 Under-18 World Championship and the 2004 World Junior Championship.