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Predators Recall Colin Blackwell from Milwaukee

Forward Has 23 Points with AHL-Leading Admirals

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (December 14, 2019) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced Saturday that the team has recalled forward Colin Blackwell from Milwaukee (AHL). Additionally, the team has reassigned forward Daniel Carr to Milwaukee (AHL).

Blackwell, 26 (3/28/93), is tied for the Admirals lead in assists with 17 and is third in points with 23 (6g-17a) in 26 games this season, his second with the team and fourth as a pro. The center has recorded 16 points (3g-13a) in his last month of play - 12 of which came during a career-best nine-game point streak (3g-9a) from Nov. 13-Dec. 1 - helping the Ads reach first place in the AHL with a 20-4-2-2 record. He also recorded his second career four-point game on Dec. 6 after dishing out four assists in Milwaukee's 7-1 victory over Iowa. Last season, Blackwell made his NHL debut on Jan. 19, 2019 vs. Florida and went on to feature in six games for the Predators, averaging 9:44 of ice time. He finished his first campaign in Milwaukee with 26 points (14g-12a) in 43 games, and his 14 goals tied for fifth on the team.

Originally drafted by the San Jose Sharks in the seventh round (194th overall) of the 2011 NHL Draft, Blackwell played college hockey at Harvard University from 2011-16, posting 58 points (19g-39a) in 94 games. The Lawrence, Mass., native won an ECAC conference championship with the Crimson in 2014-15 and matched his career high in points with 19 (6g-13a) the following season, his senior campaign.

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