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Predators Recall Jeannot to Taxi Squad, Reassign Malone to AHL Chicago

Forward is Tied for Fourth Among All AHL skaters in Points This Season with Eight

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (February 26, 2021) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has recalled forward Tanner Jeannot to the taxi squad from Chicago (AHL). Additionally, the team has reassigned forward Sean Malone from the taxi squad to Chicago (AHL) and reassigned forward Eeli Tolvanen and defenseman Ben Harpur to the taxi squad.

Jeannot, 23 (5/29/97), has posted eight points (3g-5a) in six games for the Wolves this season, tied for the third-most on his team and tied for the fourth-most among all AHL skaters. He is on a five-game point streak that began on Feb. 6 and has included two multi-point efforts, including a season-high three-point performance (3a) on Feb. 20 against Iowa. The 6-foot-2, 214-pound forward is one of five AHL players to score both a power-play goal and shorthanded goal this season and owns a +8 rating for a Chicago team that is first in the AHL with 14 points and a 7-0-0-0 record.

Malone, 25 (4/30/95), has appeared in one game for the Predators this season, recording an assist in his team debut on Feb. 9 vs. Tampa Bay. It was his first NHL action since skating for the Buffalo Sabres on April 8, 2017, in his NHL debut.

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