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Predators Reduce Roster to 32 Players

Group Including Tolvanen, Pitlick Sent to AHL's Milwaukee Admirals

by Press Release @PredsNHL / Nashville Predators

Nashville, Tenn. (September 22, 2019) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced today that the team has assigned forwards Lukas Craggs, Tanner Jeannot, Zach Magwood, Mathieu Olivier, Rem Pitlick, Eeli Tolvanen, Yakov Trenin and Josh Wilkins; defensemen Frederic Allard, Jeremy Davies and Brandon Fortunato; and goaltender Connor Ingram to Milwaukee (AHL).

The Predators have also released the following players from their professional tryout agreements and assigned them to the Admirals: Forwards Thomas Novak, Joe Pendenza, Hugo Roy and Cole Schneider; defensemen Arvin Atwal, Josh Healey, Scott Savage and Adam Smith; and goaltender Ken Appleby.

The Predators' training camp roster is now at 32 players - 18 forwards, 11 defensemen and three goaltenders. An updated roster may be seen here.

Nashville improved to 3-1-0 in preseason action following Saturday night's overtime victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning at Bridgestone Arena. The team's preseason concludes with two games against the Carolina Hurricanes - a home contest on Sept. 25 and a trip to Raleigh two days later on Sept. 27.

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.

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