Nashville, Tenn. (September 30, 2016) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has signed defenseman Frederic Allard to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Allard, 18 (12/27/97), has played the last three seasons with the Chicoutimi Sagueneens (QMJHL). In 2015-16, he played 64 games, amassing 59 points (14g-45a). He scored 11 power-play goals, two game-winning goals, and recorded 34 penalty minutes. Allard played 62 games for the Sagueneens in 2014-15, recording 30 points (2g-28a) and 24 penalty minutes. In 2013-14, Allard recorded 23 points (4g-19a) and 26 penalty minutes in 61 games.
Nashville's fourth choice, 78th overall (third round), in the 2016 Entry Draft and a native of St. Sauveur, Quebec, Allard is currently attending 2016 Predators Training Camp. He skated 21:24 on Tuesday in the Preds' second preseason game against the Florida Panthers, a 2-1 victory.