Nashville, Tenn. - Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club acquired forward Dominic Moore from the New York Rangers for forward Adam Hall. The Predators then acquired a third-round choice in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft from the Pittsburgh Penguins for Moore and forward Libor Pivko (LEE-bohr PEEV-koh).
The Predators now have eight selections in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, including two in the third round.
Hall, 25 (8/14/80), appeared in 75 games for the Predators in 2005-06 and registered 29 points (14g-15a). The Kalamazoo, Mich. native has posted 85 points (43g-42a) in 234 games with Nashville since breaking into the NHL in 2002-03.
Moore, 25 (8/3/80), posted 18 points (9g-9a) in 82 games with the Rangers this past season. The Thornhill, Ont. native has registered nine goals and 12 assists (9g-12a-21pts) in 87 career NHL games with New York.
Pivko, 26 (3/29/80), notched 69 points (12g-57a) in 69 games in 2005-06 with the Predators' primary developmental affiliate, the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League. A native of Novy Vicin, Czech Republic, Pivko made his NHL debut with the Predators on November 24, 2003 at Colorado.