Nashville, Tenn. (October 4, 2017) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile today announced that the club has signed forward Harry Zolnierczyk to a one-year, two-way contract that will pay him $650,000 at the NHL level and $150,000 at the AHL level.
Zolnierczyk, 30 (9/1/87), played in 24 games for the Predators last season, tallying four points (2g-2a). The Toronto, Ont., native then added a goal and two assists in 11 playoff games during Nashville's run to the Stanley Cup Final. In 84 career NHL games with Nashville, Anaheim, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Zolnierczyk has recorded seven goals and six assists for 13 points. He's produced 150 points (70g-80a) at the AHL level, including back-to-back 18-goal seasons in 2013-14 and 2014-15, and helped Wilkes-Barre/Scranton reach the 2014 Eastern Conference Final, posting 10 points (3g-7a) in 17 games.
Never drafted, Zolnierczyk turned professional after a four-year career at Brown University, where he posted 69 points (29g-31a) in 114 games from 2007-11. As a senior, he captained the Bears and was named 2011 Ivy League Player of the Year after posting 31 points (16g-15a) in 30 games.