Preds Make Deal for Stefan Elliot
Milwaukee, WI--Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has acquired defenseman Stefan Elliott from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Victor Bartley.
Elliott has skated in 82 career NHL games, posting 24 points (8g-16a) in parts of five seasons with the Colorado Avalanche and Arizona Coyotes. The 6-foot-1, 190-pound defenseman has spent the 2015-16 campaign with Arizona, notching six points (2g-4a), 10 hits and 16 blocked shots in 19 games. In 199 career NHL games, all with the Lake Erie Monsters, Elliot has tallied 43 goals and 52 assists for 95 points.
Bartley had an assist in 13 games this season and a combined 68 points (18g-50a) in 161 contests in parts of three seasons in Milwaukee.
Elliot will meet the Admirals in San Antonio, where they are set to play a pair of games against the Rampage on Friday and Saturday night. Milwaukee doesn’t return to the BMOHBC until Saturday, January 30th when they host the Grand Rapids Griffins at 7 pm.