Preds Assign Di Giuseppe to Ads
Milwaukee, WI— Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Tuesday that the club has assigned forward Phillip Di Giuseppe to the Admirals.
Claimed by the Predators on wiavers on January 1, Di Giuseppe played in three games with Nashville and has recorded one goal and four points in 21 games with Carolina this season. The Toronto, ON native has posted 41 points (14g-27a) in 147 career games, including five goals and 13 points in 49 contests with Carolina last season.
Originally drafted in the second round (38th overall) by the Hurricanes in the 2012 NHL Draft, Di Giuseppe has 89 points (35g-54a) in 160 career AHL contests, all of which have come with the Charlotte Checkers. Prior to turning pro, he spent three seasons at the University of Michigan from 2011-14 and recorded 78 points (33g-45a) in 115 games, including a collegiate-best 28 (9g-19a) during his sophomore season in 2012-13.
The Admirals continue a four-game road trip when they visit the Manitoba Moose for the back end of a two game set. Milwaukee returns home Tues., Jan. 22 at 7:00 pm to host \the San Antonio Rampage at Panther Arena. Fans can purchase tickets by calling the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550, or online at www.milwaukeeadmirals.com.
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