Bitetto Gets a Call from The Show


Milwaukee, WI--Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the team has recalled defenseman Anthony Bitetto from the Admirals. This is Bitetto’s first career recall.

Bitetto leads Milwaukee defensemen in points (2g-17a-19pts) while appearing in all 38 of the team’s games in 2014-15. During the team’s current six-game winning streak, the Island Park, New York native has six points (1g-5a), moving him into a tie for eighth among all AHL blueliners in assists, and into the Top 15 League d-men in points. A season ago, his first full campaign at the AHL level, the 6-0, 215-pounder tied for sixth among AHL defensemen in goals (11), and for ninth in power-play goals (6).

Nashville's fourth choice, 168th overall (sixth round), in the 2010 Entry Draft, Bitetto did not miss a game during a two-year collegiate career at Northeastern University (Hockey East) from 2010-12, compiling 35 points (7g-28a) in 72 games, and helped the Indiana Ice win the 2009 Clark Cup as United States Hockey League champions.

He is on Twitter @ABitetto7.

The Admirals finish up a three-game road trip tonight when when they are in Glens Falls to battle the Adirondack Flames.

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