Fiala Returns to Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI--Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned 2014 first-round selection (11th overall) Kevin Fiala to Milwaukee.
Fiala will join the Admirals tonight when they take on the Chicago Wolves in Amtrak Rivalry action at the Allstate Arena.
Fiala made his NHL debut on Tuesday night, posting three shots on goal during 11:25 of ice time in the Preds 3-2 OT win over Montreal.
Fiala has amassed 17 points (9g-8a) in 26 American Hockey League games since making his North American professional debut with the Admirals on Jan. 21. The native of St. Gallen, Switzerland, started the 2014-15 season with HV-71 of the Swedish Hockey League, posting 14 points (5g-9a) in 20 games – tied for the fourth-most goals and assists, and sixth-most points among SHL junior players – before being assigned to Nashville’s AHL affiliate on Jan. 15. Fiala also represented Switzerland at the 2015 World Junior Championship, being named one of the nation’s three best players for the tournament while tying for fifth among all skaters in goals (4g-1a-5pts, 6gp).