Nashville Makes First Round of Cuts

Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reduced its training camp roster by 19 players by making the following transactions:

Reassigned Felix Girard (Baie-Comeau, QMJHL), Mikko Vainonen (Kingston, OHL) and Tommy Veilleux (Victoriaville, QMJHL) to their junior teams

Assigned Taylor Aronson, Anthony Bitetto, Zach Budish, Charles-Olivier Roussel and Josh Shalla to Milwaukee (AHL)

Released Barry Almeida, Paul Crowder, Kayle Doetzel, Sebastian Geoffrion, Eric Levine, Michael Moffat, Cody Reichard, Teddy Ruth, Vinny Saponari, Mathieu Tousignant and Allen York from tryout agreements. Almeida, Crowder, Ruth, Saponari, and Tousignant are all on AHL deals with the Admirals.

Milwaukee will kick off their own training camp next Tuesday. A full practice schedule will be released on Monday.

The Admirals begin the regular season with a pair of games in Abbotsford on October 11 and 12 and then kick off the home portion of their schedule on Saturday, October 19 at 7 pm.

Fans can order tickets for Opening Night, or any Admirals home game, by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com or calling 800-745-3000.

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