Ads Get 20 from Predators
Milwaukee, WI—Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has assigned forwards Tanner Jeannot, Justin Kirkland, Zachary Magwood, Tyler Moy, Carl Persson, Anthony Richard, Emil Pettersson and Yakov Trenin; defensemen Frederic Allard, Filip Pyrochta, Jack Dougherty, Joonas Lyytinen and Alexandre Carrier; and goaltender Miroslav Svoboda to the Admirals.
Kirkland, Moy, Richard, Pettersson, Trenin, Allard, Dougherty, Lyytinen and Carrier all skated for Milwaukee last season.
The Predators have also released the following players from their professional tryout agreements with the intention of assigning them to Milwaukee's training camp: Forwards Alex Overhardt, Jeremy Gregoire, Matt Lane and Mathieu Olivier; defenseman Matt Donovan; and goaltender Thomas McCollum.
In addition, the Admirals have signed forwards Branden Troock and Darby Llewellyn and defenseman Jack Stander to professional try-out contracts. All three are under ECHL deals with the Atlanta Gladiators.
Milwaukee now has 24 players on their roster as they kick off their first training camp under new Head Coach Karl Taylor on Tuesday morning. The Ads have one preseason game, on Saturday, September 29 at 6 pm against the Chicago Wolves at Panther Arena. Tickets are $10 and fans can order them in advance in person at the Admirals office at 510 W. Kilbourn Ave or via phone at (414) 227-0550. Tickets will also be available for purchase the night of the game.
The Admirals will open the season on the road against the Texas Stars on October 6th before heading to San Antonio to take on the Rampage at 7 pm on October 9. Milwaukee will commence their home schedule on Saturday, October 13th at 6 pm against the Hershey Bears at Panther Arena.