Bass Recalled, Saponari Signed
Milwaukee, WI--Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Tuesday that the club has recalled forward Cody Bass from Milwaukee. In addition, the Admirals have signed forward Vinny Saponari to a Professional Try-Out Contract (PTO).
Bass has four points (4a) and a team-leading 45 penalty minutes in 19 games this season for the Admirals. An alternate captain with Milwaukee, Bass has appeared in 49 career NHL games with Ottawa and Columbus - most recently with the Blue Jackets in 2013-14 - posting five points (2g-3a) and 71 penalty minutes.
Saponari has five assists in four games with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits of the ECHL this season. He also has a goal and three assists in six games with the Portland Pirates. The Powder Springs, GA native spent the 2013-14 season with the Admirals, tallying 15 goals and 33 points and a +11 rating in 58 games.
Saponari and the Admirals finish off a season-long seven-game homestand on Tuesday night when they host the Manitoba Moose at the BMOHBC at 7 pm.
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