Predators Reduce Training Camp Roster By 12

Wednesday, 09.16.2009 / 2:36 PM CT / Training Camp Central
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Predators Reduce Training Camp Roster By 12
-Seven from rookie camp join veterans; roster now at 44-

Nashville, Tenn. (September 16, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club removed 12 players from its 2009 training camp roster, leaving it at 44 players.

2009 draft picks Taylor Beck, Gabriel Bourque, Michael Latta and Charles-Olivier Roussel were returned to their junior teams, while Scott Brannon, John Decaro, Mike McLean, Jacob Muzzin, Brock Sheahan, Arvid Stromberg, Pierre-Alexandre Vandall and Mark Van Guilder were released from Professional/Amateur Tryout Agreements.

Seven players who participated in Predators Rookie Camp – Jonathon Blum, Ryan Ellis, Ian McKenzie, Chet Pickard, Mark Santorelli, Russ Sinkewich, Jeremy Smith, Nick Spaling and Colin Wilson – have now joined the main camp.

The Predators open the 2009 Preseason tomorrow when they take on the Atlanta Thrashers at 7 p.m. at the Sommet Center. The contest is one of two home games that will take place during Preds Fest, a three-day fan appreciation event at the Sommet Center, Sept. 17-19 to help kick off the season. The event features several fan-friendly events such as free tickets, a tailgate party and the unveiling of the Predators new third jersey. For a full schedule of events and more details, visit is the official Web site of the Nashville Predators and are trademarks of the Nashville Predators.  NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2015 Nashville Predators and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.

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