Nashville Predators announce 2021-22 training camp roster
Camping season is in session for the NHL.
The Predators announced Wednesday that 55 players will participate in the team's training camp, with the first on-ice practice scheduled for Friday at Centennial Sportsplex.
Forty-four of those players are under contract with the team. Eleven players are on an AHL contract with the Milwaukee Admirals, are unsigned draft picks or are on a tryout agreement.
The camp roster has 30 forwards, 19 defensemen and six goalies.
The Predators open the preseason Sunday in Sunrise, Fla., where they will play a doubleheaders against the Panthers. The regular season begins Oct. 14 at home against the expansion Seattle Kraken.
The team also announced Wednesday that 71 games will be broadcast on Bally Sports South this season. The station also will broadcast the preseason games against the Carolina Hurricanes on Oct. 5 and Oct. 9.
The full camp roster is below:
Forwards: Egor Afanasyev, Robert Carpenter, Nick Cousins, Matt Duchene, Filip Forsberg, Cody Glass, Mikael Granlund, Rocco Grimaldi, Patrick Harper, Tanner Jeannot, Ryan Johansen, Luke Kunin, Joseph LaBate, Zachary L’Heureux, Matt Luff, Michael McCarron, Mitch McLain, Grant Mismash, Tommy Novak, Mathieu Olivier, Juuso Parssinen, Rem Pitlick, Anthony Richard, Cole Schneider, Colton Sissons, Cole Smith, Zach Solow, Eeli Tolvanen, Philip Tomasino, Yakov Trenin
Defensemen: Frederic Allard, Matt Benning, Mark Borowiecki, Xavier Bouchard, Alexandre Carrier, Jeremy Davies, Marc Del Gaizo, Matt Donovan, Mattias Ekholm, Dante Fabbro, David Farrance, Ben Harpur, Josh Healey, Roman Josi, Jack Matier, Jake McLaughlin, Philippe Myers, Luke Prokop, Matt Tennyson
Goalies: Devin Cooley, Parker Gahagen, Connor Ingram, David Rittich, Juuse Saros, Tomas Vomacka
Note: Schneider, McLain, Carpenter, Solow, LaBate, McLaughlin, Donovan, Healy and Bouchard are all on tryouts.
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