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NHL: McLain reassigned, Smith still on Nashville roster

Former Brainerd Warriors Cole Smith and Mitch McLain were on the Nashville Predators preseason roster.

Cole Smith.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Sunday, Oct. 3, the team has assigned forwards Grant Mismash and Patrick Harper, defenseman Marc Del Gaizo and goaltender Tomas Vomacka to Milwaukee (AHL).

The following players have also been released from their tryout agreements and will report to Milwaukee: Forwards Robert Carpenter, Joseph LaBate, Brainerd High School graduate Mitch McLain, Cole Schneider and Zach Solow; defensemen Xavier Bouchard and Jake McLaughlin; and goaltender Parker Gahagen.

Forward Juuso Parssinen has been assigned to TPS of the Finnish Liiga.

The Predators' training camp roster is now at 39 players - 21 forwards, 14 defensemen and four goaltenders. That roster includes former Warrior Cole Smith

Following their two-game sweep of a home-and-home with the Tampa Bay Lightning, including a 6-1 win on Saturday at Bridgestone Arena, the Predators will round out their preseason schedule this week against the Carolina Hurricanes.


Mitch McLain.

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