Predators sign defenseman Dante Fabbro to entry-level contract

first_imgMORE: When do the NHL playoffs start? Schedule, standings, odds for 2019 Stanley Cup chaseThe 20-year-old Fabbro has represented Canada in multiple international tournaments, most recently at the 2018 Spengler Cup. He helped lead Canada to the gold medal at the 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship as the team’s alternate captain.Fabbro practiced with the Predators on Wednesday after he signed his contract. He will be available to play in Nashville’s next game, a road matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday. Hey, @17Fabbro! 👋Welcome to Smashville.#Preds pic.twitter.com/EA9tqwRVN5— x – Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) March 27, 2019Fabbro, who grew up a Predators fan, was Nashville’s first-round selection (17th overall) in the 2016 NHL Draft. The British Columbia native played three years with the Terriers, tallying 80 points (22 goals, 58 assists) in 112 collegiate games. In 38 games this season as a junior, Fabbro notched 33 points (seven goals, 26 assists). The Nashville Predators have signed Boston University defenseman Dante Fabbro to a three-year, entry-level contract, the team announced Wednesday.last_img

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