Breaking: Preds call up young prospect from the AHL ahead of tonight's game!

The kid is back(again)!

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The Nashville Predators called up forward Frederick Gaudreau from the Milwaukee Admirals (AHL), as reported on Twitter by hockey insider Renaud Lavoie. The 24-year old forward played 18 games with the Predators this season, registering three assists and two penalty minutes.

Gaudreau signed as an undrafted free agent with the Nashville organization back in 2014. He played 27 games in the NHL so far, registering four assists and two penalty minutes. This season with the Admirals, the Bromont, Quebec native has four goals and ten assists for a total of 14 points. 

The Predators are facing the Vegas Golden Knights tonight. Viktor Arvidsson skated on the first line this morning, after he left practice early yesterday. His status for tonight's game remains uncertain.

Here's a look at what their lineup should look like for tonight's matchup.


Colton Sissons - Ryan Johansen - Viktor Arvidsson

Kevin Fiala - Kyle Turris - Craig Smith

Scott Hartnell - Nick Bonino - Pontus Aberg

Miikka Salomaki - Calle Jarnkrok - Austin Watson


Roman Josi - Matt Irwin

Mattias Ekholm - Ryan Ellis

Alexei Emelin - P.K. Subban

Goaltender Juuse Saros should get the start tonight, but head coach Peter Laviolette didn't confirm anything yet.

The Predators are currently second in the Central division with a record of 25-11-6. The Golden Knights are first in the Central division with a record of 29-10-3. Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury will get the start tonight in Vegas net.