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The Admirals begin the home portion of their regular-season schedule on Oct. 20 against the Hershey Bears. (PHOTO: David Bernacchi)

Admirals get 18 players from Predators, begin training camp on Tuesday

The Milwaukee Admirals begin their 2017 Training Camp on Tuesday with a 10:45 a.m. practice at the Kern Center on the Campus of MSOE.

During the team's camp, which leads up to the regular season opener on Oct. 7 at Iowa, practices will be divided between the Kern Center and the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

The Admirals will play two preseason games, including their lone home game on Sept. 30 at 6 p.m. against the Chicago Wolves at Panther Arena. Tickets are $10 and fans can order them in advance at the Admirals office at 510 W. Kilbourn Ave. or via phone at (414) 227-0550. Tickets will also be available for purchase the night of the game. Milwaukee begins its preseason schedule Sept. 28 at Rockford against the IceHogs.

After playing the first three games of the regular season on the road, the Ads will begin the home portion of their schedule on Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. against the Hershey Bears.

Predators send 18 to Admirals

Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced that the team assigned forwards Justin Kirkland, Tyler Moy and Anthony Richard, defensemen Frederic Allard, Joonas Lyytinen and Trevor Murphy and goaltender Matt O'Connor to the Admirals.

Nashville also released the following players from their professional tryout agreements and assigned them to Milwaukee: forwards Derek Army, Bobby Butler, Tyler Kelleher, Angelo Miceli, Trevor Mingoia and Stephen Perfetto, defensemen Jimmy Oligny and Rick Pinkston and goaltender Jake Paterson. Additionally, defenseman T.J. Melancon has been assigned to Milwaukee and will remain on a professional tryout agreement.


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