Predators ink blue-liner Anthony Bitetto to one-year extension

Nashville Predators defenceman Anthony Bitetto (2) moves the puck ahead of Vancouver Canucks centre Brandon Sutter (20) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (Mark Zaleski/AP)

The Nashville Predators have signed defenceman Anthony Bitetto to a one-year extension worth $650,000, the team announced on Tuesday.

The 27-year-old blue-liner has played in 22 games for the Predators this season, tallying three points while averaging 13:43 of ice time per game.

Bitetto, a native of Island Park, N.Y., was selected with the 168th pick in the 2010 NHL Draft and has played in 86 games over four seasons for the Predators.

The Predators also announced new contracts for Yannick Weber and Matt Irwin on Tuesday.

January 9, 2018

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Anthony Bitetto
Defence
AGE: 27
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Contract Extension
SALARY CAP HIT:
$650,000
TOTAL:
$650,000