Predators place former first-round pick Eeli Tolvanen on waivers

Nashville Predators right wing Eeli Tolvanen (28) controls the puck. (Jack Dempsey/AP)

The Nashville Predators have placed forward on Eeli Tolvanen on waivers Sunday.

Tolvanen has been a healthy scratch in seven consecutive games after scoring just two goals in 13 games for Nashville this season.

The 23-year-old was selected by the Predators with the 30th overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft. The Finnish forward has scored 25 goals in 135 career NHL games and also has a goal in seven career playoff games.

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