23-Year-Old Right Wing – Nashville Predators
Miikka Salomaki Contract Information:
Signed a two-year, $1.225 million extension with the Predators in March of 2016.
Salomaki (undisclosed) took part in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he'll return to the Predators' lineup for Friday's Game 1 against the Ducks.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Salomaki scored a goal in his NHL debut for the Preds last season -- the only game he played for the big club after being recalled as an injury replacement in January. Despite the impressive debut, the Preds decided to send him back to AHL Milwaukee where he had 18 points in 38 games for the Admirals. Talent-wise, Salomaki has become known for being a tenacious defender who plays well in his own zone. As his offensive skills improve, he could turn into a solid two-way player in the NHL. For now, he is expected to continue his development at Milwaukee this upcoming season.