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Nashville Signs Forward Tommy Novak to Two Year Entry Level Contract

The 2015 3rd round pick is rewarded with a contract after a 11 goal, 31 assist season in the AHL

NHL Prospects Tournament Tampa Bay Lightning v Nashville Predators Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images

The Nashville Predators announced Wednesday that forward Tommy Novak has signed a two-year entry level contract (ELC) with the organization. A former 3rd round pick in the 2015 draft, Novak spent his first four years at the University of Minnesota, who claimed the 2015-16 and 2016-17 Big Ten regular season championships during his tenure.

Novak played his rookie campaign with Nashville’s AHL affiliate Milwaukee Admirals, and put up an impressive season in his first year with the club, earning AHL Rookie of the Month in November.

Tommy Novak statistics
Data: Eric Dunay, Viz: Bryan Bastin

Tommy Novak finished this season with:

  • 42 points - third on the team
  • 11 goals - tied, seventh on the team
  • 24 even-strength primary points - tied for first on the team with Daniel Carr
  • 10% relative goals-for percent - fifth on the team

Stay tuned for a breakdown by Eric in the near future with more details about Tommy Novak.

All data courtesy Eric Dunay and Hockey Reference