Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Dante Fabbro into a three-year, entrylevel contract.

Fabbro collected 33 points and 28 assists as a junior at University this season. The 20-year-old was the only college player to have at least 30 points and 80 blocked shots this season.

The 6-foot-1,” 193-pound Fabbro had a total of 22 goals and 58 assists in 111 career games with University in 2016 to 2019.

The Predators selected Fabbro from the first round with the 17th overall pick from the 2016 draft. Fabbro has represented in multiple international events, most recently at the 2018 Spengler Cup.

Fabbro grew up a Predators fan and contains two sisters that played college soccer at Austin Peay in Clarksville, Tennessee, about 50 miles from Nashville.


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