The Predators have reassigned Mathieu Olivier to Milwaukee (AHL).
Olivier appeared in eight straight games with the Predators but Kyle Turris was back in the lineup on Tuesday and Olivier's return to the AHL suggests he'll remain in the lineup moving forward. Olivier had one assist, six shots and a plus-1 rating during his time with Nashville.
Olivier is expected to make his NHL debut on Tuesday.
Olivier, who has seven points (2G / 5A) and 37 PIMS in 17 AHL games, was recalled on Monday and is expected to replace Kyle Turris in the lineup on Tuesday. Olivier is a 6-foot-1, 222 lbs. winger that will skate on the fourth line with Colton Sissons and Auston Watson.
The Predators recalled Mathieu Olivier from Milwaukee (AHL).
Olivier has scored two goals with five assists in 17 games with Milwaukee this season. The undrafted free agent could make his NHL debut vs. the Jets on Tuesday.
The Predators signed Mathieu Olivier to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Olivier is an undrafted centre who played five years in the QMJHL, where he had 27 goals and 22 assists (49 points) with Sherbrooke in his final season. Olivier turned pro this year, collecting four goals and eight assists (12 points) in 54 games with Milwaukee (AHL).