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Minnesota Wild claim Rem Pitlick off waivers

Apr 10, 2021; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Nashville Predators center Rem Pitlick (16) skates with the puck past pressure from Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) during the first period at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 10, 2021; Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Nashville Predators center Rem Pitlick (16) skates with the puck past pressure from Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Mikhail Sergachev (98) during the first period at Bridgestone Arena. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Wild claimed forward Rem Pitlick off waivers from the Nashville Predators on Tuesday.

Pitlick, 24, recorded two assists in 10 games with Nashville last season. He totaled two assists in 11 career games since making his debut with the Predators against the Wild on March 25, 2019.

Pitlick was selected by Nashville in the third round of the 2016 NHL Draft.

He played collegiately at the University of Minnesota from 2016-19, amassing 108 points (47 goals, 61 assists) in 112 games. He was a finalist for the 2019 Hobey Baker Memorial Award as the top player in Division I hockey.

–Field Level Media