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Anthony Bitetto | Defenseman | #2

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (25) / 7/15/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
College: Northeastern University
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 6 (168) / NSH
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Anthony Bitetto is expected to be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Chicago.
The 25-year-old has been a healthy scratch for all but one game this season. He played that game a long, long time ago (Oct. 20). A conditioning stint in the AHL could be coming up for him. Thu, Dec 10, 2015 07:27:00 PM

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Anthony Bitetto is a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Florida.

The 25-year-old has spent most of the year in the press box, as he's played in just one game for Nashville in 2015-16. He has no points and a minus-1 rating in that game.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 07:58:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Toronto.

Victor Bartley will also sit against the Maple Leafs. Neither player has fantasy upside going forward. Paul Gaustad will miss the game because of injury.
Thu, Nov 12, 2015 08:07:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Minnesota.

The 25-year-old has skated in just one game this season. Victor Bartley will also be a healthy scratch in this one.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 08:00:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against Carolina.

The 25-year-old played his first seven NHL games last season. Victor Bartley will also be scratched in Thursday's contest.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015 08:08:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto will start the 2015-16 season as Nashville's eighth defender.

The Predators decided to carry eight blueliners into the year, with Bitetto and Victor Bartley serving as the extras. Coach Peter Laviolette feels they both deserve to be with the Predators and it gives larger opportunities to younger players in the minors.
Thu, Oct 8, 2015 09:32:00 AM

Anthony Bitetto has agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with Nashville.

Bitetto can earn $665,500 annually at the NHL level or $60,000 annually when he's playing in the minors. He had 30 points and 96 penalty minutes in 70 AHL contests in 2014-15. He also played in seven games with Nashville, finishing with no points and seven penalty minutes.
Mon, Jul 13, 2015 12:39:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto has been sent to the minors.

Bitetto has no points and a minus-one rating in seven games with Nashville this season. He also has 25 points and 62 penalty minutes in 47 AHL contests.
Tue, Feb 24, 2015 12:16:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto will indeed play versus the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

The 24 year old defender is being rewarded for his fine season down in AHL Milwaukee where he's compiled two goals and 25 points over 47 games this season. However, given how deep the Preds are on the blue line, he does not appear to have much fantasy value.
Tue, Feb 17, 2015 08:12:00 PM

The Nashville Predators have assigned Anthony Bitetto to the AHL.

The 24-year-old has no points in four games played in the NHL this season.
Sun, Feb 15, 2015 04:34:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto dropped the gloves with Tampa Bay's Brett Connolly on Tuesday night.

He was playing in his second NHL game and earned praise from coach Peter Laviolette for his performance. "Bitetto did a good job," Laviolette said. "He played a lot of minutes, and he had to go against quality opposition the entire night. I thought his fight was terrific and well-timed, and he jumped in there for his teammates." Bitetto got an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on the play as well.
Wed, Feb 11, 2015 12:00:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto has been called up by the Nashville Predators.

The Predators needed another defenseman after Mattias Ekholm suffered an upper-body injury on Sunday. Bitetto is projected to serve on Nashville's third defensive pairing. He has 25 points and 60 penalty minutes in 46 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Tue, Feb 10, 2015 12:09:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto will make his NHL debut as Anton Volchenkov is made a healthy scratch Saturday night against in Detroit.

Bitetto, 24 years old, has two goals and 19 points in 38 games with the AHL Milwaukee Admirals. He has no fantasy value going forward.
Sat, Jan 17, 2015 06:57:00 PM

The Nashville Predators have recalled Anthony Bitetto from the AHL.

The 24-year-old has never played in an NHL game. Bitetto was Nashville's sixth round pick in 2010. He has two goals and 19 points in 38 games with the Milwaukee Admirals. He has no fantasy value going forward.
Sat, Jan 17, 2015 01:14:00 PM

Anthony Bitetto has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with Nashville.

Bitetto had 36 points and 85 penalty minutes in 73 AHL games in 2013-14. He was taken by the Predators in the sixth round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Tue, Jul 8, 2014 01:41:00 PM

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