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Pontus Aberg | Winger | #46

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (24) / 9/23/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 196
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 2 (37) / NAS
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Pontus Aberg scored a goal while adding a plus-1 rating with a hit in Tuesday's 5-2 victory in Dallas.
Aberg didn't do anything in Monday's game against Boston in his first game back from a two-game absence as a healthy scratch, but he certainly earned himself another look by lighting the lamp. It appears he and Cody McLeod are battling for playing time. Dec 5 - 11:17 PM

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Pontus Aberg will be a healthy scratch in Saturday's game against the Ducks.

Aberg has two assists in 14 games this season. This will be his second straight game in the press box. Cody McLeod will also be scratched.
Dec 2 - 7:41 PM

Pontus Aberg will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Canucks.

Aberg had played in each of Nashville's five previous games. He has no goals and two assists in 14 games this season. Cody McLeod will also watch the game from the press box.
Nov 30 - 7:46 PM

Pontus Aberg has been recalled from his conditioning stint in the minors.

Aberg accounted for four goals, two assists and 12 shots in four games with the Milwaukee Admirals. He has two helpers in nine games with the Predators this season. Aberg is projected to play with Nick Bonino and Calle Jarnkrok on Monday night versus Winnipeg.
Nov 20 - 12:10 PM

The Nashville Predators have announced that forward Pontus Aberg will report to the AHL on a conditioning assignment.

Head coach Peter Laviolette mentioned that the Predators and Aberg himself know there is more to give from the talented forward. Aberg, a former second round pick has only two points in nine games this season. Hopefully his demotion could help get his career back on track.
Nov 11 - 1:27 PM

The Nashville Predators have announced that Pontus Aberg will be scratched for opening night against the Boston Bruins.

Joining Aberg in the press box will be Anthony Bitetto and Samuel Girard. Aberg has some offensive ability and could be a name to monitor if he finds himself on a scoring line in the future. For now, none of these guys have any fantasy value.
Oct 5 - 6:49 PM

Pontus Aberg has signed a two-year, $1.3 million deal with the Nashville Predators.

Aberg had a goal and an assist in 15 games with Nashville last season. The 23-year-old also recorded 31 goals and 52 points in 56 AHL contests.
Source: NHL.com
Jul 18 - 4:45 PM

Pontus Aberg scored a goal in Nashville's 4-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 2 Wednesday night.

Aberg has caught fire recently with two goals and four points in his last four games. Viktor Arvidsson and Mike Fisher assisted on the marker. The goal came at 12:57 of the first period and gave the Predators a 1-0 lead, but that proved to be all they could manage against Matt Murray tonight.
May 31 - 11:22 PM

Pontus Aberg earned two assists Monday night in a 6-3 win over Anaheim.

He helped set up two of Colton Sissons' three goals in the contest. Aberg had the game-winning goal in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final and he came up big in Game 6 as well. He has four points in 10 playoff games this year.
May 23 - 8:55 AM

Pontus Aberg scored the game-winning goal in Saturday's 3-1 win over Anaheim in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final.

This was a pretty impressive result considering the Preds went into the game without Ryan Johansen and Mike Fisher. Aberg's goal at the 11:01 mark of the third period gave the Preds a 2-1 lead at the time, and they never looked back. This was the first playoff goal of his career. Aberg now has a goal and an assist in nine games this postseason. Colin Wilson and Austin Watson also found the back of the net for Nashville. The Predators now lead the best-of-seven series 3-2. They'll have an opportunity to eliminate the Ducks in Nashville on Monday night.
May 20 - 11:02 PM

Pontus Aberg is expected to play in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final against Anaheim on Friday night.

Aberg has been out with an undisclosed injury since Game 4 of Nashville's first-round series against Chicago. He's skating on a line with Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson in the pre-game warmup.
May 12 - 8:42 PM

Pontus Aberg wasn't available for Game 1 against St. Louis because of an undisclosed ailment.

He had one assist in four games versus Chicago in Round 1 of the playoffs. It's unclear if he will be ready to play on Friday night at this time.
Apr 28 - 10:03 AM

Pontus Aberg has been summoned by the Nashville Predators.

Aberg has 31 goals and 52 points in 56 AHL contests this season. With Nashville he scored a goal and registered an assist in 15 games.
Source: NHL.com
Apr 10 - 12:55 PM

Nashville has sent Pontus Aberg to AHL Milwaukee.

He has notched one goal and one assist in 15 NHL appearances and could be back with the Predators when the team resumes play from their bye week.
Feb 13 - 4:38 PM

Pontus Aberg has been recalled by Nashville.

Aberg hasn't been in the lineup for Nashville since Jan. 12. He has one goal and one assist in 11 NHL appearances this season.
Feb 7 - 11:09 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Johansen
2Kyle Turris
3Nick Bonino
4Calle Jarnkrok
5Colton Sissons
6Frederick Gaudreau
LW1Filip Forsberg
2Kevin Fiala
3Scott Hartnell
4Cody McLeod
RW1Viktor Arvidsson
2Craig Smith
3Austin Watson
4Miikka Salomaki
5Pontus Aberg
D1Roman Josi
2P.K. Subban
3Mattias Ekholm
4Matt Irwin
5Alexei Emelin
6Yannick Weber
7Anthony Bitetto
8Ryan Ellis
G1Pekka Rinne
2Juuse Saros