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Predators sign Colin Blackwell to two-year, two-way contract

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Nashville Predators have signed forward Colin Blackwell to a two-year, two-way contract.

Predators general manager David Poile announced the agreement Tuesday.

Blackwell will make $650,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 at the American Hockey League in 2018-19. He will get $700,000 in the NHL and $100,000 in the AHL in 2019-20.

The 25-year-old Blackwell had 17 goals and 28 assists in 61 games with the AHL's Rochester Americans in 2017-18.

Blackwell, who is 5-foot-9, had four goals and seven assists in 57 games with the AHL's San Jose Barracuda in 2016-17.