Predators acquire Grosenick, Bollig

The Nashville Predators have acquired goaltender Troy Grosenick and forward Brandon Bollig from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

Grosenick, 28, won the Baz Bastien Award as the American Hockey League’s outstanding goaltender in 2016-17, finishing the season ranked second in the AHL in wins (30), tied for second in save percentage (.926), third in goals-against average (2.04), and first in shutouts (10). He was selected to the 2016-17 AHL First All-Star Team and was named CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for February and CCM/AHL Player of the Week twice.

In 15 Calder Cup Playoff games last spring, Grosenick helped lead the Barracuda to its first Western Conference Finals appearance in franchise history, posting an 8-7 record with a 2.69 GAA, a .910 save percentage and two shutouts.

This season, Grosenick has a record of 6-9-4 (2.98, .902) in 20 appearances with the Barracuda. In 168 career AHL contests with San Jose and Worcester, Grosenick has gone 85-56-16 with a 2.59 GAA, a .908 save percentage and 13 shutouts.

Bollig, 31, has recorded eight goals and two assists in 45 AHL games with San Jose this season.

A Stanley Cup champion with Chicago in 2013, Bollig has tallied 32 goals and 24 assists in 251 career AHL contests, as well as 10 goals and 13 assists in 241 games in the National Hockey League.