Predators ink Langfeld

The Nashville Predators, parent club of the AHL’s Milwaukee Admirals, have signed free-agent forward Josh Langfeld to a one-year contract.

Langfeld, 30, played the 2006-07 season in the Detroit Red Wings organization, appearing in 33 National Hockey League games with the Wings and 38 American Hockey League games with Grand Rapids. The 6-foot-3, 216-pound forward finished fourth on the Griffins in scoring with 32 points (13g, 19a).

In 269 career AHL games, Langfeld has recorded 93 goals and 95 assists for 188 points. He set career highs with 32 goals and 57 points with Binghamton during the 2004-05 season.

A native of Fridley, Minn., Langfeld has registered 32 points (9g, 23a) in 141 career NHL games over five seasons with Ottawa, San Jose, Boston and Detroit. He was originally Ottawa’s third choice, 66th overall, in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft and his four-year college career at the University of Michigan included a national championship in 1998.