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Predators acquire D Rissling

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The Nashville Predators acquired defenseman Jaynen Rissling from the Washington Capitals for a seventh-round pick in this year's draft.

Rissling, 20, recently completed his fifth season with the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League. He had 37 points (eight goals and 29 assists) and 105 penalty minutes in 54 games as team captain.

The Capitals drafted Rissling in the seventh round in 2012. He is the second member of the Capitals' 2012 draft class to be acquired by the Predators, joining Filip Forsberg. The Caps took Forsberg as the No. 11 overall pick.

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