Nashville Predators defenseman Taylor Aronson is shown during the first period of the second of two preseason NHL hockey games against the Florida Panthers, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011 in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Wilfredo Lee
July 16, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Nashville Predators have signed defenseman Taylor Aronson to a one-year, two-way contract after he accepted his qualifying offer.

The deal announced Monday will pay him $605,000 in the NHL or $65,000 in the minors.

Aronson, 23, had 29 assists in his first full season at Milwaukee in the American Hockey League last season. The 6-foot-1, 196-pound Aronson also led the Admirals' defensemen with 32 points. He had 38 points in the ECHL with Cincinnati in 2013-14.

The native of Placentia, California, was the 78th pick overall in the third round in the 2010 draft. He also has played two seasons with Portland in the WHL.

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