The Nashville Predators signed 2012 sixth-round draft pick Max Gortz to a three-year entry-level contract on Monday.
Gortz, a 21-year-old right wing, played in the Swedish Hockey League last season. He finished with 19 goals and 11 assists in 108 games with Farjestad and Frolunda. Prior to that, he had 37 goals and 33 assists in 106 career Swedish junior league games with Malmo and Farjestad.
Nashville selected Gortz 172nd overall.