PHOTO GALLERY: Preds kick off 2017 training in Antioch

The Nashville Predators decided to train on some local ice Monday as they visited the Ford Ice Center.

The practice session lasted roughly two hours and included autograph sessions for the 1,200 to 1,500 fans that packed into the facility for the scrimmage.

The Predators, 16-14-6, are currently fifth in the Central Division and host the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena.

Enjoy the photo gallery of the practice: