Saturday, October 31, 2009

Predators Recall Andreas Thuresson

In the second roster move of the day, and the third in two days, The Nashville Predators recalled Andreas Thuresson from Milwaukee. Admirals Shoert Shifts reported this earlier but the official move was just reported.

Thuresson is taking part in the pre-game skate but it is unclear if he will make the final twenty that will be on tonight's game roster.

Here is the complete text of the release from the Predators...


Nashville, Tenn. (October 31, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Andreas Thuresson (an-DRAY-uhs THUHR-eh-suhn) from Milwaukee (AHL).

Thuresson, 21 (11/18/87), has five points in nine games for the Admirals in 2009-10, and scored the game-winning goal in Milwaukee’s 2-1 victory against Rockford last night. The Kristianstad, Sweden native notched 29 points (14g-15a) in 74 games for Milwaukee in 2008-09, and 18 points (11g-7a) in 77 contests as the American Hockey League’s youngest player in 2007-08. Nashville's seventh choice, 144th overall (fifth round), in the 2007 Entry Draft has yet to appear in an NHL contest.

The Predators play their final home game until Nov. 14 tonight when they host the Dallas Stars at 7 p.m. Tickets to this game, and all other regular season contests are on sale and can be purchased by logging onto Tickets are also available by calling (615) 770-PUCK and at all Ticketmaster locations.

More Later...

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