Once again Andreas Thuresson has been recalled from Milwaukee. Jim Diamond reported from practice that Wad Belak is now questionable in addition to Joel Ward and Marcel Goc not being able to play at Detroit on Friday.
Here is the official release from the Predators...
NASHVILLE PREDATORS RECALL FORWARD ANDREAS THURESSON FROM MILWAUKEE
Nashville, Tenn. (January 28, 2010) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Andreas Thuresson from Milwaukee (AHL). This is the 6-1, 212-pound winger’s fourth recall of the season.
Thuresson, 22 (11/18/87), has appeared in 21 games for the Predators this season, notching three points (1g-2a) and four penalty minutes while averaging 10:10 of ice time. He also has 41 hits to his credit, the third-highest total among Predator forwards. In 24 games for the Admirals in 2009-10, the Kristianstad, Sweden native has 15 points (7g-8a).
The Predators play the last of four straight on the road tomorrow night at Joe Louis Arena when they meet the two-time defending Western Conference Champion Detroit Red Wings (6:30 p.m. CT, FOX Sports Tennessee, 104.5 The Zone). Nashville then kicks off a four-game homestand the following night (Saturday) at 7 p.m., when it hosts the Atlanta Thrashers, the team’s closest geographical rival. The home stretch continues Tuesday against Phoenix, next Thursday vs. Colorado, and wraps up Saturday, Feb. 6 against the Western Conference-leading San Jose Sharks. Tickets to all four of these games, and all other regular season contests, are on sale and can be purchased by logging onto nashvillepredators.com. Tickets are also available by calling (615) 770-PUCK and at all Ticketmaster locations.
Buddy Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass