After playing only four shifts as the Predators seventh defenseman on Saturday against the Dallas Stars, Teemu Laasko was returned to Milwaukee. His recall was due to questionable availability for Kevin Klein over the weekend due to flu-like symptoms.
Here's the Predators release on the return...
NASHVILLE PREDATORS REASSIGN LAAKSO TO MILWAUKEE
Nashville, Tenn. (October 25, 2010) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Teemu Laakso (TEE-moo LAK-soh) to Milwaukee (AHL).
Laakso, 23 (8/27/87), made his season debut in Nashville’s 1-0 victory at Dallas on Saturday night, logging 2:43. He returns to Milwaukee where he’s posted four assists in five games.
With a 5-0-3 record, the Predators return to Smashville for Thursday night’s game against the Central Division rival St. Louis Blues (7 p.m., 102.9 FM The Buzz) as the only team in the NHL without a regulation loss. Thursday is also College Night at Bridgestone Arena; fans showing their student ID at the box office will receive a $10 upper-level ticket or a $25 lower-level ticket. In conjunction with College Night, there will be drink specials for all in attendance throughout the first intermission. Tickets are still available for the game and may be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena box office, by calling (615) 770-PUCK (7825) or online via ticketmaster.com or nashvillepredators.com.
Buddy Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass