In an effort to get more playing time for their players of the future, Blake Geoffrion will join Jon Blum in Milwaukee, playing top line minutes for the Admirals.
Geoffrion has been out the last six games with an upper body injury so he will now be in a position to play his way back into shape. Based on quotes that Josh Cooper obtained this morning from Barry Trotz, the move is not unexpected.
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NASHVILLE PREDATORS ASSIGN FORWARD BLAKE GEOFFRION TO MILWAUKEE
Nashville, Tenn. (December 13, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has activated forward Blake Geoffrion from injured reserve and assigned him to Milwaukee (AHL).
Geoffrion, 23 (2/3/88), has missed the past six games due to an upper-body injury. He has one assist in 19 games for the Predators this season.
The Predators take on the Calgary Flames tonight (7 p.m., FSTN, 102.5 The Game, Daily’s Super Tuesday), game two of a four game home stand. The week in Smashville continues on Thursday when the Detroit Red Wings come to town (7 p.m., FSTN, 102.5 The Game) and Saturday when the St. Louis Blues make a stop in Music City (7 p.m., FSTN, 102.5 The Game, McDonald’s Family 4 Pack Night). To purchase tickets, visit nashvillepredators.com, ticketmaster.com or call 615-770-PUCK (7825).
This month, after a decade and a half of events, Nashville’s own Bridgestone Arena celebrates its 15th anniversary. Visit nashvillepredators.com/15thanniversary for a special “15 Years of Bridgestone Arena in 15 Days” daily feature that takes a year-by-year look back at the signature stories and events that defined Bridgestone Arena and impacted the Nashville community.
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