The Nashville Predators announced the recall of Chris Mueller from Milwaukee earlier today. Mueller played well in his 15 games in Nashville last season and is tied for the lead in points this season with the Admirals.
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NASHVILLE PREDATORS RECALL FORWARD CHRIS MUELLER
Nashville, Tenn. (December 3, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Chris Mueller (KRIHS MEW-luhr) from Milwaukee (AHL).
Mueller, 25 (3/6/86), leads the Admirals in points (9g-8a-17pts) and is tied for the team lead in points through 19 games in 2011-12. The West Seneca, N.Y., native is also tied for 14th in the AHL in power-play goals (4). A season ago, the 5-11, 203-pound forward appeared in his first 15 NHL contests with Nashville, registering three assists. Signed as a free agent on Dec. 27, 2010, Mueller posted 104 points (42g-62a) in 166 games (missing just four contests total) with Michigan State University from 2004-08, and helped the Spartans win the 2007 NCAA National Championship, ranking fifth in points (3g-2a) during the NCAA Tournament.
Fresh off a 6-5 come-from-behind victory at Vancouver on Thursday, the Predators return to Smashville tonight for the first time since Nov. 22 when they host the Buffalo Sabres (7 p.m., 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 over the next two weeks 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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