After being a healthy scratch the past two games, Predators rookie defenseman Jon Blum was assigned to Milwaukee.
Blum was called up last February and finished the season and playoffs with the Predators and played 27 games this year before being scratched on Thursday and Saturday. With Frankie Bouillon's return to the line-up and Roman Josi getting his shot in Nashville, Blum will report to Milwaukee for additional playing time.
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NASHVILLE PREDATORS ASSIGN DEFENSEMAN JONATHON BLUM TO MILWAUKEE
Nashville, Tenn. (December 12, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has assigned defenseman Jonathon Blum to Milwaukee (AHL).
Blum, 22 (1/30/89), has five points (2g-3a) in 27 games for the Predators in 2011-12.
The Predators take on the Calgary Flames tomorrow night (7 p.m., FSTN, 102.5 The Game, Daily’s Super Tuesday) for game two of a four game home stand, with the Detroit Red Wings visiting Smashville on Thursday (7 p.m., FSTN, 102.5 The Game) and the St. Louis Blues making a stop in Music City on Saturday (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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