The Nashville Predators announced the recall of forward Chris Mueller from Milwaukee. Mike Fisher missed Sunday's game with the stomach flu which appears to be making its way through the team. The Predators dressed seven defensemen in the game with the Stars so Mueller will provide a needed extra player on the offensive side of the ice.
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NASHVILLE PREDATORS RECALL FORWARD CHRIS MUELLER
Nashville, Tenn. (February 21, 2012) – 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), has been recalled twice already this season, going pointless in four NHL games. The West Seneca, N.Y., native is ranks seventh in the AHL in goals in addition to being tied for the League lead in game-winning goals (6). The 5-11, 203-pound center – who appeared in the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic last month – also leads the Admirals in points (23g-15a-38pts) through 48 games in 2011-12.
The Nashville Predators kick off a four-game homestand, their final extended stay of the season, tonight against the 2010-11 Western Conference Champion Vancouver Canucks (7 p.m., FS-TN, 102.5 The Game, Daily’s Super Tuesday). The homestand will see visits from the division rival St. Louis Blues on Thursday (7 p.m., 102.5 The Game, College Night), the San Jose Sharks on Saturday (7 p.m., 102.5 The Game, McDonald’s Family Four Pack) and the L.A. Kings on Monday (7 p.m., FS-TN, 102.5 The Game, Dollar Dog Night). To purchase tickets, visit nashvillepredators.com, ticketmaster.com or call 615-770-PUCK (7825).
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