Saturday, October 31, 2009

Predators Recall Peter Olvecky

The Nashville Predators completed their swap of Cal O'Reilly for Peter Olvecky with Milwaukee this morning. Olvecky had three shots and no points in last night's Admiral win over Rockford. In his return to the Ads O'Reilly had an assist and was +1 for the night.

Here is the full text of the Press Release from the Predators...

Preds Recall Olvecky from AHL

Nashville, Tenn. (October 31, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Peter Olvecky (PEE-tuhr ohl-VEHT-skee) from Milwaukee (AHL).

Olvecky, 24 (10/11/85), has posted seven points (2g-5a) in nine games with the Admirals in 2009-10. A native of Trencin, Slovakia, the 6-2, 195-pound left wing split last season between the Minnesota Wild and the Houston Aeros, posting seven points (2g-5a) in 31 NHL games and 23 points (6g-17a) in 41 AHL contests. Drafted 78th overall (third round) by Minnesota in the 2004 Entry Draft, Olvecky represented Slovakia in the 2009 World Championships in April and May, notching an assist in five games.

The Predators play their final home game until Nov. 14 tonight when they host the Dallas Stars at 7 p.m. Tickets to this game, and all other regular season contests are on sale and can be purchased by logging onto Tickets are also available by calling (615) 770-PUCK and at all Ticketmaster locations.

More Later...

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