Saturday, December 26, 2009

Predators Recall Andres Thuresson

As was reported last night by Admirals Short Shifts Andreas Thuresson will report to Nashville for tonight's game. The Tennessean also confirmed the move today.

With the loss of Jerred Smithson for up to a month and Jordin Tootoo alread on the injuered reserve list, the Predators are testing their depth in the orginization.

Here is the official release from the Predators...


Nashville, Tenn. (December 26, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Andreas Thuresson (an-DRAY-uhs THUHR-eh-suhn) from Milwaukee (AHL).

Thuresson, 21 (11/18/87), has two assists in 10 games for Nashville in 2009-10, his rookie NHL season. Additionally, the Kristianstad, Sweden native has 13 points (6g-7a) in 20 games for the Admirals. This is the third recall this season for Nashville's seventh choice, 144th overall (fifth round), in the 2007 Entry Draft.

The Predators play their final home game of 2009 tonight when they host the Western Conference-leading Chicago Blackhawks in the first game of a home-and-home set (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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