Dave Scatchard has officially cleared waivers and will report to the Milwaukee Admirals. His assignment leaves the Predators with twenty players dressing for tonight's match with the Blues. It is probable that another player or two will be recalled before Thursday's game in Columbus.
Here is the full text of the release from the Predators...
NASHVILLE PREDATORS REASSIGN FORWARD DAVE SCATCHARD TO MILWAUKEE
Nashville, Tenn. (December 29, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that forward Dave Scatchard (DAYV SKAT-chuhrd) has been reassigned to Milwaukee (AHL).
Scatchard, 33 (2/20/76), has posted five points (3g-2a) in 16 games with Nashville this season. He played in his first NHL game since Jan. 27, 2007 on Oct. 21 at Boston, and posted his first NHL point since Jan. 7, 2007 at Ottawa the next night.
The Predators face the St. Louis Blues tonight at Scottrade Center (FOX Sports Tennessee, 104.5 The Zone, 6 p.m. CT.). After a tilt at Columbus on Thursday night, the Predators return to Nashville for a four-game homestand beginning with the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. Tickets to this game, and all other regular season contests are on sale and can be purchased by logging onto nashvillepredators.com. Tickets are also available by calling (615) 770-PUCK and at all Ticketmaster locations.
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