The Predators reassigned Alexander Sulzer once again in order for him to play a couple of games with Milwaukee to stay fresh if he is needed with the Preds. Sulzer is expected to play tonight and Sunday with the Ads in San Antonio. As well as Cody Franson has been playing, it has been difficult for Sulzer to crack the top six.
Here is the full release from the Predators...
PREDATORS REASSIGN DEFENSEMAN ALEXANDER SULZER TO MILWAUKEE
Nashville, Tenn. (January 22, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Alexander Sulzer (al-ehx-AN-duhr SUHLT-suhr) to Milwaukee (AHL).
Sulzer, 25 (5/30/84), has a pair of assists in 13 games for the Predators in 2009-10. Selected to Germany’s Olympic Team for next month’s 2010 Vancouver Games, the 6-1, 204-pound blueliner also has 13 points (2g-11a) in 12 games at the AHL level this season.
The Predators continue a four-game road trip with contests at Columbus on Tuesday (6 p.m., FOX Sports Tennessee) and Detroit on Friday (6:30 p.m., FOX Sports Tennessee) before opening up a four-game homestand by hosting the Atlanta Thrashers next Saturday (7 p.m.). Nashville will then host Phoenix (Feb. 2), Colorado (Feb. 4) and San Jose (Feb. 6) in its final three home games before the Olympic Break. Tickets to these games, and all other regular season contests, are now 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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