In a move that is a result of the Nashville Predators acquisition of Mike Fisher, combined with a return to health of Marcel Goc. the Preds sent Matt Halischuk to Milwaukee.
Halischuk played well during his 11 game stint in Nashville and proved himself as a much needed depth player should the Predators need help later in the season.
Here is the full release from the Predators...
PREDATORS REASSIGN HALISCHUK TO MILWAUKEE
Nashville, Tenn. (February 13, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned forward Matt Halischuk (mat HUH-lihs-chuhk) to Milwaukee (AHL).
Halischuk, 22 (6/1/88), has played 11 games for Nashville this season – all since making his club debut on Jan. 16 at Chicago – posting three points (1g-2a) and a +1 rating while averaging 9:46 per game. The Toronto, Ont., native, acquired from New Jersey in the offseason, returns to Admirals where he has 17 points (9g-8a) in 31 games.
Coming off a 5-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche last night, the Predators play five of their seven remaining February games at Bridgestone Arena, starting with the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday at 7 p.m. (FOX Sports Tennessee, 102.9 FM The Buzz). Tuesday’s game is a Daily’s Super Tuesday, where fans can get two upper-level tickets for $42 or two lower-level tickets for $92. There will also be special concession stands where all items are just $2, as well as a reduced $2 ticket service fee. The Preds also take on the Vancouver Canucks (Thursday at 7 p.m., 102.9 The Buzz) and Phoenix Coyotes (Saturday at 7 p.m., 102.9 The Buzz) this week. Limited tickets for all home games are still available and may be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena box office, by calling (615) 770-PUCK (7825) or online via nashvillepredators.com.
Buddy Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass