Sunday, January 20, 2013

Bartley returned to Milwaukee

Nashville Predators rookie defenseman Victor Bartley has had an exciting few days lately but in the end was returned to Milwaukee today where he will probably stay for a while.

Bartley was one of three Admiral defensemen (along with Ryan Ellis and Jon Blum) that was invited to the Preds abbreviated training camp which was left with an unwieldy eight D-men when the final cuts were made on Friday. Bartley did not dress in the Predators 3-2 shootout loss to Columbus on Saturday night.

On Thursday, in the midst of the Preds camp, Bartley was named as a participant in the Dunkin Donuts AHL All-Star Classic to be held Jan. 27-28 in Providence, R.I.

After much being made of the Predators depth being needed in this year's short season, you would expect Bartley to be the first defenseman recalled should an injury occur.

Make the jump for the full release from the Predators...


Nashville, Tenn. (January 20, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Victor Bartley to Milwaukee (AHL).

Bartley, 24 (2/17/88), participated in Nashville’s training camp last week, but did not appear in Nashville’s season opener last night. On Thursday, he was selected to represent Milwaukee in the Dunkin Donuts AHL All-Star Classic to be held Jan. 27-28 in Providence, R.I.

Individual game tickets and premium seating for the Nashville Predators 2012-13 regular season are on sale now at the Bridgestone Arena box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets,, and (615) 770-7800. Due to the shortened season, ticket inventory will be limited. Returning this season are the popular Tennessee Lottery $10 Gameday Seats where 100 upper-level tickets will be made available for just $10 each on the day of the game. These tickets may only be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena box office beginning at 10 a.m. on the day of each specific game. Limit four per customer.

The Nashville Predators continue their 2012-13 Opening Weekend presented by Nissan at Bridgestone Arena tomorrow, Monday, January 21 at 5 p.m. against the St. Louis Blues. The contest is highlighted by a magnetic schedule giveaway courtesy of O'Charley's, a plaza party, half price draft beer and soda and Nathan's Dollar Dog Night. Monday is also a Hometown Heroes Night, where all nurses, EMTs, teachers, military personnel and first responders get a discount at the box office (with proof of profession).

More Later...

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