Predators Recall Peverley from Milwaukee

Legwand expected to miss one week with deep bone bruise

Monday, 03.10.2008 / 2:50 PM CT / News
By Press Release  - Nashville Predators
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Predators Recall Peverley from Milwaukee
Nashville, Tenn. (March 10, 2008) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled center Rich Peverley (RIHTCH PEH-vuhr-lee) from the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.

Peverley is being recalled due to an injury suffered by David Legwand in Friday night's overtime win at Calgary. Legwand has a deep bone bruise on his foot and is expected to miss this week's games.

Peverley, 25 (7/8/82), has six points (2g-4a) in 21 games for the Predators, with his most recent of three recalls this season coming Jan. 15 – Feb. 16. Originally signed as a free agent by Nashville on Jan. 17, 2007, Peverley also has 54 points (14g-32a) in 45 games for the Admirals in 2007-08, including eight points (4g-4a) in three games since March 1.

The Predators (35-27-8) return home from a season-long six-game road trip to take on the San Jose Sharks (40-21-8) tomorrow night at 7:00 p.m. CT at the Sommet Center. Tickets for the game are still available and may be purchased at the Sommet Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (615) 770-PUCK. They may also be purchased at or

The game will also be televised locally on FSN South and broadcast on 104.5 The Zone (WGFX 104.5-FM).

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