Preds Assign 4 To AHL

Friday, 09.25.2009 / 1:28 PM CT / Training Camp Central
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Preds Assign 4 To AHL
-Cuts leave club with 19 forwards, nine defensemen and two goalies-

Nashville, Tenn. (September 25, 2008) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Mark Dekanich, defenseman Jonathon Blum and forwards Ben Eaves and Andreas Thuresson to Milwaukee of the American Hockey League.

A total of 19 forwards, nine defensemen and two goaltenders remain in camp. Teams must be at or below the 23-man active roster limit by their first regular season game, which comes for the Predators on Thursday, Oct. 3 at Dallas.

Players by position currently participating in camp are as follows:
FORWARDS (19): Jason Arnott, Wade Belak, J.P. Dumont, Martin Erat, Marcel Goc, Triston Grant, Ben Guite, Patric Hornqvist, Ryan Jones, David Legwand, Peter Olvecky, Cal O'Reilly, Mike Santorelli, Jerred Smithson, Nick Spaling, Steve Sullivan, Jordin Tootoo, Joel Ward, Colin Wilson.

DEFENSEMEN (9): Francis Bouillon*, Cody Franson, Dan Hamhuis, Kevin Klein, Teemu Laakso, Alexander Sulzer, Ryan Suter, Shea Weber, Nolan Yonkman.

GOALTENDER (2): Dan Ellis, Pekka Rinne.
* - denotes Training Camp Tryout invitee

The Predators close out the home portion of their 2009 preseason schedule on Saturday when they take on the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m. at the Sommet Center. The Preds Home Opener is Thursday, October 8 against the Colorado Avalanche. Tickets for these games, in addition to all 2009-10 regular season games can be purchased at nashvillepredators.com. Tickets are also available at the Sommet Center Box Office, by calling (615) 770-PUCK, or at all Ticketmaster outlets.


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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
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7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
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10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 26 37 15 63
M. Ribeiro 82 15 47 11 62
R. Josi 81 15 40 15 55
S. Weber 78 15 30 15 45
C. Smith 82 23 21 11 44
C. Wilson 77 20 22 19 42
M. Fisher 59 19 20 4 39
J. Neal 67 23 14 12 37
R. Ellis 58 9 18 8 27
S. Jones 82 8 19 3 27
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 41 17 6 .923 2.18
C. Hutton 6 7 4 .902 2.61