Nashville Predators Reassign Ellis to Milwaukee
-Activate Hornqvist from IR-
Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Ryan Ellis to Milwaukee (AHL) and activated forward Patric Hornqvist from Injured Reserve.
Ellis, 22 (1/3/91), has six points (2g-4a) in 31 games with the Predators this season. He started 2012-13 with the Admirals, posting nine points (2g-7a) in 20 games.
Hornqvist, 26 (1/1/87), has eight points (3g-5a) in 14 games this season. He missed 10 games from Jan. 28 to Feb. 16 with a lower-body injury, and has missed the past eight with an upper-body ailment.
The Nashville Predators take on the Edmonton Oilers tonight at 7 p.m. at Bridgestone Arena for a Ford Hometown Heroes Night, where all educators, police officers, firefighters, nurses, EMTs and Military personnel receive a discount with proof of employment at the Bridgestone Arena Box office. Tonight is also a Nathan’s $1 Hot Dog Night. The game broadcasts locally on flagship stations Fox Sports Tennessee (1675 HD, 28 SD) and 102.5 FM The Game. The Predators return to action on Thursday to take on the Phoenix Coyotes for a College Night, presented by Taco Bell, where college students who show their student ID at the Bridgestone Arena box office receive ticket discounts. In conjunction with College Night, there will be half-price drink specials for all in attendance through the first intermission. Very limited tickets are still available for both games and may be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, nashvillepredators.com and (615) 770-7800.