As we reported earlier, for the second time in five days, the Nashville Predators officially recalled Andreas Thuresson as they prepare to head out for Anaheim today.
Thurresson looked good in his NHL debut on Saturday and is being added to the roster to add depth as Colin Wilson is not traveling with the team to the West coast due to re-aggravation of his groin injury.
Here is the full Press Release from the Predators...
Preds Recall Thuresson from Milwaukee
Nashville, Tenn. (November 4, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Andreas Thuresson (an-DRAY-uhs THUHR-eh-suhn) from Milwaukee (AHL).
Thuresson, 21 (11/18/87), made his NHL debut in Nashville’s 4-2 win over Dallas on Saturday at the Sommet Center, playing 8:48 and dishing out three hits, which tied a game high. The Kristianstad, Sweden has five points in nine games for the Admirals in 2009-10. Nashville's seventh choice, 144th overall (fifth round), in the 2007 Entry Draft notched 29 points (14g-15a) in 74 games for Milwaukee in 2008-09, and 18 points (11g-7a) in 77 contests as the American Hockey League’s youngest player in 2007-08.
The Predators head out on a four-game road trip having won four of their last five games. The club will play at the Honda Center in Anaheim on Thursday (9 p.m., FOX Sports Tennessee, 104.5 The Zone), then make stops in Los Angeles, San Jose and St. Louis before returning home to face the Montreal Canadiens on Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. Tickets to this game, and all other regular season contests are on sale and can be purchased by logging onto nashvillepredators.com. Tickets are also available by calling (615) 770-PUCK and at all Ticketmaster locations.
Buddy Oakes for PredsOnTheGlass