Teemu Laakso cleared waivers and was assigned to Milwaukee on Friday. He wasted no time in seeing game action in the Admirals' 5-1 victory over the Peoria Rivermen.
Laakso picked up an assist and was plus one for the evening. He also picked up two minutes in PIMs for a interference call in the second period. Here's the complete game story.
Make the jump for the full release on Laakso from the Predators...
NASHVILLE PREDATORS ASSIGN TEEMU LAAKSO TO MILWAUKEE
Nashville, Tenn. (December 2, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that defenseman Teemu Laakso has cleared waivers and been assigned to Milwaukee (AHL).
Laakso, 24 (8/27/87), played nine games for the Predators this season, going pointless and posting eight penalty minutes while averaging 11:26 per game.
Fresh off a 6-5 come-from-behind victory at Vancouver on Thursday, the Predators return to Smashville tomorrow night for the first time since Nov. 22 when they host the Buffalo Sabres (7 p.m., McDonald’s Family 4 Pack Night). To purchase tickets, visit nashvillepredators.com, ticketmaster.com or call 615-770-PUCK (7825).
This month, after a decade and a half of events, Nashville’s own Bridgestone Arena celebrates its 15th anniversary. Visit nashvillepredators.com over the next two weeks for a special “15 Years of Bridgestone Arena in 15 Days” daily feature that takes a year-by-year look back at the signature stories and events that defined Bridgestone Arena and impacted the Nashville community.
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