The Predators have sent Daniel Bang, Mattias Ekholm and Austin Watson back down to Milwaukee to play in tonight’s big game between Milwaukee and Chicago. Depending on the injury situation, they could all return to the Predators lineup Friday night against the Blackhawks.
The following is a press release from the Predators…
Nashville, Tenn. (April 16, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned forwards Daniel Bang and Austin Watson, in addition to defenseman Mattias Ekholm to Milwaukee (AHL).
Bang has played in Nashville’s last four games – his first four NHL contests – recording two points. Watson has gone without a point in his first five contests dating back to his NHL debut on April 7. Ekholm logged 16:05 in his first NHL game of the season on Monday night against Vancouver after being recalled earlier in the day.