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Nashville Predators call up Scatchard & Sulzer, assign Thuresson to Milwaukee

From the Nashville Predators:


Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Alexander Sulzer (al-ehx-AN-duhr SUHLT-suhr) and forward Dave Scatchard (DAYV SKAT-chuhrd) from Milwaukee (AHL), in addition to reassigning forward forward Andreas Thuresson (an-DRAY-uhs THUHR-eh-suhn) to the Admirals.

Scatchard, 33 (2/20/76), played nine games with Nashville during his first recall to the club in 2009-10, posting a pair of assists while leading the team in face-off winning percentage (58%). He played in his first NHL game since Jan. 27, 2007 on Oct. 21 at Boston, and posted his first NHL point since Jan. 7, 2007 at Ottawa the next night. In seven games since returning to Milwaukee on Nov. 12, he has four goals and an assist, and leads the Admirals with seven goals in 11 games this season.

Sulzer, 25 (5/30/84), has played in five games with the Predators this season, posting his first career point/assist on Oct. 22 at Ottawa, while averaging 12:46 of ice time and notching a plus-two rating. He played two games during his most recent stint with Milwaukee, and has seven points (1g-6a) in seven games for the club this season.

Thuresson, 21 (11/18/87), has notched two assists in 10 games for the Predators this season, making his NHL debut on Oct. 31 against Dallas.