Saros & Åberg Returning to Milwaukee; Mazanec Recalled

(Photo Credit: Mark Newman)
(Photo Credit: Mark Newman)

The Nashville Predators are about to embark on their “bye week” as mandated by the NHL this season. That allows for them to make a few moves that can help the Milwaukee Admirals on Wednesday night while the Predators are stationary. The Predators have recalled Marek Mazanec and reassigned Juuse Saros and Pontus Åberg.

Press Release via Nashville Predators:

Nashville, TN – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Saturday that the club has recalled goalie Marek Mazanec from Milwaukee (AHL) and assigned forward Pontus Aberg and goalie Juuse Saros to Milwaukee.

Mazanec has appeared in four games for the Predators this season and is 0-2-0 with a 4.72 goals-against average and .839 save percentage. He is 13-11-0 with a 2.68 goals-against average and .908 save percentage in 26 games for the Admirals this season.

Aberg has two points (1g-1a) in 15 games for the Preds this season. Saros is 5-5-2 with a 2.09 goals-against average and a .933 save percentage in 12 games for Nashville this season.

The Preds have the next five days off and will return to the ice on Saturday, Feb. 18, at Minnesota. The game will be televised at 7:00 p.m. CT on FOX Sports Tennessee and can be heard on the Predators’ flagship radio station, 102.5 The Game.

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