Nashville Sends Pair to Milwaukee
Nov 20, 2008
Milwaukee, WI— Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned rookie forwards Patric Hornqvist and Ryan Jones to Milwaukee of the American Hockey League. Both players will join the team in Iowa for the Admirals games against the Chops this weekend.
Hornqvist has appeared in 15 of Nashville’s first 18 games and has posted a pair of goals and seven points with 12 penalty minutes and 34 shots on goal. The 21-year old native of Sollentuna, Sweden is making his North American debut this season after opening his pro career with Djurgardens of the Swedish Elite League.
Jones has also skated in 15 of the team's first 18 games, posting three goals and six points with four penalty minutes and 23 shots on goal. Acquired in a trade from the Minnesota Wild this summer, the 24-year old is playing in his first full professional season after four years in the NCAA ranks with Miami of Ohio.
With the addition of Jones and Hornqvist, the Admirals have reassigned forward Ian McKenzie to the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL. McKenzie has skated in nine games for Milwaukee this season and recorded two penalty minutes.
The Admirals hit the road for a pair of games this weekend against Iowa before returning to the Bradley Center on Wednesday, November 26th at 7:00 pm versus the Peoria Rivermen. Fans can order tickets by calling Ticketmaster at (414) 276-4545 or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Groups of ten or more people receive a minimum of $2 off of each ticket. For more information or to order group tickets call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.