Hornqvist Summoned by Predators
Mar 17, 2009
Milwaukee, WI – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Patric Hornqvist from the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis.
Hornqvist has seven points (2g-5a) in 20 games during two previous stints with the Predators this season from Oct. 10-Nov. 15 and Feb. 3-10. In 47 games with Milwaukee, he has 35 points (17g-18a), and recently put together an eight-game goal streak (8g-3a) from Feb. 24-March 11. The Sollentuna, Sweden native is just the ninth player to appear in an NHL contest after being selected with the final pick of an entry draft – he was chosen by the Predators with their seventh choice (230th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft.
The Admirals finish their current five-game road trip on Wednesday night in Cleveland against the Lake Erie Monsters. The team will return home to the Bradley Center this Friday, March 20th at 7:00 pm against Lake Erie. Fans can buy tickets by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 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.