Piskula Gets the Call
Nov 30, 2013
Milwaukee, WI— Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Joe Piskula from Milwaukee (AHL). In addition, the Admirals have recalled defenseman Teddy Ruth from the Cincinnati Cyclones of the ECHL.
Piskula has five assists, 12 penalty minutes and a +3 rating while appearing in all 18 of the Admirals 2013-14 contests. He was the last defenseman assigned to Milwaukee before the start of the regular season on Sept. 29. The Antigo, Wis., native was acquired by the Predators from Calgary on Feb. 28, 2013, and has 10 career NHL games to his credit – five with Calgary in 2011-12 and five with Los Angeles in 2006-07. The 6-3, 214-pound blueliner has also played 411 AHL games in six seasons at the level, amassing 79 points (9g-70a) and 347 penalty minutes. Piskula played 112 games during a three-year career at the University of Wisconsin from 2004-07, posting 22 points (3g-19a) and 80 penalty minutes. In 2006, he helped the Badgers claim the NCAA title.
Ruth began the season with the Ads and did not record a point in four contests. He has posted a goal and two assists in 12 games with Cincinnati.
The Admirals are in Charlotte tonight and Sunday to battle the Checkers and will have their next home game Friday December 6th when they host Oklahoma City Barons at the BMO Harris Bradley Center.
Fans can purchase tickets by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or by logging onto www.ticketmaster.com. Groups of 10 or more receive significant discounts off the original ticket price.
For more information, or to purchase group tickets, fans can call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.
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