Predators Recall Arvidsson From Admirals
Milwaukee, WI-- Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Friday that the Predators have recalled forward Viktor Arvidsson from Milwaukee (AHL) under emergency conditions. In addition, the Admirals have signed right wing Eric Robinson to an Amateur Try-Out Contract (ATO)
Arvidsson currently leads the Admirals, is tied for the AHL rookie lead, and tied for 10th among all AHL skaters in points (20g-31a-51pts) while playing in all 63 of the team’s games this season. The Kusmark, Sweden, native is also second among all rookies in goals and fourth among first-year players in assists, as well as ranking second among rookies in power-play goals (7), and tied for fourth in game-winning goals (4). He also leads the entire AHL in shots by 28 (237).
A 5-11, 176-pound right wing, Arvidsson – selected 112th (fourth round) by Nashville in the 2014 Draft – ranked ninth in the Swedish Hockey League in points (16g-24a-40pts) during the 2013-14 season, then helped Skelleftea win its second consecutive SHL title by tying for second in assists (12) and ranking third in points (16) during the postseason. During the title-winning season of 2012-13 he tied for fourth in playoff goals (6) and was named Swedish junior player of the year and a finalist for the SHL rookie of the year award.
Robinson recently completed his senior season at Dartmouth College where he totaled nine goals and 14 assists for 23 points to go along with a +13 rating in 33 games. The Foxboro, MA native totaled 79 points (35g-44a) in 124 games during his collegiate career.
Robinson will join the Admirals in Grand Rapids where they will conclude their six-game road trip tonight in at 6 pm before returning to Milwaukee on Saturday night at 7 when they host the Texas Stars are 7 pm at the BMOHBC.
Fans can purchase tickets for any Admirals game by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or online at www.milwaukeeadmirals.com. Groups of ten or more receive a discount off the face value of the tickets. For more information or to book a group fans should call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.??Don’t forget to follow the Admirals on Twitter (@mkeadmirals) and on Facebook.