Aberg Recalled by Preds
Milwaukee, WI-- Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile today announced that the club has recalled forward Pontus Aberg from Milwaukee.
With one week to go in the regular season, Aberg is tied for the AHL lead with 31 goals and paces the Admirals in points (52), goals and power-play goals (15) in 56 games this season, while ranking second in shots (166). He owns two points (1g-1a) in 15 games for the Preds this season. Aberg scored his first NHL goal on Nov. 17 at Ottawa in a 5-1 victory.
The Stockholm, Sweden native played in two playoff games for the Predators last season, including the longest game in franchise history on May 5, a 4-3 three-overtime Predators victory over San Jose at Bridgestone Arena. He totaled 13:26 of ice time in the two contests, both wins for Nashville.
Milwaukee visits Rockford in the final regular season road game Wed., Apr. 12. Milwaukee returns to UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Fri., Apr. 14, also against Rockford.
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