Watson Reassigned to Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI--Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Joonas Rask from Milwaukee (AHL), while assigning forwards Filip Forsberg and Austin Watson to the Admirals.
Watson has appeared in six games for Nashville since his first career recall on April 7. He scored his first NHL goal in Tuesday night’s win over Calgary. He leads the Admirals and is tied for fifth fifth among American Hockey League rookies in goals (20), in addition to ranking second on Milwaukee in points (37) in 2012-13.
Rask notched a goal and an assist in his first and only AHL game on April 19 against Charlotte. He joined Milwaukee on April 11 after completing his fourth season in the Finnish Elite League with Jokerit, where he posted 10 points (5g-5a) in 52 games. The 5-10, 176-pound defensive and face-off specialist was Nashville's seventh choice, 198th overall (seventh round), in the 2010 Entry Draft and is the younger brother of Boston Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask.
The Admirals will take on the Texas Stars in the Western Conference Quarterfinals beginning with games one and two at the BMO Harris Bradley Center on Friday and Saturday night at 7:00 pm.
Tickets and are priced less than regular season tickets again this year. Seats in the Admirals Quarters (all seats on the glass) will run $19.60, tickets are $16.60for Mid-Deck seats (sections 225-203 and 211-217), $13.25 for Stern and Bow (behind goals and in corners, handicap platform, and child seats. In addition, groups of ten or more still get a minimum of $2 off each ticket.
Fans can purchase individual tickets by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000 or logging on to milwaukeeadmirals.com, while fans looking for playoff packages, group tickets or more information should call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.
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