Saros Heads Back Up, Lindback Returns
Milwaukee, WI--Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled goaltender Juuse Saros from the Admirals. Additionally, the club has assigned goaltender Anders Lindback to Milwaukee.
Saros has made four appearances for the Admirals this season, stopping 97 of 111 shots in 238:12 of action. In five starts for Nashville in 2017-18, Saros is 1-3-1 with an .870 save percentage and earned the win on Nov. 4 against Los Angeles as the Preds defeated the Kings, 4-3, in overtime. Last season, he made 19 starts for the Preds, going 10-8-3 with a 2.35 goals-against average and .923 save percentage.
Lindback leads the AHL in wins with 11 and is seventh in save percentage with a .925 mark. He’s posted a 2.32 goals-against average and 11-4-0 record in 15 starts to go with one shutout for the Admirals this season, who sit in second place in the AHL’s Central Division. Lindback began the AHL campaign with five consecutive victories and made 40 saves in his last start with Milwaukee on Nov. 28, leading the Admirals to a 4-2 win over the Iowa Wild.
Lindback and the Ads return to action on Tuesday night when they host the San Diego Gulls at 7 pm at Panther Arena.