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Milwaukee, WI—Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned forwards Josh Langfeld and Matt Ellison to the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.

Langfeld played the 2006-07 season in the Detroit Red Wings organization, appearing in 33 National Hockey League games with the Wings and 38 American Hockey League games with Grand Rapids. The 6-3, 216-pound forward finished fourth on the Griffins in scoring with 32 points (13g-19a).

A native of Fridley, Minn., Langfeld has registered 32 points (9g-23a) in 141 career NHL games over five seasons (2001-04, 2005-07) with Ottawa, San Jose, Boston and Detroit. He was originally Ottawa’s third choice, 66th overall, in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft and his four-year college career at the University of Michigan included a national championship in 1998.

Ellison ranked second in scoring on the American Hockey League’s Philadelphia Phantoms in 2006-07 with 39 points (12g-27a) and appeared in two games with the Flyers. The 6-1, 192-pound forward posted NHL career-highs in 2005-06 with 13 points (3g-10a) in 31 games with Chicago and Philadelphia.

Ellison was originally Chicago’s fourth choice, 128th overall (fifth round), in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft. The Duncan, B.C. native has posted 14 points (3g-11a) in 41 career NHL games from 2003-07 with Chicago and Philadelphia.

The Admirals will open the 2007-08 season in Peoria on October 6th with the home opener slated for Friday, October 12th at 7:00 pm against the Quad City Flames at the Bradley Center. Individual tickets can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (414) 276-4545 or by logging on to www.ticketmaster.com. For more information fans can call the Admirals office at (414) 227-0550.

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