ST. PAUL, Minn. - Nashville Predators television broadcaster Pete Weber has undergone a heart procedure.
The Predators issued a statement Thursday saying Weber was in a St. Paul hospital after undergoing a successful heart procedure that morning.
Willy Daunic worked with Terry Crisp on the Predators' telecast Thursday against the Minnesota Wild, and will again Saturday against the Anaheim Ducks. Aaron Sims, normally the play-by-play announcer for the American Hockey League's Milwaukee Admirals, will join Stu Grimson on Thursday's radio broadcast.
[He's] real confident with the puck now, getting it off his stick quick and no second-guessing. We need that. He's such a good guy in the room. He works so hard. That's the big thing. For not a big man, he just fights for every puck and when he scores, the guys appreciate that even more.
— Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice on Mathieu Perreault, who scored two goals in win against Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday