Nashville, Tenn. (March 20, 2016) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Sunday that the club has recalled forwards Gabriel Bourque and Eric Nystrom from Long-Term Injury loans with Milwaukee (AHL). They each played a pair of games versus Charlotte on Friday (2-1 shootout loss) and Saturday (6-2 win).
Bourque, 25 (9/23/90), went scoreless in this weekend’s games, and has appeared in four games for the Admirals in two Long-Term Injury Loans over the past four weeks. He has missed the Predators last 50 games after leaving the team’s Nov. 27 game at Philadelphia with an upper-body injury. In 22 NHL games in 2015-16, the Rimouski, Quebec native has four points (1g-3a).
Nystrom, 33 (2/14/83), scored a goal in Saturday’s win, his first action since sustaining a broken foot on Jan. 26 at Vancouver. He has missed Nashville’s last 23 games, and has seven goals/points in 40 games with the Predators this season.
The Nashville Predators commence a four-game home stand Monday night when they face off against the Los Angeles Kings at 7 p.m. (TV: FOX Sports Tennessee; Radio: 102.5 The Game). The game will feature several special promotions and events, with Mike Fisher's 1,000th game celebration and tribute taking place prior to faceoff. The team will also be hosting 90's night, and will be selling hot dogs for just $1 during the evening. A limited number of tickets remain, fans can purchase tickets by visiting NashvillePredators.com, or by calling 615-770-7800.