Nashville, TN - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Saturday that the club has placed defenseman Roman Josi and forward Colin Wilson on injured reserve. In addition, the team recalled defenseman Petter Granberg from Milwaukee (AHL) and assigned forward Pontus Aberg to Milwaukee.
Josi has played in all 42 games for the Preds this season and earned 22 points (5g-17a). He leads the team and ranks ninth in the NHL in average time on ice per game (25:14), and is tied for fourth among league defensemen in shots with 124.
Wilson has 17 points (6g-11a) in 38 games this season. He is tied for second on the team with three power-play goals.
Granberg has played in nine games for the Predators this season and recorded 10 penalty minutes. He skated a season-high 9:58 on Jan. 3 vs. Montreal and posted one shot, two hits and one blocked shot. Granberg has appeared in 18 games for the Admirals and recorded 12 penalty minutes and 10 shots on goal.
The Preds take on Colorado at 2:00 p.m. CT today in the first contest of a five-game road trip. It will be televised on FOX Sports Tennessee and can be heard on the Predators' flagship radio station, 102.5 The Game.
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