Nashville, Tenn. (February 17, 2016) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Wednesday that the club has assigned forward Gabriel Bourque to Milwaukee (AHL) on a Long-Term Injury Loan. Bourque is expected to suit up for the Admirals tonight when they travel east to play the Grand Rapids Griffins.
Bourque, 25 (9/23/90), has missed the Predators last 35 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). Nashville's ninth choice, 132nd overall (fifth round), in the 2009 Entry Draft, Bourque last played for the Admirals in 2012-13, registering 12 points (7g-5a) in 15 games from October-January. He has 64 points (27g-37a) in 118 career AHL games.
The Nashville Predators continue their three-game home stand tomorrow night when they take on the Boston Bruins at 7 p.m. (TV: FOX Sports Tennessee; Radio 102.5 The Game). Students are encouraged to take advantage of the Subway Student Rush Night! Students have the option to purchase one Lower Bowl ticket for $39 or one Upper Bowl ticket for $19 for Thursday night games and receive a coupon for a free 6-inch sub (with the purchase of a 6-inch sub and drink) at any Middle Tennessee Subway restaurant. This offer is only available with a valid student I.D. and while supplies last.