The Nashville Predators reassigned forward Kris Beech to the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League on Thursday. Beech, 24, has registered 1 goal and 2 assists in five games for Nashville since his initial recall from Milwaukee on Dec. 9. The 6'2", 208-pound center is ranked fourth on the Admirals in scoring with 23 points (10 goals, 13 assists) in 22 games.
There are currently 21 players on the Predators' active roster, with four players (Scott Walker, Scott Nichol, David Legwand and Jeremy Stevenson) on injured reserve.
Nashville (24-8-3) will face the Edmonton Oilers (21-13-4) on Friday night at 8:30 p.m. CT at Rexall Place. The game will be televised locally on FSN South and broadcast on 104.5-FM The Zone.