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Predators recall defenseman Lehtonen

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators

Mikko Lehtonen

Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced Thursday that the club has recalled defenseman Mikko Lehtonen (MEE-koh LEHT-oh-nehn) from the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.

Lehtonen, 28 (6/12/78), played with the Admirals on Tuesday and Wednesday night after being activated from the injured reserve and reassigned to Milwaukee on Monday.  The 6-1, 194-pound blueliner, playing his first season in North America, has posted one goal and two assists (1g-2a-3pts) in 14 games with Nashville this season.  He was originally Nashville's ninth choice, 271st overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft.

Nashville (16-5-2) takes on the St. Louis Blues (7-13-3) tonight at 7:00 p.m. CT at the Scottrade Center.  The game will be televised locally on FSN South and broadcast on 104.5-FM The Zone.

Tickets are still available for the Predators next home game on Saturday vs. the Chicago Blackhawks (8-12-2). Tickets for the entire Predators 2006-07 regular-season home schedule may be purchased at the GEC box office, all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (615) 770-PUCK.  Tickets may also be purchased at or or

Predators season-ticket packages are still available for as low as $156; call (615) 770-PUCK for more details.


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