Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Scottie Upshall from the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.
Upshall, 22 (10/7/83), has posted 21 points (10g-11a) and a +8 rating in 11 games with Milwaukee this season, including 15 points (8g-7a) in six games since being reassigned to the Admirals from Nashville on January 10. The 6-0, 197-pound winger, the Predators' first-round pick (sixth overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft, has recorded 13 points (4g-9a) and a +7 rating in 30 NHL games with Nashville this season.
The Predators' roster stands at 23 with one player (David Legwand) on injured reserve.
Nashville (30-12-6) is in Detroit tonight for the second half of its back-to-back set with the Red Wings (32-13-3). The game starts at 6:30 p.m. CT and will be televised locally on FSN South and broadcast will be on 104.5-FM The Zone.