Nashville, Tenn. (January 15, 2018) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Monday that the club has recalled goaltender Juuse Saros from the American Hockey League's Milwaukee Admirals. Additionally, the club has reassigned goaltender Anders Lindback to Milwaukee.
Saros went 2-1-0 in a three-game stint with Milwaukee from Jan. 10-14, stopping 94 of 97 shots against, including a 27-save shutout over the Cleveland Monsters on Wednesday. The 22-year-old is 4-3-3 with a 2.43 goals-against average, .922 save percentage and two shutouts in 11 appearances with the Predators this season. He allowed only five goals in the month of December, stopping 169 of 174 shots against in five appearances while going 3-0-1. He set a Predators record for most saves in a shutout by stopping 46 in Nashville's 4-0 victory in Edmonton on Dec. 14
Originally a fourth-round (99th overall) draft pick by the Preds in 2013, Saros holds a 14-12-6 career record in the NHL. The Forssa, Finland native recorded his first NHL shutout on Dec. 30, 2016 at St. Louis and appeared in two games for Nashville in last season's Stanley Cup Final. Saros is 45-15-1 in 62 career games at the AHL level with a 2.24 goals-against average and .921 save percentage and was named to the AHL All-Star Classic in 2016-17.