Nashville, Tenn. (November 20, 2017) - 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 and forward Pontus Aberg from his conditioning stint with the Admirals. Additionally, the club has assigned goaltender Anders Lindback to Milwaukee.
Saros appeared in two games for Milwaukee on Thursday and Saturday, stopping 45 of 52 shots as the Admirals fell to the Cleveland Monsters in both games. The Finnish goaltender has made four starts in goal for the Predators this season, going 1-3-0 with a .855 save percentage. Saros earned his first win of the season - a 4-3 overtime decision in Los Angeles - in his last start with the Preds on Nov. 4. He holds a career NHL record of 11-12-3 along with a 2.64 goals-against average and .912 save percentage.
Aberg played in four games with Milwaukee during his conditioning stint and tallied four goals, two assists and 12 shots. He scored in his first three games with the Admirals and found the back of the net twice in Milwaukee's 3-2 win over the Chicago Wolves on Nov. 12. The Stockholm, Sweden, native posted two assists in nine games with the Predators this season and has one goal and three assists in 24 career NHL games.
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