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Preds acquire fourth-round pick from Buffalo

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators

Mikko Lehtonen

Nashville Predators Executive Vice President/General Manager David Poile announced Tuesday that the club has acquired a fourth-round selection in the 2007 Entry Draft from the Buffalo Sabres for defenseman Mikko Lehtonen (MEE-koh LEHT-oh-nehn).

Lehtonen, 28 (6/12/78), playing his first season in North America, had three points (1g-2a) in 15 games with Nashville this season and 12 points (4g-8a) in 35 contests with the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.

The Predators (42-18-4) take on the San Jose Sharks (38-24-1) on Wednesday at 9:30 p.m. CT at the HP Pavilion at San Jose. The game will be televised locally on FSN South and broadcast on The Zone (WGFX 104.5-FM).


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