Nashville, TN - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile today announced that the club has placed forwards James Neal and Colton Sissons, and defenseman Ryan Ellis on injured reserve with upper-body injuries. In addition, the team has recalled forwards Kevin Fiala, Frederick Gaudreau and Mike Liambas, and defenseman Petter Granberg from Milwaukee (AHL).
Fiala has recorded eight points (2g-6a) and 26 shots on goal in seven games for the Admirals. He has appeared in 10 games for the Predators this season, and earned his first career multi-goal game on Oct. 22 vs. Pittsburgh (2g-0a).
Gaudreau has nine points (3g-6a) in 15 contests for Milwaukee. He played in his first NHL game on Oct. 22 vs. Pittsburgh and skated 9:01.
Liambas has scored one goal in 16 games for Milwaukee and is second on the team in penalty minutes with 29. He has not appeared in an NHL game.
Granberg has played in all 16 Admirals games and has recorded 10 penalty minutes and 10 shots on goal. He has seen action in 35 NHL games, including 27 for Nashville last season in which he recorded two assists and 13 penalty minutes.
The Preds return to action tomorrow at Winnipeg at 12:00 p.m. CT. The game will be televised on FOX Sports Tennessee, beginning with the Predators Live! pregame show at 11:30 a.m. The contest can also be heard on the Preds flagship radio station, 102.5 The Game.
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