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Preds Reassign Goaltender Mark Dekanich to AHL

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators
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Dekanich was recalled after goaltender Anders Lindback fell ill during Thursday night's game against Vancouver. Lindback was back on the ice during morning skate today and by the fact that Dekanich is being reassigned back to Milwaukee, indicates that Lindback is back in good health.

The move comes none to quick for the Milwaukee Admirals. The Ads are in the midst of a three-games-in-three nights stretch which started with last night's shootout win and continues with a game at Peoria tonight and back home for Texas on Sunday.
--Jay Levin,
Nashville, Tenn. (February 19, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Mark Dekanich (MAHRK DEH-kuh-nihtch) to Milwaukee (AHL).

Dekanich, 24 (5/10/86), spent one day on the NHL roster, but did not dress for a game in his third appearance on the Predators roster this season. The 2011 AHL All-Star is ranked fourth in the American League in wins (20), goals-against average (2.04) and save percentage (.929).

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