Nashville, Tenn. (January 8, 2010) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled center Cal O’Reilly from Milwaukee (AHL), and reassigned forward Mike Santorelli to the Admirals.
O’Reilly, 23 (9/30/86), has one assist in nine games during two previous stints with Nashville this season (Oct. 15-29 and Dec. 4-10). Named to the 2010 AHL All-Star Classic on Dec. 29, the Toronto, Ont., native is ranked fifth in the AHL in assists (26), and tied for eighth in points (35), in 31 games. Nashville’s fourth choice, 150th overall (fifth round), in the 2005 Entry Draft has six points (3g-3a) in 20 contests since making his NHL debut on Feb. 28, 2009.
Santorelli, 24 (12/14/85), was held pointless in four games during his most recent recall to the Predators (Dec. 31-Jan. 7). In 25 games at the NHL level in 2009-10, the Vancouver, B.C., native has posted three points (2g-1a). He has 17 points (9g-8a) in 15 points for the Admirals this season.
The Predators close out a four-game homestand tomorrow night when they host the Anaheim Ducks at 7 p.m. (WGFX-104.5 The Zone). Tickets to this game, and all other regular season contests, are now on sale and can be purchased by logging onto nashvillepredators.com. Tickets are also available by calling (615) 770-PUCK and at all Ticketmaster locations.