Nashville, Tenn. (April 2, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Jed Ortmeyer from the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League.
Ortmeyer, 30 (9/3/78), has 23 points (10g-13a) in 55 games since joining the Admirals on Dec. 3, 2008 – he missed the first 24 games of the season due to a knee injury sustained in Nashville’s game against Dallas on Feb. 23, 2008, his last NHL game played. In 2007-08 – his first season with the Predators – the Omaha, Neb., native played in 51 games, recording four goals and four assists.
Since 2003-04, the 6-1, 188-pound right wing has played in 228 career NHL contests, tallying 32 points (13g-19a).
The Predators travel to Chicago tomorrow night to take on the Blackhawks at 7:30 p.m. CT at the United Center, before returning to Nashville for a 7 p.m. matchup with the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Both games will be televised on FS Tennessee, in addition to being broadcast on the Predators flagship radio station – WGFX-104.5 The Zone. Tickets to Saturday’s game may be purchased online at nashvillepredators.com, in addition to the Sommet Center box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by calling (615) 770-PUCK.