- Lundmark placed on injured reserve, active roster now at 23 players -
Nashville, Tenn. (October 6, 2009) –
Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has placed forward Jamie Lundmark on injured reserve, setting the club’s 23-man roster for Game One of the 2010-11 season, which comes Saturday when the Predators host the Anaheim Ducks (7 p.m. CT, FOX Sports Tennessee (HD) and 102.9 The Buzz).
The move puts Nashville’s active roster at 23 players – the NHL maximum – entering the regular season – 14 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders.
Players by position currently on the active roster are as follows:FORWARDS (14):
Wade Belak, J-P Dumont, Martin Erat
, Marcel Goc, Patric Hornqvist
, Sergei Kostitsyn
, David Legwand
, Matthew Lombardi, Cal O'Reilly, Jerred Smithson, Steve Sullivan, Jordin Tootoo
, Joel Ward and Colin Wilson
(Jamie Lundmark-IR).DEFENSEMEN (7): Francis Bouillon
, Cody Franson, Kevin Klein
, Shane O’Brien, Alexander Sulzer, Ryan Suter
and Shea Weber
.GOALTENDERS (2): Anders Lindback
and Pekka Rinne
The Predators start the 2010-11 campaign this Saturday with Opening Night in Smashville when they take on the Anaheim Ducks at 7 p.m. CT (102.9-FM The Buzz, FOX Sports Tennessee). Festivities begin at 4 p.m. with the players and coaches walking the red carpet on the Bridgestone Arena plaza. Live music, games, free ice cream provided by Purity and a special arrival by mascot GNASH will follow. The Predators new flagship radio station, 102.9 The Buzz, will also be broadcasting live from Bridgestone Arena all day.
All fans in attendance will receive an Opening Night t-shirt courtesy of Bridgestone. Tickets are still available and may be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena box office, by calling (615) 770-PUCK (7825) or online via ticketmaster.com or nashvillepredators.com.