Nashville, Tenn. (February 26, 2011) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has assigned forward Wade Belak to Milwaukee (AHL).
Belak, 34 (7/3/76), is scoreless with 18 penalty minutes in 15 games for the Predators in 2010-11. The 17-year pro has 33 points (8g-25a) and 1,263 penalty minutes in 549 NHL games, and 11 points (1g-10a) and 460 penalty minutes in 110 American Hockey League games since the 1994-95 campaign. In 1997, the Saskatoon, Sask., native helped the Hershey Bears win the 1997 Calder Cup.
With just two games remaining in February, in Dallas today at 1 p.m. (FOX Sports Tennessee, 102.9 The Buzz) and at home on Sunday against the Columbus Blue Jackets (2 p.m., 102.9 The Buzz) the Predators will begin their “March” to the playoffs with a four-game road trip that will take them through Western Canada and make a stop in California before returning home to play 12 of their 15 remaining 2010-11 games at Bridgestone Arena. With playoff hockey right around the corner, the Preds are offering a March to the Playoffs package so fans don’t have to miss a minute of the action. This special package provides fans four games for the price of three, a parking pass for each game and priority to purchase playoff tickets before the general public. Tickets for all home games are still available and may be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena box office, by calling (615) 770-7800 or online at nashvillepredators.com.