Nashville Predators Team Update – 13/11/12
This week’s League it to Us Power Ranking: 16th in the NHL, 8th in the Western Conference, 4th in the Central Division.
5 points of the Week
1. Holding Off
Martin Erat is holding off heading to Europe. He originally said that he’ll be signing somewhere by November 1st, but the recent increase in CBA talks has influenced him to continue waiting.
2. Scary Moment
Patric Hornqvist had a scary moment while playing the Karjala Cup game for Sweden. He was hit blindside during the course of the game. He did return to the bench by the end of the game.
3. The Right Way
Milwaukee Right Wingers are holding down the naval base for the Admirals. Taylor Beck has 12 points in his 12 contests and Patrick Cehlin has scored 10 points in his 10 games.
4. Middle of the Pack
The Milwaukee Admirals currently sit in the middle of their division with 12 points being behind the Griffins and Wolves, but ahead of the IceHogs and Rivermen.
5. A Latta Penalty Minutes
Michael Latta has been collecting penalty minutes, accumulating 42 in his 12 contests so far this season.
Overseas Player Stats
Craig Smith – KalPa – SM-liiga: 4G, 4A, 8PTS in8GP, 20PIM, +3
Pekka Rinne – Dynamo Minsk – KHL: 7W, 6L, 0OTL in 13GP, 2.58GAA, 0.912SV%, 1 Shutout
Roman Josi – Bern – Swiss-A: 5G, 1A, 6PTS in 14GP, 8PIM, -4
Sergei Kostitsyn – Avengard Omsk – KHL: 5G, 7A, 12PTS in 11GP, 32PIM, +9
Patric Hornqvist – Red Ice – NLB: 7G, 7A, 14PTS in 9GP, 8PIM
Top 5 Prospects
1. Ryan Ellis – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – D
Yet To Play
2. Jonathon Blum – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – D
1g-5a-6pt in 12gp, 4pim, -5
3. Austin Watson – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – C
3g-4a-7pts in 12gp, 4pim, +3
4. Mangus Hellberg – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – G
2W-0L-0OTL in 3gp, 4.34gaa, 0.838sv%
5. Michael Latta – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – C
1g-6a-7pt in 12gp, 42pim, -1
Who To Watch
Taylor Beck – AHL – Milwaukee Admirals – RW – 3G, 9A, 12PTS, 8PIM in 12GP