Preds send under-performing Halischuk to Milwaukee for conditioning…

Predators Breaking News

He bagged a surprising 15 goals last year. He has just a single point this year.

Nashville Predators winger Matt Halischuk has been sent to the AHL-affiliate Milwaukee Admirals on a conditioning assignment.

The official press release is below.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2013) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has assigned forward Matt Halischuk to Milwaukee (AHL) on a conditioning assignment. Halischuk remains on Nashville’s active roster during the conditioning stint.

Halischuk, 24 (6/1/88), has one assist and six penalty minutes in 16 games for the Predators this season. He last appeared with the Admirals during the 2010-11 season when he amassed 23 points (11g-12a) in 37 games.

After a three-game trip out West, the team returns home for back-to-back tilts at Bridgestone Arena tomorrow vs. the Edmonton Oilers, with a College Night presented by Taco Bell and Hal Gill Growth Chart giveaway presented by BlueCross BlueShield, and Saturday vs. the Minnesota Wild for a McDonald’s Family 4 Pack Night. All fans in attendance on Saturday also receive a free souvenir cup courtesy of MAPCO and can stop by a Fifth Third Concourse location to receive a $5 concession stand voucher).  Limited tickets are still available and may be purchased at the Bridgestone Arena box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, nashvillepredators.com and (615) 770-7800.