Santorelli’s clock strikes midnight, O’Reilly joins Preds

Santorelli, Santorelli, like night and day, he’s Santorelli.

Per the NHLPredsInsider Twitter feed, we’ve learned that Mike Santorelli has been reassigned to the Milwaukee Admirals.  We’ve also learned from the same tweet, that Cal O’Reilly will be joining the Predators, fresh off a four-assist night for the Milwaukee Admirals.

…More to Come Later…..

Told you there was more.
Recently posted by NHLPredsInsider: Trotz: “J.P. Wants in tonight, so he’s in.” Dumont activated from IR.

Here’s the official word from Predators communications:

Nashville, Tenn. (October 15, 2009) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled center Cal O’Reilly from Milwaukee (AHL), and reassigned forward Mike Santorelli to the Admirals. J.P. Dumont was also activated from Injured Reserve.

O’Reilly, 23 (9/30/86), amassed four assists in a 5-2 Admirals win over Peoria last night, and leads the American Hockey League in helpers with seven in three games. The Toronto, Ont., native registered five points (3g-2a) in 11 games with the Predators during the 2008-09 season, the first NHL action of his career.

Santorelli, 23 (12/14/85), suited up for each of the Predators first five games in 2009-10, posting no points while averaging 14:00 per game. A season ago, he Led Milwaukee in points (70) and goals (27) in addition to ranking second on the club in assists (43).

3 Comments

  1. dexfan forever

    October 15, 2009 at 11:14 am

    the admirals will do anything to help the preds out of their slump..just dont keep our boys forever! And hey..we’ll take back “big santo”. I hope cal does good for you guys

  2. @stackiii

    October 15, 2009 at 11:15 am

    I know I didn’t get to see any of camp this year, so I could very well have been looking at this the wrong way…but I was pretty puzzled when I heard that Cal didn’t make the big club by opening night.

  3. Codey Holland

    October 15, 2009 at 11:18 am

    @stackiii, check out the end of this post from Jeremy’s camp observations:

    http://www.section303.com/notes-from-preds-camp-day-12-1275

    Trotz basically lays it out there regarding Cal during camp.