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Due to the latest injury in the Nashville Predators lineup, Chris Mueller was recalled from the Milwaukee Admirals Wednesday night. Paul Gaustad suffered an upper body injury the night before in Dallas. Gaustad was sent back to Nashville to be looked at by team doctors, according Josh Cooper of The Tennessean.
Chris Mueller has spent his entire season withe Admirals in the AHL, posting 18 goals and 18 assists and was the leading goal scorer on the team. Read the full Press Release sent out by the Preds below.
Nashville, Tenn. – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has recalled forward Chris Mueller from Milwaukee (AHL).
Mueller, 27 (3/6/86), leads the Admirals in goals (18), and is second on the club in points (36) in 2012-13. The West Seneca, N.Y., native has appeared in 19 games for the Predators dating back to the 2010-11 season, posting three assists. A season ago, the Michigan State University alum tied for fifth in the American Hockey League in goals (32), becoming the first Milwaukee Admiral since 2006-07 to score 30 goals in a season.