Austin Watson News
The Predators have re-signed Austin Watson to a three-year contract worth $3.3M ($1.1M AAV).
Trotz said Watson being sent back to Milwaukee. Fisher will return for the next two games
Watson scored his first career NHL goal last night while playing 13:05 against the Flames.
Nashville has recalled forwards Daniel Bång, Kevin Henderson and Austin Watson from Milwaukee (AHL) under emergency conditions.
Watson, 21 (1/13/92), has appeared in five games for Nashville since his first career recall on April 7. He leads the Admirals and is tied for fifth fifth among American Hockey League rookies in goals (20), in addition to ranking second on Milwaukee in points (37) in 2012-13.
Preds have reassigned forwards Daniel Bang and Austin Watson, in addition to defenseman Mattias Ekholm to Milwaukee, per team press release
Nashville gas recalled forward Austin Watson from Milwaukee (AHL) under emergency conditions. Nashville’s first choice, 18th overall (first round), in the 2010 Entry Draft is expected to make his NHL debut tonight in Chicago.
Watson, 21 (1/13/92), leads the Admirals and ranks fifth among American Hockey League rookies in goals (20), in addition to ranking second on Milwaukee in points (36) in 2012-13. During a decorated junior career from 2008-12, the Ann Arbor, Mich., native won a pair of OHL titles (2009 and 2012) and a Memorial Cup (2009).