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According to Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus, the Nashville Predators have recalled 2010 first round pick Austin Watson. If Watson plays tonight in Chicago or Tuesday at home against the St. Louis Blues, it will be his NHL debut. Watson, 21, leads the Milwaukee Admirals in goals (20) and shots on goal (155). He’s also tied for second on the team in scoring (36 points) and power play goals (5). With Watson’s recall, Taylor Beck and Chris Mueller already being in Nashville due to injuries and Michael Latta having been traded to the Washington Capitals in the Martin Erat deal, the Admirals are without their top four scorers of the 2012-13 campaign. Finnish prospect Jusso Puustinen is the leading scorer on their active roster with 14 goals and 28 points. Ever since Nashville’s playoff hopes appeared to be dwindling, a Twitter campaign known as “#WattyWatch” has been going on. At first, it was believed that the Predators’ top offensive prospect could help their quest to score goals. N...
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