Originally written on PredsOnTheGlass  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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With the AHL playoff race hearing back up this weekend in Milwaukee, Chet Pickard and Jeremy Smith swapped spots with Smith returning to his number one role in Milwaukee and Pickard returning to practice in Nashville.

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PREDATORS & ADMIRALS SWAP GOALIES

- Smith reassigned to Milwaukee; Pickard rejoins Nashville -

Nashville, Tenn. (April 12, 2012) – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has reassigned goaltender Jeremy Smith to Milwaukee (AHL) and recalled goaltender Chet Pickard from the Admirals.

Pickard, 22 (11/29/89), posted a 14-12-2 record with a 3.12 goals-against average, a .890 save percentage and a shutout with the ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones in 2011-12. This is the second postseason Nashville's second choice, 18th overall (first round), in 2008 Entry Draft has been with the club – he was recalled on April 27, 2011 and stayed with the team through its Western Conference Semifinals series vs. Vancouver.    

The Predators and Red Wings Western Conference Quarterfinal Game Two, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery, will broadcast from Bridgestone Arena at a special start time of 6:30 p.m. on 102.5 FM The Game and SportSouth (Comcast 1676 HD, 26 SD) tomorrow. The playoff plaza party will kick off at 3:30 p.m. on the Bridgestone Arena plaza with live music, games, the smash car and much more.

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