Predators recall Smith, activate Gaustad

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The Nashville Predators recalled forward Craig Smith from his conditioning assignment with Milwaukee (AHL), activated forward Paul Gaustad from Injured Reserve and placed defenseman Scott Hannan on Injured Reserve.
Smith, 23, had five points in four games with the Admirals and has nine points in 30 games with the Predators this season.
Gaustad, 31, missed the past eight games with an upper-body injury. Nashville missed his presence on face-offs, where he ranks second in the NHL with 60.7 percent efficiency in 19 games this season.

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