The Nashville Predators recalled defenseman Cody Franson on Wednesday.
The 22-year-old rookie defenseman will be with the team Thursday when it plays at Edmonton in the first of a three-game road trip.
Among NHL rookie defensemen Franson currently ranks seventh in scoring with seven points (two goals, five assists) and is fourth in plus-minus with a plus-5 rating in 24 games.
He was reassigned to Milwaukee on Sunday and played for the Admirals on Monday and Tuesday. He has played fin five AHL contests this season and has scored five points (one goal, four assists).