• Ducks Sign Piskula To Two-Way Deal

    News: Joe Piskula signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Ducks on Wednesday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports.
    Analysis: Joe Piskula appeared in one game with the Predators last season, but otherwise skated exclusively for AHL Milwaukee, where he tallied 17 points in 67 games. The 30-year-old will more than likely spend his time at AHL San Diego in the Ducks' system in 2015-16.
  • Preds Reassign Piskula

    News: Joe Piskula was reassigned to AHL Milwaukee on Tuesday, Kristopher Martel of FOX Sports reports.
    Analysis: Joe Piskula was recalled by the Predators in advance of last Saturday's regular-season finale against the Stars with three blueliners missing the game with injuries, but with at least Shea Weber (lower body) and Roman Josi (lower body) expected back for Wednesday's playoff opener against the Blackhawks, there won't be a need to carry the 30-year-old any longer. He'll play in Milwaukee's remaining two games of the AHL season.
  • Preds Recall Piskula From AHL Milwaukee

    News: Joe Piskula was recalled from AHL Milwaukee on an emergency basis Saturday.
    Analysis: With the Predators ruling out defensemen Shea Weber, Roman Josi, and Cody Franson for Saturday's regular-season finale against the Stars due to minor injuries, Joe Piskula will get the chance to make his first appearance of the season for the Predators. The 30-year-old has appeared in 12 career NHL games with the Kings, Flames, and Predators, failing to record a single point.
  • Preds' Piskula Sent Back To AHL

    News: Joe Piskula was returned to AHL Milwaukee on Thursday, Nick Cole of The Tennessean reports.
    Analysis: With Kevin Klein (lower body) set to return to the lineup Thursday, the Predators had no need to hang onto Joe Piskula as an extra defenseman. Piskula was held scoreless and recorded only two hits in his two games with the Predators.
  • Preds Recall Piskula

    News: Joe Piskula was recalled from AHL Milwaukee on Saturday, ThePredatorial.com reports.
    Analysis: Joe Piskula will immediately enter the lineup Saturday with Shea Weber and Kevin Klein both dealing with injuries and unavailable. Filip Forsberg was moved to injured reserve to facilitate Piskula's promotion.
  • Defensemen Piskula Signs One-Year, Two-Way Deal With Predators

    News: Joe Piskula signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Predators on Monday, NHL.com reports.
    Analysis: Joe Piskula would earn $135,000 at the AHL level and $550,000 at the NHL level under the terms of the deal. The defenseman registered 14 points in 69 games last year with the AHL's Milwaukee Admirals and Abbotsford Heat.
  • Piskula Headed To Nashville

    News: The Flames have traded Joe Piskula to the Predators for Brian McGrattan, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Joe Piskula, who is scoreless in 10 career NHL games to date, will now serve as a depth blueliner for the Preds' organization.
  • Flames Assign Piskula To AHL Abbotsford

    News: The Flames assigned Joe Piskula to AHL Abbotsford on Friday, according to the team's official website.
    Analysis: Joe Piskula recently lost his spot on the third line, and now cedes his spot on the roster to Clay Wilson. Piskula will have a chance to be recalled later in the season.
  • Flames' Piskula Relegated To Bench

    News: Joe Piskula's spot on the Flames' third-line defense corps has been taken over by Brett Carson, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: Joe Piskula may get some spot time as the team's seventh defenseman once in a while, but his time to majorly contribute in Calgary is still likely a season or two away. Piskula had no points and a minus-5 in five games this season.
  • Flames' Piskula Set For Third Start Tuesday

    News: Joe Piskula will make his third start of the season Tuesday, according to the team's offical site.
    Analysis: Joe Piskula is taking the place of the injured Mark Giordano, and is a minus-3 in two games so far.