Preds’ Weber not travelling to Chicago
The Nashville Predators will be without captain Shea Weber for Games 3 and 4 in Chicago.
Shea Weber will not make the trip and further information will be provided Wednesday. Mike Fisher is day-to-day and will travel to Chicago.— Nashville Predators PR (@PredsPR) April 18, 2015
The defenseman left Friday night’s 6-2 win in the second period with a lower body injury following a collision with Brandon Saad and did not return.
He had one assist and a plus-1 rating in 13:25 of ice time prior to leaving the game.
Weber was second among Preds blue liners in the regular season with an average ice time of 26:22 per game, and with 45 points. He played 38:13 in Nashville’s 4-3 double-overtime loss in Game 1 on Wednesday.
Without Weber, Predators defense will use a by-committee approach to replace him as best they can. I'd expect Seth Jones to be elevated.— Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) April 18, 2015
Nashville could have forward Mike Fisher for Game 3. Fisher left Game 1 on Wednesday night with a lower body injury.