Originally written on Section 303  |  Last updated 1/28/13
Nashville_predators_v_4aa8
When the Nashville Predators played the Anaheim Ducks in Southern California on Saturday, winger Patric Hornqvist had a rough night. He was getting hammered along the boards throughout the contest, he took a Shea Weber slapshot to the inner thigh and then, early in the third period, Ducks center Ryan Getzlaf fell on his left leg while fighting for a puck in the corner (our friends over at On The Forecheck have a great picture of the incident). Per Josh Cooper of The Tennessean, Nashville’s leading goal scorer last year is “out for the rest of this trip. And maybe longer.” Not good. It’s our experience that when Head Coach Barry Trotz puts a timetable on an injury, it’s usually an optimistic view. The Predators are 0-1-3 so far this year. With a compacted schedule and a truncated season, there’s no time to “work out the kinks.” That being said, if Hornqvist is going to be out for any length of time, they’ll need to make a move. General Manager David Poile isn’t one for knee-jerk reac...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Troy Tulowitzki felt 'blindsided' by trade to Blue Jays

Drew Storen not happy about Jonathan Papelbon trade

Kraft apologizes for accepting team Deflategate penalty

RG3 reportedly showing improvement during offseason

Nick Saban addresses rumors of interest in Longhorns job

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Garoppolo back in spotlight after Brady suspension upheld

Tom Brady: I did nothing wrong, replaced a broken phone

49ers OC: Kaepernick didn’t regress as much as believed

John Calipari may coach Kentucky until he is 73

Eric Berry cleared to practice with Chiefs

WATCH: Pedro Martinez's number retired in ceremony

Cincinnati Bengals could look at signing WR Reggie Wayne

Brandon Marshall on marijuana tweets: ‘I was just kidding'

Key & Peele show SportsCenter if it was about teachers

Mets continue to act like a small-market team

What would a Cole Hamels trade look like?

Luther Campbell jabs FSU coach over decommitment

WATCH: Royals infielders combine for incredible play

Cowboys DE Jeremy Mincey to hold out of training camp

Terry Bollea's self-destruction: Hulkamania as social construct

Lou Holtz: ND has 'legitimate chance' to make playoff

Golfer Billy Hurley III asks for help finding missing father

Dismissed Clemson DE tweets he hates cops after arrest

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Mets still act like a small-market team

Tom Brady: I did nothing wrong

NFL upholds Tom Brady's suspension, legal battle likely

Cardinals hire first female NFL coach

Larry Bird: Michael Jordan would kill me in 1-on-1 now

Seau family: HOF broke their word

Kobe to see time at power forward next year

Mike Pettine not ruling out Manziel

Galette appears to unload on Payton

Dez Bryant in 'financial distress' before signing new deal

Top 10 CFB coaches on the hot seat

Was Popovich close to retiring last year?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker