Neal (upper-body) left Thursday’s game; questionable for Friday vs. St. Louis.
Neal played 7:48 TOI before leaving Thursday’s game with an upper-body injury and not returning. With the Predators back in action on Friday, Neal should be considered questionable. Monitor his status prior to their game in St. Louis.
The Predators have activated James Neal (upper-body) from IR.
Neal has missed the last four games, but it looks like he will return to the lineup tonight vs. the Avalanche. Neal has 10 goals and five assists (15 points) in 20 games this season and is expected to skate on a line with Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson.
Neal (upper-body) was on the ice for the pregame skate; could play Tuesday.
Neal has missed the last four games with an upper-body injury and despite listed as week-to-week, it looks like he could play tonight. Neal skated on the third line with Mike Fisher and Colin Wilson at the morning skate, which is a good sign that he could be in. Expect Reid Boucher to be a healthy scratch if Neal is back in.
Neal (upper-body) skated this morning; but will not play.
Neal returned to the ice this morning, but will be held out of the lineup tonight vs. the Canucks. Tonight will be the ninth consecutive game that he has missed. However, skating this morning is a good sign that he should be available for Saturday’s game vs. Dallas.