Hutton (lower body) was on the ice for Monday's practice. Bratton was a late scratch for Saturday's contest as he dealt with a lower-body injury, but the ailment doesn't currently appear to be anything too serious. Juuse Saros, who was called up to start Saturday, was also at practice as well though, so it's not clear yet which one will dress as the backup goalie for Tuesday's game against the Coyotes.
Hutton was a late scratch Saturday against the Sabres due to a lower-body injury, Mike Organ of The Tennessean reports. There is no word on the specific details of the injury, but it was apparently serious enough that the Preds decided to call up rookie Juuse Saros from AHL Milwaukee. Hutton's next chance to play will come Tuesday when the Preds face the Coyotes, but look for regular starter Pekka Rinne to be back between the pipes for that contest, with Hutton (if healthy) backing him up.
Hutton backstopped the Predators to a 3-2 victory over the Sabres on Wednesday, turning away 30 of 32 shots for his second win of the season. It was a rare start and victory for Hutton, who continues to serve primarily as the backup to Pekka Rinne. He improves to 2-1-0 on the season and will continue to see limited duty between the pipes as long as Rinne is healthy.
As expected, Hutton will be between the pipes in Wednesday's game against the Sabres, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. Hutton hasn't been great in limited action this season, posting a 1-1-0 record with a 3.44 GAA and .899 save percentage in two appearances. He does, however, draw into an extremely favorable matchup Wednesday against the Sabres, as Buffalo has only averaged 2.05 goals scored per game this season, fourth worst in the NHL.
Hutton (lower body) is expected to start in goal Wednesday night against the Sabres, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. Hutton is the backup in Nashville, in case you understandably need a reminder about who stops pucks second fiddle to Pekka Rinne, who has started 18 of the first 20 games for the Preds this campaign. In the rare days off for Rinne, Hutton has managed a 3.44 GAA and .899 save percentage.
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