Nystrom was activated from the injured reserve Saturday. He had missed eight games with an upper-body injury, and will Colton Sissons was reassigned to make room or Nystrom on the roster. Nystrom will supply the Predators with forward depth.
Nystrom (upper body) didn't take part in line rushes during pregame warmups, indicating he will not play Friday against Columbus, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. Nystrom has been sidelined since Oct. 31 with an upper-body ailment, but returned to practice with the team Monday, indicating he is making progress in his rehabilitation. He's still on injured reserve for the time being, so the Predators should announce the 32-year-old's activation once he is fit to play.
Nystrom (upper body) did not participate in line rushes in Tuesday morning's practice, indicating he is likely to miss Tuesday evening's home tilt against the Ducks, Thomas Willis of the Predators' official site reports. Miikka Salomaki will continue to draw into the lineup in Nystrom's absence. His next chance to return will be Friday evening at Columbus.
Nystrom (upper body) returned to practice with the team Monday, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports. Nystrom has been sidelined since Oct. 31 because of the issue, but his presence at practice Monday could indicate he's beginning to close in on a return to the lineup. Given his extended absence, he'll probably need to get in a few practices before he's in consideration for a return, but it seems as though it may not be too far off at this point.
Nystrom (upper body) was placed on injured reserve by the Predators on Monday. Nystrom hasn't played since Oct. 31, making him eligible to rejoin the club as soon as he is healthy. However, the fact that he was placed on injured reserve Monday likely indicates he won't be ready for Tuesday's contest against the Senators. If that's indeed the case, his next chance to return will come Thursday against the Devils.
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