|April 4, 2015: Stars beat Predators 4-3 on penalty shot in OT|
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Cody Eakin scored on his first career penalty shot in overtime, and the Dallas Stars kept their faint playoff hopes alive Saturday by beating the Nashville Predators 4-3.
|April 4, 2015: Preds' Neal Back In Lineup Saturday|
Neal (upper body) will return to the lineup Saturday against the Stars, NHL.com's Robby Stanley reports.
|April 2, 2015: Preds' Neal Practices Thursday|
Neal (upper body) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.Coach Peter Laviolette was pleased with how Neal looked during the session. The winger assumed his normal spot on the Preds' first line, and also saw duty in power-play drills, which would seem to suggest he's in line for a return to the lineup Saturday against the Stars. The team probably won't know for certain if Neal will play until after Friday's practice.
|March 31, 2015: Preds' Neal Out Until Saturday|
General manager David Poile said that Neal (upper body) won't be able to play until at least Saturday against the Stars, John Glennon of The Tennessean reports.
|March 23, 2015: Preds' Neal (Upper Body) Misses Practice Monday|
Neal (upper body) missed practice Monday and remains day-to-day, Brooks Bratten of the Predators' official site reports.Neal has been sidelined for over a week with the issue, so day-to-day was not an accurate initial tag. His absence form practice Monday isn't promising, as he will likely need to do so before returning to the lineup. He hasn't officially been ruled out for Tuesday, but chances are that will be the case once again.