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Eric Nystrom | Winger

Team: Nashville Predators
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/14/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
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Eric Nystrom will return to the Predators lineup against the Wild on Saturday.
Nystrom hasn't played since Halloween, a span of eight games due to injury. He's produced a trio of goals and 21 hits in his 10 games this season, and probably doesn't warrant a spot on your squad. Nov 21 - 7:27 PM

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Eric Nystrom (upper body) has been activated from the injured list.

The 32-year-old has missed the last eight games because of the injury. Nystrom has three goals in 10 games. The Predators assigned Colton Sissons in a corresponding move.
Nov 21 - 6:25 PM

Eric Nystrom (upper body) has been moved to injured reserve.

He has missed the last three games due to the ailment. Nystrom was placed on the team's IR so that Marek Mazanec could be recalled on an emergency basis.
Nov 9 - 12:10 PM

Eric Nystrom will miss Sunday's tilt with Anaheim due to an upper body injury.

Nystrom suffered the injury after going awkwardly into the boards in the third period on Saturday against the Kings. The veteran rugged winger has recorded three assists and 18 hits in 10 games so far this season.
Nov 1 - 8:16 PM

Eric Nystrom got his first goal of the season Tuesday night.

He scored into an empty net to seal Nashville's 3-1 win over New Jersey. Nystrom contributed just seven goals and 12 points in 60 games last season. Needless to say, he shouldn't be on your fantasy radar.
Oct 14 - 10:09 AM

Eric Nystrom (lower body) took part in Thursday's morning skate.

However, he isn't expected to play in Game 5. Nystrom has been sidelined since Mar. 3 because of a lower-body injury.
Apr 23 - 2:34 PM

Eric Nystrom (lower body) wasn't on the ice for the Predators' practice on Friday.

It would be surprising if Nystrom ended up playing in Game 2 on Friday. He hasn't participated in a contest since March 3.
Apr 17 - 6:04 PM

Eric Nystrom will not be ready to begin the playoffs.

Coach Laviolette said that Nystrom, "remains further out" in his recovery from the lower body injury that's kept the veteran forward out for five weeks now. Nystrom has seen 13 combined playoff games with the Flames between 2007-09, scoring two goals and four points on 12 shots with one game-winner.
Apr 12 - 6:34 PM

Eric Nystrom's lower-body injury will cost him four weeks.

There's only five weeks left in the regular season, so at this point a best case scenario would probably be Nystrom getting in a couple more contests before the playoffs start. He has seven goals and 12 points in 60 contests in 2014-15.
Mar 6 - 2:20 PM

Eric Nystrom (lower body) is not expected to play in Saturday's game against Winnipeg.

He sat out Thursday's contest versus the Islanders after he was injured on Tuesday. Coach Peter Laviolette said that Nystrom is "under evaluation."
Mar 6 - 11:18 AM

Eric Nystrom suffered a lower-body injury in the second period of Tuesday's 3-1 loss to New Jersey.

He wasn't able to return after he crashed into the boards. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Mar 4 - 1:15 PM

Eric Nystrom will return to Nashville's lineup Tuesday against Montreal.

He missed the previous five games due to an upper body injury, however the Long Island native has just five goals and eight points on the season through 39 games. Nystrom cannot be recommended for your squad.
Jan 20 - 7:16 PM

Eric Nystrom (upper body) skated with Paul Gaustad and Taylor Beck during Monday's practice.

He's been on injured reserve since Jan. 8, but it looks like he's closer to returning to the lineup now. However, it isn't clear when he'll be ready to return.
Jan 20 - 4:36 PM

Eric Nystrom (undisclosed) has been put on injured reserve.

He registered an assist and logged 12:50 of ice time in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Carolina. Nystrom has nine points in 39 matches this year.
Jan 8 - 1:42 PM

Eric Nystrom has been great offensively for the Predators early into the 2014-15 campaign.

He produced a goal and two assists in Saturday's win over Dallas after he scored the game winner against Ottawa in Nashville's regular season opener. Nystrom and Paul Gaustad have been hot out of the gate, but their offensive outburts are unlikely to last.
Tue, Oct 14, 2014 10:09:00 AM

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2Mike Fisher
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4Paul Gaustad
5Colton Sissons
LW1Colin Wilson
2Gabriel Bourque
3Cody Hodgson
4Eric Nystrom
5Austin Watson
6Miikka Salomaki
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2James Neal
3Craig Smith
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5Barret Jackman
6Mattias Ekholm
7Victor Bartley
8Petter Granberg
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